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Old 16-08-2010
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Content Type | Mime Type for Office 2007 file format and extension

If you are using the Microsoft Office 2007 then you might have seen the some of the new extension of the Office 2007. This extension is newly added to the Office 2007 by the Microsoft. As the older file format of the Office are using the binary format and having the 3 letter file extension for the Word, PowerPoint, Excel but the new Office 2007 is having some modification in it. Instead of the binary file format the new Office 2007 is introduced with the XML file format which is having the four letter file extension i.e. docx, pptx etc.

The XML files are kept in the Zip Container which can be view with the help of the WinZip or any Zip tools. If you are working with the Office 2007 then you need to know about the MIME type of the Office 2007. Here are the useful information regarding the Mime Type and the File extension which are used in the Office 2007.
  • docm: application/vnd.ms-word.document.macroEnabled.12
  • docx: application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.document
  • dotm: application/vnd.ms-word.template.macroEnabled.12
  • dotx: application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.template
  • ppsm: application/vnd.ms-powerpoint.slideshow.macroEnabled.12
  • ppsx: application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.slideshow
  • pptm: application/vnd.ms-powerpoint.presentation.macroEnabled.12
  • pptx: application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.presentation
  • xlsb: application/vnd.ms-excel.sheet.binary.macroEnabled.12
  • xlsm: application/vnd.ms-excel.sheet.macroEnabled.12
  • xlsx: application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet
  • xps: application/vnd.ms-xpsdocument
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Old 16-08-2010
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re: Content Type | Mime Type for Office 2007 file format and extension

Here are some more File Extension and mime type:

.potm: application/vnd.ms-powerpoint.template.macroEnabled.12
.ppam: application/vnd.ms-powerpoint.addin.macroEnabled.12
.pptm: application/vnd.ms-powerpoint.presentation.macroEnabled.12
.xlam: application/vnd.ms-excel.addin.macroEnabled.12
.xlsb: application/vnd.ms-excel.sheet.binary.macroEnabled.12
.xltm: application/vnd.ms-excel.template.macroEnabled.12
.xltx: application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml
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