The ABW file format is the default document format for the AbiWord word processing software and the format is based on XML. The ABW file format allows for advanced document layouts, rich text formatting, lists, tables, images and footnotes. ABW files are similar in nature to Microsoft Word DOC files, however, unlike Microsoft Word files, the AbiWord program can run on almost any computer operating system.
More specifically, a program that can open the .oxps file is not installed on the computer. Note The .oxps format is the default XPS document format in Windows 8. Typically, .oxps files are created when users print to a Microsoft XPS Document Writer (MXDW) printer on a computer that is running Windows 8.