SOURCE: Foxit Corporation

Foxit Corporation

October 13, 2016 08:00 ET

Foxit Software Introduces Rapid Development Kit for Mobile PDF Apps

Developers Can Now Quickly Create Compelling PDF Applications for Smartphones and Tablets

FREMONT, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 13, 2016) - Foxit® Software, a leading software provider of fast, affordable, secure and connected PDF solutions, today introduced its Rapid Development Kit (RDK) for mobile PDF apps. Already recognized as having one of the fastest and most powerful rendering engines on the market, Foxit created its RDK to dramatically reduce developer workloads, enabling them to complete projects more simply with fewer lines of code -- the new Foxit MobilePDF™ SDK, including a high-level API and built-in UI, allows developers to have prototypes up-and running in fewer than five minutes.

"We are committed to providing sophisticated, powerful technologies to developers, and are delighted to release Foxit MobilePDF SDK to enable rapid development and lightning speed setup time. It's significantly faster, with better memory handling, than any other offering on the market," said Rowan Hanna, VP of Product Solutions at Foxit SDK.

The Foxit PDF Core API is the basis for the Rapid Development Kit, containing the functions used in the Viewer Control and UI Extensions Component. The Platform API can be used independently for document rendering, analysis, text extraction, text search, annotation creation, manipulation and much more. The mobile PDF SDK has already shown better font and layout accuracy than other comparable products, with impressive search capability.

The advanced viewer control utility includes a set of easy-to-use APIs for displaying PDF files on iOS and Android. Working together with core APIs, viewer control provides fast and high quality PDF rendering, zooming, scrolling, page view modes and page navigation.

The Foxit SDK team envisages an exciting roadmap for the MobilePDF SDK in the coming months, continuously adding new capabilities from its world-class developer team to ensure a streamlined customer experience.

About Foxit Software

Foxit is a leading software provider of fast, affordable, and secure PDF solutions. Businesses and consumers increase productivity by using Foxit's cost-effective products to securely work with PDF documents and forms.

Foxit's ConnectedPDF is a breakthrough technology that brings new levels of accountability, collaboration, and productivity to the creation, sharing, and tracking of PDF documents worldwide. Foxit's Software Development Kits (SDKs) help developers reduce costs and improve time to market by easily integrating industry-leading PDF technology into application workflows.

Foxit has over 425 million users and has sold to over 100,000 customers located in more than 200 countries. The company has offices all over the world, including locations in the US, Asia and Europe. For more information, please visit https://www.foxitsoftware.com

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