|File Type||Microsoft Word Document (Legacy)|
|File Format||Proprietary (Microsoft)|
|Popularity||★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Popular|
DOC files are created with Microsoft Word. They may contain text, tables, graphics, comments, and metadata. DOC files also support advanced text formatting and page layout information.
IMPORTANT: Word 2007 and later saves documents in a new format, which uses the .DOCX extension.
About Microsoft Word
Word is a popular word processor for Windows and Macintosh computers. It is that standard word processing program used by most businesses and is also popular among consumers. Word supports advanced text styles and page formatting, as well as images, charts, and graphs. The program also includes a "Track Changes" feature, which allows other users to edit Word documents and note each change they make.
|Published||May 6, 2009|