.ODS File Extension

File Type:
OpenDocument Spreadsheet

Having trouble opening .ods extension? Don't panic! This page explains what ods files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open ods files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a ODS file?

Ods file extension has OpenDocument Spreadsheet file type, developed by Oracle, which is associated with the "spreadsheet files" category.

Associated with the Calc program, which is comes along with the Apache OpenOffice suite, the file contains data, comprised into rows and columns. The file allows saving spreadsheets similarly to Excel (.XLSX file).

ODS files may be saved as .XLS and .XLSX files.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

ods file icon
File Type:
OpenDocument Spreadsheet
Spreadsheet Files

How to open ODS file?

Double click the ods file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .ods extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the ods extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

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Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the ods file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open ODS files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the ods file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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