Save Rich Text document as Word document on Mac using TextEdit

In this short tutorial, we will see the steps for saving a document in TextEdit as Word Document (.docx or .doc) on Mac OS X. This is quite useful when you want share the document with Windows user having Microsoft Office installed on their system.

Launch TextEdit and type the required document. Navigate to File menu and select Save from the menu list.

Save menu on TextEdit

In the File Format drop down select Word 2007 (.docx) Document or Word 97 (.doc) Document

File Format Option on Save As dialog on TextEdit

Depending upon the File Format drop down list selection the extension should change. Click Save button to covert Rich Text Document to Microsoft Word Document on Mac.

Save as Word document on Mac

Also See: How to convert text to table in Word 2011 for Mac

In Category: Apple, Mac, Mac OS X, Windows, Word 2007, Word 2010, Word 2013

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