PDF-XChange Viewer is an alternative viewer for PDF files that enables you to view and annotate PDF files. You can add text, sticky notes, and other annotations and save them to the file, which will be compatible with the standard Adobe PDF reader. The program also includes a handy loupe tool to zoom in on selected areas of a document, as well as options to extract text and images, export a documents to image formats, and more.
PDF-XChange Viewer offers a modern, tabbed interface and an attractive set of features. The FREE PDF-XChange Viewer offers all the features you would expect such as support of all PDF file formats from Version 1.0 all the way to the latest 1.7 (Acrobat 8). You might be surprised just how quickly your large PDF files open and pages smoothly refresh as they are scrolled. So, why not speed up and improve your PDF Viewing experience by downloading the free PDF-XChange Viewer now!
Those wishing to view PDF files on their Windows PCs now have a choice when it comes to Viewing PDF files - the PDF-XChange Viewer is smaller, faster and more feature rich than the Adobe Reader which has until now been the Reader of choice for PDF files - we think thats about to change !
In addition to all the standard features here are some of the features available in the PDF-XChange FREE Viewer: * Add Comments and Annotations to any PDF file (subject to security settings) - unlike the Adobe Viewer which requires the PDF creation tool to be certified by Adobe !
* Add & apply Custom Stamps from any Image or PDF File and even your Windows Clip board !
* Mark-up pages with text and objects
* Type directly on any PDF page, not just Adobe enabled forms documents - in Typewriter mode.
* Export PDF pages or entire files to any one of the supported Image formats including BMP, JPEG, TIFF, PNG and many more ...
* Extract text from a PDF page/File
* Make your navigation of large or complex PDF files both simple and enjoyable with the extended functionality of our Loupe and the Pan Window tools
* Fill and Save Adobe Forms to disk, email or post !
* Updated JPEG2000 Compression support - improving speed.
* Plug-Ins for both MS IE or Firefox Browsers included
* Integrate seamlessly with your favourite translation software to translate text on the fly - including : ABBYY Lingvo 12, Translate It!, Lingoes.
* Includes comprehensive Help file and PDF Manual - no extra downloads required to add features etc.
* Portable version also available - can be run from any suitable device such as a Memory stick/CD/DVD etc - simply unzip and use - no installation required - just 4MB download !
* And many more features such as Rotate and Save, Email files etc ...
Free for Private and Commercial use, provided not bundled with other software or for financial gain - also available - PRO Version.
Change Log: - Altered the method commonly used in Windows to load external dlls to prevent any (even theoretical) vulnerability regarding "DLL-hijacking" as reported for Windows applications.
- File Attachment tools are hidden in free version of the viewer when the Hide PRO features option used.
- Fixed possible issues when opening/extracting embedded files within secured documents.
- Fixed issues when rendering some fonts
- Fixed issues with some non-ascii characters in some PDF files
- Resolved issue with frame size when viewer is embedded into browser.
- Resolved issue with wrong form fields content created by the viewer.
- Resolved possible issue with layers visibity.
- Added exclusive mode for non-commenting tools (see commenting settings in Edit Menu -> Preferences).
- Implemented function to work with embedded files using JS.
- Shift key is used to temporary toggle exclusive/non-exclusive mode.
- Viewer no longer modifes the Producer field in a documents information fields. Instead it uses a custom information field to store data regarding the version used to save a document.
- Fixed problems with browser plugin in latest FireFox (4) and Opera releases when they use customized title bars.
- Styles for measure tools now have independent scale values.