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acrobat reader 165x165 logoAdobe Reader (which was previously known as Adobe Acrobat Reader) is a freeware application created by Adobe that provides a means of viewing PDF documents. PDF, which is short for Portable Document Format, is the defacto document format standard. PDF is an open standard, and there are many PDF viewers available in addition to Adobe Reader including Foxit, Nitro PDF and Ghostscript.

Adobe Reader is available for Windows, MacOS, Linux and Solaris. Adobe Reader can be used to view PDF documents directly within a web browser such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Safari and Chrome, or as a stand alone application.

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