Microsoft Word ViewerFree App
Microsoft Word Viewer is a freeware utility which allows to display and print Word documents. The tool works in such a way, that it allows to copy the text from a Word document into clipboard and afterwards paste it into a text editor. The latest version of the Microsoft Word Viewer utility was compatible with Word 2007. After that it was soon replaced with Office Online and mobile versions of the Word application, distributed for free.
Primary Microsoft Word Viewer features
The abilities of the program are quite limited: everything that you can do in it is to view and print documents created with MS Office suite. The utility cannot be used for any extended purpose. Users are allowed to distribute the software only in package with the file created in MS Office application.
Recently Microsoft has announced, that starting from November 2017 the project will no longer be supported and be available for download from official company servers. Also it will not receive security updates anymore.
If you prefer to try using the program, you may download Microsoft Word Viewer for free from official or non-official servers from the web. The utility supports the following text formats: doc, docx, docm, rtf, txt, wpd and wps.