View only access

The following file formats are compatible with the ShareFile document viewer: PDF, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. When these files formats are uploaded to your account they can be viewed in the content viewer. The viewer allows users to scroll through the pages and view the document without downloading it to their computer.

Users with View only permissions can sign in to access a folder and view the files. The watermarking feature is enabled on the account by default and displays the email address of the user viewing the document.

Render times might vary depending on the document complexity and size.

The following size restrictions apply for rendering:

  • PDF - 50 Mb
  • Word - 20 Mb
  • Excel - 20 Mb
  • PowerPoint - 52 Mb

Recipients cannot view PDF and Word files uploaded to File Box.

View only access

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