.LWP File Extension

Lotus Word Pro Document

What is an LWP file? An .LWP file is a text file created by Lotus Word Pro, part of Lotus Smart Suite of applications. The LWP file contains text elements like graphs, charts, formulas, and fonts. LWP...

General Information

Title LWP File Extension
Extension .lwp
Full Form Lotus Word Pro Document
File Type Document File
Developer IBM
MIME Type application/vnd.lotus-wordpro

File Function

Primary Function Text document
Additional Functions Formatting, Images
Features Rich text, Graphics

File Characteristics

Quality High readability
Supports Layers No
Supports Transparency No
Editable Yes

Use Cases

Document Creation Yes
Business Documentation Yes
Personal Use Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Macro viruses
Best Practices Antivirus, Update software

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release Early 1990s
Latest Version Lotus Word Pro Millennium Edition (9.8)

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .doc, .docx, .odt, .rtf

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
IBM Lotus SmartSuite Discontinued Windows
LibreOffice Free Windows, Mac, Linux