File Extension SXC

  • Full name
    OpenOffice.org 1.0 Spreadsheet Format
  • Developer
    Sun Microsystems
  • Popularity
Have you encountered a problem with a SXC file? Don’t you know which program opens a file with this extension? You will find all the information you need about working with a SXC file here. In the further part of this page we have added a list of programs that should open your SXC file. It is enough you choose a proper application for your operating system, download and install it.

What is SXC file?

The file extension SXC was used by versions 1.X of the spreadsheet OpenOffice.Org Calc for own files. Newer variants use the OpenDocument format ods.

More info

These files contain spreadsheets that contain data in cells organized in columns and rows. They can also contain macros and formulas. The macros may also contain malicious software, which is why a check of an SXC file by an antivirus program is indicated.

Calc is part of the OpenSource Office suite OpenOffice.Org. Version 1.X corresponds to version 6.X of the Sun Microsystems (StarDivision) StarOffice. OpenOffice.Org originated from this after its source code was disclosed. StarOffice continued to be sold commercially and offered extended support.

Programs which can open a SXC file

How to open file with SXC extension?

In order to open a file with SXC extension one of the following programs must be installed on user’s system. If a problem with opening SXC file occurred, it is highly possible that none of the listed programs is present on user’s system. Even if one or more said programs are installed, there may be issues related with given programs. In order to solve a problem with SXC files, follow the instructions below.
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Install OpenOffice.org or other program from the list

Most often resolving problems with opening SXC files is very simple. Just install an appropriate program that supports such files. All of the listed programs support SXC files, but may vary in offered function and purpose. Some programs may be capable only of viewing contents of SXC files or offer file conversion options, but may not be capable of editing such files.


Set OpenOffice.org as the default program for opening SXC files

It is possible that although a compatible program has been installed on user’s system, it is not used by the system to open it. This may happen because no default application was associated with this type of files. To associate SXC files with given application, select "Open with" from drop-down menu (accessed by right-clicking on the file). Then select from the list the program or application you want to be used to open this type of file. If the OpenOffice.org applications is not on the list, select "Browse" option in order to manually locate the directory where OpenOffice.org has been installed.

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Check the section that lists most common problems with SXC files

Sometimes problems with opening SXC files may not lie with the application itself, but can arise due to other causes, such as:

  • File data is corrupted
  • SXC files has been not been completely download from the internet (only a part of the data has been downloaded)
  • Currently used user account hasn’t been granted necessary privileges to open SXC files (should that be the case, please contact your system administrator or IT specialist)
  • SXC file was being copied from a corrupted storage device and is incomplete or data is corrupted. (Copying files from unknown or untrusted sources should be conducted with great care as such files may contain malicious software, which can damage your system)

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