At first I thought, ok, what will I do with a document viewer such as this? I'm wasting my time. Boy was I wrong...
First of all, this isn't the fanciest interface or even feature rich application. What it did for me however, was save me time by allowing me to open different documents right from it's window instead of opening different types in numerous different apps.
I had a .pdf and .txt file, opened both right there, no browsing around and opening all sorts of applications.
What this needs however, is more document types support. I feel it's very limited in this area. Maybe some .doc, html, etc... As much as I like this, I can't give it that high a rating due to it's shortcomings but will keep an eye on this one, if it improves, I will be extremely happy.
Been using it for over a year now (2 years?) and it just keeps getting better. Light on resources - works equally well on my XP netbook and desktop. Tabbed interface for multiple documents - page rotation, display area and size and navigation are all easily adjusted - and STDU Viewer remembers display preferences and where you left off reading for each document. If this had 2-page reading layout with text reflow, it would be perfect - but then I don't know of any free reader that has that :). Very stable, FAST opening and scrolling of images and text, seems compatible with all DJVU and PDF versions. Adobe is compatible w/all PDF, but is a resource pig and slow - rest I tried had compatibility issues, struggled w/images, poor interface, resource hogs and/or slow (Foxit, PDF Xchange, Sumatra, Cute PDF, Cool PDF, Nitro PDF, Windjvu, several more obscure ones). I used to dread reading documents in pdf, but with STDU viewer it's a pleasure. Recommended.
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