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Those wishing to View/Modify or perform simple editing of PDF files on their Windows PC's now have a FREE pdf reader alternative to the Adobe Reader! The PDF-XChange Viewer is smaller, faster and more feature rich than any other FREE PDF Reader/ PDF Viewer/ PDF Editor available.

Included FREE features:
  • 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) !
  • UI Customization (color scheme, borders, scroll bars visibility).
  • Full Javascript Engine included
  • 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
  • And much more ...
  • Free Download
    PDF-XChange Editor (Portable) v8.0.332.0Filesize: 106.43 MB

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    PDF-XChange Editor (Portable) v6.0.321.0

    Keywords:
    pdf xchange viewer reader alternative. mark-up encryption

    License type Freeware1
    Author's homepage Visit the author's site
    Date added 08 Sep 2019
    Downloads 4779
    File size 106.43 MB (< 15min @ 1Mbps)
    Supported languages English   Finnish   Swedish   Norwegian   Spanish   Dutch  
    Operating systems Vista / Win10 / Win7 / Win8 / WinXP1

    1License and operating system information is based on latest version of the software.

    PDF-XChange Editor (Portable) v8.0.332.0(Latest stable version) 08 Sep 2019
    PDF-XChange Editor (Portable) v6.0.321.0 08 Mar 2017
    PDF-XChange Editor (Portable) v2.5.320.1 08 Feb 2017
    PDF-XChange Editor (Portable) v2.5.319.0 08 Jan 2017
    PDF-XChange Editor (Portable) v2.5.318.1 28 Sep 2016
    PDF-XChange Editor (Portable) v2.5.317 25 Mar 2016
    PDF-XChange Editor (Portable) v2.5.316.0 13 Jan 2016
    PDF-XChange Editor (Portable) v2.5.315.0 11 Sep 2015
    PDF-XChange Editor (Portable) v2.5.314.0 25 Aug 2015
    PDF-XChange Editor (Portable) v2.5.313.1 14 Jun 2015
    PDF-XChange Editor (Portable) v2.5.313.0 29 May 2015
    PDF-XChange Editor (Portable) v2.5.312.1 10 Feb 2015
    PDF-XChange Editor (Portable) v5.5.312 04 Feb 2015
    PDF-XChange Editor (Portable) v2.5.311.0 29 Oct 2014
    PDF-XChange Editor (Portable) v2.5.309.0 30 Jul 2014
    PDF-XChange Editor (Portable) v2.5.308.2 23 Jun 2014
    PDF-XChange Editor (Portable) v2.5.308.1 07 Jun 2014
    PDF-XChange Editor (Portable) v2.5.308.0 28 May 2014
    PDF-XChange Editor (Portable) v2.5.214.2 23 Feb 2014
    PDF-XChange Editor (Portable) v2.5.214.1 09 Jan 2014
    PDF-XChange Editor (Portable) v2.5.214 31 Dec 2013
    PDF-XChange Editor (Portable) v2.5.213.1 15 Nov 2013
    PDF-XChange Editor (Portable) v2.5.213 26 Oct 2013
    PDF-XChange Editor (Portable) v2.5.212 29 Aug 2013
    PDF-XChange Editor (Portable) v2.5.211 19 Jun 2013
    PDF-XChange Editor (Portable) v2.5.210 28 Feb 2013
    PDF-XChange Editor (Portable) v2.5.209 11 Feb 2013
    PDF-XChange Editor (Portable) v2.5.207 20 Jan 2013
    PDF-XChange Editor (Portable) v2.5.206 13 Oct 2012
    PDF-XChange Editor (Portable) v2.5.205 15 Aug 2012
    PDF-XChange Editor (Portable) v2.5.201 18 Feb 2012
    PDF-XChange Editor (Portable) v2.5.198 19 Sep 2011
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    PDF-XChange Viewer (Portable) v2.5.212

    I use this portable PDF-XChange Viewer and Im very satisfied. It works excellent, UI clear to understand and multifunctional.