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Share PDF Files

Share a PDF File by Email

Foxit PDF Reader allows users to share the currently opened PDF file by email as an attachment.

Tip: Before sharing a PDF file via email, you need to configure the email on your Mac device first.

Work with Files in Cloud Services

Foxit PDF Reader supports popular cloud services, including Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, and Box. Users can access, edit, and save files in cloud services directly from within the application.

Add a Cloud Service

When opening or saving a file in a cloud service, you need to add the cloud service in Foxit PDF Reader.

Tip: When adding a Google Drive or Dropbox account, you will be guided to sign in to the service in your system default browser. Please follow the on-screen instructions to sign in and authorize the access in your browser first, and then you can open and work with PDF files in Google Drive or Dropbox from within the application.

Open a File from Cloud Services

Save Files in Cloud Services

To save a PDF file that is opened from a local disk to your cloud service, please follow the steps below.

To save a PDF file that is opened from your cloud service, do any of the following:

SharePoint Integration

Foxit PDF Reader has been integrated with Microsoft SharePoint, which helps you better manage and share PDFs.

Open PDFs in SharePoint Repository

Set the Preferences about How to Open a Document

By default, Foxit PDF Readerwill let you choose how to open the document every time you open a PDF file from SharePoint. To specify how to open a document by default, please go to File tab (or Foxit PDF Reader in the menu bar) > Preferences > ECM Integration, and check the following option as needed in the SharePoint group.

Open PDF Files in SharePoint Repository

Tip: You can specify the default way to open a file from SharePoint in SharePoint Preferences.

Edit Document Properties

To check and edit the document properties of a PDF file opened from the SharePoint server, please do the following:

Check Out, Discard Check Out, or Check In PDF Files

You can change the document status when working with PDF files in the SharePoint server.

Save Local PDF Files to SharePoint Repository

To save a local PDF file to SharePoint in Foxit PDF Reader, please do the following:

PDF Review

About PDF Review

Foxit PDF Reader supports two kinds of PDF review: shared review and email review. With Foxit PDF Reader (V4.0 or later), you can easily join a PDF view, share the comments, and track reviews. In a shared review, you can make comments, share and track reviews via a server. While in an email review, you can make comments and send the reviewed PDF back to the initiator as an email attachment.

Join a Shared Review

Join an Email Review

The recipients can download the document sent from the initiator and open it with Foxit PDF Reader, add their comments and click Send Comments button in the message bar to send their comments back to the initiator.

Likewise, you can manage your reviews by using the Tracker. See also Review Tracker.

Review Tracker

Foxit PDF Reader provides a tracker to help you track reviews easily. Choose Share > Tracker, and then you can view the file name, deadline, number of comments, and the list of reviewers for the shared reviews or email reviews you have joined.