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  • Foxit Reader

    9.4.1.16828

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac
    Symbian

    Foxit Reader

    8
    3129 votes
    • PROS: Small file size, Much quicker than Adobe Reader, Allows you to annotate documents
    • CONS: Doesn't allow you to edit files, User manual is only available online
  • ePUB Reader for Windows

    5.3

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Browse your ePUB library

    6
    391 votes
    • PROS: Great for viewing ePUB file eBooks, Well organized table of contents, Weeklong free trial period
    • CONS: Converted PDFs have slightly low quality
  • Free DjVu Reader

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Open and read your DjVu files

    9
    47 votes
    • PROS: User-friendly interface, Export different file types
    • CONS: Only for Windows, Can’t open any other file types
  • DAMN NFO Viewer

    2.10

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A handy viewer for NFO and DIZ files

    8
    126 votes
    • PROS: Fast and easy to use, Customizable interface, Integrated into Windows shell, Copies text just by selecting it
    • CONS: None so far
  • PDF Reader  PDF File Viewer with Text Editor

    1.0.9

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A Potent PDF Reader/Viewer for Your Phone

    7
    6 votes
    • PROS: Feature-rich, Bookmarking option, Flexible reading modes, Good developer support
    • CONS: Zooming in could cause page fit issues, Ads pop up randomly, Text editing can be cumbersome, Bugs
  • Adobe Acrobat eBook Reader

    2.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Read and Convert eBooks with Adobe Acrobat eBook Reader

    6
    220 votes
    • PROS: Combatible with a wide range of file types, Great for readers unused to Kindles
    • CONS: Will not detect any viruses present within a system, BIOS-related errors cannot be addressed by this software bundle.
  • WinDjView

    2.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A slick DjVu document viewer

    7
    70 votes
    • PROS: Lightweight and compact tool, Dictionary and text search options included, Custom keyboard navigation and scrolling shortcuts available, Magnifying glass and marquee zoom available
    • CONS: Advanced features take time to learn
  • PDFlite

    0.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free PDF Reader and Conversion Tool

    5
    16 votes
    • PROS: Clean, simple, user-friendly interface, Offers full range of PDF reader functions , Converts DOC, DOCX and image files to PDFs, Includes a "print as image" option
    • CONS: Does not offer ability to modify PDF files, Unable to bypass PDF password encryption, Conversion occasionally causes layout issues, No option to convert PDFs to DOC or DOCX
  • CBR Reader

    2.1.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    NTComic CBR Reader is an excellent and free CBR Reader. It supports various comic file formats such as: cbr, cbt, cbw, cbz.

    5
    11 votes
    • Inky - PDF reader & ink annotation

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      The Ultimate Paperless Office App?

      3
      1 vote
      • PROS: Save PDFs with new file names, Quick and intuitive annotation tool
      • CONS: Only English (US) supported, Requires almost 20MB of free space
    • Adobe Reader for Symbian

      (Symbian 7) 1.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Symbian

      PDF text reader

      7
      57 votes
      • PDF Viewer  PDF File Reader  Ebook Reader

        1.1.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        A free program for android

        -
        No votes yet
        • SheerVideo Reader

          2.8.0.7

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Mac

          Real time SheerVideo codec as used by NBC

          10
          1 vote
          • PROS: Works on the fly with lossless conversions, Suitable for a wide type of prosumer recording formats, Used by major network TV channel NBC
          • CONS: No way to configure the codec
        • MsgViewer Pro  .msg and .eml file viewer/reader

          8.1

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          A program used to extract and export files from PC

          -
          No votes yet
          • PDF Reader - Your File Viewer, Manager, Annotator and Editor

            1.5

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Mac

            A free program for mac

            10
            5 votes
            • Resco Suite

              2.11

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Palm OS

              Six powerful Palm utilities in one

              5
              1 vote
              • PROS: Explorer-style file management, RSS and Atom reader, Neat photo viewer, Solid security tools, Fun Sudoku games
              • CONS: Running all the programs can slow your device down
            • Bookari Free Ebook Reader

              4.2.1

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Android

              eReader for smartphones and mobile devices

              -
              No votes yet
              • PROS: Supports a variety of file types, Fast and easy-to-use
              • CONS: Contains ads, Not available for iOS
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            19.4.1.1682831298.4Windows, Mac, Symbian
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