How to make Soda PDF my default reader

Soda PDF Desktop

To set the Soda PDF program as your default application for viewing PDF files do one of the following steps:

  • Click on the Help logo and select Set as Default PDF Application.



  • Alternatively, go to Options by clicking the gear icon.
  • Open the General tab and switch on the Open PDF Files with Soda PDF by Default option to set the default association.




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.




Soda PDF Online

A default application is a program your computer associates with a specific file type. A program needs to be installed on your computer in order to be a default. Soda PDF Online only exists inside a web browser.

We are currently investigating a way to make Soda PDF Online the default application for your web browser. You can still open files using Soda PDF Online, click here for more information.

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