System requirements

GroupDocs.Viewer for Java does not require any external software to be installed such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel or Microsoft PowerPoint. To install GroupDocs.Viewer for Java just follow one of the ways as described in the Installation section.

Supported Operating Systems

GroupDocs.Viewer for Java can be used on any 32-bit or 64-bit operating system where Java is installed including, but not limited to:


  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 and later
  • Microsoft Windows XP (x64, x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Vista (x64, x86)
  • Microsoft Windows 7, 8, 8.1 (x64, x86)
  • Microsoft Windows 10 (x64, x86)
  • Microsoft Windows 11 (x64)


  • Linux (Ubuntu, OpenSUSE, CentOS and others)


  • Mac OS X

Supported Java Versions

GroupDocs.Viewer for Java supports Java versions listed below. For more platform support please check GroupDocs.Viewer page.

  • J2SE 8.0 (1.8) or above (for example Java 17)

Development Environments

GroupDocs.Viewer for Java can be used to develop applications in any development environment that targets Java, but the following environments are explicitly supported:

  • Eclipse IDE
  • IntelliJ IDEA
  • NetBeans