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Sumatra PDF for Windows

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Key Details of Sumatra PDF

  • View PDF files with minimal additional features
  • Last updated on 04/21/20
  • There has been 1 update within the past 6 months
  • The current version has 0 flags on VirusTotal badge_icon

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Editors' Review

Download.com staff

Sumatra PDF Viewer is a lightweight free Windows program lets you view PDF documents without a lot of extra features that slow things down. It has all the basics you need and none of the fluff that you don't. If you're frustrated by the clunkiness of some of the big-name PDF viewers, this could be exactly what you've been looking for.

The program has a plain, intuitive interface, with a few menus and a toolbar across the top. The basic PDF viewer options are here: you can zoom in and out and select single page, facing page, or book views. The program also lets you rotate pages and view PDFs in full screen or presentation modes. A search box lets you locate text within PDFs, and there's even an option that will launch your default e-mail application and let you automatically attach the PDF to a new e-mail. An online Help file provides a list of keyboard shortcuts that make the program's operation even easier. Sumatra PDF Viewer is small enough to fit on a USB drive, ensuring that you can view PDFs easily wherever you go. Overall, we think that Sumatra PDF Viewer is a great alternative to larger PDF programs, and anyone looking for a sleek and simple PDF viewer should give it a try.

Sumatra PDF Viewer installs politely but leaves a folder behind upon removal.

What's new in version 3.2

  • Fupgraded core PDF parsing rendering to latest version of mupdf.
  • Faster, less bugs.
  • support for multiple windows
  • improved management of favorites
  • dropped support for Windows XP. Use 3.1.2 on XP.

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Full Specifications

GENERAL
Release
April 21, 2020
Latest update
April 21, 2020
Version
3.2
OPERATING SYSTEMS
Platform
Windows
Operating System
Windows 7, Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows Vista
Additional Requirements
None
POPULARITY
Total Downloads
357,682
Downloads Last Week
7

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User Reviews

4.5/5

86 User Votes


Developer's Description

View PDF files with minimal additional features.

Sumatra PDF is a open-source PDF viewer for Windows. Sumatra has a minimalistic design. Simplicity has a higher priority than a lot of features. It's small and starts up very fast. It's designed for portable use: it's just one file with no external dependencies so you can easily run it from external USB drive. You can read PDF, eBook (ePub, Mobi), XPS, DjVu, CHM, and comic books.