Firefox HTML5 PDF Reader Pictured

By | November 15, 2011

Firefox HTML5 PDF Reader Pictured

Back in the June, we’ve posted an article detailing the possibility of the built in PDF Reader in the Firefox web browser.

How is it different from any of its competitors? It uses HTML5 to render the documents.

As you can see in the screenshot above, the current development version already includes the basic functionality, such as: zoom in and out as well as few navigation buttons for everyday use.

If you would like to give it a try, click on the following link to download the .XPI package.


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Vygantas is a former web designer whose projects are used by companies such as AMD, NVIDIA and departed Westood Studios. Being passionate about software, Vygantas began his journalism career back in 2007 when he founded Having said that, he is also an adrenaline junkie who enjoys good books, fitness activities and Forex trading.

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  1. Shane Bundy says:

    At last, a browser PDF plugin that’s OSS! No doubt it will be integrated into Firefox nightlies later on. :)

  2. Z3MN says:

    Waiting for the final version :)