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New version of Foxit PDF Reader available

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Free, and much better and faster than Adobe Reader. And now a new version:

Adobe may have innovated the PDF file format, but Foxit Reader is our favorite application for reading PDFs. That’s because it’s light-weight and blazing fast. You can open and close Foxit 2 or 3 times in the amount of time it takes Adobe Reader to load.

But while Foxit is light in terms of resources, it’s also been a bit feature-light when it comes to things like copying text. Foxit 2.2 has an improved text copy feature, and a few other updates that make the program a full-fledged rival to Adobe Reader.

  • Search for text either in a single PDF file or in multiple PDF files.
  • Minimize to system tray
  • View the actual size of PDF pages
  • Better command line support
  • Bug fixes

The basic version of Foxit Reader is free. If you want to edit or annotate documents, you’ll have to update to the Foxit Reader Pro pack.

Written by Leisureguy

1 October 2007 at 2:01 pm

Posted in Software

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