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)...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • qvPDF icon


    qvPDF is a PDF creator for Windows, but you can also merge & split. Its implemented as printer driver and uses plugins to execute...

    Open Source Windows

  • PdfMod icon


    PDF Mod is a simple application for modifying PDF documents. You can reorder, rotate, and remove pages, export images from a...

    Open Source Linux BSD

  • PDF-Shuffler icon


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

    Open Source Linux

  • 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...

    Open Source Linux

  • PDFedit icon


    Free (and open source) editor for manipulating PDF documents. GUI version + commandline interface. Scripting is used to a great extent...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • JPdfBookmark icon


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

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • gscan2pdf icon


    gscan2pdf can scan, clean the scan and do OCR on the scan or imported images (incl. existing PDFs, DjVus or other file types), and...

    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...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Junko icon


    Junko is a PDF tool developed for quicker and more efficient access to information needed from your PDF files, reorganizing them in a...

    Open Source Windows

  • aktomat icon


    Application for image files (JPEG, GIF, PNG, PDF and others) conversion - binarization into b/w PDFs. In particular Aktomat is...

    Open Source Windows

  • pdf2htmlEX icon


    pdf2htmlEX renders PDF files in HTML, utilizing modern Web technologies, aims to provide an accuracy rendering, while keeping...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    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...

    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...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • PoDoFoBrowser

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

    Open Source Windows Linux BSD

  • PortableSigner icon


    PortableSigner is a signing (with X.509 certificates) program for PDF files. It's plattform independent and runs (tested) under...

    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...

    Open Source Mac

  • PyPDF2

    PyPDF2 - A utility to read and write pdfs with Python

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • PDFMerge icon


    PDF Split and Merge tool is implemented using the PdfSharp library and is either GUI or command driven.It is useful for automated...

    Open Source Windows