application/msword

Microsoft Word is a popular word processor program which has existed in a number of versions for DOS, Windows, and the Macintosh. It is often distributed as part of the Microsoft Office suite. Various native file formats have been used, and some other non-Word-specific formats can also be opened and saved.

Please note the more modern .docx file extension does not use this mime type.


Used in file types

  • .doc
  • .dot
  • .wiz

This type may also appear as

This type isn't known to appear as any other mime types

Further reading

  1. Let's Solve the File Format Problem!