File Viewer Plus (Complete Overview)

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For Windows  |  Current Version: 4.1.4

Do you have tons of unknown files on your Windows PC which can’t be opened up with the native file explorer app? Then we suggest you try File Viewer Plus. 

Unknown files on your Windows PC?  Try File Viewer Plus.

File Viewer Plus 4 is a general record opener for Windows that permits you to see, alter, save, and convert records. It upholds north of 400 distinctive document designs.

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  • Open more than 450 distinctive file types
  • Alter and save files and picture documents
  • Play many media designs
  • Group convert files
  • Examine file substance

Supported Operating Systems:

  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 11
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Software Overview

File Viewer Plus 4 is a simple to-utilize document watcher, yet in addition incorporates many progressed highlights. For instance, you can change over archives, pictures, and media records to many various arrangements. You can alter and save pictures utilizing the high level picture manager. For each record you open, File Viewer Plus will show stowed away document data and metadata in the Info board. In the uncommon case that File Viewer Plus doesn’t locally uphold a specific record design, you can in any case see the document substance utilizing Text view or Hex view.

File size: 98.9 MB  |  Fully-functional 28-day free trial

For more data about File Viewer Plus, including highlights, upheld record designs, and the total client manual, visit the authority File Viewer Plus site.


Accessing different file formats can be a tedious task if you do not have supported applications pre-installed on your PC. 

But, not anymore, as with the File Viewer Plus 4 installed on your PC that identifies over 10,000 file formats it becomes an easy peasy task. 

Frequently Asked Questions:

What is the purpose of a file viewer?

A file viewer app allows a user to simply and quickly look and open up different file formats without having to open them in their dedicated applications.

Not to mention, a file viewer app is also capable of displaying a wide variety of databases, spreadsheets, documents and graphic formats.

What are the basic system requirements to use File Viewer Plus?

The basic system requirements to use the File Viewer Plus app are; 

  • The PC should be running on Windows 11, 10, 8, 8.1, and 7.
  • It should have at least 250MB of vacant disk space.
  • It should have a maximum of 1 GB ram.
  • It should support .NET Framework 4.6.1 or later.

Can File Viewer Plus open Microsoft Office Documents?

Yes, with File Viewer Plus you can open up any Microsoft Office Document. This list includes Word (.docx and .doc), Excel (.xls and .xlsx), and PowerPoint (.ppt and .pptx).

Can you edit Microsoft Office Documents on File Viewer Plus?

Yes, along with opening up a file, you can also edit Microsoft Office Documents like Word and Excel using its built-in word process and spreadsheet editor respectively.

On how many computers can I install File Viewer Plus?

Currently based on a single plan you can install File Viewer Plus on a maximum of two computers.

How many languages are supported on File Viewer Plus?

A total of eight languages are supported by File Viewer Plus. The list of supported languages is as follows:

English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Czech, Norwegian, Polish, and Japanese.

Why does the installation process for File Viewer Plus take several minutes?

It is normal for your PC to take a few minutes in order to complete the installation process. However, if your computer takes more time than usual, then it might be because of the PC’s poor configuration.

How do I find my lost File Viewer Plus activation key?

If you have lost your File Viewer Plus activation key, then you don’t need to panic, because the File Viewer Plus team always mails you the activation key. 

So, access the purchase email sent by the File Viewer Plus Team via your email inbox, and retrieve your activation key.

What to do if I cannot find my File Viewer Plus activation key in my mail?

If you are unable to find the purchase email sent by the File Viewer Plus team, then all you need to do is contact the team along with your name and registered email address, and they will help you to retrieve your key.

Can I use the same activation key on another version of File Viewer Plus?

No, you cannot use the same activation key on another version of File Viewer Plus because the key is specifically tied to a dedicated version.

How to transfer my File Viewer Plus license to another computer?

If you want to transfer your File Viewer Plus license to another computer then all you need to do is;

  • Firstly, deactivate the license on the current Windows PC.
  • Then, download and install the File Viewer Plus app on your new computer.
  • Finally, enter the activation key to activate the app on your new PC.

Can I run File Viewer Plus 4 along with File Viewer Plus 3 on the same PC?

Yes, you can definitely run File Viewer Plus 4 alongside File Viewer Plus 3 on the same PC. 

What does “Activation key has been used too many times” mean?

If you are getting an error message that says, “Activation key has been used too many times” then it means you have reached your activation key limit.

So, in order to activate it on another PC you will first need to deactivate one of your two allowable activations.