File Extension DOT

.DOT File

File extension: DOT
File type: Document Template
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Notes about the DOT file extension:



Incorrect file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your PC system. As such it is highly recommended to scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other unfavourable system settings to identify slowdown issues.

The DOT file type is primarily associated with 'Word' by Microsoft Corporation. Office Word is an authoring program that gives you the ability to create and share documents using a set of writing tools. Note: This file type can become infected and should be carefully scanned if someone sends you a file with this extension.

Detailed information for file extension DOT:


Primary association: Word
Company: Microsoft Corporation
Mime type: application/msword [official]
application/dot, application/x-dot, application/doc, application/microsoft_word, application/mswor2c sc2, application/x-msword, zz-application/zz-winassoc-dot

Other applications associated with file type DOT:

  • Bert's Dinosaurs File
  • Corel Lines-Definition
  • Graphviz (DOT Language File) by AT&T ResearchGraphviz is a mature family of tools for processing graphs in the DOT language. The program used .DOT as a file extension but this has become problematic more GUI and networked graph tools emerge since the same extension as used by Microsoft's Word. The program now uses .GV. This association is classified as Text. The Mime types used with this association are: text/vnd.graphviz. Related links: The DOT Lanugage Reference, IANA Listing for Graphviz
  • Ribbons (Molecular Dot Surface)Molecular graphics software. Use ms-cyl command in Ribbons to convert .DOT to .CYL. Related links: Ribbons Auxiliary Commands
  • StyleWriter (Template File) by Editor Software, StyleWriter is a word processing add-on. , , It teaches you to write in the style of top authors and journalists by checking every document for thousands of style and English usage faults. ,



Important: Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC. It is highly recommended that you scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other slowdown issues.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .DOT

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: soffice6.dot, FileType: Microsoft Word Template, AppName: OpenOffice.org 1.1.0

ProgramID: Word.Template, FileType: Microsoft Word Template, AppName: Microsoft Word for Windows® 95

ProgramID: Word.Template.8, FileType: Microsoft Word Template, AppName: Microsoft Office Word

ProgramID: Word.Template.8, FileType: Microsoft Word Template, AppName: Microsoft Word
EXEFile: WINWORD.EXE

ProgramID: Word.Template.8, FileType: Microsoft Word Template, AppName: Microsoft Word for Windows
EXEFile: WINWORD.EXE

ProgramID: Word.Template.8, FileType: Microsoft Word Template, AppName: Microsoft Word for Windows® 97

ProgramID: soffice6.dot
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OpenOffice.org1.0.2\program\soffice.exe -o %1

ProgramID: Wordview.Template.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\WORDVI~1\OFFICE11\WORDVIEW.EXE /n /dde

ProgramID: Word.Template.8
EXEFile: W:\OfficeXP\FILES\PFILES\MSOFFICE\OFFICE10\WINWORD.EXE /n

ProgramID: Word.Template.8
EXEFile: F:\office97\Office\Winword.exe %1

ProgramID: Word.Template.8
EXEFile: F:\Microsoft Office\Office\winword.exe /n

ProgramID: Word.Template.8
EXEFile: D:\MS WD 2000\Office\WINWORD.EXE /n

ProgramID: Word.Template.8
EXEFile: D:\Microsoft Office\Office10\WINWORD.EXE /n /dde

ProgramID: Word.Template.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OfficeXP\Office10\WINWORD.EXE /n /dde

ProgramID: Word.Template.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office_XP\Office10\WINWORD.EXE

ProgramID: Word.Template.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office\WINWORD.EXE /n

ProgramID: Word.Template.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office\Winword.exe %1

ProgramID: Word.Template.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\WINWORD.EXE /n /dde

ProgramID: Word.Template.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\WINWORD.EXE /n

ProgramID: Word.Template.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office10\WINWORD.EXE /n /dde

ProgramID: Word.Template.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office10\WINWORD.EXE /n

ProgramID: Word.Template.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office10\WINWORD.EXE

ProgramID: Word.Template.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office 2003\OFFICE11\WINWORD.EXE /n /dde

ProgramID: OpenOffice.org.dot
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OpenOffice.org 1.9.104\program\soffice.exe -o %1

ProgramID: OpenOffice.org.dot
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OpenOffice.org 1.9.100\program\soffice.exe -o %1

ProgramID: OpenOffice.org.dot
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OpenOffice.org 1.9.79\program\soffice.exe -o %1

ProgramID: OpenOffice.org.dot
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OpenOffice.org 1.9.118\program\soffice.exe -o %1

ProgramID: OpenOffice.org.dot
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OpenOffice.org 2.0\program\soffice.exe -o

ProgramID: OpenOffice.org.dot
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OpenOffice.org 2.1\program\soffice.exe -o

ProgramID: OpenOffice.org.dot
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OpenOffice.org 2.2\program\soffice.exe -o

ProgramID: soffice6.dot
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OFFICE ONE6.5\program\soffice.exe -o


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