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Apps with 'Highlighter' feature

  1. Sumatra PDF is a free PDF, eBook (ePub, Mobi), XPS, DjVu, CHM, Comic Book (CBZ and CBR) viewer for Windows.
  2. Foxit Reader is a free and light-weight multi-platform PDF document viewer. Its core function is compatible with PDF Standard 1.7.

    Bundleware

    The installer tries to install McAfee WebAdvisor and PhantomPDF Business. These can be skipped by clicking Decline on each.



  3. Features a free draw tool, arrows, lines, circles, and other tools for editing screenshots you take. Possibility to add text, but not possible to change text size.
  4. Xournal++ (a fork of Xournal) is a handwriting Notetaking software with PDF annotation support. Written in C++ with plattform independent GTK, supporting Linux, e.g. Ubuntu, Debian, Arch, Suse, macOS and Windows 10. Supports Pen input like Wacom Tablets.
  5. Better reading and research with annotations, highlighter, sticky notes, archiving, bookmarking and more.
  6. PDF Expert lets you read and annotate PDF documents, highlight text, make notes and save these changes being compatible with Preview and Adobe Acrobat. Moreover, PDF Expert is the only iPhone application that can fill PDF forms!
    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Safari
    • Opera
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    Liner is the only web highlighter that syncs across desktop and mobile. Leave highlights on your favorite news articles, blog posts, text books, PDFs and more!.
  7. Watch youtube / vimeo videos, listen to soundcloud audio, see images, read articles and visit website links and much more right from one dashboard, while saving your links in an encrypted form (Even we can't read them!).
  8. INKredible is an app with a single mission: to make your handwriting experience on tablets as good as, if not better, than pen on paper.
  9. One platform to organize all your highlights - import Kindle highlights and annotate the web with the built-in highlighter.
  10. PDF Candy is an online PDF toolset of 24 services for successful processing of PDF files. The service is free for single-file operations and does not require an account. A desktop application is also offered,
    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox
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    The Knowledge Juicer is a tool that leverages hierarchical underlinings to extract multiple levels of summary out of digital texts.
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Firefox
    More
    Highly customizable text highlighter with different colors and save option for later visits.
  11. Pull lets you highlight great quotes and share them as sleek images. Simply select text from the web in Safari and use the Pull Action Extension to get started. You can also access a history of previous Pulls so you can share them again and again.