ARCHIVED: In Microsoft Word and Corel WordPerfect for Windows, what file formats can I save in and convert from?

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Both Microsoft Word and Corel WordPerfect can save and convert files into and from various formats. Listed below are the compatible formats for various Windows versions of the software.

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Word 2007

  • Word Document
  • Word Macro-Enabled Document
  • Word 97-2003 Document
  • Word Template
  • Word Macro-Enabled Template
  • Word 97-2003 Template
  • Single File Web Page
  • Web Page
  • Web Page, Filtered
  • Rich Text Format
  • Plain Text
  • Word XML Document
  • Word 2003 XML Document
  • Works 6.0-9.0
  • WordPerfect 5.x*
  • WordPerfect 6.x*
  • XML Files*
  • Recover Text From Any File*

*Word 2007 can open these formats but cannot save documents in them.

Word 2002 and 2003

  • Word Document
  • Web Page
  • Web Page filtered
  • Document Template
  • Rich Text Format
  • Plain Text
  • MS-DOS Text with Layout
  • Text with Layout
  • Word 2.x for Windows
  • Word 4.0 for Macintosh
  • Word 5.0 for Macintosh
  • Word 5.1 for Macintosh
  • Word 6.0/95
  • Word 97-2002 & 6.0/95 - RTF
  • WordPerfect 5.0
  • WordPerfect 5.0 Secondary File
  • WordPerfect 5.1 for DOS
  • WordPerfect 5.1 or 5.2 Secondary File
  • WordPerfect 5.x for Windows
  • Works 2000
  • Works 4.0 for Windows

Word 2000

  • Word Document
  • Document Template
  • Rich Text Format
  • Text Only
  • Text Only with Line Breaks
  • MS-DOS Text
  • MS-DOS Text with Line Breaks
  • Encoded text
  • MS-DOS Text with Layout
  • Text with Layout
  • Word 2.x for Windows
  • Word 4.0 for Macintosh
  • Word 5.0 for Macintosh
  • Word 5.1 for Macintosh
  • Word 6.0/95
  • Word 97-2000 & 6.0/95 Thai Converter
  • Word 97-2000 & 6.0/95 Vietnamese Converter
  • Word 97-2000 & 6.0/95 RTF
  • WordPerfect 5.0
  • WordPerfect 5.0 Secondary File
  • WordPerfect 5.1 for DOS
  • WordPerfect 5.1 or 5.2 Secondary File
  • WordPerfect 5.x for Windows
  • Works 4.0 for Windows

Word 97

  • Word Document
  • Document Template
  • Text Only
  • Text Only with Line Breaks
  • MS-DOS Text
  • MS-DOS Text with Line Breaks
  • Rich Text Format
  • Unicode Text
  • HTML Document
  • Word 6.0/95
  • Word 97-2000 & 6.0/95 RTF
  • Word 4.0 for Macintosh
  • Word 5.0 for Macintosh
  • Word 5.1 for Macintosh
  • Word 2.x for Windows
  • Works 4.0 for Windows
  • WordPerfect 5.x for Windows
  • WordPerfect 5.1 or 5.2 Secondary File
  • WordPerfect 5.0 Secondary File
  • WordPerfect 5.0
  • WordPerfect 5.1 for DOS

Older versions of Word

For older versions of Word, from the File menu, choose Save As..., then click Save as type:. All of the possible file formats are listed in that scroll box.

WordPerfect 9.x

  • ANSI (Windows) Delimited Text
  • ANSI (Windows) Generic Word Processor
  • ANSI Windows Text
  • ASCII (DOS) Delimited Text
  • ASCII (DOS) Generic Word Processor
  • ASCII DOS Text
  • HTML
  • Excel 3.0
  • Excel 4.0
  • Microsoft Word for Windows 6.0/7.0
  • Microsoft Word for Windows 97
  • Quattro Pro 1.0 for Windows
  • Quattro Pro 5.0 for Windows
  • Quattro Pro 6.0 for Windows
  • Rich Text Format (RTF)
  • RTF Help File
  • RTF Japanese
  • Unicode Text W
  • WordPerfect 4.2
  • WordPerfect 5.0
  • WordPerfect 5.1/5.2
  • WordPerfect 5.2/5.2 Far East
  • WordPerfect 6/7/8/9
  • WordPerfect Compound File

WordPerfect 8.x

  • Ami Pro 1.2
  • Ami Pro 1.2a
  • Ami Pro 1.2b
  • Ami Pro 2.0
  • Ami Pro 3.0
  • ANSI (Windows) Delimited Text
  • ANSI (Windows) Generic Word Processor
  • ANSI Windows Text
  • ASCII (DOS) Delimited Text
  • ASCII(DOS) Generic Word Processor
  • ASCII DOS Text
  • EDGAR
  • Excel 3.0
  • Excel 4.0
  • HTML
  • Lotus 1-2-3 1.0 for Windows
  • Lotus 1-2-3 3.0
  • Lotus 1-2-3 3.1
  • Lotus 1-2-3 4.0 for Windows
  • Microsoft Word for Windows 6.0/7.0
  • Quattro Pro 1.0 for Windows
  • Quattro Pro 5.0 for Windows
  • Quattro Pro 6.0 for Windows
  • Rich Text Format (RTF)
  • RTF Help File
  • RTF Japanese
  • Spreadsheet DIF
  • Unicode Text
  • WordPerfect 4.2
  • WordPerfect 5.0
  • WordPerfect 5.1/5.2
  • WordPerfect 5.2/5.2 Far East
  • WordPerfect 6/7/8
  • WordPerfect Compound File

Older versions of WordPerfect

For older versions of WordPerfect, from the File menu, choose Save As..., then click File Type. All of the possible file formats are listed in that scroll box.

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