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Best PDF Reader for Windows 8

PDF reader for Windows 8: read PDF files with 4 modes and annotate & mark up PDF files in Windows 8 with sticky note and all kinds of shapes.

Emily Xiao
Posted by Emily Xiao | @Emily Xiao | Category: PDF Reading Tips
Published: May 14,2015 18:12 pm / Updated: Sep 07,2015 20:51 pm

Upgraded your computer operating system to the latest Windows 8 and now need a Windows 8 compatible PDF reader? Instead of suggesting you try Adobe Reader XI, a giant app, I’d like to share my favorite PDF Reader for Windows 8 – Wondershare PDF Editor. Compared with Adobe Reader XI, this app is smaller and more responsive while with every feature you might need during the reading process.

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As one of the best PDF readers for Windows 8, Wondershare PDF Editor is fully compatible with Windows 8. You only need to download and install Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 on your computer. After that, you can freely use this Windows 8 PDF reader.


This PDF reader for Windows 8 offers 4 reading modes: single, Continuous, Facing and Facing Continuous. Single means each time only 1 page of a PDF file is displayed. Continuous implies you can read PDF files with each page displayed in a continuous way. Facing is the mode that looks like reading a book, with pages displayed side-by-side.

PDF Reader for Windows 8


This PDF Viewer for Windows 8 lets users to annotate and mark up PDF files with sticky note, text box and all kinds of shapes. In the Home menu, you can see all those annotation tools and drawing markups. Click the one you need and move your mouse over the PDF text to add sticky note, highlighter, text box and draw shapes.

Windows 8 PDF Reader

Apart from above mentioned features, this PDF reader for Windows 8 enables you do more for a PDF file: insert, delete, extract and crop PDF pages, merge small PDF files into a complete one, split a large PDF file for easily mailing as attachments. Additionally, if you need to edit a PDF file massively, you can even convert it to an editable Word, Excel, PowerPoint, RTF, or Text document.

How about reading a scanned PDF file? In daily life, it is common to encounter scanned PDF files on the Internet and in the Office. With this Windows 8 PDF reader, you can even search for text in a scanned PDF file with the help of its OCR Plugin. By enabling the OCR feature, the scanned PDF file will become a native one, empowering you to edit and search for text.

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