Nitro Web Browser Plugin

To Use The Nitro Web Browser Plugin

When you click a PDF file in your web browser, the Nitro Web Browser Plugin reads the file and displays it in the web browser.

The Nitro Web Browser Plugin tools:

  1. Save: download the PDF file to your computer

  2. Print: send the PDF to a physical printer

  3. Email: attach the PDF file to a new message in your default email client

  4. Convert to Word: convert the PDF file to a Microsoft Word document

  5. Edit this PDF: open the PDF file in Nitro Pro

  6. View Controls: scroll or jump through the PDF pages and adjust the zoom level

Supported Web Browsers:

  • Google Chrome: version 9 and above

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer: version 7 and above

  • Mozilla Firefox: version 3.6 and above

Configure the Nitro PDF Web Browser Plugin

Some web browsers might require additional configuration to enable the Nitro Web Browser Plugin.

To Configure Microsoft Internet Explorer

  1. Load a PDF file in Internet Explorer. A message appears: This website wants to run the following add-on: ‘Nitro Pro’ from ‘Nitro Inc’. If you trust the website and the add-on and want to allow it to run, click here…

  2. Click the Information Bar to enable the Nitro PDF browser plugin

  3. When prompted, confirm that you wish to run the Nitro PDF browser plugin

To Configure Mozilla Firefox

  1. Click the Firefox Tools menu and select Add-ons. The Add-ons Manager appears.

  2. In the Pluginsgroup disable all PDF plugins except for Nitro PDF

  3. Click the Tools menu once again, and then click Options. On the Applications tab, click Portable Document Format (PDF)under the Content Type column

  4. Under the Action column, click the menu and select Use Nitro Pro Plugin

  5. Restart Firefox for your changes to take effect