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Should I remove Foxit PDF Editor?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #9,144
United States Rank #8,799
Reach 0.0415%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 26.14 days
634.56 days >
Average installed length: 333.41 days


VersionDistribution 98.29% 1.22%

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. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 50 files and is usually about 5.6 MB (5,871,750 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 45% of users of Foxit PDF Editor come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

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: 5.6 MB
Language: English (United States)

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:
  • 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) 58%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.28%
Windows XP 16.50%
Windows Vista 9.29%
Windows 10 8.80%
Windows Server 2003 0.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.01%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.84%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.36%
Windows 7 Professional 14.02%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.52%
Windows 10 Pro 1.97%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.23% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.23%
  Germany 8.84%
  Canada 3.92%
  United Kingdom 3.12%
  Italy 3.02%
  Romania 2.41%
  India 2.31%
  France 2.21%
  Brazil 1.91%
  Israel 1.91%
  Iran 1.61%
  Netherlands 1.51%
  Spain 1.31%
  Australia 1.21%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.65%
Hewlett-Packard 22.55%
Acer 14.81%
Intel 5.69%
Toshiba 5.01%
ASUS 4.56%
American Megatrends 3.42%
Sahara 2.28%
Samsung 1.82%
Lenovo 1.14%
Gateway 0.91%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 9.50%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.50%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.50%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 2.50%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.00%
HP Pavilion P6000 Series 2.00%

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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