Alternatives to Adobe Acrobat DC for all platforms with Open Source License

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  • PDFTK Builder icon

    PDFTK Builder

    PDFTK Builder is a free graphical interface to for PDFTK, making it much easier to use. It is a easy to use tool to collate (merge), split, encrypt, decrypt, stamp and rotate (only 90°, 180° or 270°) pdf documents....

    Open Source Windows Linux PortableApps.com

  • PDF-Shuffler icon

    PDF-Shuffler

    PDF-Shuffler is a small application which allows to merge or split pdf documents and rotate, crop and rearrange their pages using an interactive and intuitive graphical interface.

    Open Source Linux

  • PdfMod icon

    PdfMod

    PDF Mod is a simple application for modifying PDF documents. You can reorder, rotate, and remove pages, export images from a document, edit the title, subject, author, and keywords, and combine documents via drag and drop.

    Open Source Linux BSD

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    qvPDF

    qvPDF is a PDF creator for Windows, but you can also merge & split. Its implemented as printer driver and uses plugins to execute different actions after creating the PDF. Processing parameters can be written directly into the...

    Open Source Windows

  • PDF Chain icon

    PDF Chain

    PDF Chain is a GUI for pdftk written with gtkmm. You can merge some pdf files to one pdf file or split, set background/stamp or add attachments to one pdf file. There are also some options and tools. The GUI is written using...

    Open Source Linux

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    PDFedit

    Free (and open source) editor for manipulating PDF documents. GUI version + commandline interface. Scripting is used to a great extent in editor and almost anything can be scripted, it is possible to create own scripts or plugins.

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • JPdfBookmark icon

    JPdfBookmark

    JPdfBookmarks helps you create or edit bookmarks in PDF files, and set the selected bookmark to link to a website, open a file from the computer, or go to a specific position from the PDF file.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    gscan2pdf

    gscan2pdf can scan, clean the scan and do OCR on the scan or imported images (incl. existing PDFs, DjVus or other file types), and make PDF and DjVu-files with embedded OCR-text. It works together with tesseract, ocropus, cuneiform an...

    Open Source Linux

  • jPdf Tweak icon

    jPdf Tweak

    jPDF Tweak is a Swiss Army Knife GUI application for PDF documents: combine, split, rotate, reorder (n-up, booklet), watermark, edit bookmarks/fileinfo/pagetransition, compress, encrypt, decrypt, sign, repair, edit attachments and...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Junko

    Junko is a PDF tool developed for quicker and more efficient access to information needed from your PDF files, reorganizing them in a way that makes them easier to manage and handle. With the ability to split PDF files into...

    Open Source Windows

  • ZonePDF icon

    ZonePDF

    ZonePDF is a convenient and practical tool for PDF conversion. PDF files can easily be merged, split and converted from JPEG, PNG, DOC, XLS, PPT and other formats.

    Open Source Web / Cloud

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    aktomat

    Application for image files (JPEG, GIF, PNG, PDF and others) conversion - binarization into b/w PDFs. In particular Aktomat is intended for documents photos conversion. Application uses Sauvola or ImageMagick binarization...

    Open Source Windows

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  • PoDoFoBrowser

    PoDoFoBrowser is a graphical browser and editor for the object structure of PDF files.

    Open Source Windows Linux BSD

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    pdf2htmlEX

    pdf2htmlEX renders PDF files in HTML, utilizing modern Web technologies, aims to provide an accuracy rendering, while keeping optimized for Web display. Text, fonts and formats are natively perserved in HTML, math formulas, figures...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • PDF Rider icon

    PDF Rider

    PDF Rider is a GUI for "pdftk" and allows you to make some simple manipulations to PDF documents. It is written in c#/.net 3.5 (WPF), with the aim to be simple and user friendly. PDF Rider is made upon the utility pdftk...

    Open Source Windows

  • OpenSignature

    OpenSignature is an open source project for the digital signature of documents. It works with all cards supported by OpenSC and focuses on adding support for cards from accredited Italian CAs. It allows to sign pdfs by adding a...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    PortableSigner

    PortableSigner is a signing (with X.509 certificates) program for PDF files. It's plattform independent and runs (tested) under Windows (2000, XP, ...), Linux and Mac OS X.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • PDFwriter for Mac

    PDFwriter is a printer driver for Mac OS X, which will let you generate PDF files by simply printing. PDFwriter is heavily based on CUPS-PDF. It doesn't use ghostscript to generate PDF files, instead it uses the Mac OS X...

    Open Source Mac

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  • PyPDF2

    PyPDF2 - A utility to read and write pdfs with Python

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • PDFMerge icon

    PDFMerge

    PDF Split and Merge tool is implemented using the PdfSharp library and is either GUI or command driven.It is useful for automated document creation.It allows bookmarks from the input pdfs to be imported and flexibly embedded in the...

    Open Source Windows