PDF viewing is now available in Google Drive. For environments where this cannot be deployed, Google PDF viewer offers the same capabilities in a standalone app. The helps to view, print, search and copy text from PDF documents.
The Google PDF Viewer app comes under the category of productivity in Google play store. The app is developed by Google LLC and it requires an android device. The app is last updated on 9th October 2017. The current version of the app varies with the device and it has already got 50,000,000+ installs. The size of the app also varies with the device. The app can be used by individuals aged 3 and above. The app has been reviewed by 297,190 users and has got 4.3 rating in Google play store.
Google PDF viewer app does not have an icon in the launcher the app starts working when the user opens the PDF files. When the PDF file is opened the option ‘if you would like the app to do the job’ will come up. It will not blur the page once the page is zoomed in. Google PDF Viewer is a free application released by Google. It is designed by Google as a part of its Android for Work initiative, and optimized for Android mobile platform.
User can view, edit, sign and annotate PDF documents by working directly on the text. It gets access to shared documents quickly.
The app fits almost entirely on one screen. It automatically loads whenever the user opens a PDF file whether it is from the downloads folder or from any other app.
How to Open the App
Go to drive.google.com and log into the google account using the username and password. Then double click any file. If the user opens a Google doc, sheet, slides presentation, form or drawing it will open using this application. When the user open a video, PDF, Microsoft office file, audio file or photo it will open in Google drive.
Google chrome has built-in PDF viewer which helps to open PDF files super quick. It is a great app simply because it from Google.