Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Alternatives

The most popular alternative is SumatraPDF, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Adobe Acrobat Reader DC so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Adobe Acrobat Reader DC alternatives are Foxit Reader (Free Personal), PDF Reader (Freemium), Evince (Free, Open Source) and Okular (Free, Open Source).

The list of alternatives was last updated on Jul 17, 2020

  • Sumatra PDF is a slim, free, open-source PDF/DjVu/EPUB/XPS/CHM/CBR/CBZ/MOBI/FB2 viewer for Windows.Why another PDF reader?
    Most users think this is great alternative to Adobe Acrobat Reader DC .
    • Free • Open Source
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    pb
    Free, quick to install, quick to uninstall, loads fast.
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    Positive comment • more than a year ago

    Gu
    Sumatra does not support editing forms and adding annotations.
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    Negative comment • more than a year ago

    Gu
    Very lightweight, always works well, better performance
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  • Free PDF software that enables you to create, annotate, share, and collaborate on PDF documents.
    Most users think this is great alternative to Adobe Acrobat Reader DC .

    Bundleware

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

    • Free Personal
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • ReactOS
    Gu
    Multi tabs, stable, and very clean design.
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    Positive comment • more than a year ago

    Gu
    The accessibility of the commands is great, the most important features are free. I haven't felt the need to change to a third pdf viewer. Plus, you can print to PDF when many other software started eliminating this option.
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    Positive comment • more than a year ago

    Gu
    This one has the ability to mark PDFs for highlighting books and etc.
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  • PDF Reader is the one app you can rely on when you need a portable solution to work with PDFs.
    Almost everyone think this is great alternative to Adobe Acrobat Reader DC .
    • Freemium
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    charlesjones86767617
    The free version provides all functions needed for the regular user.
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    Positive comment • more than a year ago

    daynabarber3977337
    More versatile than the Adobe Reader.
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    Positive comment • 5 months ago

  • Evince is a document viewer for multiple document formats: PDF, Postscript, djvu, tiff, dvi, XPS, SyncTex support with gedit, comics books (cbr,cbz,cb7 and cbt). For a comprehensive list of formats supported, see Supported Document Formats. .
    Most users think this is great alternative to Adobe Acrobat Reader DC .
    • Free • Open Source
    • Linux
    uncertainquark744395
    Fast and simple. Allows images to be saved from the right-click context menu.
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    Positive comment • more than a year ago

    Gu
    Light and comes natively with Ubuntu.
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    Positive comment • more than a year ago

  • Okular is a universal document viewer developed by KDE. Okular works on multiple platforms, including but not limited to Linux, Windows, macOS, *BSD, etc.
    Most users think this is great alternative to Adobe Acrobat Reader DC .
    • Free • Open Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    escobartopex966582
    editing text, colour highlighter
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    Positive comment • 6 months ago

    karlossss1996871786
    It's very fast free pdf reader with some useful editing functions.
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    Positive comment • more than a year ago

    JohnFastman322976
    Okular is a highly functional .pdf reader provided as a default with KDE and KDE's Plasma desktop environments. Open source, flexible and fast. What's not to like?
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  • PDF Viewer (aka pdf.js) is a new revolutionary extension using web standard technologies that allows you to display within...
    Most users think this is great alternative to Adobe Acrobat Reader DC .
    • Free • Open Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Google Chrome
    • Opera
    • Firefox
    braky940298
    Firefox can also be used as a PDF viewer.
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    Positive comment • 9 months ago

  • MuPDF is a highly versatile, customizable PDF and XPS interpreter solution that can be used across a wide range of applications as a PDF renderer, viewer, or toolkit. .
    Most users think this is great alternative to Adobe Acrobat Reader DC .
    • Free • Open Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Xfce
    theannymspro881763
    It doesn't have several major features that adobe reader has. MuPDF just open files that's all. no options at all, no resizing, no editing, no change in view, there is nothing.
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    Negative comment • more than a year ago

  • Xodo is the ultimate cross-platform PDF viewer and annotator. Powerful, fast, and optimized for all phones and tablets, Xodo makes it easy to access, edit, mark up, sort, share, sync, manage, sign, and more with even the most complex PDF documents.
    Most users think this is great alternative to Adobe Acrobat Reader DC .
    • Free
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    Gu
    Completely free, clutter-free interface, and easy to use.
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    Positive comment • 3 months ago

    yelinzhang521020
    it can be launched faster and easily used than big apps and some alternative functions.
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    Positive comment • more than a year ago

  • Document Viewer is a highly customizable document viewer for Android, fork of the last GPL version of EBookDroid .
    Most users think this is great alternative to Adobe Acrobat Reader DC .
    • Free • Open Source
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • F-Droid
    Gu
    For android smartphones, its the best choice as it is opensource and has many features.
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    Positive comment • more than a year ago

    Gu
    open source, fast, lightweight, support for many formats, many available settings
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    Positive comment • more than a year ago

  • Nitro Reader offers features and functionality far beyond typical PDF readers, and makes working with PDF easier than ever before.
    Most users think this is great alternative to Adobe Acrobat Reader DC .
    • Freemium
    • Windows
    Gu
    You can create pdfs from other documents and even from pics. It has OCR so you can edit and change what is written even in a picture... plus other stuff.
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    Positive comment • more than a year ago