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Read docs in PDF format
Limited tools in the free version
Adobe Acrobat Reader is a popular and well-known program that allows you to open and read files in PDF format. It’s a comfortable and convenient way to read books, manuals and other texts.
The program includes a search engine that can locate any word found on any page of text, the option to zoom and view pages in full-screen or reading mode.
With Adobe Acrobat Reader you can add comments and annotations to any document. PDF files can be opened from any device or means, e.g. from the hard drive, email, flash drive, SD card, etc.
To save your documents to the cloud, you need to create a free Adobe Document Cloud account, allowing you to save documents to One Drive and share with whomever you choose.
Though the basic version of Adobe Acrobat Reader is totally free, you can get access to advanced editing tools via a monthly subscription. Extras include the ability to export to Excel and Word, and edit files as you need.