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. Also included are the very powerful PDF-XChange Shell Extensions and iFilter. The FREE OCR functionality supports a base language set of English, French, German & Spanish. Additional Language Extension Packages are available here. You might be surprised just how quickly your large PDF files open and pages smoothly refresh as they are scrolled.
The PDF-XChange Viewer free software download is smaller, faster and more feature rich than any other FREE PDF Reader/ PDF Viewer/ PDF Editor available. The licensed PDF-XChange Viewer ‘PRO’, is a PDF creator in it’s own right, allowing users to create PDF files directly from scanners, image files and can even take a .txt or a .rtf file and convert it to PDF or build your PDF document from scratch.
The FREE PDF viewer download of the PDF-XChange Viewer may be used without limitation for Private, Commercial, Government and all uses, provided it is not : incorporated or distributed for profit/commercial gain with other software or media distribution of any type – without first gaining permission.
Features of PDF-XChange Viewer Pro
• New – OCR options included – OCR your image based/scanned PDF’s to make fully text searchable PDF files !!!!
• 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 !
• Measurement Tools incl. perimeter and area
• 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
• PDF Security Support including 40/128 bit RC4 and 128/256 bit AES Encryption Password and Permissions Add/Edit
• Data Execution Prevention (DEP) – stops the execution of nefarious scripts from Virus’s/trojans etc.
• Fill and Save Adobe Forms to disk, email or ‘post’ – including XFA and dynamic forms (new in V2.5) !
• Store/Restore of last opened files (last session)
• Updated JPEG2000 Compression support – improving speed.
• Plug-Ins for both MS IE or Firefox Browser’s included
• Integrate seamlessly with your favorite translation software to translate text on the ‘fly’ – including : ABBYY Lingvo 12, Translate It!, Lingoes.
• Auto-Highlights Fillable Form Fields
• Integrated Shell Extensions for PDF thumbnails and document preview in Windows Explorer
• Document Search. Probably the fastest PDF document search engine available today !
• Set default viewing preferences for PDF files
• IFilter Fast Search ! Trackers super fast IFilter is supplied FREE with all PDF-XChange Viewer installs and extracts and searches text from pages, document info (title, authors, subject etc.), comments, and bookmarks etc – faster than any competing IFilter product available!
• Adobe Porfolios Supported
• Includes comprehensive Help file and PDF Manual – no extra downloads required to add features etc.
• Support for PDF File Attachments (portfolio)
• Import/Export Reader default settings
• Send PDF files via email from viewer
• Ruler, Snap To Grid and Guidelines
• Customize User Interface (Toolbar options etc)
• Undo/Redo functionality for text editor
• 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 6MB download !
• Compatible with Windows XP and later (32/64 bit)
• Simple editing options – see latest releases
• Add/Edit/Move Bookmarks (Now a Free Feature)
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