Box has announced the general availability of the new Box View, an API service that allows Web and mobile applications to display nearly any file type without the need for a custom-built viewer. File types supported include text, image, presentation, 3D, video, and audio.
So, you're trying to share some files with someone who only has access to an old version of Word. Or maybe that Microsoft-hating friend of yours who only uses WordPerfect. Perhaps you want that old-school ebook to be an epub, rather than .lit. For any of these problems, there are desktop apps that work, of course. However, sometimes you want to be able to do that within a program. If so, Doxument and the beautiful Doxument API are what you need.