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

      • FreeProprietary
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      Take control of the way your ePubs display. Hyphen comes packed with a ton of options for custom colors, fonts, font sizes, line heights, paragraph indentations, margins - ...well, you get the idea. You can even use styling on a per-book basis.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      A small .pdf management tool with a command-line UI.


    1. Essential Online PDF Tools.
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    2. Online site for viewing, annotating and collaborating on PDF and Office documents. Upload a document, send a link to invite feedback. Runs entirely in browser - does not require any plugins.
    3. 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+ libraries.


    4. BePDF is a PDF viewer for the BeOS, Haiku & Zeta. Besides viewing, it supports annotating and user-defined bookmarking for unencrypted PDFs. It's fully localized for 20 languages at the moment with additional languages being easily added via text files.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      Open Source PDF Viewer for Android based on MuPDF library
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    5. PDF Assistant - simple in use application, that let you easily interact with any pdf file. Provides ability to make adjustments into pdf and annotate files and user friendly interface will make working with the application simple and convenient.
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    6. Corel PDF Fusion is the all-in-one PDF toolkit: Powerful PDF Creation Software; Versatile PDF viewer; Supports 100+ file formats; Easy PDF creation; Save files to PDF, XPS and DOC formats.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      SlimPDF Reader is a high quality PDF viewer that is only 1.5MB in size. Features and benefits: - Eliminate bloatware and help your computer run faster; - View any PDF File just like Adobe Reader; - 100% Free; - The smallest desktop PDF Reader in the World.
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