Microsoft Office is the most common software to create documents, spreadsheets and presentations and we commonly open Microsoft Office Word (DOC, DOCX), Excel (XLS, XLSX), PowerPoint (PPT, PPTX), Visio ( VSD ) Documents using Microsoft Office applications. But commonly the documents are opened in editable format and you may wrongly edit, delete some portions of the document accidentally. FoxPDF Office Reader is a free windows application for Open, view and print Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio document.
Download & Installation of FoxPDF Office Reader
- FoxPDF Office Reader can be downloaded from the following link.
- Its a 11.3 Mb executable, not digitally signed.
- Installation requires administrative rights.
- Installation is multilingual: 25 language are supported.
- 11.48 Mb free space is needed for installation.
- Installation proceeds clean and fast.
- At the end of installation you will be asked to open product homepage
Features of FoxPDF Office Reader
- FoxPDF Office Reader can open Microsoft Office Word ( DOC, DOCX), Excel ( XLS, XLSX), PowerPoint ( PPT, PPTX), Visio ( VSD ) Documents.
- Multiple documents are opened in different Windows.
- You can adjust the Fitting of the page of the document to Full Size, Fit to Window or Fit to Window Width.
- You can switch the Display Mode.
- You can copy text from document.
- If you have any embedded object in your document, (like Mathtype Equation, ChemDraw Object etc..) double clicking on that object will open it in those application.
- You can search for a text throughout the document.
- FoxPDF Office Reader can show history of opened files.
- You can also clear the open history of documents.
- Software interface is multilingual too. Currently English, French, German, Italian, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional and Japanese languages are supported.
- System Resource usage is optimal.
My Verdict on FoxPDF Office Reader
I liked the concept of the software, but currently some features are not working properly and some must needed features are missing.
- Drag and Drop support is not working.
- Menu button is not working.
- No hand scrolling option like in a common PDF readers.
- Tab viewing is not supported.
- Update checking is needed.
- Pan, Zoom, Rotate, Mirror features are not yet available.
- Highlighting, Underlining Text features are needed.