SharePoint-Compatible PDF readers that support Microsoft Information Rights Management services

Note

Microsoft 365 compliance is now called Microsoft Purview and the solutions within the compliance area have been rebranded. For more information about Microsoft Purview, see the blog announcement and the What is Microsoft Purview? article.

Microsoft SharePoint 2013 supports Information Rights Management (IRM) protection of PDF documents. With that support, users can upload PDF documents to IRM-protected libraries, and upon download, the files will be protected using Microsoft Office IRM.

To use PDF files in libraries that the owner has protected with IRM, the user will need to obtain one of the following PDF-compatible readers:

Operating System Compatible Readers Download Link
Windows Vista
Foxit Reader
NitroPDF
Download Foxit Reader
Download NitroPDF
Windows 7
Azure Information Protection app
Foxit Reader
NitroPDF
Edge Chromium
Download Azure Information Protection app
Download Foxit Reader
Download NitroPDF
Download Edge Chromium
Windows 8 (classic mode)
Azure Information Protection app
Foxit Reader
NitroPDF
Edge Chromium
Download Azure Information Protection app
Download Foxit Reader
Download NitroPDF
Download Edge Chromium
Windows 8.1
Azure Information Protection app
Foxit Reader
NitroPDF
Download Azure Information Protection app
Download Foxit Reader
Download NitroPDF
Windows 10
Azure Information Protection app
Foxit Reader
NitroPDF
Edge Chromium
Download Azure Information Protection app
Download Foxit Reader
Download NitroPDF
Download Edge Chromium
Android
Azure Information Protection app
Foxit MobilePDF with RMS
Download Azure Information Protection app
Purchase Foxit MobilePDF
Windows Phone
N/A
N/A
macOS
Edge Chromium
Download Edge Chromium
IOS
Azure Information Protection app
Foxit MobilePDF with RMS
Download Azure Information Protection app
Purchase Foxit MobilePDF