Posts Tagged ‘chrome pdf viewer’

Why does Google Chrome Open Downloaded PDFs in the Browser?

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

Interesting question. I’ve been wondering the same thing myself …

If you are using the Google Chrome web browser for most of your web browsing and working, and use pdf documents from time to time, you may be in a for a change in regards to that which will launch in the coming months. When you download a pdf file to your local system now and double-click the downloaded document afterwards, it opens in the default pdf reader on your system.


Disable Google Chrome’s Native PDF Viewer and Flash Plugin

Monday, November 7th, 2011

If you’re not all that fond of Chrome’s native PDF view or flash plug-in, here’s how to get rid of them …

When you look at Google Chrome’s feature set and compare it to that of other browsers like Opera, Internet Explorer or Firefox, you will come to the conclusion that web browsers are more alike than they are different. Two items that will definitely be on the list are the built-in PDF viewer and the native Adobe Flash plugin. (Firefox may get a native pdf viewer in future versions)