Windows 8 will have native PDF reader – Modern Reader


New from Windows 8 Secrets co-authors Rafael Rivera and Paul Thurrott.

Seems like Windows 8 will have it’s own native PDF reader called Modern Reader.

Also of interest..

Of even more interest, perhaps, Modern Reader is the first actual AppX application we’ve uncovered. AppX is a new type of packaged application model in Windows 8, and it very closely resembles Windows Phone 7 application packages. For this reason, we surmise that the AppX application type could be common to both Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 (codenamed “Apollo”), providing developers with a way to write applications that target and can transition between a variety of devices, including traditional PCs, tablets, and phones.

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