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  • Okular icon


    Okular is a universal document viewer based on KPDF for KDE 4 with support for advanced document features, such as annotations, forms, and embedded files. Okular...

    Open Source Linux BSD KDE

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  • MuPDF icon


    MuPDF is a lightweight PDF and XPS viewer. The renderer in MuPDF is tailored for high quality anti-aliased graphics. It renders text with metrics and spacing...

    Open Source Windows Linux Android iPhone iPad ... Xfce

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  • Preview icon


    Preview is a simple and elegant application by Apple for viewing and working with images and PDF documents. With a single click, Preview takes your PDF document full...

    Free Mac

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    STDU Viewer

    Are you tired from many viewers one for each document? Do you want to have, one program for all your technical documentations, scientific books and so on? Do you want...

    Free Personal Windows

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    Skim is a PDF reader and note-taker for OS X. It is designed to help you read and annotate scientific papers in PDF, but is also great for viewing any PDF file.

    Open Source Mac

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    WinDjView is a fast, compact and powerful DjVu viewer for Windows with tabbed interface, continuous scrolling and advanced printing options. It uses the free DjVuLibre...

    Open Source Mac Windows

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    qpdfview is a Qt-based tabbed document viewer using the Poppler library for PDF rendering and CUPS for printing. Support for the DjVu and PostScript formats can be added...

    Open Source Linux Haiku Qt

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    PDF-XChange Editor

    The smallest, fastest, most feature-rich PDF editor/viewer available * Full Direct Content Editing (text based PDFs, not scanned/image based PDFs) * Includes OCR...

    Freemium Windows

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Evince Comments

Almost the best

Positive Comment by drink_n_drive
about Evince Sep 2015

Evince is my default PDF reader, but still lacks annotations as you can notice by the comments above.
Still, it has great GTK+3.x theme integration, no bloat, and I can read both my big true-pdf files and .cbr comic books flawlessly.
My upvote.


Great but have some issue

Comment by grea09
about Evince and Windows 7 Aug 2013

Probably the best PDF reader out there. Have even a windows version. The only flaw is the lack of support of underlined annotation in PDF.


Home row

Positive Comment by SextaExtincion
about Evince Nov 2012

It is great also that you can use the home row (h, j, k, l), and other useful shortcuts, to move arround


Install Evince on Mac

Comment by aint
about Evince Oct 2012

How to install on mac?


Good program, but it didn't copy text from PDF to clipboard ...

Comment by maxon
about Evince Jun 2011

Good program, but it didn't copy text from PDF to clipboard - what a disappointment =(


since Evince can read comicbook files, Comical can be consi ...

Comment by nitrofurano
about Evince Jun 2011

since Evince can read comicbook files, Comical can be considered as alternative


I've been downloading a lot of PDF viewers, and after downl ...

Comment by Xeogin
about Evince Jun 2011

I've been downloading a lot of PDF viewers, and after downloading this one, I was instantly in love. It didn't crash when I pushed it like Sumatra. It has previews on the side, it's very fast, has great text selection, and it's always active, unlike Foxit's nastiness. The only issues I had were how it wanted to install in Application Data, which was easy to fix, and my only current issue: It opens the same, tiny size each time. There may be a setting somewhere, but I'd like it to open at 100% each time.