SumatraPDF makes it easy for you to open current document in a
For example, if you also have Adobe Reader installed, you can use
File menu to easily open PDF document you're viewing
in Adobe Reader. We auto-detect a bunch of popular apps (Adobe, FoxIt,
PDF X-Change etc.).
To configure an external reader:
Settings / Advanced Settings... menu to open
Here are the relevant settings:
An example could be:
CommandLine = "C:\Program Files\FoxitReader\FoxitReader.exe" /A page=%p "%1"
Name = Foxit &Basic 3D view or Review Text
Filter = *.pdf
CommandLine is a full path of executable that opens a
given type of the file.
"%1" will be substituted with a full path of the
You can also use
%p current page number. Not all viewers
support page number.
Name will be displayed in
Filter restricts which files can be opened by the reader.
- to only activate it for PDF files, use
- to activate for PNG and JPEG files, use
You can configure up to 10 external viewers.