.DOTM File Extension

Word Open XML Macro-Enabled Document Template

A dotm file extension relates to Microsoft Word 2007 and later. It stores an Open XML macro-enabled document template. You can open dotm files in Word. You can also save a dotm file as a regular .docx...

General Information

Title DOTM File Extension
Extension .dotm
Full Form Word Open XML Macro-Enabled Document Template
File Type Microsoft Word Template with Macros
Developer Microsoft Corporation
MIME Type application/vnd.ms-word.template.macroEnabled.12

File Function

Primary Function Template creation
Additional Functions Macro storage, Document styling
Features Pre-formatted, Macro-enabled

File Characteristics

Quality High
Supports Layers N/A
Supports Transparency N/A
Editable Yes

Use Cases

Document Templating Yes
Automated Document Creation Yes
Business Documentation Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Macro viruses
Best Practices Disable macros, Trusted sources

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release 2007
Latest Version Part of Microsoft Office 365 (2023)

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .docx, .dotx, .docm

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Microsoft Word Subscription Windows, Mac
LibreOffice Writer Free Windows, Mac, Linux
Google Docs Free, Subscription Web-based