Updated: 11/13/2018 by Computer Hope
Various doc file formats

DOC may refer to any of the following:

1. In general, doc is shorthand for a word document.

2. In computing, .doc is a file extension associated with WordPad and other word processing programs. Microsoft Word is a good example of a word processor that can view .doc files.


Newer versions of Microsoft Word default to the .docx file extension.

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