How to Convert OneNote File to Word
Microsoft OneNote’s features -- collaborative work, automatic cloud syncing, write-anywhere note-taking -- make it a go-to program for many users taking notes for class or recording minutes for office meetings. However, not everyone has Microsoft OneNote, so you may find yourself needing to convert a OneNote notebook to another file format before sharing it with a collaborator. OneNote notebooks can be shared with others in a variety of file formats, including Microsoft Word.
Open the OneNote file you want to convert, click the “File” menu and click “Export” to bring up the Export screen.
Select an option in the “Export Current” section. Selecting “Notebook” will export the entire OneNote file.
Select “Word Document” in the “Select Format” section. Alternatively, select “Word 97-2003 Document” to maintain compatibility with older versions of Microsoft Word.
Click the “Export” button.
Select a location to save the converted OneNote file, enter a name in the “File Name” input box and click the “Save” button.
Tips & Warnings
- Information in this article applies to Microsoft OneNote 2013. It may vary slightly or significantly with other versions or products.