Free Viewers and Readers to Read and Print EPA Information
These viewers and readers are necessary to read or print certain documents on EPA's website, and are freely available on the Internet via the links below.
- Microsoft Excel
- Microsoft PowerPoint
- Microsoft Publisher
- Microsoft Word
- KML files
- Media Players
- Compressed (.zip) files
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File extension: .xls and .xlsx
Viewing: To view Excel files for free, you can:
- install and use Excel Online in a web browser,
- install and use Excel on your mobile device, or
- import Excel files into Google Sheets.
File extension: .ppt
Viewing: To view PowerPoint presentations for free, you can:
- install and use PowerPoint Online in a web browser,
- install and use PowerPoint on your mobile device, or
- import PowerPoint files into Google Slides.
Description: Microsoft Publisher is a desktop publishing application.
File Extension: .pub
Viewing: Microsoft does not provide a free viewer for Publisher. Microsoft does have some suggestions on viewing a Publisher document.
File extension: .doc and .docx
Viewing: To view Word documents for free, you can:
- install and use Word Online in a web browser,
- install and use Word on your mobile device, or
- importing Word files into Google Docs.
Description: KML files provide data for map viewers such as ArcGIS Explorer and Google Earth.
File extension: .kml
Viewing: Download Google Earth or download ArcGIS Explorer
Flash Media Player
Description: Adobe's Flash Player is a tool to play Flash (.flv) and MPEG-4 (.mp4) videos
Viewing: If you want to view a Flash video, download Flash Player for free
Quicktime Media Player
Description: Apple's Quicktime is software that allows Mac and Windows users to play back audio and video on their computers.
Viewing: If you want to view a Quicktime video, download Quicktime Media Player for free
Windows Media Player
Description: Microsoft's Windows Media Player is software that allows Mac and Windows users to play back audio and video on their computers.
Viewing: If you want to view a Window Media video, download Window Media Player for free.
Compressed (.zip) Files
Description: .Zip is a file format that supports data compression. A .zip file can contain one or more files or folders that have been compressed. Many utilities on the web, some of which are free, offer file compression and decompression (also called extraction).
Learn how to compress and uncompress files on Windows operating systems.