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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.

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.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:
OpenDocument Formula
OpenDocument Spreadsheet
OpenOffice Calc Spreadsheet
OpenOffice Calc Template
OpenOffice Calc Document

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:

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

Associated applications

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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