Gmail lets you Read PDF documents from attachments

December 14, 2008 Off By Ramakanth

Gmail PDF Reader

Google has added a new and useful functionality to its popular Web mail service Gmail. Now if we receive an attachment in PDF format,You will see PDF file with thumbnails on the right side for easy browsing and view. This new Gmail feature is powered by Google Docs PDF File support. In this way we can avoid installing an application to open PDF Documents.

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Gmail PDF viewer opens the PDF document inside your browser as a complete PDF viewer. Gmail PDF viewer preserves all the formatting and graphics that you see in typical PDF reader software.
This reader has options and tools like other PDF readers, Gmail PDF viewer also offers option to Download PDF documents, view them as plain HTML or Gmail users can print the entire PDF document. Gmail’s online PDF viewer also show the total number of pages in PDF document.

Gmail’s online PDF viewer offers basic PDF viewing features like users can Zoom in-out, move forward – backward in PDF document. Search with in the PDF document and fit the PDF pages in two frames are the features that found really useful in Gmail’s online PDF viewer.
Via Gmail Blog