Adobe Acrobat Competitor, Foxit Phantom Sees Record Download Traffic during 1st week

Fremont, Calif. – September 1, 2009 - Foxit Corporation, a leader in PDF solutions for mobile and desktop platforms, today announced a 25% increase in traffic to its popular website since the August 23 release of Foxit Phantom. A portion of this increase was a result of over 10,000 downloads of Foxit Phantom per day in its first week on the website. Foxit’s website traffic was also enhanced by a new release of the Foxit Reader for Microsoft Windows, and the availability of Foxit PDF Security Suite 1.0.

"Beta feedback on Foxit Phantom was extremely positive, so we hoped we would see strong sales,” said Erik Bryant Director of Sales and Service at Foxit Corporation. “We have been truly astounded by the public response to Foxit Phantom in just one week. Our research suggests there is a pent-up demand for high quality and value priced PDF solutions.”

Foxit Phantom provides an all in one solution for business users of PDF, and a cost-effective alternative to Adobe Acrobat. Foxit’s PDF tools product line includes Foxit Phantom, and Foxit Reader, the popular PDF viewer known for its small code size and fast rendering speeds. Built upon the award-winning technology in Foxit Reader, Foxit Phantom contains a full complement of features to view, edit and create professional PDF documents, and yet it requires less than 1/10 the disk space of Adobe’s Acrobat. Business oriented security features include password protection, certificate encryption, and document signatures with digital certificates.

Foxit Phantom is priced at $129, and available for purchase at

Foxit Corporation is at the forefront of cost-effective electronic document solutions. Customers of Foxit’s award-winning software have downloaded over 90 million copies of Foxit PDF Reader; they include major technology and healthcare companies, global financing services firms and government agencies. Founded in 2001, Foxit Corporation, a Microsoft Certified Partner, employs over 150, and has sales and engineering facilities throughout the world. Foxit Corporation believes in innovative, standards-based technology and unrivalled customer support, with a deep commitment to sustainable, environmentally sound products and services.

For additional information contact:
Nipun Tandan- Foxit Corporation- (510) 438-9090- [email protected]