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How to read and print
the different file formats

PS - PDF - PPT/PPS - DOC - DVI
TeX - Rtf - XLS - DjVu - PDB - HTML
  1. PDF

    The best program to visualize and print PDF files is Acrobat Reader that you can download  here.
    Another program to read and print PDF is GhostView (it is necessary to install GhostScript  in order to use it).
    The best program to visualize and print PDF files is Acrobat Reader that you can download  here.
    Other programs are: GV, Gnome GV, Evince, Okular, Xpdf .


  2. PS

    The best program to visualize and print  PS (PostScript) files is GhostView that you can download here, notice that in order to use this program before you need to install GhostScript.
    The best program to visualize and print  PS (PostScript) files is  GV hat you can download here.
    Other software are: Evince, Okular.


  3. PPT/PPS

    The PPT/PPS (PowerPoint) files, can be visualized with the  Microsoft Powerpoint Viewer.
    Another program that allows to visualize and modify PowerPoint files is OpenOffice.
    The best program to visualize, print and modify Ppt/Pps (PowerPoint) files is è OpenOffice.
    Other programs are: KOffice.


  4. DOC

    The DOC (Word) files can be visualized and printed with the Microsoft Word Viewer .
    Another program that allows not only to visualize and print DOC files but also to modify them is è OpenOffice.
    The best program to visualize, print and modify DOC (Word) files is è OpenOffice.
    Other programs are: KOffice, wvWare, Abiword


  5. DVI

    In order to visualize DVI files it is sufficient to download this program: DVI Viewer, moreover it is possible to convert them in PS or PDF using MikTex
    The best program to visualize DVI files is è Xdvi. It is possibile to convert them in PS or PDF using DVIPS or DVIPDF.
    Other programs are: KDVI


  6. TeX

    In order to visualize or print Tex files one has to convert them in PS or PDF, this can be done using this software MikTex
    In order to visualize or print Tex files one has to convert them in PS, PDF or HTML, this can be done using these programs: latex, pdflatex,latex2html.


  7. Rtf

    RTF files can be visualized and printed with the Microsoft Word Viewer Microsoft Word Viewer
    Another program that allows also to modify them is OpenOffice.
    The best program to visualize and print RTF files is OpenOffice.
    Other programs are:KOffice, Abiword.

  8. XLS

    XLS (Excel) files can be visualized and printed with the Microsoft Excel Viewer .
    Another program that allows also to modify them is OpenOffice.
    The best program to visualize and print XLS files is è OpenOffice
    Other programs are: KOffice,GnuMeric.

  9. DjVu

    DJVU are similar to PDF, but the use less space mantaing the same quality (as MP3 for the music). On Windows it is possibile to install this plugin for Internet Explorer or FireFox in order to visualize and print them DjVu Plugin
    On Linux DJVU files can be visualized and printed with DjVu Libre

  10. PDB (Palm DataBase)

    The  Pdb/Pda files are a kind of PDF files for palms, they can be read and printed with this software:Palm Reader
    The  Pdb/Pda files are a kind of PDF files for palms, they can be read and printed with this
    software:  KPalmDoc

    NOTICE: Do not confuse PDB (Palm DataBase) files with the PDB(Protein Data Bank) files, if you are searching for a program to visualize the last ones try these: Mercury, o C++ PDB reader.

  11. HTML

    HTML files can be directly printed using FireFox, and in order to obatin a better result it is possible to instal this extention:Print Hint.
    HTML files can be directly printed using FireFox, and in order to obatin a better result it is possible to instal this extention:Print Hint. Moreover it possible to convert them in PDF using these software: HTML to PDF