Free 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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      Positive comment • more than a year ago

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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
      un
      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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      Positive comment • more than a year ago

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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