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PDF Reader for TechnoKids Files

There are lots of free and paid PDF readers and annotators out there. Finding the one that works best for you can be a challenge and of course comes down to personal preference and budget. We, at TechnoKids, have looked through and admired many, but have narrowed our top pick down to XODO PDF Reader & Annotator. It is a free option that offers many features to teachers and students.

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PDF Reader and Annotator

PDF Reader Makes Working with Digital Files Easy

  • App is available for Android, Windows, and Apple users
  • App is available online from XODO site
  • Access PDFs on Google Drive
  • Add text, notes, highlights, shapes or draw freehand using Annotation tools
  • Edit annotations with XODO or other PDF annotators such as Adobe Reader.
  • Save changes to a PDF to Google Drive
  • Print a PDF with annotations from your browser
  • Download a copy of a PDF with annotations
  • No need to sign into XODO to edit or view a PDF
  • Email or link to a PDF file (requires a free XODO account)

What this Means for TechnoKids Teachers and Students

By adding the XODO extension to your Chrome browser, installing the app on your device, or going to xodo.com, you can easily open any PDF file from Google Drive, Dropbox, or your local machine. Teachers can add their own notes and comments while students can answer questions and plan their projects using the simple text tools. Documents can then be saved back to Google Drive, downloaded, shared, or printed.

PDF Reader Instructions

View instructions explaining how to use a PDF Reader and Annotator with your students. Learn how to install the Chrome extension, add annotations, download or print files, and more.

PDF Reader and Annotator Video

Watch this video to learn how to add the Chrome extension and use it with a TechnoKids assignment.

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PDF Reader and Annotator Website

Find out more visit XODO.