Informations about the FODS filename extension and the file formats associated with it
We collected the information you should know about the .fods filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .fods file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.
1 filename extension(s) are in our database
.fods - OpenDocument Flat XML Spreadsheet
The FODS file is a Document file, which is connected to the OpenDocument Flat XML Spreadsheet according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the OpenDocument Flat XML Spreadsheet (.fods) files can be opened or converted with the help of OpenOffice Calc.
- Format description:
- FODS format
- OpenOffice Calc
- Magic string:
- - / -
- Related links:
- Related extensions:
Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .fods file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .fods extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .fods files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.
The .fods file can’t be opened on your computer?
If the program necessary for opening the .fods file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .fods file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.
While opening the .fods file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:
- The .fods file might have been damaged during download. Try downloading the file again.
- It’s possible that the .fods file was created with a newer version of the application. If you’re not using the newest version, then try updating the applicationi.
- The file’s access rights aren’t properly adjusted. Check the file’s access rights.
- Harmful programs may have modified the associations for the filename extensions. Run a virus check on your computer.
- The Windows registry’s database is damaged. With the help of Windows System Restore, you can return to a previous state with system settings that still work.
Incorrectly given .fods extension
The .fods filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .fods files.
fds, ods, fod, fos
Maybe you’re not even looking for the .fods file extension?
It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .fods extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.
- Final Draft Secure Copy
- EZ-Forms Form Relationship Data
- Fallout 3 Saved Game
- OpenDocument Spreadsheet
The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.
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