File Viewer Lite View over 150 file types on your Windows PC

File Viewer Lite is a FREE program that allows you to view over 150 file types on your Windows PC.

File Viewer Lite now supports .HEIC and .HEIF files!
File Viewer Lite 1.5.1
Free Download
Text File IconText Documents
Spreadsheet File IconSpreadsheets
Image File IconImage Files
(.JPG, .GIF, .PNG, .BMP, .PSD)
Audio File IconAudio Files
(.AIF, .WAV, .FLAC, .MP3, .OGG)
Video File IconVideo Files
(.AVI, .FLV, .MP4, .RM, .3GP)
Camera Raw File IconCamera Raw Images
(.DNG, .CR2, .ARW, .NEF, .RAW)
Generic File IconOver 100 More Formats!
View all the supported file types.
File Viewer Lite supports:
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 11

File Viewer Lite is a universal file opener that allows you to open over 150 file types your Windows PC. Simply drag and drop any file or folder onto the application icon or program window. File Viewer Lite can open PDFs, word processing documents, spreadsheets, and many other common file types in their native view. It also can play dozens of audio and video file formats.

If you have a unknown file, File Viewer Lite can open it! In the rare case that File Viewer Lite does not natively support the file format, you can still view the contents of any file in text or hexadecimal view.

Play Media FilesFile Viewer Lite Overview Watch the video to learn more about File Viewer Lite.

✓ Learn how to use File Viewer Lite by reading the user manual.
✓ File Viewer Lite for Windows contains file type information from
✓ This software uses FFmpeg code licensed under the LGPLv2.1 and its source is available on the download page.

Other platforms: You can also download File Viewer for macOS and File Viewer for Android.

Open Documents Do you have documents on your computer that you can't open? Windows File Viewer Lite is the solution! It is a free application that allows you to open and view over 150 different file types. Play Media Files File Viewer Lite supports all major multimedia formats and many less common audio and video formats as well. It includes playback controls so you can play movies and sound files.
Copy to Clipboard You can view uncommon file types in File Viewer Lite, then copy the images or text to the Windows clipboard. You can then paste the data into another application. Get File Info File Viewer Lite displays detailed information about every file you open. It even shows hidden metadata, like EXIF data saved with digital images and PDF author information.