dtSearch PDF Search Highlighter

The dtSearch PDF Search Highlighter is a free plug-in which runs inside Adobe Reader, making it possible for Adobe Reader to highlight hits in PDFs.

Downloads

FileContents
PdfHighlighter.pdf Documentation
dtSearchPdfHighlighter_112.exe dtSearch PDF Search Highlighter plug-in version 1.12 for Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat
dtSearchPdfHighlighter_114.exe dtSearch PDF Search Highlighter plug-in version 1.14 updated with support for 2020 versions of Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat (beta)

Release Notes

Version 1.14 (February 12, 2020)

  • Updated to work with the 2020 versions of Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader

Version 1.12 (October 5, 2018)

  • Updated to work with the 2019 versions of Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader
  • Fixed installation error with Adobe Reader 2017 "Classic Track".

Version 1.10 (November 17, 2017)

  • Updated to work with Adobe Acrobat 2017 and Acrobat Reader 2018

Version 1.08 (April 14, 2017)

  • Updated to work with the April 2017 release of Adobe Reader DC, which is now version "17" instead of version "15" of Adobe Reader.

Version 1.07 (September 5, 2016)

  • Fixed bug causing installation to fail with some versions of Adobe Acrobat DC

Version 1.06 (January 6, 2016)

  • Fixed bug affecting hit highlighting in Adobe Reader DC in Firefox
  • All executables are code signed using SHA-256 in addition to SHA-1 (dual signed). The MSI file is signed using SHA-256 only, because MSI files do not support dual signing. Please see this Microsoft article for more information on SHA-1 deprecation.
  • Added "Reinstall" button to repair damaged installations.

Version 1.05 (August 11, 2015)

  • Added support for Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat DC and Windows 10

Version 1.03 (July 25, 2013)

  • Fixed: PDF highlighting failure in Internet Explorer when (a) a web site provides highlight data via SSL, (b) Adobe Reader XI is installed and Acrobat XI is not installed, and (c) Adobe Reader is set to enable protected mode on startup.
  • Fixed: PDF highlighter hangs if server stops sending highlight data

Version 1.02 (November 24, 2012)

  • Added support for Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat XI

Version 1.01 (June 10, 2011)

  • Fixed bug causing the "Check for Updates" button not to appear in the Options dialog box

Version 1.00 - Initial release (June 1, 2011)