As the alternative of PDF, XPS was created by Microsoft and used in Windows. But it is different from PDF, there is no application to open XPS file on Mac directly for Mac users. How to solve this problem? This article will list top 5 Mac XPS readers, you can select the best one according to your personal needs. Besides the main features of these Mac XPS viewers, their price, pros, cons, and XPS viewer download link are also included. Users can click the link to download XPS viewer easily.
In general, XPS file is another form of PDF file, it is created by Microsoft to be compatible with Windows. Any file can be saved in the XML Paper Specification, or .xps file format. Just as PDF file, XPS file is a document which has a fixed layout. What PDF file allows users do, XPS file also supports, users also can do some operation to XPS file, such as digital signatures and DRM.
Now that there is a XPS file, we need to open it to check the file content. XPS file can be created by using any program supporting print by Windows, but you are not able to view XPS file without a XPS viewer. Mac XPS viewer is an application which allows Mac users to open XPS file on Mac with multiple reading tools.
Cisdem Document Reader is a fully functional file and documents reader for Mac OS, users can read, print, rotate, bookmark, and export XPS/OXPS, WPD, WPS, VISIO, PDF, Winmail.dat, DjVu files on Mac. It combines 8 document readers in one, giving the best reading experience and customizing the tool to your habit.
The main features of Cisdem DocumentReader:
Price: $29.99 for lifetime
Where to Download Cisdem Document Reader:
Per the product name, it lets users to open and convert XPS files on Mac, also supports OXPS format. This program is created by a Chinese software developer and has a rating of 4.3/5.0 on Mac AppStore.
The main features of XPS Viewer+ XPS to PDF:
Where to free download: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/xps-viewer-xps-to-pdf/id727666073
It is developed by RootRise Technologies, has a rating of 4.7/5.0. Unlike other versatile XPS readers, it only reads and prints XPS format.
The main features of XPSView:
Where to download: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/xpsview/id675035874
The program enables users to read XPS, Winmail.dat and MSG files on Mac, there are 2 versions, Free Lite and Paid Premium. The Free version lets users read files only, while the Premium version lets users to view attachment in Winmail.dat or MSG files, and to export XPS to PDF. It is a drag-n-drop app, and the user experience is not as good as other XPS viewers.
The main features of Winmail DAT File Viewer:
Price: Free or $7.99
Where to download: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/winmail-dat-file-viewer-open-dat-xps-msg-files/id1030699881
Lawbox XPS Viewer Pro for Mac is an application which allows Mac users to open, view, search, save, send and convert XPS and OXPS documents.
The main features of Lawbox XPS Viewer Pro for Mac:
Where to download: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id867630975
|Input Support||Output Support||Extra Features|
|Cisdem Document Reader||XPS, OXPS, PDF, WordPerfect, WPS, Visio, DjVu, Winmail.dat||PDF, Image, Text||Bookmark, print, rotate, zoom, search, extract image, customize toolbar|
|XPS Viewer+XPS to PDF||XPS, OXPS||PDF, Image|
|XPSView||XPS||PDF, image, plain text||Print, bookmark,
extract raster image,
|Winmail DTA File Viewer||XPS, Winmail.dat, MSG||View attachment, print|
|Lawbox XPS Viewer Pro for Mac||XPS, OXPS||PDF, Image||Search, send|
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Yes, DocumentReader is the best one to view XPS files. This will come in handy for people who do not have XPS viewer on Mac. Thank you!