Windows 10: looking for pdf reader
looking for pdf reader
I still use Acrobat Pro X, but have the feeling that it is outdated now.
I use it for simple tasks: printing to pdf, reading pdf's, rotating pdf's when needed and combining pdf's.
Printing to pdf is now standard in W10. Remains: reading. rotating and combining.
I welcome suggestions for a free, light-weight alternative (no apps from store, I avoid these).
Have a look at BullZip PDF and see if it will do what you need , I'm not sure if the Free Version will do it all?
FREE PDF Printer
For a printer I like BullZip also. For a viewer I like Sumatra.
Not saying it is the best but I like it. Foxit is OK but they try to download other rubbish. Adobe is more than 10x the size and annoying in many ways.
Note that if you use Outlook then you need to install something to do your .pdf preview. Otherwise you can run either Sumatra or Foxit as a portable app.
I still use Adobe Reader 9.5.5 (auto update off and view in Browser Off ) for Viewing.... after version 10/X they went crazy with the viewer size it seems..
PDF-XChange Editor might look large, but it has tons of features and it is still light, compared to adobe anything is.
Nitro Reader 3 is my pdf reader and it works fine
It is pathetic that MS Outlook will not give you a preview of a pdf unless you install some other software but that is how Outlook 2016 is at the moment. AFAIK only Foxit, Sumatra and Adobe work.
No-one (literally no-one unless their brain is stuck in 1992) wants to install Adobe Reader though do they? Surely anyone who installs it does it by mistake or because they used to before the great depression (only joking @Kbird).
What for? The program is more than 500x the size of anything else, it bugs you about updates, is slower to render a pdf and is just in general worse.
You can quibble about whether Sumatra or Nitro or Foxit being better (much the same to me) but Reader?
I know that you didn't want any apps from the store....but I've been trying out Xodo pdf reader and it is lightweight.
You can rotate, print, and make notes on the pdf. You can also read the pdf in sepia and night mode. It seems like a very nice application.
I also haven't had any ads using it yet. And it's free!
"Out of date"? Hmmm, I have Adobe Acrobat 8 on Win10 Desktop, Adobe Acrobat 9 on Win10 Notebook and Adobe Acrobat 9 on MacBook Pro OS X, no problems.
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There is an update in the Store
Sorry but no version given
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