Foxit Reader 4.2: A free and light PDF reader

Many people know Foxit Reader as the competition or alternative to Adobe Reader, but actually I think that this reader has made it’s own fame now by itself.


Foxit Reader is a free and powerful pdf reader that can be put at the level of the Adobe’s. It offers the possibility to edit documents, and includes a download manager for updates for it. It has addons that you can use to optimize it and customize it.

The latest changes includes:

  • Digital signature verification: this confirm the original signature to check for chagnes and that way improving security by checking for false documents.
  • ASLR & DEP support: Address Space Layout Randomization and Data Execution Prevention are two kind of algorithm that take care of analyzing memory data execution and the prevention of suspicious code in the memory, respectively.

This software is compatible with all Windows OS versions.

Link | Foxit Software

Author Info:

A 20 year old computer engineer... Here's a clear explanation =>
October 5, 2010 | Autor: TatoSgr | Software
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