Unzip Word Document .docx Files

Q

How to unzip a Word Document .docx file? According to Microsoft documentation, a .docx file is really a ZIP file containing XML files. Can I open an .docx file with WinZip?

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A

Yes, you easily open an .docx file and unzip it with WinZip in 4 steps if you have WinZip installed on your computer;

1. Run WinZip, then click the Open button in WinZip. You see the "Open Archive" box showing up.

2. Find and select the Word .docx file, the click the Open button. You see a list of files inside the .docx file displayed in WinZip.

3. Click the Extract button in WinZip. You see the "Extract" box showing up.

4. Find and select the C:\temp\doc folder, then click the Extract button. All files inside the .docx file will be extracted, or unzipped, to that folder, C:\temp\doc.

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