Foxit PDF Reader

Foxit PDF Reader

Average User Rating:
4.1
out of 1866 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
1.2 build 0201
File Size:
35.71MB
Date Added:
February 18, 2005
Price:
Free
Operating Systems:
Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP
Total Downloads:
16,830,357
Downloads Last Week:
5,885
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Additional Requirements:
Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003 Server

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All User Reviews
  • All Versions:

    4.1

    out of 1866 votes

    • 5 star: 968
    • 4 star: 508
    • 3 star: 137
    • 2 star: 93
    • 1 star: 160
  • Current Version:

    4.7

    out of 59 votes

    • 5 star: 45
    • 4 star: 11
    • 3 star: 2
    • 2 star: 0
    • 1 star: 1
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  • 2 stars

    "Newest version is poor"

    July 19, 2014   |   By dafolzey

    Version: Foxit Reader 6.2.1.0618

    Pros

    Requires little memory or storage.
    Attractive UI
    Integrates well with Internet Explorer
    Great PDF printing/creation capabilities

    Cons

    The newest version uses a constant 12-13% of my rather powerful CPU, there is no reason for this.

    Summary

    I haven't directly noticed any of the malware that other reviewers have listed, but a PDF reader using a constant 12-13% of my CPU is definitely indicative of malware, which is what got me suspicious initially. Its a shame, becuase Foxit used to be the best PDF reader out there. I generally try to avoid Adobe products because of their security history, but really they're the only other free choice, so I guess I'm going back to the red and white team.

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