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

#1
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?
 


#3
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 :)
 


#4
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?

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#5
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
 


RAK

Extraordinary Member
#7
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
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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