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'''''Foxit Reader''''' is a free PDF viewer that has unfortunately become bloated with "features" over time, but is still one of the best free PDF viewers. The interface has unfortunately taken the shitty Microsoft ribbon approach, and all versions after 7.2.8.1124 have removed the ability to use the superior classic toolbar approach.
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[[Image:Foxit Reader.png|thumb|256x256px|Foxit Reader.]]
  
You can get this version here: [http://filehippo.com/download_foxit/64763/ filehippo.com/download_foxit/64763/]
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'''Foxit Reader''' is a [[PDF]] viewer that has, unfortunately, become bloated with "features" over time, but is still one of the best free PDF viewers despite its [[nagware]] model. The interface has unfortunately taken the shitty Microsoft ribbon approach, and all versions after 7.2.8.1124 have removed the ability to use the superior classic toolbar approach.
  
Install this version, change to classic UI, turn off cloud, and turn off automatic updates.
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You can get the last good version here: [http://filehippo.com/download_foxit/64763/ filehippo.com/download_foxit/64763/]
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Install this version, the do the following to make it look decent:
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# File -> Change Toolbar Mode -> Click, Classic Toolbar Mode.
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# Edit -> Preferences -> Updater -> Select, Do not download or install updates automatically.
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# Edit -> Preferences -> General -> Uncheck, Show Start Page, and uncheck Show Advertisement.
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==Links==
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{{Link|Wikipedia|https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foxit_Reader}}
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{{Link|Official|https://www.foxitsoftware.com/pdf-reader}}
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[[Category: Software]]
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[[Category: Document Software]]
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[[Category: Useful Software]]
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[[Category: Windows Software]]
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[[Category: Software Distribution Model - Nagware]]

Latest revision as of 10:29, 6 January 2020

Foxit Reader.

Foxit Reader is a PDF viewer that has, unfortunately, become bloated with "features" over time, but is still one of the best free PDF viewers despite its nagware model. The interface has unfortunately taken the shitty Microsoft ribbon approach, and all versions after 7.2.8.1124 have removed the ability to use the superior classic toolbar approach.

You can get the last good version here: filehippo.com/download_foxit/64763/

Install this version, the do the following to make it look decent:

  1. File -> Change Toolbar Mode -> Click, Classic Toolbar Mode.
  2. Edit -> Preferences -> Updater -> Select, Do not download or install updates automatically.
  3. Edit -> Preferences -> General -> Uncheck, Show Start Page, and uncheck Show Advertisement.

Links

Link-Wikipedia.png  Link-Official.png