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Foxit Reader

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Quick Specs

  • Version:
    7.3.0.118
  • Total Downloads:
    17,177,156
  • Date Added:
    Jan. 20, 2016
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    41.05MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    4,555
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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Foxit Reader creates, converts, and edits PDFs (including secure documents), accepts plug-ins, and makes it easy to collaborate and share documents by email and social media.

Pros

Layout: Foxit Reader's layout takes design cues from Office, like the ribbon-style main toolbar, though the software has its own touches, like the Quick Access Toolbar. Nearly everything can be customized.

Protect: Foxit Reader's security features include DocuSign options on the Protect tab.

Read out loud: The View tab's Read feature can read documents out loud through headphones or your PC's loudspeakers. Sliders adjust speech rate and volume.

Support: Hundreds of millions of users have helped Foxit's developers work the bugs out of Reader and add the features and extras that work best. Help is available in abundance, including manuals, error reports, and Command Line Help.

Cons

Complicated: Despite a well-designed interface, Foxit Reader can seem busy and complicated. You can customize things to suit your needs, but that's another complication. Since cost isn't an issue, more basic one-function PDF utilities sometimes offer faster solutions.

Bottom Line

Foxit Reader isn't the only excellent freeware PDF solution out there, but it's certainly one of the top few. Business-oriented upgrades are available for a price, but the freeware has more than enough for most users.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

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  • All Versions

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    out of 1884 votes

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    • 4 star 509
    • 3 star 137
    • 2 star 94
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5 stars

"PDF files reader, one of the best and fastest"

January 24, 2016  |  By Ibrahim Fiskiran

2016-01-24 20:55:37  |  By Ibrahim Fiskiran

 |  Version: Foxit Reader 7.3.0.118

Pros

Free
Very fast
Developed
Up-to-date

Cons

None as I have seen

Summary

One of the best reader
Alternative to Adobe Reader
Free

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 7.3.0.118
  • OneDrive and Google Drive integration
  • Word count
  • Time stamps
  • Sign with certificate
  • Scroll lock
  • PDF sign improvements
  • Microsoft Office 2016 support
  • XFA form enhancement
  • Vertical split view
  • Fixed a security issue where the application could crash unexpectedly when converting certain image with incorrect image data.
  • Fixed a security issue where the application could crash unexpectedly when parsing certain PDF files that contain a malformed image inside a stream object.
  • Fixed a security issue where the application could be exposed to a remote code execution vulnerability due to a JBIG2 Out-of-Bounds Read.
  • Fixed a security issue where the application could be exposed to the XFA FormCalc Replace Integer Overflow Vulnerability.
General
Publisher Foxit Software
Publisher web site http://www.foxitsoftware.com
Release Date January 20, 2016
Date Added January 20, 2016
Version 7.3.0.118
Category
Category Business Software
Subcategory Office Suites
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 7/8/10
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 41.05MB
File Name FoxitReader73_enu_Setup_Prom.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 17,177,156
Downloads Last Week 4,555
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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