Alternatives to Adobe Acrobat Reader DC for all platforms with Free License

  • Sumatra PDF

    What is Sumatra PDF? Sumatra PDF is a slim, free, open-source PDF/DjVu/EPUB/XPS/CHM/CBR/CBZ/MOBI viewer for Windows. Why another PDF reader? Sumatra has a...

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    • Free, quick to install, quick to uninstall, loads fast. pbfranonJun 2016 • 9 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It's nowhere as vulnerable to attacks as Adobe Reader, doesn't execute embedded JS, and renders documents blazingly fast AtoshiNov 2016 • 6 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Very light (few mb) and great compatibility Guest • May 2017 • 4 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Very lightweight, always works well, better performance Guest • Sep 2017 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Sumatra is perfect, lightweight, does what is useful and does it well. Guest • Aug 2016 • 6 agrees and 5 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Small, powerful, fast and very configurable. 01101001bOct 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • Lightweight, separate windows, loads fast. However, no form fills Guest • 12 days ago Disagree   Agree
  • Foxit Reader

    Foxit Reader is a free and light-weight multi-platform PDF document viewer. Its core function is compatible with PDF Standard 1.7. Whether you're a consumer...

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    • This one has the ability to mark PDFs for highlighting books and etc. Guest • Jun 2016 • 5 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Typewriter function can make any form a fillable form. Skip the printing and associated cost. Did this with lengthy government forms and docs. Seamless. Guest • Jul 2017 • 3 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Multi tabs, stable, and very clean design. Guest • Jan 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • PDF-XChange Viewer

    PDF-XChange Viewer is an alternative viewer for PDF files that enables you to view and annotate PDF files. You can add text, sticky notes, and other annotations and save...

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    • Has enough bells and whistles to be competitive with Adobe without all the useless bloat. Additionally, PDF-XChange Viewer has many options for software installation such as 32-bit, 64-bit, full and portable installs. Guest • Dec 2016 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Tried PDF-Zilla and Sumatra, PDF-XChange has a cleaner UI, more fluid for me. Also tried Okular, but they referred Windows users to a separate site that didn't appear to have the software available for download. As PDF-XChange doesn't work on Linux, I might try Okular on my Linux machines. Guest • Mar 2018 Disagree   Agree
    • It allows note and annotation extraction in text format (contra e.g. Sumatra or Foxit) Guest • Aug 2017 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Lightweight and efficient, loads of controls and options, free for personal use. Guest • Sep 2017 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Okular

    Okular is a universal document viewer based developed by KDE. Okular works on multiple platforms, including but not limited to Linux, Windows, Mac OS X, *BSD, etc.

    Free Open Source Mac Linux BSD

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    • Lightweight, can read many document fomats like cbz or cbr, can even merge pdfs Guest • Sep 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Lightweight, highly functional, and aesthetic. Guest • Oct 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • 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? JohnFastmanDec 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • MuPDF

    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...

    Free Open Source Windows Linux Android iPhone iPad ... Xfce

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  • Nitro Reader

    Nitro Reader offers features and functionality far beyond typical PDF readers, and makes working with PDF easier than ever before. Create PDF files, comment and...

    Free Personal Windows

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    • 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. Guest • Mar 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • 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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  • qpdfview

    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...

    Free Open Source Linux Haiku Qt

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    • Anything written using the beautiful Qt SDK (or better yet with the KDE SDK) is awesome, and it's a tabbed PDF viewer! It's sweet! SeanDFrosztNov 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • Document Viewer

    A fork of the last GPL version of EBookDroid. Supports the following formats: PDF DjVu XPS (OpenXPS) Comic...

    Free Open Source Android Android Tablet F-Droid

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    • open source, fast, lightweight, support for many formats, many available settings Guest • 4 days ago Disagree   Agree

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