The most loved PDF reader application of Windows users is now available in all new crisp and metro platform. The all new Adobe Reader app for Windows 8 is available to download from the Windows Store. The built-in Windows 8 Reader is a good PDF reader, but this one is something more than it!
Adobe Reader for Windows 8
When you start the application, you will see that the main screen is divided into two columns. The left column shows you some basic and essential options and the right column shows you the recently viewed items. You can open a PDF file by simply clicking on Open File button and a new metro styled Open File dialog will pop up – and you can choose the desired file from there.
Once the file is opened and you’ve viewed it, you can simply close the application, and the next time you open the same file, it will load from the same point where you left it. This was the most interesting feature in the software.
The file is always opened in the best of its clarity and there are two different View Modes available – Single Page and Continuous. The in-built search features are available so that the navigation in your file is easier. Bookmarks can also be viewed and easily navigated using this PDF reader.
Adobe Reader integrates nicely with Internet Explorer 10, so that you can directly open a PDF file while browsing the Internet along with. If you are using this app on a touch-enabled device, then there is one more plus point for you! This app supports all the major touch gestures.
The app makes navigation of files easy. You just need to pinch into your document or simply scroll out of the document to view the Thumbnail view, under Thumbnail view, you can quickly choose the page that you want to view on your screen.
If you wish to make Adobe Reader as the default app for your Windows, right-click on any PDF file, select Open With > Choose default program > select Adobe Reader and check the Use this app for all .pdf files.
You can also set Program Defaults via Control Panel > Set Default Programs module.
Click here to download Adobe Reader for Windows 8.
There is also another PDF reader app called PDF Reader For Windows 8 that you may want to check out.