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IBM AFP Workbench Viewer Plug-in for Microsoft Internet Explorer



IBM AFP Workbench Viewer Standalone application



Both the plug-in and the standalone application are able to view and print the AFP document, page segment, medium overlay, and overlay with the following file extensions on Microsoft Windows 11, Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 2022, and later operating systems.


Document: *.afp, *.AFP

Page Segment: *.psg,*.PSG

Medium Overlay: *.oly,*.OLY

Overlay: *.oly,*.OLY


The following type of resources are also supported by the IBM AFP Workbench Viewers,


Form Definition: *.fde,*.FDE

JFIF: *.DOR,*.jpg, *.JPG,*.jfif,*.jpeg

GIF: *.DOR,*.gif,*.GIF

TIFF: *.DOR,*.tif,*.TIF,*.tiff,*.TIFF

CHARSET: *.240,*.300,*.OLN,*.oln,*.Oln,*.fnt




IBM AFP Workbench Viewers only allow you to view and print AFP document but does not create AFP document, page segment, medium overlay, or overlay. To create AFP docs, you are suggested to install the AFP Printer, which can be obtained from,


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