Foxit Software has released Foxit Reader 7.3 by adding support for OneDrive and Google Drive cloud services, this means, after adding either or both of those accounts to Foixt Reader, you’ll be able to open PDF files from Google Drive or OneDrive account within the Foxit PDF program, here is how you can do that.

Adding OneDrive and Google Drive accounts to Foxit Reader

After installing the app, click on the File menu and choose ‘Add a place’

1.Select Google Drive, sign into your account and, after that allow Foxit Reader to access PDF files, done.

II. Similarly, you can add OneDrive account as well.

Foxit Reader 7.3

Note: After selecting a PDF file from either of Drive accounts, Foxit Reader needs to download the entire file online to display the contents of it.

a PDF file was selected in Google Drive to open in Foxit Reader

New version of Foxit Reader includes Word Count to show a count of words, lines and characters in the current PDF. Click on Word Count in View tab of the program to get these details.

Other new features introduced with this version are

  • Time stamps
  • Sign with certificate
  • Scroll lock: you need to visit General section in Preferences to enable the scroll lock.

Version 7.3 brings improvements to PDF signing, Microsoft Office 2016 support, XFA form enhancement and vertical Split view.

Download Foxit Reader v7.3

Now, take a look at Foxit Reader 7 & 7.2.