Windows® 98 PDF Viewer
Types and roles of PDF viewer software
PDF files are the most preferred file types as far as viewing and reading documents are concerned. It provides quick navigation to all the pages of the document in addition to a host of other controls. To view the file and to use all such commands on a PDF file, a PDF viewer is needed to be installed in the system.
Here, we will be discussing about various PDF viewers available for Windows®:
- Acrobat Reader
- Foxit Reader
- Cool PDF Reader
It is the most commonly used free and official application from Adobe® which allows users to view, open, edit, read and print PDF files in Windows® 98 and other operating systems. It is a file format which is used to present PDF files in business documents or printable documents which are intended to maintain a unique look in a device-independent way. The application does not take a long time to be loaded in a computer. It installs all types of plug-ins and add-ons together at the time of loading applications. It can also load much larger-sized documents in a very less time. Adobe® Acrobat Reader often prompts for updates and any other applications supported by it after the initial loading before taking a user to open PDF files.
Foxit Reader is an alternative way to open and print PDF documents. It is also a free software and can be easily installed in Windows® 98. The download size is only 1.5 MB. It has some features which is not available in Acrobat Reader like a built-in text convertor. When we open Foxit Reader, it opens without any delay and a user is not forced to view any company logo or any splash window or author names. We can customize PDF documents as per our need through this software. There is no other software which allows us to draw graphics, type text, highlight text and make notes on a PDF file. We can save files and print them according to our choice, and can convert PDF documents to a simple text type. The application is never connected to the Internet without user’s permission and supports Java Script for advanced users.
Cool PDF Reader is a small application which is used to view PDF files. The size of it is only 626 KB. The installation process takes a short time. The Cool PDF Reader can perform a lot of activities like view, print and convert PDF files to other formats. It is supported in Windows® 98.
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