Sumatra PDF Portable 1.0 Released

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Submitted by John T. Haller on November 19, 2009 - 12:13am

Sumatra PDF logoSumatra PDF Portable 1.0 has been released. It's the lightweight Sumatra PDF viewer packaged as a portable app, so you can view PDFs on the go. This release updates Sumatra PDF to the latest version. It's packaged in Format for easy use from any portable device and integration with the Suite. And it's open source and completely free.

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Sumatra PDF Portable Screenshot Sumatra PDF is a slim, free, open-source PDF viewer for Windows. Sumatra has a minimalistic design but still has most of the features you need from a PDF viewer. It's small and starts up very fast.

New in This Release

Sumatra PDF has been updated to the latest release (release notes). Installer / Format

Sumatra PDF Portable is packaged in a Installer so it will automatically detect an existing installation when your drive is plugged in. And it's in Format, so it automatically works with the Suite including the Menu and Backup Utility.


Sumatra PDF Portable is available for immediate download from the Sumatra PDF Portable homepage. Get it today!

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Version history

1.0 (2009-11-17):

  • lots of small bug fixes and improvements

I LOVE how descriptive the changelog is :/
Thanks for the release nonetheless Wink

A bit more info:

#Sumatra 1.0 released
I've released 1.0 version of Sumatra. Compared to 0.9.4 it has bunch of bug fixes and small improvements. Each of them is too small to single out, but together they improve Sumatra quite a bit.
This version gets the 1.0 version and officially is out of beta because, well, it's time.
This version has received great many improvements from Simon Bünzli (zeniko) and some more TeXSync support fixes from William Blum so they deserve much credit for this release.

Thanks for the release!