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Foxit Reader

Free
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Editors' Rating:
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
out of 1886 votes out of 1 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    7.3.4.311
  • Total Downloads:
    17,267,851
  • Date Added:
    Mar. 16, 2016
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    41.16MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    3,994
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #5 in PDF Software

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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2 stars

"No longer a go-to PDF reader."

June 08, 2016  |  By JRM_4

2016-06-08 00:26:06  |  By JRM_4

 |  Version: Foxit Reader 7.3.4.311

Pros

Dependable pdf reader.

Cons

Can no longer be used to write comments on a PDF file. As soon as you attempt to save the file with the comments, the program crashes. This has been happening for at least the last 2 versions - on Windows Vista, Windows 8, and Windows 10.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 7.3.4.311
Version 7.3.4.311:
  • Fixed an issue where a PDF was not recognized or corrupted when opened.
  • Fixed an issue where form calculation did not work properly if an amount field has a decimal fraction.
  • Fixed security issues.
General
Publisher Foxit Software
Publisher web site http://www.foxitsoftware.com
Release Date March 16, 2016
Date Added March 16, 2016
Version 7.3.4.311
Category
Category Graphic Design Software
Subcategory PDF Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 7/8/10
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 41.16MB
File Name FoxitReader734_enu_Setup_Prom.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 17,267,851
Downloads Last Week 3,994
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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