HTML5 Based PDF Viewer for Google Chrome.

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PDF Viewer is an extension for Google Chrome which uses HTML5 to display PDF directly in the browser. It uses PDF.js to display PDF files and replaces with default chrome pdf viewer.

Developer(s): Rob W
Language support: English
Home page: PDF.js
Support: Click Here
Difficulty:
Availability:
Download: Free (ADD TO CHROME)

HOW TO: Installing PDF Viewer on Google Chrome:

1. Go to Chrome web store an search for PDF Viewer, or simple click on the above download link and click on “FREE (ADD TO CHROME)“.

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2. Google Chrome asks for user permission to add extension to the web browser. Click on “Add” to install extension to web browsers and “Cancel” to stop the installation process. Chrome also displays, what the extension might access from the web browser.

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3. Now, PDF.js icon with message pop up appears at upper right corner of browser, indicating that the extension has successfully integrated with the Chrome.

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HOW TO: Using PDF Viewer on Google Chrome:

Default PDF viewer:

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PDF Viewer (PDF.js):

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HOW TO: Disable/Remove PDF Viewer from Google Chrome:

1. Go to Chrome Setting > Tools > Extensions, or simply type “chrome://chrome/extensions/” in URL bar.

2. Now, un-tick the PDF Viewer to temporarily disable the extension. Click on the dustbin icon and you will be greeted with pop-up, click “Remove” to remove the extension from Google Chrome.

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