Microsoft’s Windows 8 Reader App Fixes Data Loss Issues

Radu Tyrsina By: Radu Tyrsina
2 minute read

Home » News » Microsoft’s Windows 8 Reader App Fixes Data Loss Issues

Microsoft is said to be preparing a new Reader app for its Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows RT users, especially after Barnes & Noble and Microsoft have scale back their partnership. But until and if that happens, let’s have a look at what’s new in the official built-in Reader app.
microsoft reader windows 8 app
Microsoft’s Reader application is built it when you install Windows 8 or 8.1, so unless you have checked to install updates for yourself and not automatic, then you don’t even know what has been changed with the app. Another handy app to manage PDF files is, obviously, Adobe Reader Touch, but you can also have a look at Drawboard PDF, as well. The Microsoft Reader app might not come with a lot of features, but at least you know it can work on Windows RT, as well.

Read AlsoTop Windows 8 Wallpapers Apps with Awesome Images

Use Reader to open PDF, XPS, and TIFF files. Reader makes it easy to view documents, search for words or phrases, take notes, fill in forms, and print or share files.

windows 8 microsoft reader app

According to the official changelog of the app, the latest version has been updated to improve reliability and to address data loss issues, problems which were affecting quite a lot of users, judging by the feedback they have left on the Windows Store. But the app is now more reliable and much faster, as well. Of course, it looks just as great on desktop Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 device and on Windows 8 touch and Windows RT devices.

By using the app, you can open PDF, XPS, and TIFF files, view documents, search for words or phrases, take notes, fill in forms, as well as print or share files. The app comes built-in on your system but you can follow the link from below to get more details about it.

Download Microsoft Reader app for Windows 8, Windows 8.1 


Next up

Settings App crashes and then disappears in Windows 10 v1903

Alexandru Voiculescu By: Alexandru Voiculescu
2 minute read

Many Reddit users encountered various issues with the Settings App after installing the Windows 10 v1903 Update. One user reported that the Settings App crashed […]

Continue Reading

How to open ZIPX files on Windows 10 [SIMPLE GUIDE]

Emmanuel Johnson avatar. By: Emmanuel Johnson
2 minute read

ZIPX files are similar to standard archive formats, and today we’ll show you how to easily open .ZIPX files on your Windows 10 PC. How […]

Continue Reading

Twitch could not verify Minecraft version [EXPERT GUIDE]

Vladimir Popescu avatar. By: Vladimir Popescu
3 minute read

If you tried launching Twitch with Minecraft this past month, you might have encountered this error Twitch could not verify Minecraft version. Even though the […]

Continue Reading