File Formats: ODF

ODF is the Open Document Format standard used in the LibreOffice suite.

ODF encompasses many file format types, from which LEADTOOLS offers support to ODT, ODS, and ODP.

File Format Description Comparable File Format
ODT (*.odt) OpenDocument Text DOC, DOCX from Microsoft Word
ODS (*.ods) OpenDocument Sheets XLX, XLSX from Microsoft Excel
ODP (*.odp) OpenDocument Presentations PPT from Microsoft PowerPoint

Comparable File Format

LibreOffice offers a suite of tools that are popular alternatives to Microsoft Office suite. Although the features offered are very similar, not all features are one-to-one and the file formats produced are different. For comparison, refer to Differences between the OpenDocument Text (.odt) format and the Word (.docx) format. LEADTOOLS supports LibreOffice ODFs for the following Operating Systems:

Operating System File Format LibreOffice LEADTOOLS
Windows ODT, ODS, ODP


File constants associated with this file format are:

Constant Read Support Write Support Description
FILE_ODT Using Document Writers [407] OpenDocument Text file format.
FILE_ODS Using Document Writers [408] OpenDocument Spreadsheet file format.
FILE_ODP Using Document Writers [409] OpenDocument Presentation file format.

Document Writers

To save the contents of Odt, Ods, and Odp file formats, convert to a writable file format, such as PDF, using Document Writers.

Required DLLs and Libraries

LEADTOOLS ODF file format support requires the below assemblies:

Assembly Name Target Platform Description
ltOdfEnginex.dll x64 C DLL Only available as a zip download Linux Available with Linux installation zip file

Copy the LEADTOOLS ODF DLLs to the same directory where all other LEADTOOLS DLLs exist.

Related Formats


Win32, x64, UWP, Linux, Android, iOS.

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