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How to Open a WordPerfect File Using Open Office

    • 1). Download and install Open Office. The program can be found at openoffice.org. Once you have downloaded the set-up file, follow the installation directions to make sure it installs correctly.

    • 2). Open the Open Office program. Click on "Open a Document" from the launch screen. This will make the "Open" window pop up.

    • 3). Click on the pull-down menu next to the "File Name" box that reads "All files." Scroll down to select "WordPerfect Document (*.wpd)." Browse though your folders until you find the WordPerfect file you need to open.

    • 4). Click the file once to highlight it. Click on the "Open" button. Open Office Writer will open with the WordPerfect document and display it as it would look in WordPerfect.

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