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What is PDF-XChange?

PDF X-Change Viewer is a PDF reader that allows you to modify, view, do simple editing of PDF files including OCR image based PDF on computers running on Windows. It comes in three editions: the free PDF X-Change Viewer, PDF X-Change Viewer Lite and the PDF X-Change Viewer Pro. The Pro version is also a PDF creator that makes PDF files from image files, scanners and conversions of RTF or TXT files to PDF, or creating PDF from scratch. The new free OCR function supports multiple languages such as German, Spanish, English and French.

The free PDF X-Change Viewer edition offers unlimited use for government, private and commercial purposes as long as it is not distributed or incorporated for any commercial or profit gain with other media applications without getting permission from the developer.

Features included in the free edition include OCR options for your scanned and image-based PDFs to create searchable full text PDF files. You can add annotations and comments to PDF files, apply and add custom stamps from PDF, any image or Windows clipboard, tools for measurement such as area and perimeter, mark up pages with objects and text, directly type on PDF, export PDF pages or the entire file to image formats supported such as JPEG, BMP, PNG, TIFF and more, extract text from PDF, use extended functions for your navigation of large or complex PDF files such as Pan and Loupe window tools. It also provides PDF encryption for security support and Data Execution Prevention to stop Virus or Trojan scripts.

More free features cover full JavaScript engine, restoration and saving of last opened files, plug-ins for browsers, updated support for JPEG2000 compression, shell extensions integrated for document preview and PDF thumbnails, IFilter Fast Search, support for Adobe Portfolios and PDF file attachments, document search, setting of default view for PDF, snap to grid, ruler and guidelines, customizable user interface, add, move and edit of bookmarks.

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