How come the icon for all my PDF files changed after I installed Soda PDF?

The icon that is displayed for a file type will reflect the Default Application associated with this type of file. The default application is the program that opens when you double-click on them. It is the computer’s “go-to” program. 

During the Soda PDF installation process, the option Make default to open PDF files is preselected. The new icon appears as a result of Soda PDF becoming your default application. Your files have not been changed in any way.

Click here to learn how to restore the default status to the previous application. 


We have two additional modules. The OCR module allows you to recognize and edit text within any scanned document or image. We also have the E-Sign module that allows you to electronically sign PDFs and track and manage e-signatures in real-time. If those modules are not available for you, you can purchase them here.



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