There are a number of different file formats available for
download on our Rochdale Borough Council website. All
downloads should feature the name of the format and the file size
close to the link text.
You can download free viewers for each of the downloadable
formats from the external sites that we have added links to.
PDF files are
files that are created using Adobe Acrobat. A PDF file retains
the formatting of the printed version of a document in an easy to
download, single file. To view PDF files you need the Adobe
Acrobat Reader, the latest version can be freely downloaded. Download the
latest version of Adobe Reader
If you have visual difficulties you may also find it useful
to investigate services provided to improve the accessibility of
Acrobat documents. Adobe Acrobat and
If you don't have Microsoft Word:
If you are a Windows users and do not have Microsoft
Excel, the Excel Viewer 2007 allows you to view Excel
files. Download Excel Viewer 2007
If you do not have Microsoft PowerPoint, the PowerPoint
Viewer 2007 allows you to view PowerPoint files. Download PowerPoint Viewer 2007
CSV (Comma Separated Values)
A CSV file is the
simplest way in which tabular data can be saved for importing
spreadsheet applications such as Excel or database applications
such as Access. No special reader is required for this format.
NOTE: Rochdale Borough Council is not
responsible for the content and services provided on external
websites or any third party software downloaded to your
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