Who Uses This Software?

Companies that create or handle PDF documents, either in their internal processes or their customer-facing applications, across the IT, legal, pharmaceutical, financial and engineering industries.


Average Ratings

235 Reviews

  • 4.5 / 5
    Overall

  • 4.5 / 5
    Ease of Use

  • 4.5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    $8.00/month
  • Pricing Details
    Product also available for one-time subscription at $129
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
    Installed - Mac
    Installed - Windows

Vendor Details

  • Foxit Software
  • www.foxitsoftware.com
  • Founded 2001
  • United States

About Foxit Reader

Services include: ConnectedPDF Security - grant and revoke document access. ConnectedPDF Document Management - Track to see who opens your document and what they do and notify readers of new updates. ConnectedPDF Collaboration - Elevate your teamwork with connected reviews or send requests to others to get a file.


Foxit Reader Features

  • Annotations
  • Convert to PDF
  • Digital Signature
  • Encryption
  • Merge / Append
  • PDF Reader
  • Watermarking

Foxit Reader Reviews Recently Reviewed!


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Plenteous functionalities crammed in a small package

Mar 27, 2019
4/5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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Pros: I have been using Foxit reader for a really long time and must admit that it has managed to evolve without actually ditching it lightweight features and clean user interface it has been known for. Most people tend to believe that pdf files are usually always clean (virus free). This is not true. The makers of Foxit reader realizes this and added some security-related features, such as Safe Reading Mode to ensure that suspicious script will not be triggered when you launch your pdf files as well as add/Verify Digital Signature, Sign PDF Documents, Disable JavaScript. These security features have saved me a number of times and are my favourite features in it. I like that I can Install extension for Foxit Reader PDF Printer and use it to delete pages I don't want during print. Foxit reader can be easily used to create and fill pdf forms and even used to merge pdf files (I actually use this function a lot). It effortlessly handles workings with all pdf files for your peace of mind. They even have the portable version you can install on a pen drive and use everywhere your pen drive is inserted. Unlike most other free readers, it allows you to create PDFs and participate in a shared review with your workgroup.

Cons: Foxit reader cannot be used for PDFs that contain Flash animations or 3D CAD drawings and It also lacks OCR capability which I consider a really big constraint. Additionally, when installing Foxit reader software for the first time or during an upgrade, you will do well to read the installation process carefully before clicking next to avoid installing unwanted items which can change your system settings and install unnecessary toolbars in your browsers and desktop.

Overall: I use Foxit reader for personal and official purposes and prefer it as my default Portable document files (pdf) viewer because the installation is quick and the software usage is painless, straightforward and lightweight while being very fast.

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Foxit PDF Reader goes above and beyond the call of duty (and will even "read" your PDF to you)

Aug 18, 2018
4/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
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4 / 5
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Pros: This review is about the standalone version of Foxit Reader for Windows PC.

My favorite feature is ability to create a PDF from most types of files (docs, spreadsheets, text, graphics), and from scanner or from text copied to the clipboard. And Foxit Reader includes my all-time favorite: a tabbed interface so you can open more than one PDF at a time.

Really useful is being able to add attachments to a PDF file, and a way to manage any attachments whether they arrived with the document sent to you or you are creating a new document and want to attach files. To top it off, if you add folder, it includes all the documents in the folder, saving you some precious time.

The commenting system takes commenting a bit further. Using the "typewriter" feature, you can add a single or multiple lines of text anywhere in the document (wherever there is some white space.) Once you turn the typewriter feature on, you have to remember to toggle it back off or you'll inadvertently have "lines" of text in weird places every time you click the mouse.

Security is baked in, including a feature that allows you to turn off all features in the software that require an internet connection. Being a consultant often working with time-sensitive deliverables, I appreciate the variety of protection schemes especially digitally signing with DocuSign and time stamps.

Cons: The User Manual is online so when working offline the manual is not available. Ditto with the help system -- no help if you're not connected to the internet. Since it is in PDF format (albeit online), why not include it with the software for offline use?

I like this feature but it could stand some finessing: Foxit Reader incorporates a "read PDF" feature where the PDF you're viewing can be read to you. Unfortunately, the voice is rather robotic and the inflections don't quite cut it, but it's still a neat feature to have in a pdf reader.

Too bad it's a Windows-only program. I'm also a Linux user so I'm always looking out for programs that are cross-platform or can run on multiple operating systems.

Overall: Foxit Reader goes above and beyond the call of duty, giving me a set of tools for working with PDF documents not found outside of web-based premium add-ons or in more expensive software. (Most PDF readers don't allow you to create files, only read them, unless you use a premium, cloud-based version.)

It renders pages quickly, even large documents. From combining documents to adding attachments to incorporating thoughtful security measurements, Foxit Reader does a good job.

Since I've been using it, it has only crashed once (I'm not sure why). There are a few gotchas but I'm hoping the creators will pay attention to those and keep improving Foxit Reader.

I recommend it to friends and clients alike.

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Light but efficient and fast

May 15, 2019
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
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Pros: I was using another pdf software to view pdf files which always caused my pc to hang until a colleague recommended foxit reader to me. It has worked flawlessly for me. Foxit reader is the only reader I know how to use to delete unwanted pages in the middle of my pdf documents. This is a very useful function for me. Foxit reader load very fast and open Files quickly.

I particularly like using the Safe Reading Mode to open doubtful files downloaded from the internet so that my pc will not be affected by viruses if embedded in them. I also use it to Sign and fill PDF Documents.

The updates are not as regularly as the other software I was using but you get the feeling they only release updates if they really have to and the effects are usually noticeable. For a non-techy person like me, I like that the interface functions are not plenteous and is very easy to use.

Cons: In the course of my duties, I do a lot of search within the files I work with and must say foxit reader search function is unreliable. I have learnt to do it using other means like the windows search function.

I do not know if it is my pc but I have problems when opening files larger than 60mb on foxit reader.

I sometimes get pop up to install other software within foxit reader interface especially when I am connected to the internet. I can understand this because I use the free version but it can sometimes be a nuisance when it appears frequently thereby unsettling you.

Overall: I prefer foxit reader for use with my pdf files because it is fast and hardly make my pc slow down. The level of control is just perfect for me even if the search function is supposed to be a deal breaker but I am willing to bear that "little setback" just to keep enjoying the software.

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Small Footprint but full featured

Apr 30, 2019
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: First of all, Foxit Reader has a very small footprint. Sure there are some with smaller installer or installation size, but compared to Acrobat, this is pretty small and feels lightweight for almost the same features.

The ribbon is a welcome feature pretty similar to Microsoft Office. It has a very clean interface and the Icons, menus, and functions are easy to find and navigate. I use PDFs a lot since MS Office/LibreOffice formats when interchanged the formatting gets messed up, and so I use PDF and Foxit to create and edit it. Filling out forms is easy, and not problematic in terms of having to put in smack within the target text area. I also use Foxit for merging different PDFs together, mostly coming from scanning, to PDFs, and merge.

Reading with Foxit is also great, full-screen, and adaptive to the monitor setup I have. Knowing the keyboard shortcut also helps a lot. And lastly, Foxit is now available for Windows, Mac and Linux which means I can use it wherever I go since I use different OS'es when I move around.

Cons: A little bit subtle, but if you're not careful you might end up installing additional software (other then Foxit Reader) during the initial installation. There's this small checkbox you have to watch out for. Other than that, free of paid, Foxit is great!

Overall: I've been using Foxit for about a decade now, and it continues to perform and deliver in most aspects and features you'd expect from a PDF tool.

Foxit Reader - Best free pdf reader

Mar 15, 2019
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
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4 / 5
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Pros: Foxit Reader - is one of the best free pdf reader on the market with more features than you bargained for in one little package. First of all, I must say that it is a light weight application, which is one of reasons I choose to go this route. Although free, once again this is another software that packs a punch when it comes to loads of usable features available and customizable down to the theme it comes with. it has a clean and organized user interface with the office like ribbon you know and love. Apart from what comes installed by default, you also have the ability to download and install adds on which we know will boost the capabilities of this amazing pdf viewer, just to name a few.

Cons: As it being a free software with ton loads of usable features and customization, I don't have any cons at the moment.

Overall: I have been using this application for over 2 years now and I love every inch of it, along with its features and capabilities. it is lightweight, hence it opens super fast, and does just about everything else I might need from a pdf viewer since I don't really use this software for editing pdf.

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One of the best pdf readers in the market!

Jun 23, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: For 10 years you have the option of pointing text and currently has functions in the cloud, where if you do not have a full editor you can change from PDF to WORD, PDF to EXCEL, PDF to JPG, among others and it's free. It is one of the readers that remains an alternative to the creators of the format, although there are already other competitors such as Nitro, it is still the favorite for those seeking simplicity, speed of reading and stability (some readers delay in opening a file, but with foxit it's very fast). Recommended its use widely!

Cons: Maybe for PDF purists, do not like the tape mode of your menu (although it is not new) it is very simple to manage. In addition to its way of opening documents that do it in "tab" mode as a browser (it is possible to change the reading mode as adobe) for those who come from other PDF readers can open their documents in individual windows, that for some users It can be something that costs them to adapt. Nothing significant to comment on the rest.

Yes this one is better than the others

Feb 14, 2019
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: It is quick, no lag, like the big boy in town.

It's got great features already built into it, like Signature. I've got my signature as an image saved within the software and can easily and quickly sign documents! Use it all the time!

The bookmarking is very useful as well and it's extremely intuitive to use.

It has the ribbon up top similar to Office products, which makes it a no brainer for me.

Also the highlighting is quick.

Entering text is easy and looks good.

Cons: My first impression of it was a bit lacking -- just seemed cheap looking to me. It performs great, however the feel of the look didn't give me the intial vote of confidence.

The various extra features that you log in for ... could be me, but that was a major hassle I kept putting off. I'd get reminded over and over again and tried to get it done, but something up with the system they had made that part clunky. All this to say ... I still choose Foxit, hands down.

Best PDF software.

Apr 14, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: It is a lightweight software and easy to install. Can integrate our Foxit reader with cloud storages like Google Drive, Dropbox. The PDF's we create using Foxit reader can be moved to cloud storages. Easy conversion of text files, powerpoint files, word document files to PDF. We can add graphics, make some

notes, highlight the text, type some external text, make some comments in the PDF and can print out the PDF. Security can also be provided along with the PDF file and attachments can also be added along. We can add our own PDF signatures at the end of each page. We can share our PDF with only selected users. The PDF file can be converted to text, powerpoint, excel file. Redaction feature is available where we can hide some parts of the document.

Cons: I did not find any flaws with this software.

Overall: I have been able to share documents through my email or facebook and can store my documents with the help of plugins like Google Drive, Dropbox. I can scan the documents from the scanner, add it in the PDF, add some reference documents along with the PDF for reference. I can provide security to my PDF document so that the file can only be shared to selected users with basic authentication. I highly recommend to use this software and I am satisfied with the features this software provides.

Foxit Reader has been the most convenient PDF reader I have used in years.

May 22, 2018
4/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: Foxit has eliminated the fluff and unusable components that typically populate PDF readers which try to serve multiple audiences. The features I use most besides the "pront to PDF" are the free form typing, which allows me to add commentary and notes that are not "comments" but become part of my PDF, and the PDF Sign, which allows me to create, store and manage signatures that I import to the software. With the latter, it embeds the signature image in the form, which then protects it from being altered or removed. Foxit is also a no-brainer scanner software that easily integrates your scanner/copier and camera imaging.

Cons: I do wish that I could password protect documents as easily as the mobile version of Foxit allows. Additionally, I wish there were a simple way of grouping PDF documents in separate tabs and saving a group PDF documents as a single "tabbed" document.

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It is one of my favorite PDF managers

Jul 14, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: It is a very light and intuitive program. A lot of icons allow you, in a very simple way, to manipulate your PDF files at will.

It comes with an integrated media player, functionality allows you to process multimedia without leaving the program.

It integrates perfectly and without great configuration level with most of the most used web browsers on the Internet.

The annotation functionality allows you to add your comments to your PDFs in moderately customizable formats.

Taking care of the consumption of resources of your computer, Foxit opening multiple PDFs in tabs and not in independent windows, as in other programs

Cons: It really is a simple program that meets the functionalities that one expects from a PDF reader. Perhaps some of the cons that the software represents is the poor translation it presents in some languages.

A great PDF reader

Jun 21, 2019
5/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
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Pros: You can convert any document file whether its in word format or excel or powerpoint straight to pdf by right clicking and choosing convert to FoxitPDF. It just a wonderful feature.

Also adding notes, comments, using pen to draw if you have touch screen laptop makes editing pdf alot easier.

BEST feature is having the ability to sign documents and save multiple signatures, stamps etc. This feature alone has saved us time and money.

Cons: When you open multiple pdfs, it opens in a separate TAB, like how it does in internet explorers. Its very annoying if you want to compare or have 2 pdfs side by side.

Overall: Foxit is our default goto pdf reader. We use proof reading and making suggestions with the comment features using the "Call Out" feature. It also saves us the trouble of having to print papers just to have them stamped and signed.

Foxit Reader - First choice PDF reader for me

Apr 16, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: Since my Academic period, Foxit reader is the first choice and default reader for my personal laptop. There are plenty of reasons available for the choice of Foxit reader. Ease of use, Attractive UI, Minimum RAM consumption, hassle-free multi-tab functionality, Easy to install and Foxit cloud are some of the cons I really enjoy. Specially, thousands of features available for just free of charge in here.

Cons: when compared to the positive sides of this software, the negative side is just negligible. The additional software attempts to install during Foxit initial installation is only cons I ever noticed and sometimes Foxit get struck while switching between multiple tabs.

Overall: The best PDF reader available in the market for free of charge with the thousands of functions and highly recommended.

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High Quality Reader and PDF Solution

Oct 27, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Save time with Foxit Reader as it has a read-out-loud option where you get to listen to your contacts being read out as if in a lecture. Have your documents protected with the document protect feature that Foxit Reader brings along. Be sure to also save your document in a cloud backup for more safety, and Foxit Reader will ensure that you can do this. The software gives the user the chance to also post documents for discussion and share documents with network as well. It is a software like no other, as it will also enable you to convert your documents between different file formats.

Cons: Foxit However may not be able to display advanced file formats such as documents with 3D models in them.

Overall: It is an upgraded yet easy to use and more efficient pdf reader.

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A very interesting alternative

Jul 21, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: It is a free and lightweight program that does a very good job and that until now has not brought me compatibility problems. Foxit can also run scripts without problems and brings interesting security options. It is an application that occupies much less space than other alternatives and includes features such as bookmarks, PDF signatures, comments and different forms of visualization. It also integrates Microsoft Office and Evernote.

Cons: Foxit has a very nice interface, but with an overwhelming amount of options that adds unnecesary difficulty to the software. Sometimes the updates that are made to the software bring more problems than solutions. Sometimes the application has stopped and I had to restart Foxit.

Overall: It is a very good alternative that I have used to perform very basic functions. I have become very familiar with the interface and when changing applications it is sometimes difficult for me to find the options.

Awesome and Free for Personal Use

Oct 09, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: This software is simple and to the point. You will know how to use it right from beginning. I usually used Adobe software to read Pdf, but after discovering foxit reader, I never come back. This software is also light ,fast and to be updated regularly. It also has foxit editor online for you to edit your pdf. Foxit Drive is a bonus point.

Cons: Usually I need to read 2 pdf documents in 2 separate monitors, but I can't do so with foxit reader. Foxit Drive has a really small storage amount (500 mb), which I think is not useful.

Overall: I have been using it for a long time, and I love it. Foxit reader is fast and efficient. I do not think normal users like me need more than free version. If you need solution for a group, then try Foxit Phantom if you can, and you will not be disappointed.

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Love Foxit

Oct 16, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: I love how it looks. It is simple, pretty light and plain. Foxit is super fast too. Foxit Reader is not only just for reading. We can highlight and take notes on it too, pretty handy when you want to put some remarks on your professors' lecture notes.

It has the recent file section which is great, and it automatically opens the page where I left.

What I love most about is the signature (PDF sign) function. Super handy when working in a multinational company, you won't have to run around waiting for your documents to be hand signed.

Cons: The welcome screen is pretty annoying. I don't like it.

Overall: A good PDF reader software. Don't forget to discover some amazing features it has beside the reading function.

Free, simple, and easy to use. Gets the basics done!

Jul 27, 2018
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: One of my favourite aspects of this software is the 'comment' feature. This function allows you to add a little chat icon anywhere on your PDF document, which you can double click to expand to a larger text box. Here, you can enter any sort of relevant text that you need. This function is great for adding little side notes to your document, and for a student like me, is very useful in adding extra information beside points on a professor's lecture slides.

Cons: What I like the least is that there are ads. Of course, this is a free software, and so perhaps this is how they are able to profit. Though this is very minor. The ads are not intrusive and there is only a few that pop up but go away after some time/when you exit them and they do not reappear to bother you. However, still tedious and annoying nonetheless.

Overall: Free program to read any PDF files, ability to virtually sign PDF documents, add comments, text boxes, and edit PDF files. Overall, this free PDF program has everything you need from a paid version and it gets the job done well.

You won't need any other PDF reader

Oct 16, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: 1. It is free and works great.

2. I find it much better than Acrobat reader in terms of ease-of-use, functionality, and features.

3. It comes loaded with tons of features that make your life a lot easier.

4. It lets you open multiple files at any given time.

5. Regular updates keep bugs away.

6. It is fast. No lags. No issues.

Cons: The only thing that I don't like is that there are limited features available to the free users. If you want to get access to all the features, you have to switch to premium.

Overall: I have been using Foxit reader for years and I never had any issues with it whatsoever. It is the default PDF reader on my laptop and it works like a charm. Definitely recommended.

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Great and light Reader

Mar 22, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: Since I found out about Foxit Reader it has become my main reader software, and the one I recommend to others. It's a very light option, has many tools and plugins to read PDF files, the search engine is fast and useful.

I like that on the home screen you can see the list of recent files and open them at the point where you left the last time.

Cons: I don't like the format of the text which is copied and then pasted in another document. Styles and correct formatting should be copied easily from PDF files.

Overall: Reading PDF files, highlighting important parts, copying text, capturing snapshots, and much more is made easier with Foxit Reader. I can't complain about it.

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Great Alternative to Adobe Acrobat!

Feb 21, 2019
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: Foxit Reader is a light-weight, feature rich, cross platform reader that is outstanding for viewing, reading, and basic annotations in PDFs. It's system overhead is very low and its very responsive even when viewing larger PDF files.

Cons: The user-interface is cumbersome. Foxit reader uses a Microsoft Office-like ribbon interface, but their ribbon is very text-heavy and cluttered looking. This can make it difficult to find what you're looking for in the ribbon/menus.

Overall: Foxit Reader preforms/runs much more smoothly than its main competitor (Adobe Acrobat). My entire organization (5000+ employees) has deployed the enterprise edition of Foxit Reader and is very happy with the switch.

Love Foxit!

Aug 27, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: I use Foxit everyday and I love it! It has great functionality, a lot more than some of the other PDF viewers out there. I love how you can edit PDFs in many ways, including editing text inside of the PDF seamlessly! It has really helped me out in my business. I use it craft contracts and PDFs every single day. I also love how the user interface is really intuitive and easy to use.

Cons: I don't love the color scheme of the user interface, so I wish you could change the colors or the themes. But other than that I love everything else!

Overall: This is a great PDF software. If you are looking for an upgrade from the standard Adobe reader, look no further!

Great place for viewing your pdfs and files

Apr 18, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: It's very easy to use and it is great for keeping tabs on your pdfs. I like how it gives you that option vs other readers that I have used. I don't mind it so much to have windows open since my pcs are able to handle the workload but to me, having it all in tabs and in one place is just so much easier.

Cons: I don't like how long it takes to start up. Not really a gripe unless you are trying to get it to load up in a prompt manner for something you need. Not sure why but it takes it a while to load then once the window itself is loaded, it takes a bit more for the file itself to load but after a while, it starts to show it's shine and how it helps you so I don't consider it much of a con overall.

Overall: It's nice because I have multiple files open all at once and it really just upsets me when I have to have many windows open all over the place and windows key and tab doesn't make it that easy to find what you need. I know there are some that may prefer it that way but I like to have all my files in tabs that make it easier to find and i like how it just makes it easy to find and search. I use it to keep tabs, no pun intended, on my documents and helps me organize them in terms of importance and usefulness to passwords, documentation, etc...

Foxit PDF reader is light and fast!

Jun 29, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: I like the lightweight feel of the application as a whole. Competitors softwares feel sluggish when opening. The options in the "ribbon" actually make sense in layman's English. The SHARE button! It's great, in one place I can email the pdf or send it to Evernote or OneNote. I love the way sticky notes look when making notations on a document.

Cons: It's a shame the product cannot make form fields with the basic version. The ability to export a pdf as word or excel would be greatly beneficial and is a feature a competitor offers.

Overall: Easy, lightweight, simple PDF reading.

An must try Adobe Acrobat alternative

May 02, 2019
5/5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: I liked that is fast, the ribbon design is similar to Microsoft Word. We used since years, because back then the filesize was smaller. That changed, but we still like it.

Cons: The constant begging for upgrading to the Phantom. The basic features are perfectly enough for us. But I guess this is the price of using a free software.

Overall: We use it on completing proforma invoices. The 'comment' featurea allows to complete the shipping details and the values and I can save the predefined signatures and names.

Completing pdfs is easy this way.

Most convenient document management software

Mar 31, 2019
4/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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4 / 5
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Pros: This is the one of best PDF reader which include bunch of features in one little package.as well as the support plugins on outlook.loving colored Ui is very easy to handle and more supportive to handle documents such as highlighting, adding book mark and adding text and comments. Speed and stability is pretty enough.If anyone use foxit one time it will be the default PDF reader ever.

Cons: Welcome screen disturbing when starting the app.Adds content but no any disturbances.

Overall: I have been using this app over 5 years as my default PDF reader. Still I love this software.

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A Must-Have Reader for Everyone

Oct 18, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: This software has got so many features within itself. Most amazing is the cloud backup feature that allows you to back up your files just in case you lost your device. Second is the document protection feature. Share your documents over your network with confidence they all will be safe! How sweet. Do not forget to convert your documents to any format using the Foxit Reader. Convert between audio visual to PDF, from jpg to PDF, from pdf to word, ... How incredible! Have your text also read out loud for you. Everyone should in deed try this software.

Cons: The voice however is limited in variety and one can only use the same voice again and again.

Overall: It is such an amazing software. I love it!

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Super lightweight and easy to use to read files in Pdf format.

Jul 23, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
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4 / 5
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Pros: Is so light it installs very quickly on the computer and works very quickly.

The files are not seen in a slow way, that is, it does not take long to load files with large amounts of information and graphics, this is very useful when using PDF files in business presentations.

Something that I love is that it does not use any type of plugin for browsers and this causes that the files are downloaded in the pc and they do not open inside the explorer becoming slow with the risk that the computer is locked.

Cons: Foxit is great for its size, it fulfills what it promises but sometimes when we want to select a part of the text it does it half-way, it does not shade everything I want and I have to try it several times until I achieve it. But that would be the only thing that should be improved. I like the rest of the program because it is very practical and useful.

Overall: It allows me to review the work files that come to me in the mail quickly and easily, I can make a preview before working them and so have an idea of how to use them. Foxit actually helps me get a first look at the files before sitting down to do my weekly reports. This program makes my job a little easier because it saves me money because I do not have to print my documents to read them.

Excellent PDF Viewer with varies options available at the Entry Level product

Feb 02, 2019
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: PDF Writer built in, can modify and flatten files "on the fly" including Stamps and Signatures (both system created and user created). Lightweight and doesn't require too many updates or interruptions. Easy to use GUI with well thought out placement of items.

Cons: Some features continually get enabled after every update. Seems to try and get more "customer experience" and "data collection" more so than in years past. Can occasionally get buggy or crash causing numerous instances to hang in Windows.

Read the pdf comfortably

Mar 13, 2019
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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4 / 5
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Pros: I can use for this to read pdf very comfortably as well as I can use highlight, stamp options to emphasize some parts of the context it is very useful when again reading the same article or the book.

Cons: Sometimes when we using and putting some special features it always tags our PC's user name, therefore, it annoying that anyone read will see the PC registered name.

Overall: As an overall performance of this indeed this is very helpful and user-friendly to me as well as anyone those who are reading the books and notes in the day to day activities.

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Lightweight PDF reader

Dec 07, 2018
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
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4 / 5
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Pros: This software it's fast. It feels light and open files really fast. That is a big plus on PC with low resources. I even have a old version of this software to install on that kind of PC (Pentium 4 and alike). Also it have a multitap option when opening multiple files that is great to me.

Cons: I don't find any fail on this software. Only on the installation time you must be careful to detect the additional installation of options that you don't want.

Overall: I use this software on PCs that don't have much resources.

Foxit is great for most people

Jan 08, 2019
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
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Pros: It is pretty easy to use and you can also scan directly into foxit and make a pdf file which is actually quite nice. It does things that most pdf viewers has plus you can print to pdf from any application overall.

Cons: The ads and updates can be a bit annoying like their splash screen. You have to go in and turn off as much as possible.

Overall: I have seen quicbooks and other websites experience issues with the pdf side of foxit. Overall its a great program I use it over adobe reader for sure. I would give it a try and see what you think.

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Foxit Reader is the best PDF reader on the market

Jun 21, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: Foxit reader enables plugin to Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Microsoft Excel to enable file conversion to PDF in just one click.

Foxit reader also allows free offline conversion.

Cons: Foxit reader has no Cons all through my usage as it satisfies all my needs.

Overall: Foxit reader is used to convert files to PDF according to my client's needs on Fiverr. It is a great tool for writing freelance service.

Adobe is the company store and Foxit is freedom

May 06, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: For a long while I built my own computers and used as much open source and free software I could find on those computers. Foxit was great for me because it was free and it let me do everything I needed to do with PDFs.

Adobe and others have the brand recognition and behave poorly because of it. They have created a culture where you use it, because you assume their are no other quality options. Foxit Reader is not only comparable but easy to use.

Cons: Unfortunately, a lot of the features that I used Foxit for are now integrated into all kinds of other apps. Printing to PDFs and editing PDFs is common now and I find myself using Foxit less and less because of it. What it and other PDF creators and readers do are rapidly becoming standard parts of other software and their specialties are not needed often enough for me to use this software on a regular basis anymore.

A free awesome software

Oct 19, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: It's free and easy to use. It is very light compared to other reader like Adobe Reader in term of computer usage. Foxit Reader provides many functionality like markers, comments, highlight, and e-signature. It also offers a plugin for your browser which is also light and fast.

Cons: You cannot change the name of the pdf file while it is open with Foxit Reader.

It keeps pop-up the files which were already deleted.

Overall: Since I have known Foxit Reader, I think it is much superior to other reader.

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A light and sensational tool.

Mar 21, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
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Pros: This program is extremely fast and light, so in turn its download and installation is very fast, even in slow connections. Similarly, it allows you to open multiple documents without crashing the application, even when the documents have graphics or large images. It also has useful functions such as selecting fragments of the text, performing searches within it, rotating the document, in addition to having an index of the document for easier and faster access to the different sections of it. And the best part is that it's free.

Cons: So far I have not had problems with the program, and it has allowed me to carry out all the tasks that I wanted in my pdfs.

Overall: This program has allowed me to read and open multiple pdfs quickly, in addition to surfing and performing searches within them in a fluent way.

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The only PDF reader I use

Dec 04, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: This is by far my favorite PDF reader! I've been using since 2014 and since then, it's the only PDF reader I use. It's very responsive, has great feature and I love the functionality of the tabs. It has never crashed on me. I strongly recommend this software to all! Forget Adobe reader, Foxit tops it without a doubt, and the free version works great!

Cons: No negative feedback for this software at this moment.

Overall: Great experience so far after many years of use! Go download it now!

Best free reader out there!

May 11, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: Stable, intuitive, small footprint, compatible with all PDFs, best array of features (including annotation)

Cons: Some operational bugs (not stability related), such as subscripted text on annotations reverting to regular sized text when making any kind of modification to the annotation. The keyboard shortcuts we're familiar with in MS Word, don't really exist for the text annotation feature.

Overall: Great experience. The team updates and fixes errors frequently, and the support team answers questions promptly.

Great alternative to AcrobaT Reader

May 15, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: the software is relatively small and relatively fast. it also supports 99.9% of the features of Acrobat Reader. i'm saving that last 0.01% because every once in a while something displays a little differently in Foxit.

Cons: the software is getting a little bigger and a little slower with recent releases. that is unfortunate, but it is still faster and smaller than most of the competitive products.

Overall: i use it to view PDF's. that's pretty much what one uses a PDF viewer for.

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Free version of Foxit Reader is by far the best free PDF viewer / manipulator out there

Sep 13, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: PDF plugins to Microsoft Office applications like Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.

Plugin for your internet browser which is much faster and more intuitive than Adobe DC free.

Digital signature options

Text box customization you can add to forms

Fast and frequent updates that aren't cumbersome

Quick print functionality

Cons: I can't think of any cons other than you cannot completely edit a PDF without paying for the full version; however, there is no other free PDF reading software that allows that either.

Overall: I am an IT manager for a large business and use and deploy Foxit Reader free edition on a daily basis. My users love the extra functionality that they can't get with the free version of Adobe Acrobat DC. The software is faster at opening PDFs in both the internet browser and the program itself. Our HR department creates forms with this on a daily basis. It's worth purchasing the full product to really be able to edit and index your PDFs if that's what you are looking for. It goes over and above any other PDF reader I've used.

Best PDF reader in the market

Oct 17, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: Foxit Reader is light weight and performs smoothly compared to the other PDF readers. Support for themes make it easy on the eye and easy to use at night when the dark theme is used.

Foxit reader is able to able to copy text even from images in the PDF which is really helpful.

Cons: Lack of a built-in PDF editing facility is the only drawback in the product.

Overall: Foxit reader is works smooth on all Operating systems, so it is the main PDF reader used in the company

Limited but Worth it

Apr 23, 2019
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: functional for most office work, ability to export a word-doc right into Foxit, saves money, quick, locking features,

Cons: hard to find this tool or that tool even though I've been using it forever, get confused whether it is in editable mode or not without trying, hard to teach my colleagues how to use it sometimes.

Overall: it's worth it, maybe I need more education on it. I usually just jump in and am fine teaching myself. I get turned around in this program sometimes though.

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Great product! I have used Foxit for years!

Jul 06, 2018
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Speed. The program is much faster than Adobe Acrobat CC (my current reader), and offers a one time Pro purchase (if you don't like the free version).

Cons: The sneaky extras during install if you don't choose custom. While legal, it is shady at best and unfair to the consumer. Most average people won't check for the option to decline or check the Custom box to begin with. You guys need to give that a break.

Overall: A fast, free way to view PDF files.

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Easy use as well as its download!

Jul 23, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: is a program to transfer documents to pdf, it has allowed me to send documents making use of this security system in which the document made does not allow any type of modification or is edited, thus preventing the distortion of the initial information.

Cons: the download was not hard or ten minutes very easy and fast while the download process did not influence the operation of my computer, so I could use it while downloading, for people who do not have much time to download an application that gives them the advantages of pdf documents this application is ideal, fast and easy.

Excellent Free PDF Reader

Apr 02, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: I like that Foxit Reader had all of the features of other PDF reading softwares (e.g. snapshot tool, highlight, comments, document signing, etc.) but it doesn't have all of the pop up advertisements that the others have and it's free. I have used this PDF reader for years and always recommend it to friends.

Cons: I honestly can't think of anything that I don't like about this software. It is my go-to PDF reader.

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Lightweight for the PC

Nov 03, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: In few opportunities we find a software that is so light and fast and that works so well, the functions are intuitive, the one that I liked most lately as it is handled is that of the digital signature.

Cons: Once the software was corrupted and I had to reinstall, of course my PC was contaminated with several viruses and almost all the applications were compromised.

Overall: Since I discovered it I have used it in my work and study.

Fast pdf viewer

Feb 10, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: The fact that it has less footprint than Acrobat, it is loading faster and it has all neded features.

Cons: As it is free software, one commercial banner is present near the search box, and if you would like to navigate through the found items wia mouse, banner would expand and block the navigation.

Overall: Using it for some time time now and I really like it. I believe this is a good piece of software which is free and not part of bloatware.

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A powerful Reader that has changed the way my whole team works.

Oct 04, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: It is a fast, simple pdf reader that has a fully featured set of commenting capabilities.

Cons: It doesn't always work with the electronic signatures that my company uses.

Overall: When I first arrived at my company, we did code reviews by putting together paper packets and printing out 7 copies of each. It was a hassle and it was time-consuming. Now we use Foxit to streamline the whole process by being able to comment directly on the documents.

Feature-rich pdf reader

Aug 09, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: 1) Lightweight pdf reader that provides necessary features like bookmarks, highlighter, word-search, printing, editing, etc.

2) Free and portable.

Cons: 1) By default, sticky view (continuous view) between pages is not active in full screen mode.

Other than this, I didnot find any other difficulty to use it.

Overall: It is fantastic. I am still using it as I like to read a lot of Ebooks on my laptop.

Great software to read content

Nov 18, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
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Pros: Adjust your all font and size and it is always easy to take print outs. Good feature is one can sign digitally. I can put my comments in it and make it colorful. And also i can lock the whole pdf. Easy search the words.

Cons: Customization isn't available. Payed version is abit costly as per my requirements.

Overall: Overall it is the best and fast software to read my content.

Adobe's Usurper?

Jul 18, 2019
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
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Pros: I really like Foxit over Adobe for several reasons. Primarily, it is a lighter, faster, and snappier PDF reader that doesn't beg for you to pay hundreds of dollars to upgrade to premium.

Cons: Foxit sometimes crashes unexpectedly for me on some files. Additionally, it does lack some of the more advanced (but unnecessary) features that Adobe Reader has.