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Should I remove Foxit PDF Editor?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
26% remove it74% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,939
United States Rank #9,178
Reach 0.0786%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.06 days
414.68 days >
Average installed length: 217.88 days

Foxit PDF Editor

What is Foxit PDF Editor?  (from Foxit)

With Foxit PDF Editor, edit PDF document content directly in a PDF file with powerful paragraph editing. Link multiple text boxes together to reflow text across multiple text boxes, jeep track of changes by inputting new text in a different color, edit the contents of your PDF document, join multiple PDFs into a single...  Read more


Foxit PDF Editor is a program developed by Foxit. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is PDFEdit.exe. The software installer includes 14 files and is usually about 3.77 MB (3,956,693 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 25% of users of Foxit PDF Editor come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.foxitsoftware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\foxit software\pdf editor
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Foxit Software\PDF Editor\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 3.77 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Foxit PDF Editor

Program executable:PDFEdit.exe
Name:Foxit PDF Editor
Foxit PDF Editor, the first REAL editor for PDF files!
Path:C:\Program Files\foxit software\pdf editor\PDFEdit.exe
Additional files:
  • Foxit Advanced PDF Editor.exe - Foxit Advanced PDF Editor
  • PDFEdit.exe - Foxit PDF Editor (Foxit PDF Editor, the first REAL editor for PDF files!)
  • uninstall.exe - Foxit PDF Editor Uninstall (Uninstall program for Foxit PDF Editor)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • PDFEdit.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{2F1505CD-96B9-48B5-BE8F-BAD780006FCF}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • PDFEdit.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Foxit Software\PDF Editor\PDFEdit.exe'.

How do I remove Foxit PDF Editor?

You can uninstall Foxit PDF Editor from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Foxit PDF Editor, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Foxit PDF Editor.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.39%
Windows XP 20.90%
Windows 10 16.84%
Windows Vista 5.61%
Windows Server 2003 0.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.05%
Microsoft Windows XP 21.03%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.10%
Windows 7 Professional 12.11%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.04%
Windows 8.1 3.19%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 25.25%
  Italy 5.76%
  United Kingdom 4.44%
  Brazil 4.32%
  Germany 4.26%
  India 3.96%
  France 3.84%
  Canada 3.24%
  Iran 3.18%
  Australia 2.52%
  Poland 2.52%
  Indonesia 2.40%
  Israel 1.62%
  Mexico 1.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.22%
Hewlett-Packard 20.81%
Acer 18.19%
ASUS 9.91%
American Megatrends 4.25%
Toshiba 4.25%
Intel 3.81%
Samsung 3.38%
Lenovo 2.40%
Sahara 1.42%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.57%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.95%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.95%
ASUS All Series 2.62%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.30%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.30%

About Foxit

Foxit Corporation focuses on providing application solutions for reading, generating, organizing, and securing PDF documents.
Publisher URL: www.foxitsoftware.com


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