Installing and using the FoxIt PDF Editor (MacOS)

UD faculty and staff can install and activate FoxIt PDF Editor onto a UD-provided computer with the following procedures.

Request Foxit Subscription

Foxit PDF Editor requires a user license. Contact the UDit Service Center or your IT unit. The Service Center can be reached at (937) 229-3888 or complete a Service Request form for questions regarding user license requirements.

Launch JAMF Self Service

  • Click the Finder icon (located in the dock) to launch a new Finder window.
  • In the Finder window click Applications.
  • Locate and double-click the Self Service application.

Install FoxIt PDF Editor

  • After launching Self Service, click Install under the FoxIt icon.
  • Click Install again.
  • When the installation has finished, a window displays a Reinstall option.  Exit out of this window.

Launch and Activate the Foxit PDF Editor

  • Before launching Foxit for the first time, make sure you are on the UD Campus or connected to the UD VPN.
  • Click the Finder icon again to display the Finder window.
  • Click Applications.
  • Double-click the FoxIt PDF Editor application.
  • When Foxit PDF opens, a login window for activating the software appears. Click Sign In.
  • Enter your UD email address as the username and your UD password (i.e., the same password you use for UD Gmail, Porches, etc.) then click Sign In.
  • Click OK to complete the activation.

Additional Resources

Foxit PDF Editor at UD


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