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

  • 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...

    Free Open Source Windows PortableApps.com

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  • Skim

    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.

    Free Open Source Mac OS X

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    • Acrobat is for creating PDFs. This application reads PDFs. Guest • Apr 2018 Disagree   Agree
  • PdfMod

    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.

    Free Open Source Linux BSD

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  • 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...

    Free Open Source Linux

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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...

    Free Open Source Windows

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    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 3.1, released in September 2011, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.
  • 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...

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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    • Discontinued The project is no longer developed. Last version, 20140526_1531, released in May 2014, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.
    • Barely opens any actual content. Can't edit anything. Guest • Mar 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • 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...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Latest version, 1.1, released in December 2011, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • 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...

    Free Open Source 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...

    Free Open Source Windows

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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....

    Free Open Source Windows

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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 3.5 (WPF), with the aim to be simple...

    Free Open Source Windows

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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...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux

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