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Foxit Reader – Perfect Alternative For Adobe Reader

by Dwarka Rao 26 January 2010 No Comment

Almost all of the Internet users use Adobe Reader to access PDF files and everyone is aware of the fact that Adobe Reader offers a slow and sluggish performance. This makes Foxit Reader a perfect alternative for Acrobat Reader or any other PDF reader.

Foxit Reader is one lightweight PDF reader which is capable of processing any bulky PDF files with images and other multimedia parameters in a smooth and speedy manner. It is a freeware and once you use it, you would surely make is your permanent PDF reader.

Since Adobe Reader is the most popular PDF reader, the developers of Foxit made sure that it looks and behaves similar to Adobe Reader to avoid any kind of confusion. From start up to processing and navigation to end, Foxit Reader is amazingly responsive and fluent.

Features

  • It is a lightweight and fast processing program
  • Offers multimedia supports
  • Allows you to take the print out of highlighted sections
  • Innovative tabbed PDF browsing offering
  • Easy to use interface
  • Consumes a low percentage of your computer’s resources
  • It offers a smooth and quick execution

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Performance

Offering an ideal competition to the traditional PDF reader (Adobe reader), Foxit reader possesses all those features that are expected from a fast, efficient, and smooth PDF reader. And its lightweight adds to its benefits.

Reliability

I have already termed it as the ideal PDF reader, and the fact that is more efficient and quicker than Adobe reader makes it more lovable and reliable.

Interface

Developers have made sure that it offers a similar and equally easy to use graphical interface. And all the navigation options are right at the reach.

Misc

Foxit reader is a small sized, highly responsive, and easy to use PDF reader with number of rich features. And these are the reasons which make it a powerful PDF reader so that it is capable of replacing the Adobe reader quite comprehensively.
Pros

  • Lightweight and super fast
  • Offers a set of rich features
  • User friendly graphical interface that looks similar to Foxit reader
  • Easy installation and less consumption of resources
  • Multimedia support
  • Offers tabs to browse multiple PDF files

Cons

  • It leaves a watermark once you edit and save the PDF files
  • Gives an e-bay shortcut and Foxit toolbar since it is a freeware

Conclusion

Although everybody uses Adobe Reader, we all hate its slow performance and at the same time, Foxit reader offers a smooth and fast performance and this makes Foxit reader a better option. It supports many multimedia formats and lets you browse multiple PDF files in tabs. Combining with other features, the whole Foxit reader is a wonderful package meant for accessing PDF files.

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