Version History

What's New in Foxit Reader 6.1.2

The following are improvements to Foxit Reader 6.1.2

  • Improves the compatibility of converted PDFs, allowing users to open converted PDFs with greater accuracy and more smoothly than other PDF products.
  • Enhances the conversion function, making the converted contents clearer and sharper.

What's New in Foxit Reader 6.1

New Features

  • Area Highlight
  • Signature Protection
  • Simplified Scanning Process
  • SharePoint Integration Enhancement
  • Extensive Find & Search
  • “.CSV” Support for Form Export
  • Easier File Attaching and Appending
  • “Black and White” PDF Conversion

Feature Enhancements

  • UI Improvements

What's New in Foxit Reader 6.0.3

The following are improvements to Foxit Reader6.0.3

  • Added the option of switching back to classic mode in Ribbon mode.
  • Fixed a bug where Microsoft Office Apps will crash after the Reader installation.
  • Fixed a bug of Foxit Reader & Windows encrypted file system.

What's New in Foxit Reader 6.0

New Features

  • PDF Creation
  • Ribbon-Based Toolbar
  • Read and Search PDF Portfolios
  • Whitelist Trusted URLs for Form Submission
  • Create and Insert Stamps
  • PDF Sign
  • Plug-in Manager

Feature Enhancements

  • Comments Summary
  • Booklet Printing
  • Run Script Right Control

What's New in Foxit Reader 5.4.5

The following is an issue fixed list of Foxit Reader 5.4.5

  • Fixed a security issue where attackers can exploit a web browser plugin vulnerability to execute arbitrary code.

What's New in Foxit Reader 5.4.3
The following is an issue fixed list of Foxit Reader 5.4.3

  • Fixed a security issue where the insecure application loading libraries could be exploited to attack the application.

What's New in Foxit Reader 5.4
The following is a list of exciting new features in Foxit Reader 5.4

  • Supports opening PDF files on Microsoft SharePoint Server and allowing users to seamlessly check out and check in PDF files within Foxit Reader.
  • Allows users to easily send, sign and save PDF documents and forms using DocuSign, the industry's most widely used eSignature solution.

What's New in Foxit Reader 5.3.1
The following are improvements to Foxit Reader 5.3.1

  • Fixed an issue where some PDFs could not be opened because of a problem with the "loading font" process.
  • Fixed an issue with using Hotmail accounts after installing Foxit Reader.
  • Fixed an issue where the Foxit Reader plug-in cannot be loaded in Opera and will cause other plug-ins to fail to load.
  • Fixed an issue caused by using track point to scroll PDFs on ThinkPads®.
  • Fixed an issue where the cursor cannot be moved to the beginning of PDF content when using the short-cut key "Ctrl + Left".

What's New in Foxit Reader 5.3

New Features

  • Supports viewing RMS-protected PDF files with the dynamic watermark.
  • Added the option "Tile Large Pages" to the print dialog box. With this new feature, users can tile pages that are larger than the selected paper size at a specified scale. The whole page content will be divided and printed on pieces of paper.
  • Provides users with three update options, allowing users selecting the most appropriate upgrade method according to their requirements.
  • Automatically changes the hand tool to the select text tool after moving the cursor to the text content
  • Supports controlling preference dialogue with the keyboard shortcuts.

Improvements

  • Added the option "Read from Current Page" to the Read Out Loud feature, which makes the system read out the PDF content from current page to the end of the file.
  • Improved the user interface elements, including arrow comment, Facebook interface, etc.
  • Added the toolbar mode switch icon to the toolbar, simplifying user’s manipulation.
  • Shows the progress bar before displaying the content when opening the PDFs in the web browser.
  • Improved the accuracy of highlight location, enabling the highlight area more agree with the target text.
  • In the Full Screen mode, places the toolbar in the location adjusted last time.
  • Supports using arrowheads to switch the file tabs when opening multiple PDF files, which is convenient for users when the tabs cannot be arranged in a row.

What's New in Foxit Reader 5.1.3
The following is an issue fixed list of Foxit Reader 5.1.3

  • Fixed an issue when opened inside of a web browser and the interface language is switched.
  • Fixed an issue where paper size in the Preview Area of the Print Dialogue Box cannot be updated accordingly when using Xerox Printers.
  • Fixed an issue when switching the interface language.
  • Fixed an issue where the Paper Drawer cannot be changed to Cassette when printing.
  • Fixed an issue when opening certain PDF files.

What's New in Foxit Reader 5.1
The following is a list of exciting new features in Foxit Reader 5.1

  • For better reading experience with maximized PDF document display area, Foxit Reader supports showing PDFs in Reading Mode that hides the toolbar, navigation pane and status bar, with only the menu bar available.
  • In Tabbed Toolbar Mode, Foxit Reader supports collapsing/expanding the toolbar area to maximize the reading area.
  • To extend the document pane, the Auto-hide Status Bar feature hides the Status Bar during reading and shows the status bar floating at the bottom of the page only when the cursor is moved to the bottom.
  • Provided integration to the social networking sites to satisfy Facebook and Twitter users.
  • Supports Read out loud function.
  • Supports displaying PDF documents in Reading mode or Full Screen Mode automatically when opening PDFs with Foxit Reader.
  • Foxit Reader enhanced the text rendering quality to display the text more clearly and neat.
  • Increased performance for reader startup, opening a PDF file, and closing a PDF file.
  • Automatically chooses paper type according to the page size of PDFs when printing.
  • Shows the page thumbnails when dragging the scrollbar in a single page display mode.
  • Added the Foxit Reader classic skin.
  • Disabled spell check function in the Typewriter/Form Mode as the default option of the preference.
  • Improved the accuracy of spell check.
  • Moved the comment and attachment pane to be aligned with bookmark, thumbnail, layers and signatures panes.
  • Fixed many issues and enhanced the performance.

What's New in Foxit Reader 5.0
The following is a list of exciting new features in Foxit Reader 5.0

  • XFA form filling
  • Opens the RMS - protected PDFs
  • Customizes shortcut keys
  • Split View mode
  • Fit Visible mode
  • Tabbed Toolbar Mode
  • Supports 11 different page transition types in the full screen mode
  • Offers four nice skins
  • Searches keywords in the comment and bookmark
  • Previews a PDF attachment in Microsoft Outlook
  • Displays the PDF files in the Windows Explorer as the thumbnails
  • Adds more available command lines

What's New in Foxit Reader 4.3
The following is a list of exciting new features in Foxit Reader 4.3

  • Views the PDFs Embedded in HTML
  • Many Issues Fixed

What's New in Foxit Reader 4.2
The following is a list of exciting new features in Foxit Reader 4.2

  • Verifies the digital signature
  • Enhances security with ASLR & DEP support
  • Many Issues Fixed

What's New in Foxit Reader 4.1
Foxit Reader 4.1 fixes several major issues from the previous versions.

  • Issue Fixes

What's New in Foxit Reader 4.0
The following is a list of exciting new features in Foxit Reader 4.0

  • Adds a advanced set of professional features
  • Enhances Safe Mode Setting
  • Issue Fixes

What's New in Foxit Reader 3.3.1
The following is a list of exciting new features in Foxit Reader 3.3.1

  • Security Enhancement

What's New in Foxit Reader 3.3.0
The following is a list of exciting new features in Foxit Reader 3.3.0

  • Secure Trust Manager
  • Improves Ask Search Button Setting
  • Many Issues Fixes

What's New in Foxit Reader 3.2
The following is a list of exciting new features in Foxit Reader 3.2.

  • Undo and Redo
  • Expands Current Bookmark
  • Grayscale Printing
  • Speeds Up Printing
  • Logical Page Number Support
  • Hundreds Issues Fixed

What's New in Version 3.1?
The following is a list of exciting new features in Foxit Reader 3.1.

  • Internet Search
  • Favorite Toolbar
  • Comments Panel
  • Summarizes Comments
  • Document Restrictions
  • Supports MSAA
  • Streamlined UI

What's New in Foxit Reader 3.0?
The following is a list of exciting new and enhanced features in Foxit Reader 3.0.
New features:

  • Enticing Multimedia Design
  • Attachment Panel
  • Thumbnail Panel
  • Layout Panel
  • Metric Unit Support
  • Auto-scrolling with Middle Mouse Button
  • Awe-Inspiring Foxit OnDemand Content Management
  • Firefox Support

Enhanced features:

  • Improves Select Text Tool
  • Enhances Print Setup
  • Better Annotation Control
  • Advanced Toolbar Control
  • Better Permission Control
  • Improves Upgrade Mode
  • Improves Popup Note
  • Enhances Shortcut Keys Input
  • Transferrable preferences Settings
  • Many Issues Fixes

What's new in Version 2.3?
The following is a list of exciting improvements introduced in Foxit Reader 2.3.
New features:

  • Bookmark Design
  • Multi-tab Browsing
  • Multimedia Player Support
  • Callout and Text box Tool
  • Comment Text Tool
  • Rulers and Guides
  • Magnifier
  • Automatic Scrolling
  • OCG Support
  • FDF Related

Enhanced features:

  • Optimizes Rendering
  • Improves Link Tools
  • Improves Snapshot
  • Search Enhancement
  • Better Annotation control
  • Font Information
  • Updates Command Line
  • Streamlined UI
  • Many Issues Fixes

What's New in Version 2.2
The following is a list of exciting improvements introduced in Foxit Reader 2.2.
New features:

  • Captures words via mouse
  • Searches PDF in another way
  • Minimizes Foxit Reader to the system tray
  • Works with friendly bookmarks
  • Removes all evaluation marks at once
  • Views PDF page size
  • Selects text easily
  • Enjoys other improved features
  • Many Issues Fixes

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