John_Ha wrote:It is always worth looking to see if you can buy a copy of an obsolete program which will allow to save in a different, more modern format, which can then be converted to .odt.
For example, you can currently buy Appleworks 6 for Mac from ebay.co.uk for $23 - ...
AppleWorks will not run on any versions of Mac OS X later than ver.10.6.8 (Snow Leopard), the last version to include Rosetta which is required to read the obsolete PowerPC code that Appleworks is written in.
With the advent of system 10.7 ("Lion"), AppleWorks is no longer supported by the Macintosh operating system. AppleWorks word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation files can be opened in the iWork applications Pages, Numbers, and Keynote respectively. There is no Apple-supplied application to open AppleWorks database, painting, or drawing files without converting them to a different format