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Last post Author Topic: So, what pdf reader app is your fav?  (Read 15528 times)

Nod5

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Re: So, what pdf reader app is your fav?
« Reply #50 on: September 17, 2015, 04:10 AM »
Since some here are coming around to Sumatra let me do a plug for my sumatra_highlight_helper tool. It is  really useful, if you ask me. :D

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Re: So, what pdf reader app is your fav?
« Reply #51 on: September 20, 2015, 01:00 AM »
I have been using PDF Xchange Viewer for years.  I tried the newly free PDF Xchange Editor a few months back but didn't like it and switched back to the viewer.

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Re: So, what pdf reader app is your fav?
« Reply #52 on: September 20, 2015, 06:32 AM »
I have been using PDF Xchange Viewer for years.  I tried the newly free PDF Xchange Editor a few months back but didn't like it and switched back to the viewer.

I did the same for a while (though with the Pro versions). Editor felt like an unfinished product for quite a while. However, at one point they seem to have reached parity with Viewer, and then I found Editor to be superior, given its additional features.

Out of curiosity, what is it that you don't like in Editor?

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Re: So, what pdf reader app is your fav?
« Reply #53 on: November 22, 2015, 12:54 PM »
Try okular. Comes with KDE for windows. It has two key features:
  • It has an overview mode, where you can see 3 pages at once on a big monitor
  • It removes the white borders around pages.
Anyone has a reader than can provide this?

Curt

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Re: So, what pdf reader app is your fav?
« Reply #54 on: November 13, 2017, 10:07 AM »
I have been testing the free Foxit Reader for a couple of days and have many good things to say about it, because it also has a free editor included. However, there is a big difference between the Reader and the Editor: the Editor does not handle Unicode! I was "shocked" to see this, but there you go.

The original in Danish:

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and when the same text merely has been touched & saved by the free Foxit editor:

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I am disappointed. Foxit will now leave the house.

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Re: So, what pdf reader app is your fav?
« Reply #55 on: November 13, 2017, 05:39 PM »
I previously posted in this thread saying I was using Foxit. I got sick of it becoming more and more of a bloated mess with each update and switched to Sumatra, that was probably a year ago. I'm still using it and liking it.

I like it because it seems simple and lightweight compared to the alternatives I've tried. But I don't do much with PDFs and I especially don't create/edit them. But for a lightweight PDF reader, I'm pretty happy with Sumatra. :Thmbsup: