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PDFXchangeEditor pdf reader editor ocr pdfxchangeviewer admin

PDF-XChange Editor

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6.0.317 | Updated: 18 Apr 2016



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PDF-XChange Editor 6.0.317

This is not the latest version of PDF-XChange Editor available.

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To install PDF-XChange Editor, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade PDF-XChange Editor, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall PDF-XChange Editor, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


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

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • 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 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. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade pdfxchangeeditor -y --source="'STEP 3 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 pdfxchangeeditor -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure pdfxchangeeditor installed
    name: pdfxchangeeditor
    state: present
    version: 6.0.317
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'pdfxchangeeditor' do
  action    :install
  version  '6.0.317'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: pdfxchangeeditor,
    Version: 6.0.317,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller pdfxchangeeditor
   Name     = 'pdfxchangeeditor'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '6.0.317'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'pdfxchangeeditor':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '6.0.317',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install pdfxchangeeditor version="6.0.317" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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This package was approved by moderator ferventcoder on 21 Apr 2016.


Designed for anyone from home users to large corporate environments that wish to View/Edit/Modify and even OCR Image based PDF files on their Windows PC's. There is now a FREE pdf reader alternative to the Adobe Reader that truly raises the bar! The PDF-XChange Editor is smaller, faster and more feature rich than any other FREE PDF Reader/ PDF Viewer/ PDF Editor available on the market. This free pdf editor download also allows users to try the extended functionality offered by the licensed PDF-XChange Editor in evaluation mode - for free. No PDF reader or Viewer offers more features than PDF-XChange - or does so without compromising performance, quality or security.

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'; # stop on all errors
$packageName = 'PDFXchangeEditor' 
$toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$url        = '' # download url
$url64      = ''

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $packageName
  unzipLocation = $toolsDir
  fileType      = 'MSI'
  url           = $url
  url64bit      = $url64
  silentArgs = '/quiet /norestart'
  validExitCodes= @(0, 3010, 1641)

  # optional, highly recommended
  softwareName  = 'PDF-XChange Editor' #part or all of the Display Name as you see it in Programs and Features. It should be enough to be unique
  checksum      = '056BB302045AA236BCBC1662FEEC1896'
  checksumType  = 'md5' #default is md5, can also be sha1
  checksum64    = '27C198C23F46B70D24ED76D41AD91B1D'
  checksumType64= 'md5' #default is checksumType

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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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).

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
PDF-XChange Editor 9.1.355.0 3515 Thursday, July 15, 2021 Approved
PDF-XChange Editor 9.0.354.0 12454 Saturday, April 24, 2021 Approved
PDF-XChange Editor 9.0.353.0 3191 Tuesday, April 20, 2021 Approved
PDF-XChange Editor 9.0.352.0 15782 Saturday, February 6, 2021 Approved
PDF-XChange Editor 9.0.351.0 4930 Saturday, January 23, 2021 Approved
PDF-XChange Editor 9.0.350.0 5079 Friday, January 15, 2021 Approved
PDF-XChange Editor 8.0.343.0 10721 Friday, November 20, 2020 Approved
PDF-XChange Editor 8.0.342.0 6310 Wednesday, November 4, 2020 Approved
PDF-XChange Editor 8.0.341.0 12865 Thursday, August 13, 2020 Approved

version 6.0.317 release - 23-03-2016

Newly added feature

  • Editor Added support of the following Microsoft Office file formats: *.docm;*.dot;*.dotx;*.dotm;*.xlsm;*.xlt;*.xltx;*.xltm;*.pptm;*.pot;*.potx;*.potm;*.vsdm;*.vss;*.vssx;*.vssm;*.vdw;*.vst;*.vstx;*.vstm.
  • Editor Added feature of enabling/disabling macros in Microsoft Office documents with macros support
  • Editor Added check for inactivated Microsoft Office installation (2010, 2013, 2016 Office supported).
  • Editor Added check for disabled with GPO Microsoft Office XPS Add-in.
  • Editor Added horizontal and vertical white spaces removing in the Crop Pages dialog.
  • Editor Added XFA RTL support in paragraphs.
  • PDF-Core Fixed RTL text support in EMF->PDF conversion.
  • Editor Summarize annots to CSV format.
  • Editor Added support of DropBox.
  • Editor Added Form Editor. It allows to edit existing form fields and create new form fields.
  • Editor Added Copy/Paste for form fields.
  • Editor Implemented moving form fields between documents when pages are inserted from other document. (T# 2905)

A reported error or bug was fixed

  • Editor Improved check for absent XPS Add-in in Microsoft Office 2007.
  • Fonts Fixed text editing using fonts with predefined CJK encodings. (T# 3434)
  • Fonts Fixed text editing using math fonts with invalid ToUnicode mappings. (T# 3228)
  • Editor Plugins Fixed issue with optimizing read-only files. (T# 3383)
  • Editor Fixed issue with importing some JPEG files. (T# 3408)
  • Editor Fixed issue with creating self signed certificates on February 29. (T# 3448)
  • PDF-Core Fixed issues with handling some check boxes/radio buttons. (T# 3461)
  • PDF-Core Fixed issue with flattening appearances of some annotations/widgets. (T# 2582)

Changed, reviewed, modified feature

  • Editor Updated box selection in the Crop Pages dialog.
  • Fonts Added invalid font metrics detection and correction. (T# 1665, 2703)
  • User Interface Logic GUI changes in TrackerUpdater.
  • Editor Plugins Minor fixes for SharePoint plugin.
  • Editor Plugins Minor fixes for GoogleDrive plugin.
  • Editor Flattening of widgets proper handle changes in document's form fields. (T#3153)
  • Editor Added workaround to handle not well formed paths in FileSpec. (T# 3449)
  • Editor Some cursors were changed to solve the issue on WYSE Terminals and Citrix systems.

This package has no dependencies.

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