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So, all of us need to read PDFs at some point. To date I've just used the default one that Microsoft put on my computer, Microsoft Reader. It's an app rather than a program and I always found it slow and clunky and awkward.

In the past I've used Adobe because that was installed by default too. As I recall though, that can also be slow.

I've just found one called Foxit which seems like a reasonable alternative although I don't know anything about it yet. Also its name sounds furry.

So what PDF readers do you guys use and what do you think of them?

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Fri Apr 29, 2016 10:04 am
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Sumatra PDF - I carry this in my Pendrive because is portable and takes little space. Supports windows XP.

WPS+PDF - Linux and Android, I don't think there's a Windows version. Nice office suite that includes a reader, I use it in my phone. Is on Google Play Store.

Google Drive PDF - Android, nice PDF reader also, I use it alternatively along with WPS+PDF.

PDF complete - It came preinstalled in my PC. There's not much to say about it.

Adobe Acrobat

Perfect Viewer - Android. Was made for reading comics in tablet. Also supports epub. Is on Google Play Store.

PDF.js - Firefox addon to read PDFs.

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Adobe Acrobat Reader is what I use.
It is slow? I dunno... Never heard of any other PDF-readers... Never thought of any others...

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Sat Apr 30, 2016 7:38 pm
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I have used PDFlite in the past, as it allows me to use the copy feature. It has document conversion features as well, which comes in handy when you need to use quotes for an essay and can't be bothered to type a huge quote!

(Seriously, I needed 12 paragraph-sized quotes for an analysis of The Scarlet Letter. Guess who found the laziest way possible? XP )

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Tue Jun 07, 2016 9:52 pm
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OpenOffice does most of the things I need it to, but I have yet to try PDF's on it.

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