How to run a number of PDF files on multiple screens PC using Foxit Reader

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In the following guide we will demonstrate how to run a number of PDF files from a single PC on multiple screens using the software Monitors Anywhere.

We recommend using Foxit Reader as the application that runs the PDF files. It’s a freeware application which works very well in multiple instances scenarios and also very easy to use.


First we will install Foxit Reader on the host PC.
Foxit Reader v6 was tested and found as fully compatible with our system. Downloaded Foxit Reader v6 from Here.

Make it a standard installation and click Next thru all the process.

Start Foxit Reader (icon should appear on the desktop) then select File > Preferences

Go to:
Documents  and set the following:
check the “Allow multiple instances”
Set the mode to “Full Screen”

Start running PDF files on your TV screens

After you’ve succesfuly installed Foxit Reader we can go on and set the configuration in Monitors AnyWhere:

Choose the TV screen you would like to set for showing the video. Select the monitor by clicking once on its thumbnail or from the list of monitors.

Press on the New button from the list at the bottom.

The Browse window will open:

The first field (Application field) is used to select the application you wish to open.

Please select the application Foxit Reader from the dropdown list or click on the Browse button to select its icon from your desktop. In case it doesn’t appear on your desktop, please browse and find the excute file in your PC.

On the second field select the PDF file you wish to open.
Finally press on the Save and Send button.

Repeat all stages above for each display screen.