This is a software review of one of the best pdf viewer called as Foxit PDF reader. It contains the positives and negatives of this pdf tool in very detailed manner.
Foxit PDF Reader is one of the top free alternative Portable Document Format (PDF) software which helps to read, print, fill forms, create and secure PDF files. As compared to professional or business quality PDF software’s, Foxit Reader is enabled with useful features for most of the users. This pdf viewer having very simple user-interface and setup is light in weight as compared to Adobe Reader. There is one disadvantage is associated with this pdf tool is that tools arrangement is very complicated and felt difficulties to find them as first time user. All other features are very helpful for intermediate users. In this post, you can see the key features, the positives and the negatives of Foxit PDF Reader software.
As PDF Viewer, It is one of the best pdf tool enabled with simple reading tools.
It is very easy to open more than two pdf files. Because when you open the pdf files, it will open in new tabs like internet browser tabs. You can switch each the documents by clicking on each tab without any difficulties. You can also mark the text, annotate, zoom in & out, Rotate, Snapshot, print etc like other pdf software’s. You can search through the entire pdf documents using keyword for finding any section.
Another cool features of this free pdf tool is that “Read Out Loud”. This feature helps lot people who find difficulties to read a pdf document. After enabling the Read out loud features, the software starts to reading the output will get through headphone or loud speakers.
It also used as PDF creator which helps to create new pdf files. It enabled with three pdf creation methods such as from scanner, from clipboard and blank page. You can also add images and videos to your newly creating pdf format file. The Microsoft Office integration add-in helps to integrate with Office tools such as Word, PowerPoint and Excel. It helps to convert word, excel or PowerPoint file to PDF directly from it.
You can also do eSignature and adding digital signature to protect your pdf file. It helps to enable the copyright protection for your book or magazines. You can also decrypt or encrypt the Portable document format file in easy way using Foxit PDF Reader.
Foxit PDF Reader has very simple user interface and tools arranged in Ribbon tabs. The setup is lightweight as compared to other free pdf softwares. It supports in Microsoft Windows (Windows XP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10), Mac OS X and Linux operating system.
The Ribbon Type tools arrangement is good look, but little congested. For the first time, you will feel some difficulties to follow them. Once you get the idea about tool arrangements, it is very handy pdf viewer tool. I couldn't’t find any major negative points about Foxit PDF Reader software.
Overall, Foxit PDF Reader is good pdf viewer software and very much suitable for people have dealing with pdf documents. It is completely freeware computer app and provides good features in terms of both PDF viewer and PDF creator. I am not completely saying that it is perfect one. But, you can consider it in top list.
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