Foxit Reader is a good application and a direct competitor to other powerful tools in the market, allowing users to read PDF files with ease. The tool provides an easy installation process that will not require any special knowledge, and afterwards, an icon of the tool will be placed on the screen. However, this reader will be also integrated as an add-on to the default browser of the computer and if a user encounters a PDF document online, simply clicking it will open it in a new tab. Here, in the lower left area of the screen, certain controls buttons will appear upon hovering over them.
The interface of the general application has received a massive face lift and the user will be able to experience a higher degree of flexibility. The icons are nicely designed and the toolbar can be customized according to one’s own needs and there are a few color schemes that can be chosen. Of course, beyond design matters, there are functionality aspects that allow Foxit to have a leading position in front of other tools. The tabbed PDF viewing is a nice addition similar to the one present in browsers, and this might be useful when someone needs to compare information between documents.
There is also the possibility of displaying only the text in PDFs and removing the images, while there is also a Safe Mode available to read the documents. Annotations tools are also available and the users can make good use of them in order to place snippets of information that might be required for later use. This way, a user can easily sort out different pieces of info that he might need from a text document. With constant upgrades provided, Foxit Reader manages to remain a top competitors in domain of PDF readers.