Common Viewers

 

Document viewers

Type File type(s) Players/plugins
Adobe Acrobat .pdf Adobe Acrobat reader
Word .doc .rtf  etc Microsoft Word viewer
PowerPoint .ppt Microsoft PowerPoint viewer
Excel .xls Microsoft Excel viewer

 

Audio/Video

Type File type(s) Players/plugins/viewers
Windows avi .asf  .mpg  .wav  .mp3  .wma  etc Windows Media Player
Real .ra  .rm  .rmx Real Player
QuickTime .qt  .mov  .aiff  etc QuickTime Player

 

Animation

Type File type (s) Players/plugins /viewers
Macromedia Flash . fla Flash player
Macromedia Shockwave .swf Shockwave player

 

Java

Type File type (s) Plugins
Java Plugin . jar Java Plugin