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Comment by generalcinema
about Sumatra PDF · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful

Never needed to print a PDF, but this is the best reader you'll ever get.

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Discovered this.Adopted it over Foxit. It's much faster !Bu ...

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about Sumatra PDF · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful

Discovered this.
Adopted it over Foxit. It's much faster !
But i'll keep Foxit for when i want to print cause there's a lot more options to print how i like.

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Comment by JonM33
about Sumatra PDF · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful

One of the few free PDF readers that aren't bundled with adware or toolbars. Thanks!

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Comment by Shara
about Sumatra PDF · Jul 2017 · Helpful Not helpful

it is lightweight and display everything: fb2, pdf, djvu.

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Comment by johndoe12
about Sumatra PDF · May 2017 · Helpful Not helpful

It's lighter and faster than Foxit Reader or Adobe Reader. It's simple, and open source as well. Essentially everything most people would ever need in a PDF reader while remaining light, and simple to use.

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Comment by Mined
about Sumatra PDF · Apr 2017 · Helpful Not helpful

Much better and lighter on the computer than the Adobe Reader one.

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No subpixel rendering

Comment by alexander_rednax
about Sumatra PDF and Adobe Acrobat Reader DC · Jan 2016 · Helpful Not helpful

Sadly, it's 2016 and SumatraPDF still cannot render texts properly.
Although it is the fastest & smallest & most stable reader for windows that I've known, for reading large amounts of text without eyebleeding I'd choose Adobe Reader.

Feel free to contribute a patch or fork it!

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Comment by jdopen
about Sumatra PDF · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful

Hi. I just tested it and it is fast ! ;) (it seems that the print bug was fixed in the end of 2010 release). ;)

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Comment by PeterWilt
about Sumatra PDF · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful

Slim, superfast, and not bundled with spyware,
what more does one need.

5 stars.

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Comment by klischee
about Sumatra PDF · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful

OpenSource, fast, portable, slim - what do we want more?
Great PDF-Viewer for people who don't like bloatware.

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Comment by japcu
about Sumatra PDF · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful

Sumatra PDF is great for viewing, but really bad at printing. It expands the data to huge bmp's that cause my pc to halt to a grind (uses all RAM and starts trashing disk). Takes ages to print anything bigger than a page! Use Foxit Reader or something else for printing.

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Comment by Furty
about Sumatra PDF · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful

In general, PDFs are more fun to read with a full HD resolution monitor, because 2 full pages (View/Facing + Zoom/Fit Page) are clearly readable.

A unique feature that i love very much is, that in full screen mode closing the app is possible with "Escape" in addition to Alt-F4 (look for the "Swift Tabs" extension to close Firefox tabs with Escape):

Pages can be also turned with cursor right/left.

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Comment by Mustachio
about Sumatra PDF · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful -1 Helpful

I never tested out the printing, but the lackluster bookmark support made me instantly uninstall

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