Microsoft Office Word Viewer 11.8169.8172

A simplistic program that helps you open and print Word documents even if you don't have Microsoft Office installed on your computer
In case you are one of the users who doesn't have Microsoft Office installed but still wishes to open files created by the suite, a software solution was developed, called Microsoft Office Word Viewer; a very simple application designed to do just that: open Word documents.

Basic Word document viewer

We should probably mention from the very beginning that this application is not by any means an Office replacement, it's just a simple way to view Word documents on the go. There are no editing tools, just a few viewing options and that's all.

Fast installation process

and simple looks

The application installs and runs in a minute and it basically comes down to double-clicking one of the supported formats or using the built-in open tool to view a document.

Supported file formats

and configuration settings

Microsoft Office Word Viewer works with DOCX documents, but also with TXT, DOC, WPS, XML, RTF and DOCM, so you may use the app with all documents on your computer.

There are just a few Options available and mostly concern the view and print tools, allowing you to choose print and web layout settings, formatting marks and printing configuration.


The application works on very low resources but you should keep in mind that you may need some additional software to be able to open documents created with the newest versions of Microsoft Office.

Bottom line

As a conclusion, Microsoft Office Word Viewer is a great tool if you want to open Office docs on the fly. It is compatible with many formats and addresses both advanced and less experienced users, so it may very well be one of the top choices in its software category.

Reviewed by , last updated on July 17th, 2014

file size:
24.4 MB
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operating system(s):
Windows 2K / XP / Vista / 7 / 2003
C: \ Office tools \ Other Office Tools
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Open Docx ( + 2 others )


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Microsoft Office Word Viewer - Microsoft Office Word Viewer will help you view, copy and print Word documents, even if you don't have Word installedMicrosoft Office Word Viewer - The View menu will provide users with Normal, Web / Print / Reading Layout, Outline or Ruler optionsMicrosoft Office Word Viewer - The Options window will display a list including Show, Formatting masks, Print and Web layout or Outline and Normal optionsMicrosoft Office Word Viewer - The Print tab will enable users to choose from Printing options, Include with document or Options for Duplex Printing

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