OpenDocument (short for OASIS Open Document Format for Office Applications) is:
- An open, XML-based file format.
- An open standard from the OASIS standards group.
- Approved by ISO and IEC as an international standard (ISO/IEC 26300).
- The default file format for OpenOffice.org 2.0, KOffice 1.5, StarOffice 8, IBM Workplace and other applications.
- The required office format for internal archives of the US State of Massachusetts.
- A format that fulfills the European Union’s criteria on open standards.
See OpenDocument Format for more information.