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I saved an .odt file from another computer and i can't open it in a 2003 microsoft word. what should i do to open the file?

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Hi,
ODT file is created by LibreOffice and open by self & with Microsoft word also. You can try to open your .odt file in Microsoft Word, if its not open then try to open in Office Writer tool. Sometimes heavily corrupted .odt file will not open in any office tool then you must try Thrid Party Tool to open .odt file. I personally suggest you to follow below mention link:

http://www.freeviewer.org/odt/

Have a nice day!

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A .odt file is created by Open Office (an OpenSource Substitute to Microsoft Office). There are two ways to convert your .odt file to .doc file that is recognized by MS office.
1st method(Easiest) In this method you just have to upload your .Odt file to Google Docs(http://docs.google.com) and then use the save as doc option while saving it to your computer. (you may need a google account)
2nd method(Slow) In this method you have to go here http://sourceforge.net/projects/odf-converter/files/ to download and add an addon of office that will let you open .odt documents in MsOffice.
I would recommend the 1st method.
Hope this will help for sure......cheers:)

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Hi .odt files will not be opened by MS word as a default. Most likely MS Word does not have the latest service pack. For Windows 2003, download Office 2003 SP2 as a minimum (available from Microsoft)
Download, Install and reboot computer if required.
When PC starts, start up MS Word 2003 which will have SP2 installed.
Locate the ODT file and then double click it. As SP2 for Office 2003 is installed (or MS Word 2003) The file will now open. The formatting might be a little off, but for the most part, all the text will be there and you'll be able to edit and make changes as you see fit.

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