Foxit Reader is a free PDF reader created by foxitsoftware.com. Foxit reader is the best alternative to Adobe Reader. The best about this PDF reader is Its incredible small size, breezing-fast launch speed and rich feature set.
Foxit Reader supports Windows Me/2000/XP/2003/Vista. The size is really small, 7.75MB. Its core function is compatible with PDF Standard 1.7.
Foxit Reader is able to launch PDF documents faster than any other PDF reader (e.g. Adobe Reader). More importantly, it doesn’t require huge amount of memory. When opening a PDF documents, it also doesn’t display any annoying splash window and doesn’t take too much time.
Foxit Reader main features:
- Incredibly small: the application only sizes 7.57MB.
- Breezing-fast: When you run Foxit Reader, it launches instantly without any delay. You are not forced to view an annoying splash window displaying company logo, author names, etc.
- Annotation tool: It allows you to draw graphics, highlight text, type text and make notes on a PDF document and then print out or save the annotated document.
- Text converter: It allows user to convert the whole PDF document into a text file easily.
- High security and privacy: Foxit Reader really respect the users’ security and privacy. It will not connect to internet without users’ permission. Additionally, it doesn’t contain any spyware.
What’s new in Foxit Reader 4.3.1.0323 :
- Fixed an unexpected termination of the Foxit Reader software that is caused by illegal accessing memory when opening some special PDF documents.
Download the latest version of Foxit Reader here.