Since 2007, Microsoft began to use a file format docx, which is created by using the Office Open XML. The format is a zip-file containing the text in the form of XML, graphics and other data that can be translated into a sequence of bits using patent-protected binary formats. At first it was assumed that this format will replace the doc, but both formats are still used today.
is a text format used for representing tabular data. Each file line is located on a separate line in the table. The values of the columns are separated by a delimiter, most often a comma. However, other symbols can be used as delimiters as well.