Foxit Corporation Releases Foxit Reader 1.1 for Desktop Linux

The technologically advanced PDF reader enhances its support in Linux

Fremont, Calif. - August 13, 2009 - Foxit Corporation, a leading provider of solutions for reading, creating, organizing and securing PDF documents, today announces a new version release of Foxit Reader 1.1 for Desktop Linux, a freely downloadable PDF viewing application. This updated version introduces a variety of new features along with many enhancements.

"Because of its small size and amazing fast speed, Foxit Reader 1.0 for Desktop Linux has been a focus for many customers. This new release of Version 1.1 adds more fabulous features, including multi-language support, review history, enhanced printing feature, etc. By delivering these new features and functionality enhancement, Foxit Reader V1.1 for Desktop Linux will be more stable and reliable." Said Eugene Y. Xiong, Chief Executive Officer of Foxit Corporation.

What’s new in Version 1.1?

  • Optimized font display with anti-aliasing feature

  • Multi-language UI support

  • Font family selection list

  • History review feature

  • On-screen dictionary integration

  • Other improvements and enhancements

About Foxit Corporation

Founded in 2001, Foxit Corporation has been working on the electronic publishing and documenting field focusing on the implementation of PDF Core technology. Today, Foxit has become an industrial leader by offering its platform independent core technology capable of supporting PDF and other standard e-documenting formats. Foxit's product line covers multiple types of PDF applications across various mobile platforms and desktop platforms. Foxit is also a pioneer in offering OnDemand CM, a service-based content management system, built on a patent pending technology. In addition to Foxit's online paperless document services, Foxit maintains its efforts to stay green with the development of its new eBook reader, "eSlick", a device that eliminates the need for textbooks and any other documents that would normally be printed on paper. For Foxit, pursuing environmental excellence has always been the top priority. For more information, please visit