WebODF: work with your office files in the cloud, on the desktop and on your mobile

WebODF used for editing

Editing a text document with the WebODF Editor.

WebODF is a JavaScript library that makes it easy to add Open Document Format (ODF) support to your website and to your mobile or desktop application. It uses HTML and CSS to display ODF documents.

Check out our demos and see what apps and other features are available.

WebODF is a Free Software project. All code is available under the AGPL. This means that you can use the code free of charge, investigate how it works, and share it with others. If you are interested in using WebODF in your commercial product (and do not want to disclose your sources / obey AGPL), contact KO GmbH for a commercial license.


WebODF 0.5.7 released, bringing review-only modus to Wodo.TextEditor


The weeks since the last release were spent on improving support for annotations with ODT files. As a result this release now adds official support in Wodo.TextEditor for an alternative review-only modus (see the feature demo), where users can only add, edit and remove own annotations, but not modify the actual document content. Also have a few annotation related bugs been fixed.

So go to the Download page and update your deployment of webodf.js or the Wodo.TextEditor. Or check the demos (general, features).

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Open Source Business Award 2014 for WebODF


The project WebODF has been awarded with the third price in the Open Source Business Award 2014 (OSBAR), selected out of 17 nominated projects.

The OSBAR is an innovation award by the Open Source Business Alliance. It was given in a ceremony today at the Open Source Day in Hamburg, Germany.

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Getting started

WebODF can be used on any website and application. To start using WebODF on your website quickly, read the getting started page that outlines three simples steps:

  1. Put webodf.js on your web server.
  2. Put your OpenDocument files on your web server.
  3. Add a small snippet of HTML to your web page.