Foxit Reader - PDF viewer

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Re: Foxit Reader 3.1

#31 Post by Andrew Lee » Thu Nov 26, 2009 5:02 am

We should change the database to point to this version ... what do you think :?:
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Re: Foxit Reader V3.1.3.1030

#32 Post by ashghost » Thu Nov 26, 2009 1:43 pm

Andrew Lee wrote:
We should change the database to point to this version ... what do you think :?:
I second that!
Done, but I put a link to the last "official" zip release in the description.

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Re: Foxit Reader 3.1

#33 Post by Checker » Thu Nov 26, 2009 1:53 pm

Thanks :wink:

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Foxit Reader 4.0

#34 Post by Lupo73 » Wed Jun 30, 2010 8:43 am

This new release is available and given that it is a major update (now more similar to PDF-XChange Viewer because includes advanced features for free), it may needs tests to verify if is officially portable again or not. Anyway this update make the software even more powerful and complete. Really one of the best solutions of pdf readers.
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Re: Foxit Reader 4.0

#35 Post by I am Baas » Wed Jun 30, 2010 9:07 am

Not Portable.

Writes to the registry @
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\LANGUAGE
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\MainFrame
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\Panels_2
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\Recent File List
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\Settings
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\FoxitReader.Document\shell\open\command
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\FoxitReader.FDFDoc\shell\open\command
Creates a folder @ Documents and Settings\User Name\Application Data\Foxit Software
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Re: Foxit portable pdf reader & url of huge portable fw data

#36 Post by webfork » Sat Jun 29, 2013 3:19 pm

I really thought PDF-XChange was the only PDF program on the site I'd ever really use, but this program has come a LONG way since I last tested it. One big win for me is that it supports an Adobe "Portfolio" format that certainly don't recommend, but use quite a bit.

PDF-XChange still does a few things this doesn't (export to image, outstanding search program) so obviously having both is ideal.

I do wish there was a Mac client, but given some of the excellent Mac PDF viewers (Skim is my overall favorite PDF viewer) I'm not surprised.
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Re: Foxit Reader - PDF viewer

#37 Post by Emka » Tue Nov 01, 2016 3:19 am

I got the PA version because I had to fill in PDF forms, which my usual PDF viewer SumatraPDF can't do. However I noticed that, while I can't see any of the registry entries Baas mentioned above, v8.10.1013 leaves a folder in AppDate/Roaming on Win10, despite the portable wrapper.
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Re: Foxit Reader - PDF viewer

#38 Post by joby_toss » Tue Nov 01, 2016 7:42 am

No leftovers on my win 10. Try to delete that folder and see if it reappears after using the app. Might be a leftover from a glitch (bad app stopping, system crash etc.).

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Re: Foxit Reader - PDF viewer

#39 Post by Emka » Tue Nov 01, 2016 8:53 am

joby_toss wrote:Try to delete that folder and see if it reappears after using the app.
I did so several times and it kept reappearing. I finally deleted Foxit and downloaded it again. Now it works. Weird.
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Re: Foxit Reader - PDF viewer

#40 Post by webfork » Tue Nov 01, 2016 3:38 pm

Emka wrote: v8.10.1013 leaves a folder in AppDate/Roaming on Win10, despite the portable wrapper.
Confirmed -- good catch. I'll retest this weekend with a fresh copy and see if it happens again on a fresh install. No point in submitting a bug report if they've already fixed it.
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Re: Foxit Reader - PDF viewer

#41 Post by JohnTHaller » Tue Nov 01, 2016 8:48 pm

If you could please give us the full details here, we can get it sorted: http://portableapps.com/forums/support/office

Namely, what folder is left behind and what are the full contents (if any), what OS, install path, new install vs upgrade (could be a result of an upgrade issue we need to catch), etc?
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Re: Foxit Reader - PDF viewer

#42 Post by webfork » Sat Nov 05, 2016 1:28 pm

JohnTHaller wrote:If you could please give us the full details here, we can get it sorted
Looks like it got resolved before I could post about it. Here's the screen I put together earlier in the week for reference:

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Re: Foxit Reader - PDF viewer

#43 Post by Emka » Sat Nov 05, 2016 10:55 pm

I posted over on PA.com and JohnTH fixed it very quickly. As you can see in the screenshot, it was an issue with localizations or their updates.
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Re: Foxit Reader - PDF viewer

#44 Post by SYSTEM » Mon Aug 21, 2017 10:49 pm

Two security vulnerabilities have been found in Foxit Reader, and Foxit Software has refused to fix them.

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Re: Foxit Reader - PDF viewer

#45 Post by webfork » Wed Aug 23, 2017 6:45 pm

SYSTEM wrote:Two security vulnerabilities have been found in Foxit Reader, and Foxit Software has refused to fix them.
Where did you get that they're refusing to fix them? Also, I am so very sick of PDF exploits. Why on earth is this still an issue? I *almost* get that some office Macros could cause problems but PDF? How is this a thing?
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