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Foxit Reader

Key Details of Foxit Reader

  • Go paperless viewing, annotating, form filling, signing, sharing, and customizing mass-deploying, next generation PDFs
  • Last updated on 08/07/20
  • There has been 3 updates within the past 6 months
  • The current version has 0 flags on VirusTotal badge_icon
  • Also available on Android and iOS

Editors' Review

by   / March 27, 2015

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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Editors' Review

by   / March 27, 2015

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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User Reviews
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    4.1

    out of 1,879 votes

    • 5 star 974
    • 4 star 507
    • 3 star 135
    • 2 star 95
    • 1 star 168
 
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Full Specifications

What's new in version 10.0.1.35811

Fixed some security and stability issues.

General

Publisher Foxit Software
Publisher web site http://www.foxitsoftware.com
Release Date July 31, 2020
Date Added August 07, 2020
Version 10.0.1.35811

Category

Category Graphic Design Software
Subcategory PDF Software

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows 7/8/10/8.1
Additional Requirements None

Download Information

File Size 91.29MB
File Name FoxitReader1001_L10N_Setup_Prom.exe

Popularity

Total Downloads 17,819,791
Downloads Last Week 1,319

Pricing

License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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