Files that contain the file extension ODM are associated with multiple programs and applications and various file types. The most common association is OpenOffice, but the file extension can also be created with Opendisc or OverDrive Media Console. ODM files contain data and information related to the program that created the file.
If the file extension ODM is related to OpenOffice, it is a document file type that contains text, charts, images, and other elements typically used in a document format. This type of ODM file is created with OpenOffice and is stored in ODF (Open Document Format) which is XML-based. OpenOffice is an open source suite of applications which include a word processor, spreadsheet application, drawing program, and database application.
ODM files that are part of Opendisc are a data file type that contains functions used with the Opendisc service. Opendisc is an online music service that offers a music player and links to music on the web.
If the ODM file extension is associated with the OverDrive Media Console, the file is a settings file type that contains configurations, preferences, control settings and other data which is necessary for running the Media Console. OverDrive is a media system for the management and distribution of digital ebooks.
How to Open ODM Files
ODM files that are related to OpenOffice can be opened using the OpenOffice suite of productivity applications. OpenOffice is available as a free download on the OpenOffice.org website and is compatible with Windows, Mac OS X, and the Linux operating system.
OpenOffice ODM files can also be opened using LibreOffice, which is a multiplatform suite of office productivity applications. LibreOffice is available as a free download on the LibreOffice website and is compatible with Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux.
If the ODM file is associated with Opendisc, you must use the Opendisc French music application to open the file. You can access Opendisc online music service on the Opendisc.net website.
ODM files that are created for the OverDrive Media Console can be opened using the OverDrive Media Console application, which is compatible with Windows, Mac OS X, iOS, Android, and Windows Phone. Media Console is available as a free download on the OverDrive website.
Since this type of ODM file is a settings file type, you can open and view the contents using any text editing program such as Notepad or WordPad for Windows, Apple TextEdit for Mac, or gEdit and Nano Editor for Linux.