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Viewing a file

View an uploaded document, spreadsheet, presentation, or PDF file while you are working in Files without downloading the file.

After a file is uploaded to Files, you can view it. You can browse through the file, browse between files, and change page magnification. Viewing an uploaded file displays its contents without downloading the file.

To view a file from the Files app, simply click on the file name. From there, you can pin, like, download, and comment on the file.

**Parent topic:** [Getting started](../files/
Application File type
ODF (Open Document Format) Documents .odt, .ott
ODF (Open Document Format) Presentations .odp, .otp
ODF (Open Document Format) Spreadsheets .ods, .ots
Microsoft™ Word .doc, .docx, .dot, .dotx
Microsoft PowerPoint .ppt, .pptx, .pot, .potx
Microsoft Excel .xls, .xlsx, .xlsm, .xlt, .xltx
Adobe™ Reader .pdf
Note: When viewing .pdf files, if you have accessibility requirements, download the file and then open it using a third-party application that supports PDF accessibility.
Image files .jpg, .gif, .png
Video files .mov, .mp4
Others .txt, .rtf