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New Version for PDF-XChange PRO

ITS is offering PDF-XChange PRO for use by University staff under a campus license.  This is a software product developed by Tracker Software Products for viewing, creating and editing PDF documents (click here for the detailed functionalities).  It carries similar functionalities as those popular pdf handling software.  The supported platforms of PDF-XChange PRO include Windows 10/8/7/Vista but Macintosh is not included. 

University departments and staff can use this software on PCs directly owned or leased by departments within the University campus (campus outside Hong Kong is not covered under the campus license) without additional cost.  They can also install this software on personal equipment used for work-related purpose.  For students, they can use this software on departmental PCs but installation and use on the personal equipment of students is specifically prohibited.

The maintenance period of PDF-XChange PRO has been renewed and will remain valid until 13 March 2020.  Staff can download its latest version 7.0 and the latest license key under HKU Portal (type “pdf” in the search field and click the searched link “Download PDF-XChange PRO”).   The installation guide is also available under the same download page.

Staff members who are using PDF-XChange PRO and find its current version satisfactory can continue using it without taking any further action.   

The use of this software is governed by the End User License Agreements of Tracker Software Products (Canada) Ltd.  Colleagues can visit Tracker Software Products’ knowledgebase for the frequently asked questions and useful information on using this software.

If you have any questions on the above, please feel free to contact our Service Desk at 3917 0123 or ithelp@hku.hk.


Idy Tang
User Services Team
Tel: 3917 6220
Email: tangky@hk.hk