Foxit Reader on Windows 8.1
|Stable release||126.96.36.1996 (December 1, 2014[±])|
|Operating system||Windows XP or later|
|Type||Desktop publishing software|
Foxit Reader is a PDF viewer which allows you to create, open, view, sign, and print any PDF file. Available in English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.
Early versions of Foxit Reader were notable for its short load time and small filesize. Foxit has been compared favorably to Adobe Reader. The Windows version allows annotating and saving unfinished PDF forms, FDF import/export, converting to text, highlighting and drawing.
Foxit Reader is available for Windows XP and later. While different versions are available for iOS, Windows RT, Android and Windows CE. It also supports the U3 smart drive when used with Windows 2000 or Windows XP. Foxit Reader 2.0 is the last version which runs on Windows 9x and Windows NT 4.0. Foxit Reader 4.1.1 can be installed on unsupported versions of Windows such as Windows 98SE, by installing KernelEX 4.5 first.  Version history with release notes is available from Foxit, although not including release dates. However, other sites do provide release dates, some with more detail on changes. 
In July of 2014, the Internet Storm Center reported that the mobile version for iPhone was transmitting telemetry data to remote servers located in China despite users attempting to opt-out of such data collection.
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