Filename Extensions
If you are seeking information about file extensions, then you are in the right place at right time.

Details of extension .ods

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .ods file?
  • Which program can create the .ods file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .ods format?
  • What can convert .ods files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .ods extension?

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

OpenDocument Spreadsheet .ods file icon

OpenDocument Spreadsheet

ODS is an OpenDocument Spreadsheet file. It`s the native format of OpenOffice v2 Calc.
Category: Document files
Application: OpenOffice Calc
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.spreadsheet
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Comma-Delimited ASCII File
Comma-Separated Values
Data Interchange Format
Microsoft Works Spreadsheet
Quattro Pro Spreadsheet
Microsoft Excel XLS Backup
Microsoft Excel Worksheet
Lotus 123 Spreadsheet
OpenDocument Text

Other types of files may also use the .ods file extension. If you have helpful information about .ods extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

TWAIN Data Source
DAZ Studio ASCII Script
Pasco DataStudio Data
KD Player Skin
Open Software Description File
Microsoft BizTalk Server Orchestration File
Binutils Linker Script
Liquid Studio Source Code
Infini-D Scene

The .ods filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

ds (21), lds (8), kds (7), pds (4), osd (4), os (4), odx (4), ids (4), dos (3), ovs (3), oes (3), odc (3), ocs (3), od (3), oss (2)

Can't open a .ods file?

If you want to open a .ods file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .ods association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.ods

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Windows 7, Windows 8, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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