Microsoft Filter Pack Released to Web

Just before the holidays we released a filter pack to the download center that add’s support for new Microsoft Office and ZIP file types for several applications that include Microsoft search functionality.

The pack includes IFilters for the following formats: .docx, .docm, .pptx, .pptm, .xlsx, .xlsm, .xlsb, .zip, .one, .vdx, .vsd, .vss, .vst, .vdx, .vsx, and .vtx.

The download is available here;

Links to the installation instructions for each product are here;

Office SharePoint Server 2007Office SharePoint Server 2007 registration steps

Search Server 2008Search Server 2008 registration steps

SharePoint Portal Server 2003SharePoint Portal Server 2003 registration steps

Windows SharePoint Services v3.0Windows SharePoint Services v3.0 registration steps

Exchange Server 2007Exchange Server 2007 registration steps

SQL Server 2005SQL Server 2005 registration steps

SQL Server 2008SQL Server 2008 registration steps

There’s a slight mistype in the instructions for SharePoint Server 2007 and Search Server 2008 – Details are here 


Richard Riley
Senior Technical Product Manager
Microsoft Corp