Foxit Corporation Adds Value and Feature to Reader 4.0

Fremont, Calif. - July 8, 2010 - Foxit strengthens its position as the most popular alternative PDF reader by adding numerous features to its award winning FREE Reader. Foxit Corporation, a leader in PDF software solutions, empowers its Reader users by offering a PDF reader which incorporates all the features of the Foxit’s Pro Pack product saving customers $39. The Foxit Reader 4.0 is a part of Foxit’s full line of PDF tools that enables Reading, editing, form filling, collaborating, securing, sharing and creating PDFs.

Foxit is committed to giving Foxit Reader users more features so they can to get more from their PDF documents, workflows and archives. Prior to the launch of the Reader 4.0, Foxit customers would have to purchase Foxit’s Pro Pack for $39 or license expensive desktop or server software if they wanted to:

  • Print PDF documents and comments without watermarks 
  • Industry standard review and commenting tools: Note, Text Mark-up, Replace, Insert, Highlight, Underline, Strikeout, and "Squiggly" 
  • Drawing Markup Tools: Pencil, Eraser, Line, Rectangle, Oval, Polygon, Arrow, and Cloud 
  • New editing tools include Typewriter, Callout, Textbox, and Measure tools 
  • Free spell checker 
  • 3-level PDF viewing security Multimedia Support: Add Images, Movies, Links and file attachments to any PDF document

Foxit Reader 4.0 free features make it the ideal tool for enterprise that require advanced PDF tools such as Comment & Markup, Attach a file, Typewriter Tool or form filling, form saving and form printing without having to spend tens of thousands of dollars on additional software to extend this functionality in Adobe Reader.

Foxit also addresses the security needs of enterprise clients by offering a Reader that has 3-levels of security to ensure protection against malicious PDFs. Finally, Foxit Reader 4.0 adheres to ISO 32000 standards making it a perfect replacement to any other PDF reader and insures viewing off all standard PDF documents.

"Foxit continues to enhance its value proposition to its business customers. Business users no longer have to spend a big portion of their IT budget on tools that Foxit offers free," said Phil Lee, Vice President of Enterprise Sales. "By offering advanced PDF collaboration and security features for free, Foxit is providing users a PDF tool set that works with your existing PDF archives or new PDF files created from Microsoft Office or Adobe Acrobat. Our goal is to help both small business and enterprises to remain competitive in these challenging economic times".

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About Foxit Corporation

Foxit Corporation, a Microsoft Certified Partner, is at the forefront of cost-effective electronic document solutions. Customers of Foxit’s award-winning products include major technology and healthcare companies; global financial services firms and government agencies. Founded in 2001, Foxit Corporation believes in innovative, standards-based technology and unrivalled customer support, with a deep commitment to sustainable, environmentally sound products and services.