A good substitute for Acrobat reader?

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  1. Partizan

    Partizan Fun loving criminal

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    As the acrobat reader is becoming a bloatware I am looking for a good, small en fast substitute.

    I found foxitreader but didn't install it yet. Anyone using it? Are there any other substitutes?

    Regards, Partizan
     
  2. Tipstaff

    Tipstaff Well-Known Member

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    I would have to say Foxit, but I haven't used it in a while, so I don't know if it support PDF files created with AR7. Also, just like Adobe, the reader is free, and the writer you need to pay for.
     
  3. calidan

    calidan Frozen in Carbonite

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    Try out RyanVM's site. He doesn't have a substitute for Reader but he offers a switchless installer that comes with all the updates and I find it runs better then what you can d/l from Adobe's site.
     
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    Vikingod Int'l Fish Liaison

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    foxit is great, it supports all versions so far as I know. Its also very small and should suit most your PDF reading needs.
     
  5. Shadow Lady

    Shadow Lady Avril Fan

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    foxit is quite good, but dunno acrobat hasnt been bloatware for me :/

    and i consider almost anything bloatware :D
     
  6. Aurora

    Aurora New Member

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    Just use an old version. Acrobat Reader 5.1 hasn't let me down yet, though I occasionally get a warning of things being potentially non-displayable.
     

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