Adobe Reader

Displays PDF files for easy perusal and printing

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    Windows 8 / Windows 7 / Windows Vista / Windows 2003 / Windows XP

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  • Program available in:In English
  • Program license:Free

Adobe Reader is a free downloadable program that sets the standard for viewing, commenting on, and printing PDF documents. It is available for use on desktops, laptops mobile devices. Adobe developed the portable document format in order to standardize file sharing across the Internet.

Documents that are opened within Adobe Reader are highly accurate and faithfully deliver high-quality color resolution. The program really shines when it comes to graphics. This is really one of the best PDF readers on the market.

People using the free Adobe Reader are able to fill in forms and sign documents with an electronic signature, as well as comment on and highlight passages. It is very easy to share documents such as ebooks or pamphlets created by users of Adobe's other products.

The professional look of documents within Adobe Reader enhances the positive message creators hope to convey. New enhancements to Adobe Reader allow word processing program users to convert the .doc files to .pdf before distribution.

Adobe Reader Pros

  • PDF files are easy to read and organize. The Adobe Reader is free to use and delivers fantastic output.
  • Users are not required to download expensive software to view products written as PDF files.
  • Ebooks and other professional documents look good and are easily shared within a group.

Adobe Reader Cons

  • Download times for PDF files are longer than other average file download times.
  • There are frequent updates from Adobe which require time and attention.

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