Windows 8 to feature Metro-style built-in PDF viewer
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April 15, 2011, 07:28 AM
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Mac OS X's Preview.app has had the capability to open pdf files since forevar.. How has it taken microsoft this long to do it?
I think it's possible that US and EU attention and rulings regarding Microsoft's Windows and Office monopolies pushed back a lot of Windows features over the years. Even the inclusion of media player was a big deal back in the day.
The best Windows PDF reader is:
Free PDF Reader - Sumatra PDF by Krzysztof Kowalczyk
It's the best because it has no scripting support, securing it against all PDF exploits. Foxit has had its share of security issues; even Apple's PDF viewer has.
Sumatra works for 90% of the PDF's I use.
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