Foxit PDF Reader is the only eligible alternative reader/viewer for PDF files (eBooks). It's free, smaller, faster, and cleaner.
And it starts up immediately, so you don't need to wait the annoying
"Welcome" screen to disappear. Foxit PDF Reader is extremely easy to
use, just double click it to start and then click open button to open
your PDF document. If you want to print, click on "Print" button. If
you want to setup the page layout for printing, select "Print Setup"
from "File" menu. Foxit Reader supports Windows
Unlike Adobe® Reader, this one has
size about than 2.5 MB, needs no installation and opens up immediately.
You don't need to go throught lengthy installation process to start
using Foxit PDF Reader, just UNZIP the downloaded "pdfrd.zip" package
into any place you want, then run PDFReader.exe. You can set Foxit PDF
Reader as your default PDF reader, so you can double click on PDF files
to open them within Foxit PDF Reader.
What's new in Version 3.0:
* Enticing Multimedia Design. Now users can not only play multimedia in
Foxit Reader, but also are empowered to add, edit or delete multimedia
files with the incredible Movie Tool and Sound Tool.
Panel. Lists all the attached files in the PDF document, and provides a
number of common options that helps users manage the attachments, such
as opening, deleting and adding description to the attachments. Users
can also change the security settings when opening an attachment in
* Thumbnail Panel. Shows thumbnail images for each
PDF page and allows users to quickly view relevant portions of a PDF
file. Now users can navigate through PDFs with page thumbnails.
* Layout Panel. Lists PDF layers in the document, allows users to control the display of some certain content areas.
* Metric Unit Support. Within the preferences dialog box it gives users
the option to set the unit of page dimension in either metric system or
* Auto-scrolling with Middle Mouse Button. In
the Hand Tool reading mode, users can perform auto-scrolling by holding
the middle mouse button/wheel mouse button down.
Foxit OnDemand Content Management. This new add-on enables users to
organize, share and collaborate on documents and forms online. Users
can upload from Foxit Reader or send documents with ease. Advanced
features include workflow driven document sharing, revisions of
documents, CollabRoom for group collaboration.
* Firefox Support.
With Firefox Plugin, users can view and work with PDF files loaded in
Foxit Reader with Firefox web browser.
* Improved Select Text Tool. Not only used for selecting text, but also
enables users to add most types of annotations, including highlight,
strikeout, underline, squiggly, replacement, etc.
Print Setup. Supports printing separate pages or a range of pages by
entering 1, 3, 7-10 or whatever in the Pages text box within the Print
* Better Annotation Control. Allows users to align
and center multiple annotations on PDF pages, including Notes, Drawing
Markups and Typewriter Comments.
* Advanced Toolbar Control.
Completely rearranges the toolbar layout and allows users to easily
customize the tools that appear in Foxit Reader.
Permission Control. Disables and grays out some UI elements when users
are not allowed to perform the corresponding operations on the
protected PDF document.
* Improved Upgrade Mode. Foxit Updater
Preferences dialog box allows the user to configure the update
settings. Foxit Reader supports the ability to check for updates
automatically on a weekly or monthly basis.
* Improved Popup
Note. A popup note turns transparent when it is open but not selected.
Users can also cut, copy or paste text in the new popup note.
Enhanced Shortcut Keys Input. Press F11 to enter or exit the full
screen mode. Use keyboard shortcuts to fill PDF forms easily.
Transferrable preferences Settings. Foxit Reader creates an INI file to
save user's preferences settings so that it can be easily kept and
transferred. Users can keep their own settings and don't have to
configure them when Foxit Reader is updated or moved.
* Many Bug Fixes
Size : 5 MB