General Viewer

  • Does Microsoft make a project viewer?

    They do not. Since many users of Microsoft Project purchase it for viewing only, it would be bad for their sales to offer a viewer.
  • Does Viewer run in a Citrix Environment? Can Steelray Project Viewer be installed on a server?

    Steelray is Citrix-compliant. Steelray may be installed and run on a desktop or a server.
  • Does Viewer run on Unix distributions?

    While we don't test on or officially support Unix, our customers have told us that they are running Steelray on FreeBSD and other Unix distributions without issues.
  • Does Viewer run on Windows? Mac? Linux?

    Yes. Steelray Project Viewer runs on Windows (Vista, Windows 7 32-bit and 64-bit, Windows 8 32-bit and 64-bit, Windows 10 32-bit and 64-bit), most Linux distributions, and Mac OS X (10.6.4 or later). Let us know if you're interested in another operating system (and have deep pockets).
  • How do I obfuscate a project file?

    Instructions for Advanced Users Only If you're comfortable importing and running macros in Microsoft Project, run the code at the bottom of this page on a copy of your project file. Detailed Instructions Right click HERE ( and choose "Save Target As" o...
  • How do I update Steelray Project Viewer?

    Periodically, we will update our software to add new features and improve the interface. To get the latest version of Steelray Project Viewer, from the ? menu on the toolbar select Check for Updates. This will open the Steelray Software Check for Updates page in a web browser window. If you are ...
  • Is Steelray Project Viewer available in languages other than English?

    Steelray Project Viewer is available in English, Spanish, German, and French. Steelray displays International characters if the proper (Arial Unicode MS in Windows) fonts are installed.
  • What are the system requirements for Steelray Project Viewer?

    Administrator privileges required for installation. Hardware Available Disk Space: 500 MB Memory: Same memory requirements as installed operating system Display Resolution: 1024x768 or higher Software Supported Operating Systems: Windows 10 (7u85 and above), Windows 8.x (Desktop), Windows 7 S...
  • What kinds of files can Steelray Project Viewer open?

    Steelray Project Viewer can open files created in Microsoft Project 98 through the present version. Supported file types include: .mpp (the native format in Microsoft Project). Primavera .XER UN/CEFACT XML Excel (using our Excel template)