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Postby zealo » Thu Apr 17, 2008 6:13 am UTC

i assume i need to download adobe acrobat or something similar? but i can't find anything free that will let me view them. wikipedia assures me such free programs exist, but i can't find them
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Re: viewing .pdf

Postby TheAmazingRando » Thu Apr 17, 2008 6:17 am UTC

Adobe Reader (formerly Acrobat reader?) is free.

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Re: viewing .pdf

Postby Dingbats » Thu Apr 17, 2008 6:39 am UTC

Google? Also, depends on your operating system and so on, but I guess you're on Windows from the looks of your post.

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Re: viewing .pdf

Postby Ours » Thu Apr 17, 2008 6:59 am UTC

Foxit Reader Slim and fast.

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Re: viewing .pdf

Postby Pathway » Thu Apr 17, 2008 7:51 am UTC

Foxit is fantastic, that's all you need.
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Re: viewing .pdf

Postby Zohar » Thu Apr 17, 2008 8:27 am UTC

I don't have anything new to add, just wanted to add more emphasis on Foxit. So fast, so easy, much less cumbersome than anything Adobe makes.
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Re: viewing .pdf

Postby ThorFluff » Thu Apr 17, 2008 8:49 am UTC

Drains memory a lot less aswell. Foxitfuckyeah
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Re: viewing .pdf

Postby DesperatMezures » Thu Apr 17, 2008 8:41 pm UTC

Foxit is great for reading them, but it does get quite annoying when they refuse to allow you to select all text without paying for their "advanced" reader.

The document viewer on my ubuntu box has worked great, although I don't think it's cross platform. It came with the ubuntu installation, however.
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Re: viewing .pdf

Postby someguy » Thu Apr 17, 2008 9:10 pm UTC

Foxit ftw, but PDFMeNot is great for quick-and-dirty perusing.
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Re: viewing .pdf

Postby jtniehof » Thu Apr 17, 2008 9:59 pm UTC

Sumatra is another alternative. Free as in beer and speech.

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Re: viewing .pdf

Postby The Hyphenator » Sat Apr 19, 2008 1:50 am UTC

Foxit sucks. It installs fine on my desktop computer, but it just doesn't work on my laptop. I will check out Sumatra, because right now I'm using Adobe :(
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