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Universal File Viewer for Windows 7


Universal File Viewer for Windows 7

Universal Viewer as the name indicates is a freeware application which can view almost all types of files be it images, music, multimedia, office documents etc. It is an advanced file viewer with wide range of formats supported and there are build in view modes based on the formats. Application is fully Unicode-compatible and can be integrated into Windows Explorer’s context menu, you can right click any file and then open using Universal Viewer.

Universal file viewer

Formats supported are;

  • Text, Binary, Hex, Unicode: any files, of unlimited size (even 4Gb+ sizes are allowed)
  • RTF, UTF-8: RTF and UTF-8 encoded texts
  • Image: all general graphics formats: BMP JPG GIF PNG TGA TIFF… plus all formats supported by IrfanView/XnView external viewers
  • Multimedia: all formats supported by MS Windows Media Player: AVI MPG WMV MP3…
  • Internet: all formats supported by MS Internet Explorer: HTML PDF XML MHT…
  • Plugins: all formats supported by Total Commander Lister plugins
  • MS Office: all file types of MS Office (if installed): DOC DOCX XLS PPT…
  • Converters: some types can be viewed as plain text: DOC DOCX PDF PPT ODT…

File viewer settings

Universal Viewer is a nice tool to have on your PC especially because of the number of formats supported.

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Nirmal is a Technology Blogger and a Microsoft MVP in Windows. He can be contacted at You can find Nirmal on , and .



  1. Kevin

    November 26, 2010 at 7:49 pm

    usually, I think browser is a excellent universal file viewer, such as image viewer, text viewer

  2. Pingback: Universal File Opener for Windows - Open Freely

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