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Quick Specs

  • Version:
    5.5.9.2
  • Total Downloads:
    828,504
  • Date Added:
    Sep. 09, 2016
  • Price:
    Free

Editors' Review

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Nitro PDF Reader bills itself as the only free PDF reader that also creates and converts PDFs. Its compact, attractive user interface borrows from Office, including a Ribbon-style toolbar. A packed Help tab offers a User Guide, Learning Center, Knowledge Base, and more -- you can even share ideas for improving Nitro Reader. Specific downloads are available for 32-bit and 64-bit Windows; we tried Nitro PDF Reader 32-bit.

Pros

Create PDFs: The ability to create and convert PDFs clearly sets Nitro Reader apart from other free readers. Even if the competition starts offering similar capabilities, Nitro Reader has a substantial head start.

Collaborate: Nitro Reader's collaboration tools include sticky notes, text markups with comments, and the ability to summarize and sort comments.

Signature profiles: You can create multiple password-protected digital signatures for specific needs.

QuickSign: A single click of Nitro Reader's QuickSign feature will stamp documents with your handwritten signature and return them to sender.

Cons

Competition: Nitro faces stiff competition from other popular PDF readers, offering their own combination of features and advantages. Some free tools will match Nitro feature-for-feature in future releases.

Bottom Line

Nitro Reader is free, installs in one go, and does more than similar freeware, starting with the biggie -- creating PDFs. That gives it a long leg up, not only on other free readers but also ad-hoc collections of PDF freeware that manage to do the same basic job as Nitro Reader, but without any kind of software compatibility or interoperability.

 
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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 5.5.9.2
Version 5.5.9.2 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.
General
Publisher Nitro PDF Software
Publisher web site http://www.nitropdf.com
Release Date August 02, 2016
Date Added September 09, 2016
Version 5.5.9.2
Category
Category Business Software
Subcategory Document Management Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Vista/7/8/10
Additional Requirements Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0
Download Information
File Size 39.11MB
File Name nitro_reader5.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 828,504
Downloads Last Week 1,898
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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