ADOBE Reader Lite 9.1-Bloat -free

Posted on March 21, 2009. Filed under: Computer, Freebies, Windows/7 | Tags: , , , , |


              Despite being the standard and most used application for reading PDF documents worldwide Adobe Reader is hated by many, over the time Acrobat Reader has become bloated with unwanted features and increasing loading times making users switching to alternate lightweight PDF readers (like Foxit reader or sumatra ) being a standard compliant PDF software Adobe Reader has advantages over other PDF readers as it renders PDF documents perfectly when many lightweight PDF readers fail to do so.

To solve the bloat problem some talented developers(Shark007, XhmikosR) have removed the unwanted bloat from the official Adobe Reader installation and released the non-bloated software as Adobe Reader Lite

It is  21.7 MB in size while downloading.


Lite version changes: v.26:

  • Removed Apollo_nppdf32.dll, Stamps, Stamps_ENU
  • Really changed GUIFlags for SFX executable
  • Restored DigSig and PPKLite plugins needed to open/fill some forms
  • Disabled "No Save" warning when filling forms
  • Added description to the Start Menu shortcut
  • No autorun and desktop shortcuts
  • Start menu shortcut converted to non-advertised
  • Removed several features and plugins that the average user has no need for
  • Removed Beyond Adobe and Lic. Agreement popups
  • Removed all (auto)update® features
  • Removed AcroRd32Info.exe with no errors in the event log
  • Form filling allowed
  • No dialog asking to help make Adobe Reader better and more stuff removed


Download Adobe Reader Lite


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