Jun 8, 2010 10:24 AM –
Adobe Reader for Android offers same high quality PDF viewing as on your desktop. Features: Open PDF files as email attachments and on the web, Interact with PDF files using advanced multi-touch gestures like Pinch zoom, Double tap Zoom, Flick scrolling & Panning, Reflow view fits the page contents to the screen for easy viewing. (For Android version 2.0 and higher).
Pros & Cons:
- View Adobe PDF documents on the go
- Text “Reflow View” makes reading
- Cannot open PDF files via the app, must launch from others
- For Android 2.0+ phones
Adobe® Reader® for Android offers PDF electronic document viewing on Android phones. Although there are plenty of third party Android apps that allow PDF viewing, Adobe makes viewing via their app a bit stable and smoother. The best feature about the limited app is the text “Reflow View” which formats the document text for easy reading on mobile, no left-right scroll… only up-down, plus text resize options (Note: PDF must be properly formatted, doesn’t work on images as text in PDF).
One gripe we have is the lack in opening PDF files from the app. There is a list of “Recently Viewed” PDFs but no way to browse the SD Card or other apps to open documents. You must go either from a file manager app or email and open it with Adobe Reader, afterward it places this reference in Recently Viewed list.
Adobe Reader for Android
Adobe Reader for Android Text Reflow View
Adobe Reader for Android Recently Viewed
Usefulness & Ease of Use:
There is not much to the app except allowing the ability to view PDF documents on smartphones. Comes in handy if receiving important presentations or documents on the go. The app is easy to operate and text Reflow View makes navigating and reading on the small screen all more easier.