Previewing and editing files

The following file types can be previewed or opened with FileRun by default:

Image files:

  • PHP GD extension: jpg, jpeg, gif, png, jpe
  • ImageMagick: most known image file types

Office documents:

  • PDF documents are opened inside the browser, on all modern browsers.
  • rtf, doc, xls, pps, ppt, docx, xlsx, pptx, odp, fodp, ods, fods, odt, fodt, sxw, sxc, sxi open by default with Office Web Viewer
  • odp, ods, odt open with FileRun's own OpenDocument Viewer
  • EPS documents can be previewed with ImageMagick
  • Microsoft Office formats can be opened directly with Office apps installed on the user's Windows computer

Text documents (with syntax highlighting):

  • svg, class, h, bat, cmd, sh, eml, txt, readme, nfo, htaccess, htm, html, cfm, wml, htt, inc, vbs, js, json, java, jsp, jspx, asp, aspx, ashx, asmx, axd, pl, cgi, php, php3, php4, py, rb, rhtml, erb, pxp, xml, xhtml, sass, css, tpl, sql, sub, srt, log, ini (new extensions can be easly added)
  • markdown files can be viewed and edited


  • FileRun comes with its own e-book reader

Archive files:

  • ZIP, TAR, TAR.BZ2, TBZ, BZ2, TAR.GZ, TGZ, JAR archives and GZ compressed files can be extracted.

Video files:

  • mpg, mov, webm, mp4, ogv
  • wmv (usually supported only by Windows computers) - not an official FileRun feature because of third-party software requirements

Audio files:

  • mp3, mpa, m3u, m3u8, pls, ogg, wav, flac

AutoCAD files:

  • skp, fbx, dwg, dwf, dxf, rvt

Other 3D model files:

  • obj, fbx, mtl, stl, dae, x, gltf, glb, 3ds, 3mf

Misc file types:

  • URL (opens the web page inside an embedded window)

Additional preview methods will be displayed in the contextual menu, under “Open with..”, when certain actions can be performed for the selected file.

Google Docs Viewer and Editor

  • can preview, create and edit most common office file types


  • can preview, create and edit most common office file types

Microsoft Office Web Viewer (

  • can preview most common Microsoft Office file types

Zoho Editor (

  • can preview, create and edit most common office file types

Autodesk Freewheel Viewer

  • available for AutoCAD documents

Google Maps

  • available for “kml”, “kmz” and “xml” files

Bing Maps KML Viewer

  • available for “xml”, “kmz” and “gpx” files


  • available for converting many common file types


  • available for converting many common file types

Most preview plugins can be disabled from the control panel, under ConfigurationFilesPlugins

You can choose how FileRun handles each type of file. Simply access the control panel, under ConfigurationFilesPluginsDefaults