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#1 Terryala

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Posted 26 May 2011 - 05:46 PM

Foxit Reader

  • Small, Fast, & Feature Rich PDF Reader
  • Free PDF Creation / PDF Conversion
  • Protects Against Security Vulnerabilities

Overview, Features and System Requirements:

http://www.foxitsoft...ure_PDF_Reader/

 

Language files available here:
http://languages.fox...e.com/?proid=14
 



#2 Chachazz

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Posted 17 April 2013 - 03:38 PM

Foxit Reader-Creator 6.0.2 released


New Features:


1. PDF Creation
Allows users to quickly and easily create PDF.

1) With one-click, create from Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel through the Foxit Reader plug-in.

2) High performance PDF conversion from hundreds of file types by:

  • a) Dragging and dropping the document into Foxit Reader.
  • b) Using the Foxit Reader create From File capability.
  • c) Right mouse clicking on the file.

3) Convert hardcopy documents into PDF with the create From Scanner functionality.

4) Extend any application with print capabilities to include PDF conversion through the included Foxit Reader PDF Printer (PDF print driver).

5) Cut and paste content via the Windows clipboard into a new PDF by using the From Clipboard feature.

2. Ribbon-Based Toolbar
New user interface with a ribbon-based toolbar based on Microsoft Office 2013 (Office 15) design is more intuitive and provides users with a familiar user experience.

3. Read and Search PDF Portfolios
Open and read PDF portfolios and perform searches either within a single PDF file or across all the PDF files in the portfolio.

4. Whitelist Trusted URLs for Form Submission
Enables users to create and maintain a whitelist of the trusted URLs when submitting form online to manage the file access.

5. Create and Insert Stamps
Allows users to create and insert stamps into their PDF documents and forms, by selecting from a choice of pre-made stamps, creating static custom or dynamic stamps.

6. PDF Sign
Allows users to sign documents with their own handwriting. Signatures can be created from an image of your signature or by writing it yourself on touch enabled desktop systems or tablets. Users can quickly and easily manage, place, and apply these signatures.

7. Plug-in Manager
Adds plug-in Manager which shows a list of installed plug-ins and the relevant information.

Feature Enhancements:


1. Comments Summary
Supports sorting comments by checkmark status, setting current properties of any comment as default, and deleting comment by batch. Plus, the Note comment now supports to be printed.

2. Booklet Printing
Allows users to print multipage PDF in booklet format.

3. Run Script Right Control
Supports to control the right of running Script for better PDF protection.

 

Downloads: http://www.foxitsoft....com/downloads/



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Posted 27 May 2013 - 03:20 PM

Foxit Reader 6.0.3.0524

released May 27, 2013

Foxit Reader 6.0.3 has added some new features and enhancements as well as bug fixes to improve user experience, mainly includes:

 

1. Added the option of switching back to classic mode in Ribbon mode.

2. Fixed a bug where Microsoft Office Apps will crash after the Reader installation.

3. Fixed a bug of Foxit Reader & Windows encrypted file system.


Downloads:
»www.foxitsoftware.com/downloads/index.php



#4 Chachazz

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Posted 10 July 2013 - 06:40 AM

Foxit PDF 6.0.5.0618

July 1, 2013

http://www.foxitsoft...loads/index.php



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Posted 29 July 2013 - 06:34 PM

Foxit PDF 6.0.6.0722

July 28, 2013

 

Foxit Reader 6.0.6 fixed two issues where users using the Windows Explorer Preview Pane in the Open File dialog could not:
1) Use the arrow keys to navigate PDF files.
2) Select the name of a file/folder by typing the first few letters.

 

http://www.foxitsoft...loads/index.php



#6 Chachazz

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Posted 02 November 2013 - 07:35 PM

 

Foxit PDF 6.1.1 Free released
 
New:
1. Area Highlight
Area Highlight tool allows users to highlight specified areas.
2. Signature Protection
Adds password protection when creating or modifying quick sign signatures to prevent
unauthorized use of saved signatures.
3. Simplified Scanning Process
Adds a quick scan menu to help users to scan paper to PDFs with just one click.
4. SharePoint Integration Enhancement
Allows users to open and save PDF files in SharePoint repositories directly from within
Foxit Reader¡¯s Open/Save As dialog boxes.
5. Extensive Find & Search
Extends search scope to form data for more accurate and complete search results.
6. ¡°.CSV¡± Support for Form Export
Supports exporting one or more form data to a CSV file.
7. Easier File Attaching and Appending
Enables users to attach a file to current PDF file by simply dragging and dropping the file to
the Attachment Panel.
8. ¡°Black and White¡± PDF Conversion
Adds ¡°Black and White¡± option which enables users to convert PDFs in black and white.
 
Feature Improvements:
1. UI Improvements
Provides a newly designed File tab, similar to the backstage view like Microsoft Office 2013.
 
Issue Fixes:
1. Fixed an issue where the Foxit plugin was not adopted by default in Firefox and Chrome
browsers.
 


#7 Chachazz

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Posted 03 January 2014 - 11:38 AM

  Foxit Reader 6.1.2

12/26/2013

 

The following are improvements to Foxit Reader 6.1.2

  • Improves the compatibility of converted PDFs, allowing users to open converted PDFs with greater accuracy and more smoothly than other PDF products.
  • Enhances the conversion function, making the converted contents clearer and sharper.

http://www.foxitsoft...eader/#rd-popup



#8 Chachazz

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Posted 01 February 2014 - 02:32 PM

Foxit Reader 6.1.2.1224.1

Feb 1, 2014

 

1. Fixed an issue where the Comment tools do not work when using the mouse with inverted buttons (for left-handed people).

2. Fixed an issue where text cannot be typed immediately after a new Typewriter comment is created when the Ribbon is minimized.

 

http://www.foxitsoft...ure_PDF_Reader/



#9 Chachazz

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Posted 20 February 2014 - 10:14 AM

Foxit PDF Reader/Creator 6.1.4

February 19, 2014

 

Issue Fixes in Foxit Reader 6.1.4
1. Fixed an issue where large videos embedded in PDF files cannot be played after files are encrypted.
2. Fixed a security issue where Foxit Reader tried to load imgseg.dll, which could be exploited.

Download: »www.foxitsoftware.com/Secure_PDF_Reader/



#10 Chachazz

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Posted 03 July 2014 - 04:36 AM

Foxit Reader 6.2.1 Improvements in Foxit Reader 6.2.1

  • Updates Foxit’s compatibility with the Microsoft IRM extension for PDF Specification.

Issues Addressed in Foxit Reader 6.2.1

  • Fixed an issue where the application may suffer security vulnerabilities when reading and displaying filenames and their paths on the “Recent Documents” section from the Start Page.

Version 6.2 New Features in Foxit Reader 6.2

  • PDF/A File Notification.
  • Foxit Plugin Platform.
  • SCUP Catalog for Automatic Application Updates.

Improvements in Foxit Reader 6.2

  • UX Improvement.
  • Controls Operations to Toolbars by GPO template.
  • Word-to-PDF Conversion with Document Properties Maintained.
  • Supports Windows Embedded Standard 7.
  • Enables SharePoint Plugin by Default without Registry Entry.

Issues Addressed in Foxit Reader 6.2

  • Fixed an issue where the application may crash when creating custom dynamic stamps.

http://www.foxitsoft...ure_PDF_Reader/



#11 Chachazz

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 08:51 PM

Foxit Reader 6.2.3

Aug 20, 2014

 

http://www.foxitsoft....com/downloads/



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Posted 26 September 2014 - 04:37 AM

Foxit Reader 7.0.3.916

release date 09/24/2014

New Features in Foxit Reader 7.0
• Shared Review for Desktop and Mobile Users
• 2D Barcode Displaying
• Optimized PCL Printing
• Free-form Annotation with PSI (Pressure Sensitive Ink)
• Bi-directional Language Support
• Signature Verification on XFA Forms
• Friendly Ribbon Customization
• Stronger Security from RMS Plugin (Enterprise Only)
• Create PDFs with RMS Encryption (Enterprise Only)

Improvements in Foxit Reader 7.0
• Text Copy with Formatting Maintained
• SharePoint Network Drive Support
• GPO Improvement (Enterprise Only)

Issues Addressed in Foxit Reader 7.0
• Fixed the critical issues on Microsoft Touch Screen where:
 1) Users cannot exit Full Screen Mode;
 2) Users cannot bring out the context menu by tap-and-hold;
 3) Users cannot move up or down the annotation objects.
• Fixed an issue where an error prompted when users emailed a file with CJK characters in the file name if Windows locale was set to English.

Features & download: »www.foxitsoftware.com/Secure_PDF_Reader/
more downloads - »cdn01.foxitsoftware.com/pub/foxi···0/en_us/

(watch for added software offers in the "promo_enu_setup" file)



#13 Chachazz

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Posted 24 November 2014 - 12:10 AM

Note Security Notification details: Sep. 29, 2014

Fixed a security issue where applications built on Foxit PDF SDK ActiveX may be exposed toBuffer Overflow when invoking “SetLogFile ()” method.



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Posted 01 December 2014 - 06:22 PM

Foxit 7.0.6.1126

released 12/01/14

 

New Features in Foxit Reader 7.0.6

  • DPI-aware Application
  • PPDF (Pfile-based PDF) File Decryption (Enterprise Reader Only)

Issues Addressed in Foxit Reader 7.0.6

  • Fixed an issue where Foxit Reader failed to remain as the default PDF viewer after update in Windows 8.
  • Fixed an issue where a wrong message was prompted during custom scan.

http://www.foxitsoft....com/downloads/

or here - http://cdn01.foxitso.../7.x/7.0/en_us/



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Posted 10 March 2015 - 08:36 AM

Foxit Reader 7.1.0.0306

03/09/2015

 

Foxit Reader 7.1 has streamlined the PDF scanning and shared review workflows, and enhanced annotation capabilities : http://www.foxitsoft...ure_PDF_Reader/

 

New Features in Foxit Reader 7.1

  • Page Navigation in Web Browser by URL Parameters
  • Add Bulleted Lists in Free Text Annotations
  • PPDF (Pfile-based PDF) File Encryption (Enterprise Reader Only)

Improvements in Foxit Reader 7.1

  • Shared Review Enhancement
  • PDF Stamp Improvements
  • Save and Share Custom Annotation Colors
  • Preview Signatures and Stamps before Application
  • Streamline PDF Scanning Workflow
  • Extend the Usage of GPO Templates (Enterprise Reader Only)

Issues Addressed in Foxit Reader 7.1

  • Fixed an issue where the application interface became fuzzy in higher DPI.
  • Fixed an issue where users could not join the shared review of RMS protected files with Foxit Reader.
  • Fixed a security issue where memory corruption may occur when converting a GIF file with an invalid value in Ubyte Size in its DataSubBlock Structure, which could lead to a controlled crash execution.

Note following security fixes: