Microsoft Word document
DOC is a document file format used by Microsoft Word, also used with most word processing software, including OpenOffice. DOC stands for DOCument file. A DOC file can contain formatted text, images, tables, graphs, charts, page formatting, and print settings. With each version of Microsoft Word, the standards for the DOC format change slightly which can cause some compatibility issues.
MIME type: application/msword [official], application/doc, appl/text, application/vnd.msword, application/vnd.ms-word, application/winword, application/word, application/x-msw6, application/x-msword
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