Sumatra PDF


Sumatra PDF 3.2:

  • upgraded core PDF parsing rendering to latest version of mupdf.
  • support for multiple windows
  • improved management of favorites
  • dropped support for Windows XP. Use 3.1.2 on XP.

Sumatra PDF 3.1.2:

- Fixed issue with icons being purple in latest Windows 10 update.
- Tell Windows 10 that SumatraPDF can open supported file types.

Sumatra PDF 3.1.1:

- (Re)add support for old processors that don’t have SSE2.
- Support newer versions of unrar.dll.
- Allow keeping browser plugin if it’s already installed.
- Crash fixes.

Sumatra PDF 3.1:

- 64bit builds.
- All documents are restored at startup if a window with multiple tabs is closed (or if closing happened through File -> Exit); this can be disabled through the RestoreSession advanced setting.
- Printing happens (again) always as image which leads to more reliable results at the cost of requiring more printer memory; the "Print as Image" advanced printing option has been removed.
- Scrolling with touchpad (e.g. on Surface Pro) now works.
- Many crash and other bug fixes.

Sumatra PDF 3.0:

- Tabs. Enabled by default.
- Support table of contents and links in ebook UI.
- Add support for PalmDoc ebooks.
- Add support for displaying CB7 and CBT comic books (in addition to CBZ and CBR).
- Add support for LZMA and PPMd compression in CBZ comic books.
- Allow saving Comic Book files as PDF.
- Swapped keybindings.
- Added a document measurement UI. Press 'm' to start. Keep pressing 'm' to change measurement units.
- New advanced settings: FullPathInTitle, UseSysColors (no longer exposed through the Options dialog), UseTabs.
- Replaced non-free UnRAR with a free RAR extraction library. If some CBR files fail to open for you, download unrar.dll from and place it alongside SumatraPDF.exe.
- Deprecated browser plugin. We keep it if was installed in earlier version.

Sumatra PDF 2.5.1:

- Fixed Bugs.

Sumatra PDF 2.4:

- Full-screen mode for ebooks (Ctrl-L).
- New key bindings.
- Support WebP images (standalone and in comic books).
- Support for RAR5 compressed comic books.
- Fixed multiple crashes.

Sumatra PDF 2.3.2:

- Fixed Bugs.

Sumatra PDF 2.3:

- Greater configurability via advanced settings.
- "Go To Page" in ebook UI.
- Add View/Manga Mode menu item for Comic Book (CBZ/CBR) files.
- New key bindings.
- Add support for OpenXPS documents.
- Support Deflate64 in Comic Book (CBZ/CBR) files.
- Fixed missing paragraph indentation in EPUB documents.
- Printing with "Use original page sizes" no longer centers pages on paper.
- Reduced size. Installer is ~1MB smaller.

Sumatra PDF 2.2.1:

- Fixed Bugs.

Sumatra PDF 2.2:

- Add support for FictionBook ebook format.
- Add support for PDF documents encrypted with Acrobat X.
- “Print as image” compatibility option in print dialog for documents that fail to print properly.
- New command-line option: -manga-mode [1|true|0|false] for proper display of manga comic books.
- Many robustness fixes and small improvements.

Sumatra PDF 2.1.1:

- Fixed Bugs.

Sumatra PDF 2.1:

- Support for EPUB ebook format.
- Added File/Rename menu item to rename currently viewed file.
- Support multi-page TIFF files.
- Support TGA images.
- Support for some comic book (CBZ) metadata.
- Support JPEG XR images.
- The installer is now signed.

Sumatra PDF 2.0.1:

- Fixed Bugs.

Sumatra PDF 2.0:

- Support for MOBI eBook format.
- Support opening CHM documents from network drives.
- A selection can be copied to a clipboard as an image by using right-click context menu.
- Using ucrt to reduce program size. 

Sumatra PDF 1.9:

- Support for CHM documents.
- Support touch gestures, available on Windows 7 or later. Contributed by Robert Prouse.
- Open linked audio and video files in an external media player.
- Improved support for PDF transparency groups.

Sumatra PDF 1.8:

- Improved support for PDF form text fields.
- Various minor improvements and bug fixes.
- Speedup handling some types of djvu files.

Sumatra PDF 1.7:

- Favorites.
- Improved support for right-to-left languages e.g. Arabic.
- Logical page numbers are displayed and used, if a document provides them (such as i, ii, iii, etc.).
- Allow to restrict SumatraPDF's features with more granularity.
- Improved support for EPS files (requires Ghostscript).
- More robust installer.
- Many minor improvements and bugfixes.

Sumatra PDF 1.6:

- Add support for displaying DjVu documents.
- Display Frequently Read list when no document is open.
- Add support for displaying Postscript documents.
- Add support for displaying a folder containing images: drag the folder to SumatraPDF window.
- Support clickable links and a Table of Content for XPS documents.
- Display printing progress and allow to cancel it add Print toolbar button.
- Experimental: previewing of PDF documents in Windows Vista and 7.

Sumatra PDF 1.5.1:

- Fixed Bugs.

Sumatra PDF 1.5:

- Add support for viewing XPS documents.
- Add support for viewing CBZ and CBR comic books.
- Add File/Save Shortcut menu item to create shortcuts to a specific place in a document.
- Add context menu for copying text, link addresses and comments. In browser plugin it also adds saving and printing commands.
- Add folder browsing (Ctrl+Shift+Right opens next PDF document in the current folder, Ctrl+Shift+Left opens previous document).

Sumatra PDF 1.4:

- Browser plugin for Firefox/Chrome/Opera (Internet Explorer is not supported).
- IFilter that enables full-text search of PDF files in Windows Desktop Search.
- Scrolling with right mouse button.
- You can choose a custom installation directory in the intstaller.
- Menu items for re-opening current document in Foxit and PDF-XChange.
- Support for AES-256 encrypted PDF documents.
- Fixed bugs.

Sumatra PDF 1.3:

- Improved text selection and copying.
- Shift+Left Mouse now scrolls the document.
- '+' / '*' on the numeric keyboard now do zoom and rotation.
- Added toolbar icons for Fit Page and Fit Width and updated the look of toolbar icons.
- Add support for back/forward mouse buttons for back/forward navigation.
- New, improved installer.
- Improved zoom performance.
- Text find uses less memory.
- Translation updates.
- Fixed bugs.

Sumatra PDF 1.2:

- Improved printing: faster and uses less resources.
- Add Ctrl-Y as a shortcut for Custom Zoom.
- Add Ctrl-A as a shortcut for Select All Text.
- Improved full screen mode.
- Open embedded PDF documents.
- Allow saving PDF document attachements to disk.