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Change from Adobe Reader to Foxit Reader


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#1 jimnor46

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Posted 07 January 2010 - 02:27 PM

I'm considering changing from Adobe Reader to Foxit Reader because of all the problems Adobe seems to be having.

Any thoughts on this?

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Posted 07 January 2010 - 03:11 PM

Most people that know there is an alternative and are not required to have adobe switch. Another alternative I use which I like even better than FoxIt and also free is PDF-XCHANGE VIEWER.

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Posted 07 January 2010 - 04:58 PM

Thanks Animal, I'll take a look at that one too. I'm just tired of every other week getting a security patcy for Adobe. Seems like they have a lot of problems and I feel like that if there is an alternative I'd like to try it.

Thanks for the response.

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Posted 07 January 2010 - 10:03 PM

You'll find the alternatives will use a lot less resources, than Adobe, and open faster.
I use Foxit, and when I click to open a .pdf, it opens instantly without any hesitation.
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Posted 08 January 2010 - 07:36 AM

Thanks for the response tq 1911. You've confirmed pretty much what I've been hearing from others.

Have a good day.

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Posted 08 January 2010 - 10:35 AM

You're quite welcome, jimnor46.
Let us know which one you decide to go with, and how it works out.
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Posted 08 January 2010 - 10:38 AM

Will do. I may end up giving each of them a try just to see which I like better.

Thanks again.

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Posted 08 January 2010 - 03:23 PM

I may end up giving each of them a try just to see which I like better.

The beauty of free. :thumbsup: Good luck with your trials. I'm sure you will find one to your liking. And you're quite welcome.

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Posted 08 January 2010 - 04:07 PM

This is kinda ironic. While I've been solicitinig advice about Adobe, I just received another warning about Adobe Illustrator.
Good grief, I don't know how those people stay in business.

Once again, thanks to everyone that took the time to advise and respond. I really appreciate it.

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