Lodahl's blog: Reading ODF files

09 October 2007

Reading ODF files

If you want to read ODF files, you can use OpenOffice.org for that purpose. If you are using OpenOffice.org you can even read files directly in your browser. Read this article:

OpenOffice.org documents within Firefox
By Percy Cabello, Posted on September 23, 2007

If you don't have OpenOffice.org installed already, you can download it here for free http://download.openoffice.org

But even if you don't want to install OpenOffice.org you can read ODF files without any problems. It's just a plug-in for your Firefox browser. Read this article:

View open document text files with Firefox
By Percy Cabello, Posted on February 15, 2007

You can also download an ODF viewer from this place:
http://opendocumentfellowship.org/odfviewer . But why not install OpenOffice.org in stead ?

1 comment:

Jza said...

OpenOffice.org would be a kind of big dependency I would love to see some small FF extension to read ODF.

Yesterday I start running odtwriter which is a python script and can transform TXT to ODF, ODF to HTML etc. The script is tiny and the dependencies are not so big.