File Extension Library

.FODS File Extension

  • Developer by: Oracle
  • Category: Spreadsheet Files
  • Format: XML

What are .FODS files and how to open them?

Can't open .FODS 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 .FODS file.

What is a .FODS file extension?

.FODS file extension is created by Oracle. .FODS has been classified as Spreadsheet Files. The format of .FODS file is XML.

.FODS is OpenDocument Flat XML Spreadsheet

Spreadsheet saved in the OpenDocument format, but stored as a flat XML file instead of the .ZIP container used by .ODS files; allows the spreadsheet information to be more human readable; also can be an easier alternative than the ODS format for generating spreadsheets automatically without needing a spreadsheet editor.

The FODS format is not supported by spreadsheet programs such as Microsoft Excel and Corel Quattro Pro.

List of all softwares that can open the OpenDocument Flat XML Spreadsheet
Apache OpenOffice
Apache OpenOffice
Apache OpenOffice

How to fix problems with .FODS files

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