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Encryption algorithm in LibreOffice when saving as .DOCX file?

asked 2017-02-26 12:23:18 +0200

saboo1992 gravatar image

I know that LibreOffice uses AES 256 encryption when password protecting files in ODF format. But what about when saving as a .docx file? In other words, if I type a document in Writer and save as .DOCX with password protection, what encryption algorithm is used (i.e. AES 256, etc.)?

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I would also like to know this. Does anyone know the answer?

sav gravatar imagesav ( 2018-01-12 14:42:05 +0200 )edit

Is this not a MS Word question. .DOCX is a Microsoft proprietary document type. LibreOffice is an international standard which uses AES256 encryption not a LibreOffice standard.

petermau gravatar imagepetermau ( 2018-06-21 10:35:14 +0200 )edit

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answered 2018-06-21 00:30:28 +0200

HalCap gravatar image

Excellent questions. I too would like answers. Thanx.

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Not an answer.

ve3oat gravatar imageve3oat ( 2018-06-21 02:38:44 +0200 )edit
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