Supported versions of the Office viewers


Discontinued versions of Office viewers


Microsoft recently discontinued the older versions of Office viewers. Microsoft will not provide hotfix, service pack, or security update support for these products. The discontinued Office viewers are as follows: 

  • Word Viewer (all versions)
  • Excel Viewer (all versions)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (all versions)
  • Visio Viewer 2002
  • Visio Viewer 2003

Supported Office viewers


To obtain the latest supported versions of the Office viewers, go to the following Microsoft websites: 

Visio 2010: Visio Viewer

Note Office viewers must be updated to a supported service pack level in order to remain in support. Use the following table to obtain applicable service pack information. 
Supported Office viewer Service pack applicability Notes
Visio Viewer Apply service packs for Visio 2010 Viewer Visio Viewer is also known as Visio 2010 Viewer