Asus to pre-install Foxit's PDF software on PCs

PhantomPDF Express now being shipped with 3 of top 5 Windows PC vendors

FREMONT, Calif. December 2, 2014 – – Foxit® Software, a leading software provider of fast, affordable, and secure PDF solutions, today announced that its PhantomPDF Express PDF solution will come pre-installed on select Asus Windows desktop PCs and laptops.  PhantomPDF Express is a PDF viewer of choice, with pre-installations now included by three of the top five Windows PC vendors, collectively representing over a third of worldwide PC shipments.

PhantomPDF Express is a small, fast, and feature-rich PDF viewer that allows users to open, view, and print any PDF file. In addition, it provides PDF creation and easy-to-use collaboration features such as the ability to add annotations, fill out forms, and share information with friends and colleagues.   PhantomPDF Express is also one of the most secure PDF technologies available, ensuring worry-free protection against malware.

Users can keep and use PhantomPDF Express for the life of the PC. They will also receive a 30-day trial of PhantomPDF Business without having to download additional software, which provides the additional capabilities of editing and organization, OCR of scanned documents, exporting to other file formats, PDF form development, and supplemental security functions that protect PDF files.

“It is important for Asus to provide its customers with the best tools and software available on the market,” said S.Y. Shian, general manager, Notebook Business Unit at ASUS. “Foxit is known for its strength in PDF technology, and its products give our customers the ease-of-use, flexibility and security that we look for.”

“Asus is a market leader, and we’re proud to have Foxit’s PDF technology included in its desktop offerings,” said Frank Kettenstock, vice president of marketing at Foxit.  “We’re focused on providing users with the best PDF options out there, including seamless functionality, flexibility and security.”

For more information, contact Foxit at www.foxitsoftware.com or at 1-866-MYFOXIT.

About ASUS
ASUS is a worldwide top-three consumer notebook vendor and maker of the world’s best-selling, most award-winning, motherboards. A leading enterprise in the new digital era, ASUS designs and manufactures products that perfectly meet the needs of today’s digital home and office, with a broad portfolio that includes motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, displays, desktop and all-in-one PCs, notebooks, servers, multimedia devices, wireless solutions, networking devices, tablets and smartphones. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, ASUS won 4,256 awards in 2013 and is widely credited with revolutionizing the PC industry with its Eee PC™. ASUS has more than 12,500 employees around the globe with a world-class R&D team of 3,800 engineers. Company revenue for 2012 was approximately US$14 billion. 

About Foxit Software

Foxit is a leading software provider of fast, affordable, and secure PDF solutions.  Businesses and consumers increase productivity by using Foxit’s cost effective solutions to securely work with PDF documents and forms.  Software developers reduce costs and improve time to market with Foxit’s Software Development Kits (SDKs) to incorporate robust PDF technology into their application workflows. This technology shares the same underlying technology that powers Google’s open-source PDFium project. Winner of numerous awards, Foxit boasts over 275 million users and has sold to over 100,000 customers located in over 200 countries. Since Foxit products are ISO 32000-1/PDF 1.7 standard compliant, they are compatible with other PDF products like those from Adobe®.