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Adobe Acrobat Reader Alternatives for Android

There are many alternatives to Adobe Acrobat Reader for Android if you are looking for a replacement. The best Android alternative is Foxit Reader. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try PDF Reader or MuPDF. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Adobe Acrobat Reader and many of them are available for Android so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Android alternatives to Adobe Acrobat Reader are Xournal++, Xodo, Document Viewer and Pdf Viewer Plus.

Adobe Acrobat Reader alternatives are mainly PDF Readers but may also be eBook Readers or PDF Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Adobe Acrobat Reader.
This page was last updated Jun 3, 2022
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  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Android
  • iPhone
  • Android Tablet
  • iPad

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  1. Foxit Reader

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • ReactOS

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

    Bundleware

    The installer tries to install McAfee WebAdvisor and PhantomPDF Business. These can be skipped by clicking Decline on each.

    Foxit Reader vs Adobe Acrobat Reader opinions
    Most users think Foxit Reader is a great alternative to Adobe Acrobat Reader.
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    danielcastelli

    Best full featured alternative

    Top positive comment  2 months ago
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    This one has the ability to mark PDFs for highlighting books and etc.

    Top positive comment  about 6 years ago
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    The UI is kludgy and looks like it belongs in the 1990's. Also, basic functionality now included in Adobe isn't (or at least not easily) found in Foxit. I love Foxit's products and have a Business user of theirs for years - so, this is really disappointing.

    Top negative comment  over 3 years ago
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    ease to use, customizable view, good searching interface

    Positive comment about 1 year ago
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    Notiz_Me

    Has the ability to print in booklet format, which a lot of other readers lack.

    Positive comment over 1 year ago
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    wlfzsyhhc

    Available on Gnu/Linux, FOSS

    Positive comment over 1 year ago
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    0

    Excellent interface and qucik and easy to use.

    Positive comment almost 2 years ago
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  2. PDF Reader is the ideal app for anyone who works with PDFs in the office or at home. PDF Reader allows you to organize all annotated information with a few taps.

    PDF Reader vs Adobe Acrobat Reader opinions
    Almost everyone thinks PDF Reader is a great alternative to Adobe Acrobat Reader.
    daynabarber3

    More versatile than the Adobe Reader.

    Positive comment almost 2 years ago
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    charlesjones86

    The free version provides all functions needed for the regular user.

    Positive comment over 3 years ago
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  3. MuPDF

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • F-Droid
    • Xfce

    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.

    MuPDF vs Adobe Acrobat Reader opinions
    Most users think MuPDF is a great alternative to Adobe Acrobat Reader.
    theannymspro

    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.

    Negative comment over 2 years ago
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  4. Xournal++

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • Self-Hosted

    Xournal++ (a fork of Xournal) is a handwriting Notetaking software with PDF annotation support. Written in C++ with plattform independent GTK, supporting Linux, e.g. Ubuntu, Debian, Arch, Suse, macOS and Windows 10. Supports Pen input like Wacom Tablets.

  5. 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.

    Xodo vs Adobe Acrobat Reader opinions
    Most users think Xodo is a great alternative to Adobe Acrobat Reader.
    AwesomeSauce32

    It's a free pdf viewer/editior that has all the features that most people use Adobe Reader for. More stable. More secure. The interface feels cleaner to me.

    Positive comment about 1 year ago
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    0

    Completely free, clutter-free interface, and easy to use.

    Positive comment over 1 year ago
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    yelinzhang

    it can be launched faster and easily used than big apps and some alternative functions.

    Positive comment over 4 years ago
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    It is fast and has all a pdf reader needs. Can edit, sign, mark...

    Positive comment over 3 years ago
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  6. Document Viewer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • F-Droid

    Document Viewer is a highly customizable document viewer for Android, fork of the last GPL version of EBookDroid .

    Document Viewer vs Adobe Acrobat Reader opinions
    Most users think Document Viewer is a great alternative to Adobe Acrobat Reader.

    open source, fast, lightweight, support for many formats, many available settings

    Positive comment about 4 years ago
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    3

    For android smartphones, its the best choice as it is opensource and has many features.

    Positive comment about 4 years ago
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  7. Pdf Viewer Plus

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android

    A simple PDF document viewer.

  8. EBookDroid

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android

    EBookDroid is an open source (GPL'ed) document viewer for Android based on the VuDroid code base.

  9. Secure PDF Viewer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android

    Simple Android PDF viewer based on pdf.js and content providers. The app doesn't require any permissions.

  10. Gaaiho PDF Reader

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Besides exceptionally fast launching and displaying speed, Gaaiho Reader is reliable in printing, filling forms annotating documents and adding bookmarks.

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