Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Alternatives

    Adobe Acrobat Reader DC is described as 'powerful software for viewing, printing, and annotating PDFs' and is a well-known app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Adobe Acrobat Reader DC for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Android, Linux and iPhone. The best alternative is SumatraPDF, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Adobe Acrobat Reader DC are Foxit Reader (Free Personal), PDF Reader (Freemium), Okular (Free, Open Source) and Evince (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 5, 2021

    1. Atril is a simple multi-page document viewer. It can display and print PostScript (PS), Encapsulated PostScript (EPS), DJVU, DVI, XPS and Portable Document Format (PDF) files.
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    2. 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 via plugins.
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      This alternative is disputed. qpdfview is still a legitimate alternative to Adobe Acrobat Reader DC , but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      Really fast, many options with keybindings.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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      SeanDFroszt 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!
      Positive comment almost 4 years ago

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    3. Universal Viewer is an advanced file viewer for wide range of formats. Supported file formats are: Images: all major graphics formats: JPG BMP ICO GIF PNG WMF TIFF PSD..., over 40 formats. Also RAW images from 400+ cameras are supported.
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      • FreeProprietary
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      Besides exceptionally fast launching and displaying speed, Gaaiho Reader is reliable in printing, filling forms annotating documents and adding bookmarks.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
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      • Google Chrome
      Cloud-based PDF viewer and annotation tool for your browser. Perfect for Chromebook 1:1 schools. View, export, print and share your PDF files straight from your browser. Kami works on all browsers and works best with Google Chrome.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      The Xpdf open source project includes a PDF viewer along with a collection of command line tools which perform various functions on PDF files: - xpdf: PDF viewer - pdftotext: converts PDF to text - pdftops: converts PDF to PostScript - pdftoppm: converts PDF pages to netpbm...
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    4. The top AEC PDF app to markup and manage drawings and documents. Ideal for replacing pen and paper, avoid printing documents again by using our intuitive feature set that makes marking up a PDF easy.
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    5. PDFescape is your free, online PDF reader, editor, form filler, & form designer. Without required downloads or installations! Without watermarks! Without required registration!
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      PSPDFKit is helping companies and users increase productivity across the globe. With our robust PDF solutions, we ensure developers and end-users have the highest quality tools available to do their best work.
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    6. Fast PDF reader with tabs and annotation. It supports PDF, eBook (ePub, Mobi), XPS, DjVu, CHM, Comic Book (CBZ and CBR). Ability to copy images to clipboard with mouse context menu.
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