Microsoft XML Paper Specification Essentials Pack

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The Microsoft XML Paper Specification Essentials Pack, Version 1.2 (XPS Essentials Pack) contains components that enable you to view, generate and index XPS Documents.
  • Note:There are multiple files available for this download.Once you click on the "Download" button, you will be prompted to select the files you need.


    File Name:

    XPSEP XP and Server 2003 32 bit.msi

    XPSEP Vista 32 bit.msu

    XPSEP Vista 64 bit.msu

    XPSEP XP and Server 2003 64 bit.msi

    Date Published:


    File Size:

    7.5 MB

    1.9 MB

    2.8 MB

    9.7 MB

      With the XPS Essentials Pack you can quickly begin reading and generating XPS Documents. It contains XPS Viewer EP to read XPS Documents and the Microsoft XPS Document Writer to output files to the XPS Document format

      Additionally, the XPS Essentials Pack download includes providers to enable the iPreview and iFilter capabilities found in many Windows applications. Windows shell handlers are also included to enable thumbnail views and file properties for XPS Documents.

  • Supported Operating System

    Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP

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      2. Do one of the following:
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        • To cancel the installation, click Cancel.

    • Release Notes
      1. The Microsoft XPS Document Writer requires Microsoft Core XML Services 6.0 to be installed on your system.
      2. On 06/06/2013 12 months from 06/06/2012 this XPS Essentials Pack will no longer have support available.