Alternatives for Adobe Reader to View PDF
PDF (Portable Document Format) is undoubtedly best extension to view documents in offline mode. As developed by Adobe in 1993 as their another most popular product, Adobe also released Adobe Reader to view PDF files and Adobe Acrobat as PDF Writer. T
hese readers are mostly used to read ebooks, magazines, white-papers, web pages saved as PDF etc.
Although Adobe Reader normally strikes in mind while talking about PDF files, there are other lightweight and free alternatives for it. There are some simple reasons why you need to use these softwares. Some of the those reasons include but not limited to, don’t want to install Adobe AIR, need light weight version, need something that loads fast.
Well, there are many alternatives but here we have listed some of our best picks.
- Foxit Reader
No wonder Foxit Reader has stand itself as the best alternative for Adobe Reader for very long time. It’s lightweight, fast loading and secure too. It multi feature rich software which can handle anything you wish with PDF reader. you can simple run, open or print any PDF file without any bugs.
- Sumatra PDF
Another lightweight alternative for Adobe Reader with enough functions. The best thing about this software is that you will not be surrounded with a lots of buttons creating confusions. It’s user interface is clean with very less but important buttons.
- PDF-XChange Viewer
Requires payment for commercial use but free if you use it for personal use without limitations. This reader and writer too can be great option for Adobe Reader to edit PDF files. They claim none of the Reader provides functions as they provide and I personally agree with that. This reader even lets you modify OCR image based PDf files.
These options can be great help for anyone who wants tor try new PDF reader or getting bugs with existing PDF reader.
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