Preview PDFs in Outlook 2007 with Foxit PDF Preview Handler

Last Updated Feb 16, 2009 2:20 PM EST

Ever wish you could look at a PDF e-mail attachment without having to fire up your PDF viewer? With Foxit PDF Preview Handler, you can view PDFs right inside Outlook 2007, just like looking at the body of an e-mail.

Here's how it looks:


This add-in is free, but it requires Outlook 2007. There are separate versions for Windows XP and Vista, so make sure you download the right one.

I did -- and I'm loving it! Why go to all the memory-hogging trouble of running Adobe Reader when you can view PDFs in Outlook proper? Definitely a worthwhile download. [via Lifehacker]

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