Convert RTF to DOCX
You have the option to convert your rtf file to docx, as well as a variety of other formats, using our free online converter.
Converting your rtf file to docx is easy with these steps.
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Converting rtf to docx
Rich Text Format
|Main program||🔵 WordPad|
Rich Text Format (RTF) may not be the most popular word processing file format, but it is one of the most versatile. It is used for exchanging text-based files from a word processing file to another. For example, you can create and transfer RTF files to someone using Microsoft Word, as well as convert the same to Portable Document File (PDF).
Here are some of the characteristics or distinctive features of Rich Text Format (RTF):
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How to create and how to open an RTF file
Do you want to learn how you can create a Rich Text Format (RTF) file? We must mention that RTF files were one of the earliest word processing file types, as the development dates back to the 1980s. Microsoft Word team was the team behind the idea.
You can create an RTF file directly from your Microsoft Word.
If you want to open an RTF file, all you have to do is to send or transfer the file to any device (computer or smartphone) that has a word processor, such as Google Docs and Microsoft Word.
You can use the following applications/programs to open your RTF file.
Which other formats RTF can be converted into and why
Rich Text Format (RTF) is one of the most versatile word processing file types. As such, it can be used alongside other word processing file formats.
We present to you, some of the other formats that RTF files can be converted into:
DOC is the most popular alternative to Rich Text Format (RTF) because it is developed by the Microsoft Word team – the same team that developed RTF. Thus, you rest assured that Microsoft Word can conveniently be used to create, as well as convert Rich Text Format (RTF). You might also need to convert RTF files to PDF ones as they are easily converted and support inserting images.
Office Open XML Document
🔵 Microsoft Office
🔵 Kingsoft Office
🔵 Google Docs
|Main program||🔵 Microsoft Office|
|Description||🔵 .docx The .docx format is the default file format for documents created in Microsoft Word starting with Word 007 and later versions. It's part of the Office Open XML specification and uses XML and ZIP compression for smaller file sizesThe .docx format supports text, images, styling, and complex document formatting. Being more modern and open compared to the older .doc format, it has become the standard for word processing documents in many environments.|
|Technical details||🔵 The `.docx` format, launched with Microsoft Office 2007, replaces the older `.doc` format in Microsoft Word. It's based on the Office Open XML standard, using XML to detail document structure and content, making it more transparent and easier to process. `.docx` files are zip archives containing XML files and resources, with folders like 'word', 'docProps', and 'rels' for text, properties, and relationships. Main text is in `document.xml`, with separate files like `styles.xml` for styling and directories for embedded media. This format enhances interoperability, reduces file sizes, and improves corruption recovery. It's supported by most modern word processors, with Microsoft offering compatibility packs for older Word versions. For security, macros are in a separate `.docm` file. `.docx` is a step forward in document format technology, emphasizing openness, interoperability, and efficient data management.|