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Sumatra PDF PreRelease/ 3.4.6 Stable

Sumatra PDF PreRelease/ 3.4.6 Stable

Sumatra PDF is a slim, free PDF, XPS, DjVu, PDF, ePub, MOBI, CHM, CBZ and CBR reader for Windows with a minimalistic design. Simplicity has a higher priority than a lot of features.

This reader is small and starts up very fast. Options are a little thin on the ground but the application provides a very comfortable environment for reading PDFs. And you can print documents without much hassle.

Furthermore, you can take this over Adobe Acrobat any day for looking at eBooks. Also Sumatra PDF is designed for portable use. It’s just one file with no external dependencies so you can easily run it from external USB drive. And it takes up little disk space.

Portable Edition is the lightweight app, so you can view PDF files on the go. You can place it on your USB flash drive, iPod, portable hard drive or a CD. Also you can use it on any computer, without leaving any personal information behind.

Sumatra PDF can do for you:

  • open PDF files via menu
  • open PDF files via drag and drop
  • set different zoom levels via menu

The application does not lock the PDF file. Without closing the PDF file a user can recompile the text document and generate a new PDF file and then press the R key to refresh the PDF document. Printing is achieved in Sumatra by transforming each PDF page into a bitmap image.

This results in very large spool files and potentially slow printing on printers with little memory. Hyperlinks that are embedded in PDF documents are not active in Sumatra.

This reader is multilingual, with 20 community-contributed translations. Supports SyncTeX, a bidirectional method for synchronizing TeX source and PDF output produced by pdfTeX or XeTeX.

Changes in version 3.4.6 (2022-06-08):

  • fix crashes
  • fix deadlock in Fit Content mode and Bookmark links

Changes in version 3.4.4 (2022-06-02):

  • restore HOME and END in find edit field
  • fix crashes

Changes in version 3.4.3 (2022-05-29):

  • re-enable Backspace in edit field
  • fix installation for all users when using custom installation directory
  • re-enable Copy Image context menu for comic book files
  • fix display of some PDF images
  • fix slow loading of some ePub files

Changes in version 3.4.2 (2022-05-27):

  • make keyboard accelerators work when tree view has focus
  • fix -set-color-range and -bg-color replacing MainWindowBackground
  • fix crash with incorrectly defined selection handlers

Changes in version 3.4 (2022-05-24):

  • Command Palette
  • customizable keyboard shortcuts
  • better support for epub files using mupdf’s epub engine. Adds text selection and search in ebook files
  • search / translate selected text with web services
    • we have few built-in and you can add your own
  • installer: -all-users cmd-line arg for system-wide install
  • added Annotations.TextIconColor and TextIconType advanced settings
  • added Annotations.UnderlineColor advanced setting
  • added Annotations.DefaultAuthor advanced setting
  • i keyboard shortcuts inverts document colors Shift + i does what i used to do i.e. show page number
  • u and Shift + u keyboard shortcuts adds underline annotation for currently selected text
  • Delete / Backspace keyboard shortcuts delete an annotation under mouse cursor
  • support .svg files
  • faster scrolling with mouse wheel when cursor over scrollbar
  • add -search cmd-line option and [Search(“<file>”, “<search-term>”)] DDE command
  • a way to get list of used fonts in properties window
  • support opening .heic image files (if Windows heic codec is installed)
  • add experimental smooth scrolling (enabled with SmoothScrolling advanced setting)

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Supported Operating Systems: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10.

SumatraPDF reader supports the following document types:

  • PDF (.pdf)
  • eBook formats:
    • unencrypted EPUB (.epub)
    • MOBI (.mobi)
    • Fiction Wise (.fb2, .fb2z, .zfb2)
    • .pdb (Palm DOC format)
    • .tcr
  • comic book files: .cbz, .cbr, .cbt, .cb7z
  • DjVu (.djv, .djvu)
  • Microsoft Compiled HTML Html (.chm)
  • XPS (.xps)
  • images (.tga, .gif, .jpg, .j2k, .png, .webp, .tiff)

If Ghostscript is installed, we support PostScript (.ps, .eps) files.