Foxit PDF Reader


The most convenient alternative for reading PDFs on the computer


  • Takes up less resources than the Adobe suite.
  • Large amount of tools.
  • Can fill in forms and insert digital signatures.


  • Updates are quite slow.

With Foxit PDF Reader you can open, view, and print any document. In addition, you’ll have features to add annotations and comments, fill out forms, and add text. You’ll also have multimedia support to add images, films, and links, amongst other attributes.

An alternative like no other

Perhaps the most important thing about Foxit PDF Reader is that it’s an alternative to Adobe Reader. It’s not a mere copy of the program—it possesses functions that sets it apart from the others. The first is that it has a customizable interface, which you can change so that you the tools you use most to hand, and discard all those that you don’t use that much.

In addition, Foxit PDF Reader lets you create PDFs. You could do this via the scanner, the clipboard, or from a blank page. If you use Microsoft, Office, Foxit PDF Reader will insert a button in the suite’s toolbars via which it’s possible to create PDFs of what you have on screen.

In terms of its tools, Foxit PDF Reader can fill out forms quickly, as well as sign them and verify signatures. If you want, there’s also a tool that stops the document being copied.

Share and collaborate

One of the best features of Foxit PDF Reader is that it’s been designed to increase collaboration between users. To this end, Foxit PDF Reader has a mode called ConnectedPDF, through which you can define a group of users that will be able to edit the same PDF, copy it, request access for a third party, and determine who has made particular changes.

Having said that, Foxit PDF Reader is also compatible with other services that are much more user-friendly, such as Google Drive, Dropbox, and OneDrive. If you want, you can also synchronize a PDF document with Evernote or send it via an email. Foxit PDF Reader is lots of ways to help you increase the possibilities you have with PDFs, so don’t hesitate in installing it and using it right away.

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Type Freeware


Size 51.59 MB

Other versions 8.14.1208