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Since Microsoft Word 2008, users have transitioned from the classic .doc files to the new.docx file–but why?
At first glance, it may seem like that “X” is merely a change in naming conventions, a minor inconvenience because you need to have a recent version of Word to use it. In actuality, that “X” signifies improvements to the file format that benefit everyone from authors to engineers. Think of it as a newer, mightier version of an application you love.