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Nitro PDF Reader (64-bit)

Free
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Editors' Rating:
Very good
Average User Rating:
out of 106 votes out of 0 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    5.5.6.21
  • Total Downloads:
    702,406
  • Date Added:
    Mar. 16, 2016
  • Price:
    Free

Editors' Review

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Nitro PDF Reader allows you to make notes and edit PDFs as well as simply read them, offering a huge advantage over other free PDF software options.

Pros

Quick start guide: When you launch this program for the first time, it opens a quick start guide that runs you through the basic operations.

Sign and mark up documents: Nitro allows you to add notes and mark up a document, as well as to easily sign a form with your electronic signature.

Easy PDF creation: If you need to create a PDF, you can just drag and drop files into Nitro. It recognizes more than 300 other file types and allows you to create PDFs from them.

Cons

Long installation: The installer gave us quite a bit of difficulty during testing. We had to cancel it once, and the second time we ran it, it took an exceptionally long time before completion.

Bottom Line

If the regular free PDF software isn't giving you enough functionality, then Nitro PDF Reader might fill the gap.

 
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User Reviews
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4 stars

"Excellent software to CREATE PDFs!"

February 08, 2016  |  By ng80_SE6

2016-02-08 05:52:05  |  By ng80_SE6

 |  Version: Nitro PDF Reader (64-bit) 3.5.6.5

Pros

This is excellent software for creating PDFs.

Cons

I prefer Adobe Reader for reading PDFs so I don't set this as my default reader.

Summary

Great software for creating PDFs, but I prefer not to use this as a PDF reader.

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5 stars

"PDF Thumbnail Previews Available"

February 02, 2016  |  By RexRhino

2016-02-02 11:03:36  |  By RexRhino

 |  Version: Nitro PDF Reader (64-bit) 3.5.6.5

Pros

At last, I can see PDF thumbnail previews in Windows 10. For some reason the expensive PDF readers no longer allow previews.

Cons

I have no complaints.

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1 stars

"Not a 64-bit Software, LIERS"

December 31, 2015  |  By kakakhushi

2015-12-31 08:36:47  |  By kakakhushi

 |  Version: Nitro PDF Reader (64-bit) 3.5.6.5

Pros

Don't know didn't install it

Cons

Although the heading says it is 64-bit software it actually is 32-bit, I don't understand why the F**K some A***ole would do that.

Summary

Not a 64-bit Software

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1 stars

"Not worth it for businesses"

December 14, 2015

2015-12-14 07:47:25

 |  Version: Nitro PDF Reader (64-bit) 3.5.6.5

Pros

Converts PDFs to Microsoft documents (word, excel, PowerPoint)

Cons

Oh so many cons! The major glitch with this program is that it can't handle a large PDF. If your working with anything over 10 GB FORGET IT. It takes forever to save the PDF, to insert/extract pages and if you try to click any where while its thinking it automatically freezes (its like a child throwing a tantrum). If it does freeze there is a good likelihood that it will freeze your computer and then you have to manually restart because everything on your PC is dead. And even after a restart you will still find your computer lag A LOT while dealing with any PDF.

Summary

If you are a normal person who just wants to add one or two pages or extract one or two pages, this is the tool for you. If you job requires you to work with bulky PDF documents this program will surely make you hate your life.

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5 stars

"Does everything I need to do with PDF files."

September 03, 2015  |  By tomcspears

2015-09-03 16:43:04  |  By tomcspears

 |  Version: Nitro PDF Reader (64-bit) 3.5.6.5

Pros

I can read PDF files. I can copy (they call it "snapshot" under select) any portion of a .pdf page (or the whole of the page) and paste it anywhere I want (like into a file using my photo program make a .jpg file. I can add text anywhere in the document I want.... to fill in scanned forms, etc. That is just about everything i do with .pdf files, and it is free now and forever, so this 'un is perfect for me. And I have found NO germs, viruses, or mal-ware anywhere in the download.

Cons

I haven't figured out how to white-out, if the software does it.... That would be neat, but I can live without the feature.

Summary

I have used Nitro Reader for several years on this Windows 7 computer.... recently lost my hard drive, and, in rebuilding its replacement, I couldn't remember the NAME of the Nitro software....??!?! I tried several other "free" programs and none can match Nitro Reader (which I finally found referenced in a SW review article). I do not need the features of the pro version, or I would pay the premium.... That makes the free Nitro Reader my go-to .pdf program.

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1 stars

"Do not install or just get Viruses!"

July 12, 2015  |  By dragondelsur

2015-07-12 21:37:47  |  By dragondelsur

 |  Version: Nitro PDF Reader (64-bit) 3.5.6.5

Pros

Nothing...

Cons

Scam and fake software that only thing that do is put viruses in our computer. I don.t Know how some people can rate an app that is a Disaster.

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1 stars

"Not actually able to extract text or images on Win 7 64"

June 21, 2015  |  By IronHead83

2015-06-21 08:47:14  |  By IronHead83

 |  Version: Nitro PDF Reader (64-bit) 3.5.6.5

Pros

no use to me

Cons

unable to extract text without tedious or expensive software

Summary

Its just a free reader and not of much use

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5 stars

"$700 worth of software for FREE! Wow!!"

April 09, 2015

2015-04-09 22:11:30

 |  Version: Nitro PDF Reader (64-bit) 3.5.6.5

Pros

Replaces Adobe Acrobat 7 or so. No limit to re-installs. You can sign, edit, markup, etc and create a "flattened" version no one else can alter, with undiminished resolution. That's even better than Acrobat. For free.

Cons

Um, can't think of much. Does all I want. There are a couple of things, for which you have to buy the Pro version, at less than 20% of the cost of the current version of Acrobat. You don't have to be a rocket scientist to do these numbers.

Summary

As good or better than any other PDF manipulator, and it is free. If you need the fancier functions, the paid version is relatively cheap and well worth the price. No wonder their customer list is a Who's Who of the Fortune 1000.

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4 stars

"More than just a reader"

October 16, 2014  |  By ChrisAllen CNET

2014-10-16 16:33:08  |  By ChrisAllen CNET

 |  Version: Nitro PDF Reader (64-bit) 3.5.6.5

Pros

Allows typing text onto a PDF page. Using this app you can, for example, make entries onto a form that has been scanned into PDF and does not use Acrobat's fancy fill-in-the-blank fields.
Also provides a feature where you can scan or photograph your signature, then use it in Nitro PDF to "e-sign" documents. If you receive a PDF than you're supposed to return signed, this feature lets you accomplish that without having to print, sign, and re-scan the document.

Cons

I wouldn't mind having the ability to delete and move pages.

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1 stars

"Not cool. Installed unwanted additional software"

August 12, 2014  |  By tonic2

2014-08-12 21:54:24  |  By tonic2

 |  Version: Nitro PDF Reader (64-bit) 3.5.6.5

Pros

Unethical :(

Cons

Installed several unwanted application, included then in start-up. Resulted in a bunch of pop-up for paper supplies

Summary

Not cool. Dont install rubbish on my computer for a trial. Why would I want to buy it after you do that?

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 5.5.6.21
Version 5.5.6.21:
  • Type Text Smart Alignment provides dynamic visual guides to accurately align typed text in reference to other text, form fields, annotations, images, shapes, and other page elements
  • Spellcheck available in all editable text fields and text-based annotations
  • Upgraded Interface maintains the Microsoft Office 2013 look and feel
  • Multi-Thread Rendering loads documents even quicker
  • QuickSign feature supports signature capture via webcam and also by hand on touch display
  • Rendering improvements
  • General performance enhancements
General
Publisher Nitro PDF Software
Publisher web site http://www.nitropdf.com
Release Date March 09, 2016
Date Added March 16, 2016
Version 5.5.6.21
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 54.3MB
File Name nitro_reader5_64.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 702,406
Downloads Last Week 4,363
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License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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