How to change your default PDF viewer

How to change your default PDF viewer

How to change your default PDF viewer

How to change your default PDF viewer

How to change your default PDF viewer

How to change your default PDF viewer

How to change your default PDF viewer

Here's how to update your default PDF viewer on Windows 11 and Mac
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Want to update your default PDF software? This blog post shows you how to change your default PDF viewer in Windows 11 and Mac OS.

On Windows 10 and 11 you’ll find that, by default, PDF documents open in Microsoft Edge and on Mac OS they open in Preview. If you would like increased capabilities to edit and adjust your PDF documents when you open them, you may want to update your default PDF viewer. With Drawboard PDF set as your default PDF viewer, you can conveniently access several smart tools for editing, marking up and organizing your documents every time you open a PDF.

Change your default PDF viewer to Drawboard PDF in Windows 11

  1. Right click on any PDF file from your desktop or file explorer

  1. Select Properties or use shortcut Alt +Enter to open Properties

  1. Next to Opens with select Change

  1. Select Drawboard PDF, then OK

Now every PDF document you open will open in Drawboard PDF.

Change your default PDF viewer to Drawboard PDF on a Mac

 

1. Select any PDF file from Finder. Right Click or Control-click to open the menu > a new menu will open next to the file name.

2. Choose Get Info from the menu > a new window will open with information on that PDF file.


3. From the Open with: section in the new window that opens, select Drawboard PDF > that file will now open in Drawboard PDF..




  1. Click the Change All button in the subsequent dialog box, click Continue . Now Drawboard PDF is your default viewer for all future PDF opens.

That’s it! Now when you open any PDF document, you’ll have a host of Drawboard PDF tools at your fingertips to help you work faster and better.

Want to update your default PDF software? This blog post shows you how to change your default PDF viewer in Windows 11 and Mac OS.

On Windows 10 and 11 you’ll find that, by default, PDF documents open in Microsoft Edge and on Mac OS they open in Preview. If you would like increased capabilities to edit and adjust your PDF documents when you open them, you may want to update your default PDF viewer. With Drawboard PDF set as your default PDF viewer, you can conveniently access several smart tools for editing, marking up and organizing your documents every time you open a PDF.

Change your default PDF viewer to Drawboard PDF in Windows 11

  1. Right click on any PDF file from your desktop or file explorer

  1. Select Properties or use shortcut Alt +Enter to open Properties

  1. Next to Opens with select Change

  1. Select Drawboard PDF, then OK

Now every PDF document you open will open in Drawboard PDF.

Change your default PDF viewer to Drawboard PDF on a Mac

 

1. Select any PDF file from Finder. Right Click or Control-click to open the menu > a new menu will open next to the file name.

2. Choose Get Info from the menu > a new window will open with information on that PDF file.


3. From the Open with: section in the new window that opens, select Drawboard PDF > that file will now open in Drawboard PDF..




  1. Click the Change All button in the subsequent dialog box, click Continue . Now Drawboard PDF is your default viewer for all future PDF opens.

That’s it! Now when you open any PDF document, you’ll have a host of Drawboard PDF tools at your fingertips to help you work faster and better.

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About Drawboard

We are a PDF and collaboration company. We believe that creating more effective connections between people reduces waste.

Our best work has been overtaken by busywork. That’s why we’ve created ways to help people get back to working wonders without any paper in sight.

Drawboard PDF lets you mark up and share with ease, and Drawboard Projects brings collaborative design review to architecture and engineering teams.

At Drawboard, we work our magic so our customers can get back to working theirs.

About Drawboard

We are a PDF and collaboration company. We believe that creating more effective connections between people reduces waste.

Our best work has been overtaken by busywork. That’s why we’ve created ways to help people get back to working wonders without any paper in sight.

Drawboard PDF lets you mark up and share with ease, and Drawboard Projects brings collaborative design review to architecture and engineering teams.

At Drawboard, we work our magic so our customers can get back to working theirs.

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