Save TextEdit file as Microsoft Word File .docx extension

If you are working on a rich or a plain text file TextEdit App on a Mac and want to save the file as Microsoft Word extension .docx follow the below steps:

  1. Once you are ready to save your new file in TextEdit, press Command ⌘ + S
  2. Now add a file name and from the format file drop-down select: Word 2007 (.docx) Document
  3. You can also select from other Options:
    Word 2007 ( docx) Document
    Word 2003 (xml) Document
    Word 97 (doc) Document
  4. Click Save.
  5. If you have Microsoft Word installed on your Mac, the file will now open in it.
Word 2007 .docx Document EditText
Docx file opened in Word for Mac App

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