Plugins and Viewers
The following are document, image, and multimedia formats and media applications used on this website and links to individual exit pages for appropriate free viewers.Microsoft Word
Microsoft Word is a word processor with automation features that allow you to create documents which may contain audio, graphs, images, and text. A freely distributed Word Viewer is available for those without Word who may wish to view or print Word documents.IrfanView
IrfanView is a no-cost image editing software that can be used in preparing images for Trademark applications
Adobe PDF files are final-form, non-revisable document pages produced using commercial Adobe software. The freely distributed, multi-platform (PC, Mac, UNIX) Adobe Acrobat readers allow you to view or print Adobe PDF files from within Web browsers or in stand-alone mode.
Note: Customers using Internet Explorer 9 and 10 are reporting they are unable to download PDF documents provided by the USPTO. This includes forms listed on the forms web page, last 40 Acknowledgement Receipts from EFS-WEB, and Image File Wrapper documents from Private and Public PAIR. Refer to USPTO Systems Status and Availability under Monday, March 25, 2013-- EFS-Web,Private PAIR, Public PAIR Issues for guidance on how to correct the problem.
PageMaker is cross-platform professional page layout software. PageMaker allows you to combine text and graphics for desktop publishing. Plug-Ins allow for transition from printed to electronic media.Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft PowerPoint is presentation software which allows graphics, text, video, sound, multiple backgrounds and tools to custom tailor any presentation or slideshow. A freely distributed PowerPoint Viewer is available for those without PowerPoint who may wish to view or print PowerPoint presentations.RealNetworks RealPlayer
RealPlayer is software which allows your Web browser to play RealVideo format videos.Corel Presentations
Corel Presentations is presentation software allowing graphics, text, video, sound, multiple backgrounds, and tools to custom tailor any presentation or slideshow.SWF multimedia file
Adobe ShockWave Player is a multimedia platform used to add animation and interactivity to web pages. Shockwave was designed for making a wide variety of online movies and animations. It is often used in online applications which require a very rich graphic environment.
Tagged Image File Format is a file format for storing images.
Windows Media Player is a digital media player and media library application developed by Microsoft that is used for playing audio, video and viewing images.
QuickTime by Flip4Mac is a Windows Media component used for playing Windows Media files (.wma and .wmv) directly in QuickTime Player and viewing Windows Media content on the Internet using a web browser.Corel Wordperfect
Corel WordPerfect is a word processor with automation features that allow you to create documents which may contain audio, graphs, images and text.Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Excel is spreadsheet software that allows you to create spreadsheets, charts/graphs, and perform analysis of data. A freely distributed Excel Viewer is available for those without Excel to view or print Excel documents.
PKWARE is compression software that decompresses ZIP, TAR, GZIP, MIME, BinHex, UUencoded and XXencoded Files.