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Editors' Review

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

What's new in version 9.4.0.16811

  • For multi-tab browsing in a single application window, you can drag a tab out to create a new window.
  • Support Night Mode, which adjusts the screen brightness to reduce eye strain.
  • Provide MSP installation package for Reader patch updates.
  • Batch print PDFs as well as the attachments on paper.
  • Retain previous MST settings when upgrading through Foxit Customization Tool (MSI package only).
  • Better display Calibrated RGB images.
  • Select multiple pages by selecting page thumbnails with “Shift/Ctrl + Arrow” in the Pages panel.
  • Batch edit properties of multiple bookmarks from the context menu.
  • Apply modified scale ratio to the current page or all pages when measuring objects.
  • Some other user-friendly enhancements.
  • Fixed some security and stability issues.

General

Publisher Foxit Software
Publisher web site http://www.foxitsoftware.com
Release Date January 03, 2019
Date Added January 04, 2019
Version 9.4.0.16811

Category

Category Graphic Design Software
Subcategory PDF Software

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows 7/8/10
Additional Requirements None

Download Information

File Size 71.05MB
File Name FoxitReader94_enu_Setup_Clean.exe

Popularity

Total Downloads 17,729,354
Downloads Last Week 2,068

Pricing

License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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