Need to open the file

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  1. Ren224
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    Ren224 Newbie

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    Hello.

    Help me out!
    Where can I open and view .docx format file except Microsoft Word?
     
  2. nero99

    nero99 GBAtemp Addict

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    did you even attempt to search google first?
     
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  3. VzUh

    VzUh you are now reading my custom title

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    inside me
    openoffice, libreoffice...
     
  4. azoreseuropa

    azoreseuropa GBAtemp Guru

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    Proud to be Portuguese but I am in USA.
    Google it. It has your answer. :wtf::teach:
     
  5. FAST6191

    FAST6191 Techromancer

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    As others said this is the sort of thing that should have popped up with a simple search.
    Still

    For the next few months at least MS offer a MS word viewer program, no editing but viewing and printing should do.
    https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/download/details.aspx?id=4

    MS do not release the specs of the format but several groups have attempted to reverse engineer it, often to the point where they do better than MS at some of the older formats

    Libreoffice, spinoff of the earlier openoffice project. Does well.
    http://www.libreoffice.org/
    Can be installed via https://ninite.com/ as well.

    Abiword, I have not followed them for a few years but it was a nice, lightweight and sometimes better than open/libre office of the time.
    https://www.abisource.com/

    There are some others but most of those are variations on the theme of libreoffice, and if the above ones are not cutting it I am bound to have MS office on a machine I control somewhere. Equally if it matters I am probably writing it on a real word processor/typesetting program anyway.
     
  6. Ren224
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    Ren224 Newbie

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    Thanks for answers friends
     
  7. dosS2

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    docs.google.com
     
  9. Ren224
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    Ren224 Newbie

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    I want to say thank you for taking the time to share how to go about fixing this.
     
  10. Boogieboo6

    Boogieboo6 @realDonaldTrump

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    Google Docs
     
  11. th3_r3v

    th3_r3v Newbie

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    One word..Linux. A free OS and apps, I can think of at least 10 ways to view it in Linux. It doesn't bother reading file extensions, just uses the most appropriate encoding when printing the text within.

    The easiest way, if you really want to keep your windows, get a copy of LibreOffice for win and open it with their 'word processor' tool.
     
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