Foxit PDF Editor Pro

Foxit PDF Editor Pro is UA’s recommended alternative to Adobe Acrobat Pro. This software has comparable features to the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Pro DC and is compatible with current Mac and Windows operating systems. Foxit PDF Editor Pro is centrally licensed and available at no cost to university staff, faculty, and students.

For a detailed comparison of Foxit and Adobe Acrobat Pro DC, see the PDF Editing Software Options page. 

Foxit is available via 1) download using self service or 2) manually, for Windows or  for MacOS If downloading the installer manually, you will need to agree to the terms of service and complete the installation before continuing with the activation steps below. 

Activating Foxit PDF Editor against New Cloud Console

This section will walk you through activating Foxit PDF Editor against our Cloud Console.

  1. Open Foxit PDF Editor.
  2. Click Activate.

    Foxit Activation Notification
  3. Click Sign In.

    Foxit Choice to Sign In
  4. Click SSO Login.

    Foxit Sign In Screen
  5. Enter your UA email address and click Login.

    Login with SSO
  6. Enter your UA email address at the Office 365 Authentication Screen and click Next.

    Office 365 Sign In Screen
  7. Enter you UA password and click Sign In.

    Office 365 Password Screen
  8. Click the Yes button to stay signed in.

    Office 365 Stay Signed In screen
  9. Choose University of Alaska with your email address.

    Foxit Choose personal Or University Account
  10. You will get a message that Foxit PDF Editor will need to restart to apply the settings. Click Ok and Foxit PDF Editor will then restart.

    Notification that Foxit PDF Editor needs to restart
  11. Once restarted, you will get a notification that Foxit PDF Editor has successfully registered your formal license key.

    Foxit PDF Editor Successful Activation

Congratulations, you are now fully connected and activated against the new Cloud Console.