LibreOffice Calc, Writer, Impress: Supported File Formats


This page outlines the file formats supported by the LibreOffice Calc spreadsheet and other programs.

LibreOffice Calc supports a wide range of file formats, including Microsoft Excel. You can save your work in the below formats supported by LibreOffice 7+.

Supported file formats

File TypeExtension
ODF Spreadsheet.ods
ODF Spreadsheet Template.ots
Flat XML ODF Spreadsheet.fods
Unified Office Format Spreadsheet.uos
Microsoft Excel 2007-2013 XML.xlsx
Microsoft Excel 2003 XML.xml
Microsoft Excel 97-2003.xls
Microsoft Excel 97-2003 Template.xlt
Data Interchange Format.dif
HTML Document (Calc).html
Text CSV.csv
Office Open XML Spreadsheet.xlsx
Microsoft Excel 2007-2016 XML (macro enabled).xlsm

Word processing formats

  • Office Open XML Documents and Templates (*.docx, dotx) format (strict OpenXML).
  • Microsoft Word 2007/2010 Documents and Templates (*.docx, *.dotx) format (transitional OpenXML).
  • Microsoft Word 2003/2007 XML (*.xml) format.
  • Microsoft Word 97/2000/XP/2003 Documents and Templates (*.doc, *.dot) format
  • Microsoft Word 6.0-95 Document (*.doc) format.
  • Microsoft WinWord 5 Document (*.doc) format.
  • Microsoft Rich Text Format (*.rtf).
  • WordPerfect Office format .(wpd).

Spreadsheet formats

  • Office Open XML Spreadsheets and Templates (*.xlsx, *.xlsm, *.xlst) format (strict OpenXML).
  • Microsoft Excel 2007/2010 Spreadsheets and Templates (*.xlsx, *.xlsm, *.xlst) format (transitional OpenXML).
  • Microsoft Excel 97/2000/XP/2003 Document (*.xls, *.xlw, *.xlc, *.xlt) format.
  • Microsoft Excel 4.x-5/95 Spreadsheets and Templates (*.xls, *.xlw, *.xlc, *.xlt) format.
  • Corel Quatrro format (.qpw).

Presentation formats

  • Office Open XML Presentations and Templates (*.pptx, *.ppsx, *.ppmx, *.potx, *.pomx) format (strict OpenXML).
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2007/2010 Presentations and Templates (*.pptx, *.ppsx, *.ppmx, *.potx, *.pomx) format (transitional OpenXML).
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 97/2000/XP/2003 Document (*.ppt, *.pps, *.ppm, *.pot, *.pom) format

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LibreOffice Version: (X86_64) also supports opening WordPerfect Office format .WPD and QuatrPro format .QPW