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

  • 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 minimalistic design. Simplicity...

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    • Free, quick to install, quick to uninstall, loads fast. pbfranonJun 2016 • 11 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 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Very light (a 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 • Apr 2018 Disagree   Agree
    • It is light, fast, free, multilingual, and open source. It is more user-friendly than Adobe Acrobat Reader DC. Guest • Jun 2018 Disagree   Agree
    • lightweight, fast to open/close, render document very fast. rickysantoso11 days ago 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
    • 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
    • Lightweight, highly functional, and aesthetic. Guest • Oct 2017 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees 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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  • 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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  • 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 • Apr 2018 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • For android smartphones, its the best choice as it is opensource and has many features. Guest • Jun 2018 Disagree   Agree
  • 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
  • zathura

    zathura is a highly customizable and functional PDF viewer based on the poppler rendering library and the gtk+ toolkit. The idea behind zathura is an application that...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Linux BSD MacPorts Homebrew

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  • ePDFView

    A simple PDF document viewer, in the lines of Evince but without using the Gnome libraries. ePDFView is a free lightweight PDF document viewer using Poppler and GTK+...

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • APV

    Open Source PDF Viewer for Android based on MuPDF library

    Free Open Source Android Android Tablet

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  • Xpdf

    Xpdf is an open source viewer for Portable Document Format (PDF) files. (These are also sometimes also called 'Acrobat' files, from the name of Adobe's PDF...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux Xfce

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    • Bundleware The installer attempts to install, via opt-out, a non-free browser bar. Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
  • Orion Viewer

    Orion is a pdf, djvu, xps and cbz file viewer for Android devices, based on mupdf and DjVuLibre libraries. Supported features: Outline, Bookmarks Text selection ...

    Free Open Source Android Android Tablet

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