Avantstar, Inc., a provider of desktop-file-viewing, content conversion and web-content-management software, today announced version 13 of its Quick View Plus® file-viewing software. The newest version of the software supports Microsoft Windows 8, as well as supports 21 additional file formats to address evolving file-format needs.

“Version 13 is perfect for individuals and businesses that need to view, search, copy and print files safely and efficiently without having to purchase software programs associated with multiple types of documents,” said Pete Rockers, founder and co-president, Avantstar. “By utilizing Quick View Plus, users save on costs related to acquiring and updating software.”

Quick View Plus 13 Standard Edition supports more than 300 different file formats, including 21 recently added formats, such as, Adobe Acrobat X, Apple iWork 09, AutoCAD 2012, Corel WordPerfect X5, Lotus SmartSuite 9.8, Microsoft Excel 2013, Microsoft PowerPoint 2013, and Microsoft Word 2013.

Avantstar also offers a Professional Edition of Quick View Plus that is ideally suited for eDiscovery and litigation support professionals. The Professional Edition includes advanced viewing capabilities such as the ability to view text that was deliberately hidden in Microsoft Word documents as well as see comments in PowerPoint presentations. In addition, the Professional Edition easily integrates with third-party applications.

Pricing for Quick View Plus 13 Standard Edition begins at $49 for a single user, with volume discounts available. Pricing for Quick View Plus 13 Professional Edition begins at $495 (which includes a five-user license), also with volume discounts. An evaluation version is available for both editions upon request. For more information, visit www.avantstar.com, call (877) 829-7325, or email sales@avantstar.com.

About Avantstar, Inc. 
Avantstar is home to the world’s most recognized desktop-file-viewing program — Quick View Plus. Since 2001, Avantstar has been focused on solving digital content viewing and content management challenges faced by businesses, government agencies, and legal organizations throughout the world. Thousands of companies and millions of individual users worldwide rely on Avantstar’s products to reduce licensing costs on unnecessary software programs to view files or publish critical business information to websites. The company serves customers from its headquarters in Chanhassen, Minn., and through a worldwide network of partners. For more information, go to www.avantstar.com.