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Average User Rating:
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Quick Specs

  • Version:
    8.3.0.14878
  • Total Downloads:
    17,437,479
  • Date Added:
    Apr. 19, 2017
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    51.57MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    4,540
  • 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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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 8.3.0.14878
  • Enhanced comment management
    Users can filter comments by author and status, and check the total number of comments in the Comment panel.
  • Add and share inline comments online
    Add inline comments to PDF documents at a specified location to share and discuss with other users online.
  • ConnectedPDF enhancements
    The ConnectedPDF Review and ConnectedPDF Protection workflows have been redesigned to provide a better user experience in document review and protection.
  • Some other user-friendly enhancements.
General
Publisher Foxit Software
Publisher web site http://www.foxitsoftware.com
Release Date April 18, 2017
Date Added April 19, 2017
Version 8.3.0.14878
Category
Category Graphic Design Software
Subcategory PDF Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 7/8/10
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 51.57MB
File Name FoxitReader83_enu_Setup_Clean.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 17,437,479
Downloads Last Week 4,540
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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