Any free PDF reading programs beside Adobe???

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  1. cheater87

    cheater87 Registered Member

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    I want to see how they are and Adobe had an exploit in it and I don't see anything for a patch for it.
     
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    Yep get foxitreader, its small and fast.
     
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    For Foxitreader I have to sign up for stuff for the free version.
     
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    I have used PDF Xchange viewer and it has worked flawlessly.
     
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    Thanks WSF.
     
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    After having tried out all, PDF X Change Viewer seems to be the best, it recognizes and uses multiple CPU if your system has them, it handles heavy image PDF files far better than the rest.
     
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    I didn't know about PDF-XChange Viewer, but seems great! :)

    Also have tabs...
     
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    Never heard of XChange... wil give it a try...
    If anyone is interest, the best mobile pdf reader I've tried is "Pocket X PDF"
    And for creating PDF I use pdf creator.
     
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    If I e-mail a PDF Xchange document to someone who only has Adobe PDF Reader, can they read my document on their PDF reader?
     
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    Tried Fox-It and never liked it. Changed to PDF-XChange Viewer and it just works flawlessly.
     
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    Foxit is great. Thanks. ^_^
     
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    I just installed PDF Xchange while in virtual Returnil, to see what it's like. I think it's great. Does anyone know how much disk space it takes? Adobe 8 takes 85 MB. If it turns out to be enough of an improvement over Adobe, I'll install it for real.:)
     
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    About 10Mb
     
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    About 10 Mb and works very well.
     
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    If i remember correctly, it was good, more features than Foxit, but heavier (Foxit is lightest i've seen, 1-3 seconds to open). However, there are pdf's that Foxit doesn't open. Never tried Sumatra.
     
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    PDF Xchange loads here in <3 sec.s.
    I thought it would be slower than Foxit (which I ran here for a while), but I was pleasantly surprised.
    If you need speed, look at GSView. Loads in <1 sec.
     
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    Different versions perhaps? It hardly loaded (i mean fully loaded, not just show up) under 3 secs.
    Is GSView GhostScript GUI?
     
  23. Bob D

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    Curious. Ver 1.00 (build 0022) here.
    Yes. Though technically "free", it has a modest nag screen (I'm a registered user).
    It used to be my sole pdf viewer, now I only use it for it's other features (conversion to vector, text extraction, etc.)
     
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    Sold!:D
     
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