Readdle has released a major update to ReaddleDocs, its document viewer and file manager for the iPad, adding a redesigned user interface, improved PDF viewer and full text searching of Microsoft Office, RTF and text files. The update also adds support for viewing Open Office Writer files, adding underline and strikeout annotations to PDFs and saving bookmarks inside PDF outlines. Additional enhancements include an integrated MP3 player with background audio support, the ability to open RAR archives and improvements to file access protocols including private key support for SFTP servers and better performance and compatibility for FTP, SFTP and WebDAV. ReaddleDocs for iPad 3.0 is available from the App Store for $5.


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