Reviews

  • Foxit Reader gets "The Best Free Software of 2011" from PC Magazine
    April 4, 2011
    "FoxIt has long been a favorite PDF reading alternative. In addition to its "no bloat" claims, the software lets you annotate PDF files and convert PDF contents to text..."
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  • Foxit Reader: CNET Editors' review
    October 30, 2013
    “… Foxit Reader is one of the best free PDF tools available. It's a full-featured PDF solution that can open, edit, print, sign, and, yes, create fully compatible PDFs. It's fast, light, secure, and easy on system resources; yet it leaves nothing out…”
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  • Foxit Reader: Alternative to Adobe Acrobat Reader
    June 11, 2012
    “…Foxit Reader is a good alternative to Adobe’s PDF Reader. It is free of bloatware and provides a number of features that other PDF readers do not offer. Foxit Reader has good security options, enables customization and even provides support for enterprise users…”
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  • Use FoxIt Reader to Fill Out PDF Forms – Reviewed by Rick Broida, PCWorld
    May 26, 2012
    "…The first time you run Foxit, it'll ask if you want to make it the default PDF viewer. That's entirely up to you, but I find Foxit to be smaller, faster, and less intrusive than Adobe Reader…Foxit Reader is free, but be sure to decline any extra toolbars or the like it tries to sneak in during installation…"
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  • Foxit PDF Reader Is a Lightweight Alternative to Adobe - Reviewed by Hammad Saleem
    April 8, 2012
    "…A better alternative is Foxit Reader. It's a lightweight PDF tool that's much faster than Adobe…Foxit Reader has a similar layout to Adobe Reader with similar functionality. You can open a PDF, zoom in/out, search text and much more…"
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  • Foxit Reader 5.1 Reviewed by PC Magazine
    March 20, 2012
    “…Foxit was actually a tad faster in my testing than Adobe Reader, the real reason to get this replacement is if your system resources are severely limited, as it takes up considerably less memory and disk space than the Adobe option. To that, Foxit adds a pleasing interface, the ability to share PDFs directly to Facebook or Twitter, and a slew of document markup tools…”
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  • Foxit Reader Reviewed by Corwin Peter on download3k
    20 Jul 2011
    “…Foxit Reader is impressive in many ways. Its speed of opening PDF files and great set of features combined with an easy to learn interface make it a great application that every user must have.”
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  • A speedy alternative to Adobe Reader
    June 17, 2011
    “Foxit Reader is a lightweight and lightning quick utility for reading PDF files. PDF (Portable Document Format) is now one of the most ubiquitous document formats on the net. The problem is that Adobe Reader is both bulky and slow…”
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  • Foxit Reader 5.0 was reviewed by CNET
    May 26, 2011
    “…Already respected by many consumers as a faster and lighter alternative to Adobe Reader, Foxit PDF Reader has jumped all the way up to version 5.0. This new build is now capable of XFA form-filling, which means users can complete PDF forms electronically without having to print and fill in by hand…”
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  • Foxit Reader was reviewed by Computerworld
    August 20, 2010
    "To read PDFs, I use the free version of FoxIt Reader. I've tried one or two others, but this seems the most full-featured and stable. It's fast, loads quickly, is actively being developed, and supports features like comments, forms, and a decent range of printing options…"
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  • Foxit Reader 4.0 was Reviewed by PC World
    July 20, 2010
    "...FoxIt released their 4.0 product a few weeks back and it has a whole slew of new security features, including sandboxing… it reduces the problem of a vulnerable software monoculture..."
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  • Foxit Reader 4.0 was reviewed by InformationWeek
    June 30, 2010
    "...Foxit Reader 4.0 (Windows only) performs an assortment of expected PDF-related functions, from opening, viewing, and printing to adding bookmarks and links. The new version adds a typewriter tool that lets you add text anywhere on the page -- handy for filling out non-interactive forms. It also offers an assortment of drawing, markup, and commenting tools, as well as a stamp tool for adding repeated items. An interesting addition is a tool for measuring distances and objects in PDF documents, something the company says will let you "add a professional look and feel to your document..."
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  • Foxit Reader 4.0 Released – Reviewed by Ghacks Technology
    June 29, 2010
    "...Foxit Reader is a popular choice among computer users who prefer a lightweight pdf reading solution. It is not the only pdf reader that provides this, alternatives are the portable software Sumatra, Nitro PDF Reader, Adobe Reader Lite, a dev version of the Google Chrome web browser that comes with basic pdf support or one of the available online pdf reading solutions provided by services such as Google Docs or Zoho..."
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  • Foxit updates free PDF reader to v4, but watch out for adware –Reviewed by DownloadSquad
    June 29, 2010
    "...I got a heads-up email today that Foxit Reader -- one of the most widely-used Adobe Reader alternatives -- had released a new version. Curious, I headed over to the site to download and install the new version. After all, Foxit's popularity means our readers might be interested in reading about a major version update..."
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  • Foxit Reader stumbles into version 4 – Reviewed by CNET
    June 29, 2010
    "...There are some useful new features that should serve to remind users why alternatives to Adobe Reader are so valuable. In addition to the tabbed PDF reading, measuring tools, and auto-scrolling, it appears that Foxit has removed its demand that users install its toolbar before getting access to editing features, such as highlighting, commenting, hyperlink creation..."
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  • View, edit and annotate your PDF files with the new Foxit Reader 4 – Posted by SOFTWARECREW
    June 29, 2010
    "...If you've ever tried to copy and paste text from a complex PDF file then you'll know the formatting can sometimes get in the way, making it hard to grab the information you need. But not any more. A new Text Viewer will at a click remove all graphics and formatting, leaving a text-only Notepad-like view of your file's content – much easier to handle..."
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  • Foxit Upgrades Reader to Version 4.0 – Reviewed by APPSCOUT
    June 29, 2010
    "...Foxit said its version 4.0 software allows users to populate, submit, and save PDF forms at no cost, adding document collaboration, commenting tools, spell checking, multi-level security and multimedia support in the latest revision..."
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  • Foxit Reader 4.0 was reviewed by PCMAG  
    June 29, 2010
    "...Foxit has touted Reader as a secure, free alternative to Adobe Acrobat, which has become a medium for numerous exploits, enticing vendors like Google to design their own PDF readers. PCMag's Neil Rubenking notes that PDF could stand for "Pretty Dangerous Format..."
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  • Foxit Reader 4.0 | Freer than ever before – Posted by TECHINCH  
    June 29, 2010
    "...Foxit Reader 4 is still an excellent PDF reader, but more exciting are the new markup and editing tools.  While Reader is still not a full-fledged PDF editing suite, it does include many features that will make it nice for many home and business users.  And, since all of the features are free, Foxit Reader 4 doesn't feel like a limited product, and doesn't nag you to purchase upgrades..."
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  • Foxit Reader 3.3 was reviewed by PCMAG
    May 7, 2010

    "...Foxit Reader's new Safe Reading Mode, enabled by default, completely suppresses launching of arbitrary code..."
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  • Foxit Reader update blocks new PDF attack tactic - Reviewed by COMPUTERWORLD
    May 7, 2010
    "...The Foxit Reader 3.3 enables users to allow or deny unauthorized actions and data transmission..."
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