PDF is one of the most popular document formats that’s used for delivering documents on the web, for read PDF file, normally you need to install Adobe Reader.
Google Chrome Team announced they had integrated PDF viewer to the Chrome beta channel. For most people especially the desktop administrators, you needn’t to continue deploying Adobe Reader with basic PDF needs. With each new release the guys over at Google have made sure to share new features and improvements with us.
Google Chrome’s PDF implementation brings Chrome’s standard speed and minimalism, The interface is only contains four buttons — all of which control the zoom. if you don’t need complex rich document interactions, it’s fine for you.
For Windows desktops, it will provide an opportunity to remove one omnipresent application (Adobe Reader) one omnipresent plug-in (Adobe Flash).
Let’s listen some sound from some users:
Now, imagine silently deploying the automatically-updating, default-sandboxing, and quick-loading Google Chrome as the default PDF viewer for your computers.
Surely, I’m not the only one frustrated by Adobe’s security holes, enigmatic update strategy and bloated Reader software…
Sweet deal, Chrome Team. Good show.
In most cases, in order to open a PDF file, you need the proper software or a browser plug-in. Chrome’s new integrated PDF viewer allows you to open PDF files in the browser without having to download and install any additional software. When it loads it will do so quickly and will look as seamless as if it were a normal web page.
All we rejoice! But for Adobe, do you think it’s good or not?