File Extension Library

.DOCM File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Text Files
  • Format: Zip

What are .DOCM files and how to open them?

Can't open .DOCM file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .DOCM file.

What is a .DOCM file extension?

.DOCM file extension is created by Microsoft. .DOCM has been classified as Text Files. The format of .DOCM file is Zip.

.DOCM is Word Open XML Macro-Enabled Document

A DOCM file is a document created by Microsoft Word, a popular word processor included with Microsoft Office. It contains embedded macros that can be executed within the document. DOCM files are used to automate Word Open XML document (.DOCX) tasks by adding advanced macro functionality.

DOCM file open in Microsoft Word 2016

Macros are a series of commands grouped together as a single command and executed to automatically complete a task. They are helpful for saving time when performing repetitive functions such as data entry or computation. You can also assign a macro to a specific button in Word or keystroke for saving time. To record a macro, select View → Macros → Record Macro.

DOCM files are saved using the open XML-based Word document format, which was introduced in Office 2007. They can be opened by Microsoft Word 2007 or previous versions of Word with Open XML component support.

List of all softwares that can open the Word Open XML Macro-Enabled Document
File Viewer Plus
Microsoft Word 2016
Apache OpenOffice
Microsoft Word 2016
Planamesa NeoOffice
Apache OpenOffice
Apache OpenOffice
MobiSystems OfficeSuite Pro
MobiSystems OfficeSuite Pro

How to fix problems with .DOCM files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .DOCM files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .DOCM file format
  2. You need to check the .DOCM file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)