Nitro PDF is a freeware PDF reader which also integrates many different PDF editing and creation tools.
When you first run the installer for this application, it will offer to take over PDF viewing and thus installing a plugin for your web browser. Since this step is option, you can safely decline. If you do install its plugin, it will become your default online PDF reader.
Once you get the main program launched, you are greeting with a layout which isn't dissimilar from modern Microsoft Office programs as it integrates the "ribbon" interface Microsoft introduced.
In terms of functionality, the program includes different tools for viewing, printing and creating PDF documents. More precisely, it uses Windows' printing spooler to output to a PDF file. You can also use drag-and-drop by dragging files from Windows Explorer in to the Nitro PDF user interface to create PDF documents.
Nitro PDF can also view PDF file properties and can save text as a flattened PDF document. You may also use it to add notes and markup to existing documents. Markup includes highlighting, cross-out, etc.
The program supports several common file formats such as HTML, TXT, JPG, DOC, DOCX and more.
In the end, Nitro PDF provides a lot of very useful features for free that often cost a shareware fee. The list of features included with Nitro's free software are often enough for casual PC users who would like to create or edit certain elements of a PDF file every now and then.
Nitro Reader can read PDF files, edit PDF files and install a virtual PDF printer.Nitro Reader features and highlights:
Nitro Reader is licensed as Freeware for Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system / platform from pdf software without restrictions. Nitro Reader 126.96.36.199 is available to all software users as a free download (Freeware).
Compatibility with this software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version of Nitro Reader may be available from Nitro PDF.
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