Foxit Reader
Foxit Reader
4.0.0.0430

4.5

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Foxit Reader

08 May 2020

Free PDF viewer.

Overview

Foxit Reader is a free, light-weight PDF document viewer. It allows you to create, view, and print PDFs. The application is noticeably smaller than Adobe's Acrobat software, making it ideal for those of you who need a powerful program which doesn't rely heavily upon system resources. Its core function is compatible with PDF Standard 1.7. Whether you're a consumer, businessperson, or a member of a government agency or educational organization, you need to read, create, sign, and annotate (comment on) PDF documents and fill out PDF forms. Foxit Reader is one of the few high-volume PDF reader providing a complete PDF creation solution, providing the power of PDF creation to every desktop. Foxit Reader comes equipped with comprehensive protection against security vulnerabilities, keeping your system and company safe.

What's new in Foxit Reader

Version 4.0.0.0430:
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How would you rate Foxit Reader app?

5 Reviews of Foxit Reader

5
Winco
16 February 2016
Version: 1.0.7

Most helpful

Works like a charm. Apple Preview app was corrupting PDF files when saving-as or exporting. Even when saving via print function, left corrupt files - totally unreadable. Not good Apple. Found this, chose it as default PDF reader. Sorted.
(2)
Volcanus
20 April 2017
Version: 2.4.0.15056
Not more features than preview.
(0)
Mcr
27 February 2017
Version: 2.3.0.2197
As mentioned by others, when viewing large files (40+ pages ?), rendering and scrolling slows down, while Preview has no issues with same files. It doesn't seem that it is a caching issue, as even a large document with enough memory could easily be fully loaded into memory, so it appears to be rendering which is the bottleneck. On the other hand, the UI for managing multiple files and quickly flipping between them is nice, so if your workflow calls for viewing alot of PDFs, comparing, switching back and forth, a good choice, as long as the PDFs aren't too big.
(0)
3
Ulyssesric
18 March 2016
Version: 1.2.6
I've been using Foxit Reader as default PDF reader on Windows PC for years. But the Mac version isn't performed well. When browsing very large files, the rendering and scrolling speed is much slower than Preview.apps. When used as annotation tools, Foxit is OK, but there are better choices.
(1)
5
Nuttawut
01 March 2016
Version: 1.0.7
Great little viewer. No nonsense, simple and works perfectly. Wish I had found it sooner.
(0)
5
Winco
16 February 2016
Version: 1.0.7
Works like a charm. Apple Preview app was corrupting PDF files when saving-as or exporting. Even when saving via print function, left corrupt files - totally unreadable. Not good Apple. Found this, chose it as default PDF reader. Sorted.
(2)
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4.5

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • macOS 10.12.0 or later
License: 
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