Google Docs is used by millions of people around the globe. Google Docs is used by people from various kind of background and professions. From students to professionals, tech savvies to web designers, media persons to company’s CEO, almost everyone loves using this service. The main reason for using this service it that, it provides excellent features at free of cost. You don’t need to spend thousand of bucks on word processor and spreadsheets. And it can be accessed from anywhere in the world.
The Google Docs viewer is an excellent service to view your files online, just in case you don’t have the required program in your computer. Till date Google Docs Viewer provided the users to view word doc, .pdf, .ppts, .pps, and some other file formats. But now Google will allow you to view 12 different kind of file formats which include:
- .XLS and .XLSX : A Microsoft Excel file.
- .PPTX : A Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 / 2010 file extension. (Previously Google Docs viewer only supported .ppt & .pps)
- .PAGES : An Apple Pages format.
- .AI : An Adobe Illustrator file.
- .PSD : An Adobe Photoshop file.
- .DXF : An Autodesk AutoCad data file.
- .SVG : Scalable Vector Graphics.
- .EPS, .PS : A graphic file format (PostScript).
- .TTF : TrueType Font.
- .XPS : XML Paper Specification.
Google Docs Viewer is also integrated with Gmail and Google Docs, so if you are a Gmail user you can now directly open your Gmail attachments and Google Docs files without installing additional softwares like Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, MS Office, etc. We hope Google will add more file formats in the coming days.