Text documents created with Star Office Writer 5.0 or Star Writer will be saved under the sdw file extension. To open sdw files you will need to have Star Office Writer or Star Writer installed on your computer. If you do not have accesses to these programs you can also choose to download a free copy of Open Office Writer. Open Office writer can be found in various places on the internet for download.
Not only will Open Office Writer open your sdw files, it will open many other file extension types as well. You will be able to save, edit, and create sdw files with Open Office Writer. Open Office Writer will come in the Open Office software package. If you do not have many office applications on your computer you may want to consider downloading the entire Open Office software set. All of the programs in the set are free for any one to use for any length of time. This is because Open Office programs are open source and are owned by the internet community and not a corporation.
You will find that Open Office programs are more compatible then even the leading office application software packages on the market today.