Foxit Reader Review

Foxit Reader    Dec 30, 2013 release

License: Free
Language: English
OS: Win XP / Win Vista / Win 7 / Win 8
Size: 28.6 MB
Developer: Foxit Corporation
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by SoftwarePuppy Jun 5, 2014

Editorial review

It's a PDF suit that allows performing all kinds of actions with PDF files: reading, annotating, creating, protecting. This free tool pack can be a good alternative to Adobe PDF Reader.

Tools and options

  • General options of this PDF reader are: viewing and printing files. You can open documents in a built-in viewer with MS Office 2013 interface. It's very convenient and familiar to most of the users;
  • As a PDF maker, the tool allows creating PDF from existing files (MS Office applications), from your scanner, clipboard or from scratch;
  • It supports drag-and-drop feature;
  • When creating a PDF, you can add your own elements, such as images, videos, tags, file names;
  • PDF creator allows to undo and redo changes;
  • Allows importing, exporting and sharing files via email;
  • Can work with PDF forms;
  • Lets you add signature to the documents and protect them (provides vulnerability protection);
  • Allows disabling Java Script which helps to improve file protection;
  • Offers an option that most computer users cherish: commenting on PDF documents;
  • Aside from all the helpful options listed above, the program has a very nice-looking interface with simple controls (has following tabs: File, Edit, View, Tools, Comments and Forms). Unfortunately, there are no available tutorials, but it shouldn't be a problem since the reader is very easy to use.


  • It's better than most other programs of this kind: it's lighter and faster;
  • Offers a plenty of features.


  • Doesn't allow editing PDF (only adding comments).


Foxit Reader one of the best PDF readers on the Internet, and it's definitely worth trying since it's free and doesn't consume much system resources.

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