Microsoft Help Viewer
Microsoft Help Viewer 2.3.28307.1401 was available to download from the developer's website when we last checked. We cannot confirm if there is a free download of this software available. The most popular versions of the software are 2.2, 2.1 and 2.0.
Microsoft Help Viewer lies within Development Tools, more precisely Distribution. This free program is an intellectual property of Microsoft. The Microsoft Help Viewer installer is commonly called HlpViewer.exe, HelpLibAgent.exe, HelpLibManager.exe, HlpCtntMgr.exe or xpsrchvw.exe etc.
This free PC software was developed to work on Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 or Windows 11 and is compatible with 32-bit systems. According to the results of the Google Safe Browsing check, the developer's site is safe. Despite this, we recommend checking the downloaded files with any free antivirus software.
From the developer:
Visual Studio 2010 shipped with a new help system - Help Viewer 1.0. Help Viewer 1.0 is built on common standards such as XHTML and .zip file format.
Developers can leverage the ms-xhelp:// protocol documented in this SDK to implement their own Help experiences and Help viewers using the Help Viewer 1.0 runtime.
You may want to check out more software, such as Microsoft Report Viewer Redistributable 2008, MadCap Help Viewer or Microsoft Visio Viewer 2010, which might be similar to Microsoft Help Viewer.