Microsoft Filter Pack Released

Good news via William Bear:

“The Microsoft Filter Pack for search has been released enabling critical search scenarios across a variety of Microsoft Search products including SharePoint Portal Server 2003, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, Search Server 2008, Search Server 2008 Express Edition, Exchange Server 2005, SQL Server 2005/2008, and Windows Desktop Search 3.1/4.0.

The Microsoft Filter Pack provides iFilters for the following file type extensions:

  • .docx (Microsoft Office 2007 Word Document)
  • .docm (Microsoft Office Word Macro-Enabled Document)
  • .pptx (Microsoft Office 2007 PowerPoint Presentation)
  • .xlsx (Microsoft Office 2007 Excel Worksheet)
  • .xlsm (Microsoft Office Excel Macro-Enabled Worksheet)
  • .xlsb (Microsoft Office Excel Binary Worksheet)
  • .zip (WinZip File)
  • .one (Microsoft Office OneNote Section)
  • .vdx (Microsoft Office Visio Drawing)
  • .vsd (Microsoft Office Visio Drawing)
  • .vss (Microsoft Office Visio Stencil)
  • .vst (Microsoft Office Visio Template)
  • .vsx (Microsoft Office Visio Stencil)
  • .vtx (Microsoft Office Visio Template)

NOTE The current release is not localized and available at this time in English only supporting both x86 and x64 architectures.  To download the Microsoft Filter Pack or to learn more visit:”

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