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Downloads:

8,413,875

Downloads of v 2024.2.2.25170:

216,626

Last Update:

26 May 2024

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Foxit Software Incorporated

Tags:

foxit pdf reader office cross-platform freeware

Foxit PDF Reader

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2024.2.2.25170 | Updated: 26 May 2024

Downloads:

8,413,875

Downloads of v 2024.2.2.25170:

216,626

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Foxit Software Incorporated

Foxit PDF Reader 2024.2.2.25170

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All Checks are Passing

3 Passing Tests


Validation Testing Passed


Verification Testing Passed

Details

Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

Details
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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Foxit PDF Reader, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To upgrade Foxit PDF Reader, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To uninstall Foxit PDF Reader, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

Deployment Method:

NOTE

This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/)


2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade foxitreader -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:


choco upgrade foxitreader -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0
}

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install foxitreader
  win_chocolatey:
    name: foxitreader
    version: '2024.2.2.25170'
    source: INTERNAL REPO URL
    state: present

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.


chocolatey_package 'foxitreader' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '2024.2.2.25170'
end

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.


cChocoPackageInstaller foxitreader
{
    Name     = "foxitreader"
    Version  = "2024.2.2.25170"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"
}

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.


package { 'foxitreader':
  ensure   => '2024.2.2.25170',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',
}

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.


4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

Package Approved

This package was approved as a trusted package on 26 May 2024.

Description

Foxit PDF Reader

The industry's most powerful PDF reader. View, annotate, form fill, and sign PDFs across your desktop, mobile device, and the web – no matter if you're at the office, home, or on the go.

Foxit PDF Reader Screenshot

Features

Read and Print

Experience the power of PDFs through a full functioned PDF Reader. Reading and printing PDFs couldn't be easier. Leverage existing forms and workflows with standard PDF (Acroforms) and XFA (XML Form Architecture) form filling.

Read PDF Anywhere

Foxit PDF Reader is available on Windows, macOS, iOS, Android, the web, and Linux, and provides a consistent reading experience no matter where you are and what device you're using.

Collaborate and Share

Integrate with leading cloud storage services and popular enterprise CMS. Collaborate through shared reviews while providing document feedback with a large variety of annotation tools. Add images, videos, and file attachments.

Protect and Sign

Sign documents in your own handwriting or utilize eSignature and verify the status of digital signatures. Be safe from vulnerabilities by utilizing Trust Manager/Safe Mode, ASLR & DEP, Disable JavaScript, and Security Warning Dialogs.

AI Assistant

Foxit PDF Reader’s integration with ChatGPT empowers users with AI-driven features that help increase productivity and streamline document processing across various devices and operating systems.

Package Parameters

  • /NoShim - Opt out of creating a shim, and removes any existing shim.

Package Notes


tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$installationArgs = @{
    packageName    = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
    fileType       = 'EXE'
    url            = 'https://cdn01.foxitsoftware.com/product/reader/desktop/win/2024.2.2/FoxitPDFReader202422_L10N_Setup_Prom.exe'
    checksum       = 'ef374052b892f3334c10050701025f6c0378dee5b487d41f6bc0f86680e32bf4'
    checksumType   = 'sha256'
    silentArgs     = "/verysilent /log=`"$($env:TEMP)\$($packageName).$($env:chocolateyPackageVersion).Install.log`""
    validExitCodes = @(0)
}

Install-ChocolateyPackage @installationArgs

$pp = Get-PackageParameters
$shimName = 'FoxitPDFReader'
if ($pp.NoShim) {
    Uninstall-BinFile -Name $shimName
}
else {
    $installLocation = Get-AppInstallLocation -AppNamePattern 'Foxit *Reader'
    if ($null -ne $installLocation) {
        $shimPath = Join-Path -Path $installLocation -ChildPath 'FoxitPDFReader.exe'
        Install-BinFile -Name $shimName -Path $shimPath -UseStart
    }
    else {
        Write-Warning 'Skipping shim creation - install location not detected'
    }
}
tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$packageArgs = @{
    packageName    = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
    softwareName   = 'Foxit *Reader'
    fileType       = 'EXE'
    silentArgs     = '/VERYSILENT /norestart'
    validExitCodes = @(0)
}

[array] $keys = Get-UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName $packageArgs['softwareName']

if ($keys.Count -eq 1) {
    $packageArgs['file'] = $($keys[0].UninstallString)
    Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
}
elseif ($keys.Count -eq 0) {
    Write-Warning "$packageName has already been uninstalled by other means."
}
elseif ($keys.Count -gt 1) {
    Write-Warning "$($keys.Count) matches found!"
    Write-Warning 'To prevent accidental data loss, no programs will be uninstalled.'
    Write-Warning 'Please alert package maintainer the following keys were matched:'
    $keys | ForEach-Object { Write-Warning "- $($_.DisplayName)" }
}

Uninstall-BinFile -Name 'FoxitPDFReader'

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In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Foxit PDF Reader 2024.2.1.25153 82002 Friday, May 17, 2024 Approved
Foxit PDF Reader 2024.2.0.25138 153233 Monday, April 29, 2024 Approved
Foxit PDF Reader 2024.1.0.23997 376218 Wednesday, March 6, 2024 Approved
Foxit PDF Reader 2023.3.0.23028 650961 Wednesday, November 22, 2023 Approved
Foxit PDF Reader 2023.2.0.2140800 297680 Saturday, October 14, 2023 Approved
Foxit PDF Reader 12.1.3.15356 382926 Thursday, July 20, 2023 Approved
Foxit PDF Reader 12.1.2.15332 391847 Thursday, April 20, 2023 Approved
Foxit PDF Reader 12.1.1.15289 121976 Tuesday, February 21, 2023 Approved
Foxit PDF Reader 12.1.0.15250 127907 Tuesday, December 13, 2022 Approved
Foxit PDF Reader 12.0.2.12465 84985 Wednesday, November 9, 2022 Approved
Foxit PDF Reader 12.0.1.12430 180923 Saturday, July 30, 2022 Approved
Foxit PDF Reader 12.0.0.1239400 89448 Thursday, June 30, 2022 Approved
Foxit PDF Reader 12.0.0.12394 22033 Wednesday, June 29, 2022 Approved
Foxit PDF Reader 11.2.2.53575 115081 Tuesday, May 10, 2022 Approved
Foxit PDF Reader 11.2.1.53537 144935 Tuesday, February 1, 2022 Exempted
Foxit PDF Reader 11.1.0.5254300 103077 Thursday, October 28, 2021 Exempted
Foxit PDF Reader 11.1.0.52543 74442 Wednesday, October 13, 2021 Approved
Foxit PDF Reader 11.0.1.49938 124238 Sunday, August 15, 2021 Exempted
Foxit PDF Reader 11.0.0.49893 1022 Sunday, August 15, 2021 Exempted
Foxit Reader 10.1.4.37651 204330 Thursday, May 6, 2021 Approved
Foxit Reader 10.1.3.37598 93183 Monday, March 22, 2021 Approved
Foxit Reader 10.1.1.37576 155489 Saturday, December 19, 2020 Approved
Foxit Reader 10.1.0.37527 119330 Monday, October 26, 2020 Approved
Foxit Reader 10.0.0.35798 411927 Saturday, May 16, 2020 Approved
Foxit Reader 9.7.2.29539 81290 Saturday, May 2, 2020 Approved
Foxit Reader 9.7.1.29511 628152 Monday, January 27, 2020 Approved
Foxit Reader 9.7.0.29455 923599 Tuesday, October 8, 2019 Approved
Foxit Reader 9.6.0.25144 470635 Thursday, July 4, 2019 Approved
Foxit Reader 9.5.0.20723 347494 Tuesday, April 16, 2019 Approved
Foxit Reader 9.4.1.16829 144530 Friday, March 1, 2019 Approved
Foxit Reader 9.3.0.10826 3304 Friday, September 28, 2018 Approved
Foxit Reader 9.0.1.1051 9831 Wednesday, April 4, 2018 Approved
Foxit Reader 9.0.1.1050 96217 Friday, January 5, 2018 Approved
Foxit Reader 9.0.1.1049 27617 Monday, December 18, 2017 Approved
Foxit Reader 9.0.0.29935 47929 Wednesday, November 1, 2017 Approved
Foxit Reader 8.3.2.25013 21294 Friday, September 1, 2017 Approved
Foxit Reader 8.3.1.21155 18003 Wednesday, July 19, 2017 Approved
Foxit Reader 8.3.0.14879 22813 Monday, May 8, 2017 Approved
Foxit Reader 8.3.0.14878 6697 Tuesday, April 18, 2017 Approved
Foxit Reader 8.1.0.1013 18342 Saturday, October 22, 2016 Approved
Foxit Reader 8.0.2.80501 8568 Sunday, September 4, 2016 Approved
Foxit Reader 8.0.2.805 10478 Monday, August 15, 2016 Approved
Foxit Reader 8.0.0.624 4797 Friday, July 15, 2016 Approved
Foxit Reader 7.3.4.0311 2309 Thursday, April 21, 2016 Approved
Foxit Reader 7.2.8.1125 8571 Thursday, December 24, 2015 Approved
Foxit Reader 7.2.8.1124 1321 Friday, November 27, 2015 Approved
Foxit Reader 7.2.2.0929 572 Thursday, October 8, 2015 Approved
Foxit Reader 7.2.0.0722 617 Sunday, September 27, 2015 Approved
Foxit Reader 7.1.5.0425 572 Tuesday, April 28, 2015 Approved
Foxit Reader 7.1.3.0320 10383 Monday, March 23, 2015 Approved
Foxit Reader 7.1.0.0306 2307 Saturday, March 14, 2015 Approved
Foxit Reader 7.0.6.1126 2951 Wednesday, January 28, 2015 Approved
Foxit Reader 6.2.0.0429 5270 Tuesday, June 24, 2014 Exempted
Foxit Reader 6.0.10.1213 3256 Thursday, January 16, 2014 Approved
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