The complete list of file formats supported by Nitro Office

Nitro Office supports opening and editing many different file formats including Microsoft Office, OpenOffice Documents, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides and Adobe PDF files. For more details, please read on.

File formats Nitro Office can open

Open text documents

In addition to OpenDocument formats (.odt, .ott, .oth, .odm, .sxw, .stw, and .sxg ), Nitro Office Document Writer can open the following text document formats:

  • Microsoft Word 2007 – 2019 (.docx)
  • Microsoft Word 6.0/95/97/2000/XP (.doc and .dot)
  • Microsoft Word 2003 XML (.xml)
  • Microsoft Word 2007 XML (.docx, .docm, .dotx, .dotm)
  • Microsoft WinWord 5 (.doc)
  • WordPerfect Document (.wpd)
  • WPS 2000/Office 1.0 (.wps)
  • .rtf, .txt, and .csv
  • StarWriter formats (.sdw, .sgl, .vor)
  • DocBook (.xml)
  • Unified Office Format text (.uot, .uof)
  • Ichitaro 8/9/10/11 (.jtd and .jtt)
  • Hangul WP 97 (.hwp)
  • T602 Document (.602, .txt)
  • AportisDoc (Palm) (.pdb)
  • Pocket Word (.psw)
  • HTML Document (.htm, .html)

Open spreadsheets

In addition to OpenDocument formats (.ods, .ots, .sxc and .stc), Excel Editor can open the following spreadsheet formats:

  • Microsoft Excel 2007 – 2019 (.xlsx)
  • Microsoft Excel 97/2000/XP (.xls, .xlw, and .xlt)
  • Microsoft Excel 4.x–5.0/95 (.xls, .xlw, and .xlt)
  • Microsoft Excel 2003 XML (.xml)
  • Microsoft Excel 2007 XML (.xlsx, .xlsm, .xltx, .xltm)
  • Microsoft Excel 2007 binary (.xlsb)
  • Lotus 1-2-3 (.wk1, .wks, and .123)
  • Data Interchange Format (.dif)
  • Rich Text Format (.rtf)
  • Text CSV (.csv and .txt)
  • StarCalc formats (.sdc and .vor)
  • dBASE (.dbf)
  • SYLK (.slk)
  • Unified Office Format spreadsheet (.uos, .uof)
  • .htm and .html files, including Web page queries
  • Pocket Excel (pxl)
  • Quattro Pro 6.0 (.wb2)

Open slideshow presentations

In addition to OpenDocument formats (.odp, .odg, .otp,.sxi, and .sti), PowerPoint Editor can open the following presentation formats:

  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 – 2019 (.pptx)
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 97/2000/XP (.ppt, .pps, and .pot)
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx, .pptm, .potx, .potm)
  • StarDraw and StarImpress (.sda, .sdd, .sdp, and .vor)
  • Unified Office Format presentation (.uop, .uof)
  • CGM – Computer Graphics Metafile (.cgm)

Open PDF files

  • Portable Document Format (.pdf)

Open graphic files

In addition to OpenDocument formats (.odg, .otg, .sxd,.std,.sxd, .std), Draw can open the following graphic formats:

  • Adobe Photoshop (.psd)
  • AutoCAD Interchange Format (.dxf)
  • BMP JPEG JPG
  • Corel Draw (.cdr)
  • Corel Presentation Exchange (.cmx)
  • DXF MET PGM RAS SVM XBM
  • EMF PBM PLT SDA TGA XPM
  • EPS PCD PNG SDD TIF
  • Microsoft Publisher 98-2010 (*.pub)
  • Microsoft Visio 2000-2013 (*.vdx; *.vsd; *.vsdm; *.vsdx)
  • PCX PSD SGV
  • TIFF GIF PCT PPM SGF VOR
  • WordPerfect Graphics (*.wpg)

Open formula files

In addition to OpenDocument Formula (.odf) files,  Nitro Office Math Formula can open the format (.sxm), StarMath, (.smf), and MathML (.mml) files.

When opening a Word document that contains an embedded equation editor object, if the option for it is checked in Tools > Options > Load/Save > Microsoft Office, the object will be automatically converted to an Nitro Office Math object.

File formats Nitro Office can save to

Save to text documents

In addition to OpenDocument formats (.odt and .ott), Word Editor can save in these formats:

  • OpenOffice.org 1.x Text Document (.sxw)
  • OpenOffice.org 1.x Text Document Template (.stw)
  • Microsoft Word 2007 – 2019 (.docx)
  • Microsoft Word 6.0, 95, and 97/2000/XP (.doc)
  • Microsoft Word 2003 XML (.xml)
  • Rich Text Format (.rtf)
  • StarWriter 3.0, 4.0, and 5.0 (.sdw)
  • StarWriter 3.0, 4.0, and 5.0 Template (.vor)
  • Text (.txt)Text Encoded (.txt)
  • Unified Office Format text (.uot, .uof)
  • HTML Document (OpenOffice.org Writer) (.html and .htm)
  • DocBook (.xml)
  • AportisDoc (Palm) (.pdb)
  • Pocket Word (.psw)

Save to spreadsheet files

In addition to OpenDocument formats (.ods and .ots), Excel Editor can save in these formats:

  • OpenOffice.org 1.x Spreadsheet (.sxc)
  • OpenOffice.org 1.x Spreadsheet Template (.stc)
  • Microsoft Excel 2007 – 2019 (.xlsx)
  • Microsoft Excel 97/2000/XP (.xls and .xlw)
  • Microsoft Excel 97/2000/XP Template (.xlt)
  • Microsoft Excel 5.0 and 95 (.xls and .xlw)
  • Microsoft Excel 2003 XML (.xml)
  • Data Interchange Format (.dif)
  • dBase (.dbf)SYLK (.slk)Text CSV (.csv and .txt)
  • StarCalc 3.0, 4.0, and 5.0 formats (.sdc and .vor)
  • Unified Office Format spreadsheet (.uos)
  • HTML Document (OpenOffice.org Calc) (.html and .htm)
  • Pocket Excel (.pxl)

Save to slideshow presentations

In addition to OpenDocument formats (.odp, .otp, and .odg), Nitro Office Slideshow can save in these formats:

  • OpenOffice.org 1.x Presentation (.sxi)
  • OpenOffice.org 1.x Presentation Template (.sti)
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 – 2019 (.pptx)
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 97/2000/XP (.ppt)
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 97/2000/XP Template (.pot)
  • StarDraw, StarImpress (.sda, .sdd, and .vor)
  • Unified Office Format presentation (.uop)

Impress can also export to MacroMedia Flash (.swf) and any of the graphics formats listed for Draw.

Save to drawings

Nitro Office Draw can only save in the OpenDocument Drawing formats (.odg and .otg), the OpenOffice.org 1.x formats (.sxd and .std) and StarDraw format (.sda, .sdd, and .vor).

However, Draw can also export to BMP, EMF, EPS, GIF, JPEG, MET, PBM, PCT, PGM, PNG, PPM, RAS, SVG, SVM, TIFF, WMF, and XPM.

Save to PDF

  • Nitro Office’s Draw program provides the most basic editing functions for Portable Document Format (.pdf)

Nitro Office Document Writer can save in these formats

  • HTML document (.html and .htm), as HTML 4.0 Transitional
  • OpenOffice.org 1.0 HTML Template (.stw)
  • OpenOffice.org 2.x HTML Template (.oth)
  • StarWriter/Web 4.0 and 5.0 (.vor)
  • Text (OpenOffice.org Writer/Web) (.txt)
  • Text Encoded (OpenOffice.org Writer/Web) (.txt)