[clug] IBM Works for OS/2 Word Processor file

rodney peters rodneyp at iinet.net.au
Sun Mar 18 05:03:06 UTC 2018

On 18/03/18 15:47, Bryan Kilgallin via linux wrote:
> Yes, Stephen:
>> What does google tell you (because, to be honest, that's where most 
>> of us
>> will go 1st when attempting to answer your question)?
> I did lots of such searching--without effective success!
> {The lwp file extension is associated with IBM Works, an office suite 
> for the IBM OS/2 operating system. It included word processing, 
> spreadsheet, database and PIM applications.
> The last version was shipped with OS/2 Warp Version 4.
> The lwp files contain documents created in the application.
> This lwp file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer 
> supported file format.
> This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely 
> obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating 
> systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous 
> versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that 
> were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.}
> https://www.file-extensions.org/lwp-file-extension-ibm-works-for-os-2-document 
IIRC, IBM Works was Lotus renamed and .lwp is Lotus Word Processor.

LibreOffice is fairly capable of reading other formats.  Are you using 
the latest (6.0.2) and have you installed the extension for optional 
import filters ?


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