HTC Chooses Foxit PDF Technology for its First Tablet

HTC Optimizes PDF Experience for Users on Flyer Tablet, Leveraging Foxit Embedded PDF Software Development Kit (SDK) for Android

FREMONT, Calif. - May 24, 2011 - Foxit® Corporation, a leading provider of solutions for reading, editing, creating, organizing, and securing PDF documents, today announced that the default PDF Reader on the newly released HTC Flyer tablet is powered by the company’s popular PDF technology. HTC’s selection of Foxit provides further industry validation that its PDF technology has become the de facto standard for tablets and the mobile marketplace for both device makers and end users.

Leveraging Foxit’s optimized PDF technology for tablet devices, the full-functioned PDF Viewer available on the HTC Flyer provides tablet users with a consistent platform with which to view, highlight, and annotate their PDF documents across tablets, to desktop systems, to mobile devices. All of which is delivered in a unique, platform-independent and lightweight technology to leading tablet and mobile device makers such as HTC. Under testing, Foxit has proven to have great performance on resource-challenged mobile devices.

Key Features
Key features of the HTC PDF Viewer:

  • Text Selection and Highlighting - Allows users to easily select and highlight text with their magic pen.
  • Sketch Layer - After annotation or highlighting, users can opt to save their additions in a separate layer or incorporate them into their final PDF in one, flat layer.
  • Annotation - Utilizing the magic pen, any PDF document can be instantly annotated.
  • Full-featured, high-quality rendering - Transparency, smooth shadings, dash patterns, embedded fonts, and more provide maximum document fidelity.

"Leading-edge companies such as HTC continue to affirm that Foxit PDF technology is the industry’s most innovative approach to offering a lightweight, platform-independent PDF solution to customers," said Frank Kettenstock, VP of marketing for Foxit Corporation. "Foxit's technology provides a fast, accurate, reliable, lightweight, and secure PDF solution, making it the first choice for PDF features and functionalities in tablet solutions such as HTC’s Flyer."

More About Foxit Embedded PDF Software Development Kit (SDK)
The Foxit Embedded PDF SDK provides capabilities, such as HTC’s PDF Viewer, in an easy-to-integrate solution, enabling customers to significantly reduce their time to market while providing a stable, tested, high-quality product. The SDK is platform-independent, with support today for Android, iOS, and Windows® Mobile for tablets and smartphones; and Embedded Linux™ and Windows CE for devices such as printers, handsets, and feature phones.

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

About Foxit Corporation

Foxit Corporation, a Microsoft Gold 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.


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