This topic describes each of the components that are shipped with IBM
File Viewer and explains the role each component plays in the overall solution.
Document Format Conversion server
Performs document type transformations. When File Viewer attempts to open a document, if it does not support the type directly, the Conversion service attempts to convert the original document to a supported type.File Viewer application
Enables the document viewing capability for the latest published version of a document.File Viewer extension plug-in and daemon library
Is the integration element that enables IBM Connections to allow users to view a document. The Daemon Library intercepts upload events from the repository and notifies the File Viewer application server to begin conversion during the upload process.Parent topic: Product overview