PDF Viewer

PDF Viewer

Display any PDF files in the Chrome browser with HTML5. Online editor, viewer and converter tool.

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What is PDF Viewer?

PDF Viewer is a Chrome extension that streamlines your experience with PDF files. Installed as an icon on your browser's toolbar, it provides an industry-leading solution for viewing, editing, and even converting PDF files, all within Google Chrome. The tool allows for annotating documents with sticky notes, text, and highlights. It even has light and dark mode options and a read-aloud function. This extension enhances productivity by enabling offline viewing, and helpful context menu functions for easy operation.

Version: 1.0.6 (Last updated: 2023-11-16)
Creation date: 2022-11-02
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
  • webRequest
  • webNavigation
  • storage
  • contextMenus
Host permissions:
  • https://*/
  • http://*/
Size: 2.63M
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PDF Viewer for Chrome is a free and very useful tool that allows you to view and edit files directly in your browser.

To see the file with this Reader simply hit the icon installed in the browser's toolbar or just click the Chrome's context menu and select "Open with PDF Viewer".

Reader is the industry-leading solution. Use this tools right in Google Chrome to get the best viewing experience and get more done while browsing. You can add comments to file, including sticky notes, text, and highlights—all for free.

What’s NEW: • Dark and light mode. • Read your document aloud • View file offline

To operate with this extension, please right-click on any link and then click on - Open and Download with Viewer - item from the context menu. The files will first be "downloaded" and then "opened" in a default viewer (the one which is set on the options page). Please note that the file will be downloaded in the "default" download folder on your machine.

Leave feedback and ask questions about our product Viewer! We are developing new features and always listen to feedback.

User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Chrome Web Store does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
  • Easy to use
  • Good for viewing PDFs
  • Fast and efficient
  • Follows links inside the document
  • Ability to use a context translator and convenient search tools
  • Can't edit PDFs
  • Can't convert PDFs
  • Sometimes crashes when opening a PDF
  • Changes link in the path making it difficult to copy the link
  • Issues with zoom and text spacing
Most mentioned
  • No editing functionality
  • Unable to convert PDFs
  • Crashes
  • Difficulty with links
  • Efficiency
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Risk impact

PDF Viewer is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install PDF Viewer if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

PDF Viewer has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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