Do you know that one of the simplest ways to make your work easier if you are constantly downloading, uploading and viewing documents on your computer while you surf the internet is by using this Google Chrome extension? Well, obviously, you didn’t, because if you did, you’d probably not be reading this piece by now.
How can you view your documents in Chrome?
The easiest and most simple way of doing that is using the Chrome extension called Office Viewer! With Office Viewer which was recently released by Google, what had hitherto required the use of services like JumpShare is now made much easier for free!
The Google Chrome Office Viewer extension is compatible with both Windows and Mac and has a very simple and easy to use graphical user interface.
This new extension is loaded with an extra layer of security when you view documents in Sandbox Mode. This ensures your documents are safe from pilfering by hackers and other prying eyes you wouldn’t want to see the contents of your documents.
How do you use the Office Viewer Chrome Extension?
Using this Chrome extension is as easy as ABC.
Simply drag and drop your Microsoft Office files into any open Chrome window and you’ll instantly view your files.
If you’re about downloading a document and would want to take a look at the contents of the document, simply copy and paste the PDF link into the address bar in Chrome, hit Enter on your keyboard, then relax and preview your file in just a matter of seconds.
According to Google’s description about the software as shared on PCWorld, “We added a specialized sandbox to impede attackers who use compromised Office files to try to steal private information or monitor your activities.”
Easily view Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Files In Chrome with Office Viewer. Chrome is updating its features, Office Viewer is one of the biggest updates. We can’t do anything without installing any extra extension for Chrome. Apart from Chrome remaining browser can easily open normal file formats like Pdf’s, Mp3 and Mp4 formats.
Google has released a new extension called Chrome Office Viewer. It allows you to drag and drop your Word, PowerPoint, and Excel files to your browser’s window and view them in it directly without using any additional software.
It is a beta extension and size is larger than 25MB. Chrome Office Viewer supports DOC, DOCX, XLS, XLSX, PPT, and PPTX formats. After installation Chrome Office Viewer will work in the background and load automatically when you drag & drop a supported file on a Chrome window.