Adobe Acrobat DC Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to Adobe Acrobat DC for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is Master PDF Editor, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Adobe Acrobat DC and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Adobe Acrobat DC are Adobe Acrobat Reader DC (Freemium), Smallpdf (Freemium), Preview (Free) and PDF Expert (Paid).

    This page was last updated Aug 9, 2021

    1. Master PDF Editor is complete solution for editing PDF and XPS files. You can insert, edit, remove, copy, add images or graphics. Export, import, remove and change page layouts.
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      Master PDF Editor vs Adobe Acrobat DC opinions
      Some users think Master PDF Editor is a great alternative to Adobe Acrobat DC, some don't.
      Free version for windows will include watermark on saved documents.
      Negative comment over 4 years ago

      It has more festures in the payed version and thus suites my usecase and it actually works on linux and does not just say it does and then it doesnt, at least that was the case with pdfsam in the extended version.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

      Has all the basic features such as merge, split, delete and it is in active development and it is available for LINUX :)
      Positive comment almost 3 years ago

      It does a horrible job with PDF forms. They work ok as long as you open them in Master PDF, but they don't transport well to other common PDF viewers.
      Negative comment almost 4 years ago

    2. Adobe Acrobat Reader DC is a powerful software for viewing, printing, and annotating PDFs. It’s connected to Adobe Document Cloud — so it’s easier than ever to work with PDFs on computers and mobile devices.
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    3. Smallpdf is the first PDF Software you will actually like. The perfect gateway to productive, portable and cost-efficient document management solutions in your everyday life.
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      Most users think Smallpdf is a great alternative to Adobe Acrobat DC.
    4. Preview is a simple and elegant application by Apple for viewing and working with images and PDF documents.
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      Most users think Preview is a great alternative to Adobe Acrobat DC.
    5. 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!
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      Almost everyone thinks PDF Expert is a great alternative to Adobe Acrobat DC.

    6. PDF Reader is the ideal app for anyone who works with PDFs in the office or at home. PDF Reader allows you to organize all annotated information with a few taps.
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      PDF Reader vs Adobe Acrobat DC opinions
      Some users think PDF Reader is a great alternative to Adobe Acrobat DC, some don't.
      Adobe Acrobat DC is a full featured PDF editor. PDF Reader has a nice featureset for a PDF ... Reader, but is far from a complete PDF Editor.
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

      PDF Reader is a PDF Reader, not a PDF Editor. It even says it in the name.
      Negative comment 7 months ago

    7. Sejda helps with your PDF tasks with a simpler, more pleasant and productive PDF platform.
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    8. Create, Convert, Review and Edit PDF Documents on Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux.
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      OCRmyPDF adds an OCR text layer to scanned PDF files, allowing them to be searched or copy-pasted.
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    9. Wondershare PDFelement is a professional PDF tool that enables users to edit text, OCR, images, objects on PDF, merger or split a PDF file, convert PDF to MS Word, edit and fill out PDF forms.
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