Amazon.com Invests in Foxit
FREMONT, CA – DECEMBER 6, 2011 – Foxit Corporation, a leading provider of solutions for reading, editing, creating, organizing, and securing PDF documents, today announced Amazon.com, Inc. has made an investment in the company, and will be working with Amazon to support PDF reading in Kindle devices and free Kindle reading apps. Terms of the investment were not disclosed.
"Kindle has long supported PDF as a document format that is independent of application software, hardware, or operating systems." said Jeff Blackburn, senior vice president, business development, Amazon.com. "Foxit has an industry-leading PDF technology that we think will make the customer experience for PDF's on Kindle even better – we’re excited to back such a great team."
"We are honored to be working with Amazon to provide high-quality rendering of PDFs for Kindle," said Eugene Y. Xiong, CEO for Foxit Corporation. "With over 100 million users, Foxit PDF software continues to find increasing adoption among the Fortune 500 for its breadth of PDF features, blazing speed, affordability, security, and high quality."
Foxit's PDF solution provides the platform independence, lightweight footprint, performance, and display quality to provide a superior user experience across multiple platforms with no loss of quality or consistency.
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