File Viewer Plus 3 Icon User Manual

What's New

Table of Contents

New Interface

We've completely rewritten the user interface for the latest generation of Windows computers:

  • Ribbon based user interface
  • Support for high-DPI screens
  • Tabbed interface allowing multiple files to be opened at the same time
  • Split view allowing multiple files to be viewed at the same time
  • Single window and multi-window app modes
  • Blue and dark UI themes
  • Batch converter integrated into the main window

New File Formats

Added support for viewing and converting new file formats, including:

  • Compiled HTML Help (.chm)
  • Disk Doubler (.dd)
  • EPUB E-book (.epub)
  • ISO Disc Image (.iso)
  • MHTML Web Archive (.mht, .mhtml)
  • Meridian Lossless Packing Audio File (.mlp)
  • Sony OpenMG Music File (.oma)
  • RAR5 Archives (.rar)
  • Microsoft Virtual PC Hard Disk (.vhd)
  • Microsoft Spreadsheet Template (.xlt)
  • Microsoft Open XML Spreadsheet Template (.xltx)
  • Microsoft Open XML Macro-enabled Spreadsheet Template (.xltm)
  • Support for additional camera model raw formats (.arw, .cr2, .nef, etc.)

Improved Batch Conversion Interface

File Viewer Plus 3 simplifies batch conversion, making it easier than ever to convert multiple files at once. The batch converter supports PDF, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Visio, Microsoft Project, audio, video, image, camera raw, and email files. Convert hundreds or thousands of files quickly. Plus, save your conversion settings as presets to use again later.

Other Major Updates

  • File identification technology that intelligently recognizes files
  • Ribbon based spreadsheet editor with support for charts, graphics, and many more editing features
  • Ribbon based document editor and additional save format options (EPUB, MHT, ODT)
  • Save button (in addition to Save As) for documents, spreadsheets, and source code views
  • Play animated GIFs
  • Metadata added including MIME type and MD5 hash
  • Copy metadata to clipboard and view as plain text
  • Edit webpage HTML while refreshing the webpage view
  • Improved metadata for multimedia files and documents
  • Improved audio and video player with better codecs support and playback performance
  • Improved email file type support, and added display of message send date to emails
  • Improved file format support for Microsoft Office formats (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, and Visio)
  • Improved multi-language support

PLEASE NOTE: File Viewer Plus 3 supports Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) and later, and it no longer supports earlier versions of Windows.