Anyone know of a 64Bit PDF Viewer that supports Windows Preview?

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  1. thestonefox

    thestonefox New Member

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    I've tried sumatra but it doesnt support Windows Preview.

    FoxIt doesnt seem to be 64 bit native

    I dont want to use Acrobat as its utter bloatware.

    Any other ideas?
     
  2. RAK

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    Yes Foxit "Runs" fine on 64Bit, but it is not 64 Bit native, it installs to the Program Files(x86) folder.

    I want as much 64 bit native software as I can get :)
     
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    Ive just tried PDF Xchange which is 64 bit native, but doesnt support file previews in explorer (no preview handler!)

    FoxIT has a preview handler plugin, but i cant seem to find one for PDF Xchange
     
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    As you have firmly decided not to use Acrobat (A good decision!) , I gues Tbount's post is of little interest. I wonder if you can find something here:
    64bit and x64 - PDF-XChange Viewer
     
  8. thestonefox

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    The problem with all the alternatives is none of them offer the complete acrobat package.

    What i want is.....

    Free PDF Viewer
    Browser integration
    Explorer Icon Previews
    Vista/Windows 7 Preview Handler (the big preview in the preview pane)
    and native 64Bit

    FoxIt comes close, but no native 64bit :(

    The only thing that wins so far is acrobat i think, which i refuse to go with because I hate the shite that downloads with it, and its clunky as a monkey who smells kind of funky.
     

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