When saving a file in Open Office Writer as a Global text document you will be saving it under the odm file extension. The odm file extension uses OASIS OpenDocument XML formatting standard. To open odm files you will need to download a free copy of Open Office Writer or use another program the supports OASIS OpenDocument or Global text documents.
Open Office Writer not only supports odm files for opening, saving, and editing it also supports a number of other file formats as well. If you are saving files as odm then chances are you are looking for a file extension which a number of programs can open. The most universal program for editing and saving documents is Open Office Writer. In fact the whole Open Office line of software has a number advantages when it comes to compatibility.
When downloading Open Office Writer you should consider downloading the entire Open Office software bundle. This bundle includes useful office type programs such as a database editor, spreadsheet creator, and word processor. All of these programs are compatible with a number of other program’s saved files such as Microsoft Word. You can also choose to save your files to access with other programs as well.