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How can I convert Word .doc files into .odt files on a MAC

asked 2013-01-21 08:07:52 +0200

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updated 2013-01-21 08:35:06 +0200

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Converting Word .doc files into .odt files on a MAC

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answered 2013-01-21 08:34:18 +0200

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updated 2013-01-21 14:02:01 +0200

manj_k gravatar image

Hi @Marlo,

If you'd like to convert the files individually, you can just

  • Open the files using LibreOffice Writer
  • Navigate to File -> Save As
  • Select the desired export format (ODF Text Document (.odt)) from the drop-down menu
  • And click Save!

If you have a number of .doc files you'd like to batch-convert, you might consider a tool like unoconv or run LibreOffice in "headless" mode on the command line. Here's a question on this site with more information:

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answered 2013-01-22 00:19:58 +0200

mariosv gravatar image

Also you have a wizard to do it in LibreOffice: Menu/File/Wizards/Document converter.

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