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Convert RTF to DOC

You have the option to convert your rtf file to doc, as well as a variety of other formats, using our free online converter.

Converting your rtf file to doc is easy with these steps.

Converting your doc file to rtf is easy with these steps.

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Converting rtf to doc

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Rich Text Format

Extension.rtf
Category🔵 documents
Programs
🔵 AbiWord
🔵 Kword
🔵 TextEdit
Main program🔵 WordPad
Description🔵

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):

  1. 1. RTF files have a smaller size because document history data is not stored.
  2. 2. Most word processors, such as Microsoft Word can read RTF files.
Technical details🔵

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.

  1. 1. Google Drive
  2. 2. OneDrive
  3. 3. Google Chrome
  4. 4. WordPad
  5. 5. Dropbox
  6. 6. LibreOffice
  7. 7. TextEdit
  8. 8. AbiWord
  9. 9. Adobe Acrobat Pro DC

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:

  1. 1. DOC
  2. 2. DOCX
  3. 3. PDF
  4. 4. TXT

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.

Developer🔵 Microsoft
MIME type
🔵 text/rtf

Microsoft Word Document

Extension.doc
Category🔵 documents
Programs
🔵 Microsoft Word
🔵 OpenOffice.org Writer
🔵 IBM Lotus Symphony
🔵 Apple Pages
🔵 AbiWord
Main program🔵 Microsoft Word
Description🔵

DOC file extension is a binary file format native to Microsoft’s word processing application. It is basically a word processing document format that supports plain text, hyperlinks, alignments, images and more.

DOC was once Microsoft’s most popular word processing document format. However, its popularity has faded following the introduction of DOCX. Nonetheless, you can still use DOC to create, edit and save document files. DOC is also widely used in a variety of platforms. The coding and framework emphasizes on font, size, shape and color of the text.

Technical details🔵

How to create and how to open an DOC file

Creating a DOC file requires a Microsoft application like Word. Simply launch the application, select “File” then “New” then “Blank Document” or create using a template. You can also create a DOC file on Google Documents. Many platforms support DOC files, so all you need to do is create a text file and save it or download it as a DOC file.

There are many ways to open a DOC file. It is supported by many platforms and programs, starting with Microsoft’s suite of applications like Word and WordPad. You can also open DOC files online using Microsoft OneDrive or use any other program that supports the extension. LibreOffice, WPS Office and OpenOffice writers all support DOC files, so you can use them to create, save and open files with the DOC extension.

Which other formats DOC can be converted into and why

You can convert DOC files to many different formats, depending on the program you are using. Some of the popular file formats DOC can be converted into include:

  1. 1. DOCX
  2. 2. PDF
  3. 3. JPEG
  4. 4. XPS

File conversion is invaluable when working with different programs and DOC converts to various formats that allow creators and everyday users to create, save, open and edit using a wide variety of applications. For instance, converting DOC to DOCX improves data management and recovery and extends the possibilities of the former binary files. On the other hand, converting to PDF offers secure data storage and makes paper-to-digital conversions easier.

DOC files are easy to convert. You can also get your file back by converting DOCX, PDF and other documents to DOC. It all depends on what you want to achieve and the program you are using. Some programs cannot export or save DOC files, so you need to convert the document to a compatible format before using it on the application.

Developer🔵 Microsoft
MIME type
🔵 application/msword
🔵 application/kswps

FAQ

❓ How do I change rtf to doc?
To get started, either pick a file you want to convert from rtf and select it or drag and drop it into the conversion tool. Next, select the desired format that you wish to convert your file to. Once you have selected the format, click the "convert" button and wait for the tool to finish converting your file.
⏳ What is the estimated time it will take to convert rtf to doc?
Typically, image conversions only take a few seconds, so you can expect a speedy conversion when changing rtf to doc.
🛡️ Can I trust OnlineConvertFree to convert rtf to doc securely?
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