Acer to pre-install Foxit's PDF software

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 Windows-based desktop PCs and laptops from leading PC maker, Acer.  PhantomPDF Express is now shipping with three of the top five PC vendors, representing more than a third of all 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.

“We’re focused on offering our customers a diverse offering of the best software solutions integrated with their PCs,” said Jade Zhou, AVP Global Strategic Alliances, Acer Inc. “Foxit PDF software was a natural choice due to its outstanding PDF functionality and security.”

Users will have PhantomPDF Express for the life of their PC and will also receive a 30-day trial of PhantomPDF Business, featuring additionalediting and organization, OCR of scanned documents, exporting to other file formats, PDF form development, and supplemental security functions that protect PDF files. No additional downloads are required to upgrade to PhantomPDF Business.

“Acer, with its vision for empowering modern day exploration, is a perfect partner for Foxit, ” said Frank Kettenstock, vice president of marketing at Foxit.  “Foxit PhantomPDF is built to provide ultimate flexibility and collaboration for today’s modern consumer and workforce.”

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®.

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