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Adobe Acrobat Reader Alternatives for Chrome OS

Adobe Acrobat Reader is not available for Chrome OS but there are a few alternatives with similar functionality. The best Chrome OS alternative is Xournal++, 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 and four of them are available for Chrome OS so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Chrome OS alternatives to Adobe Acrobat Reader are Xodo, Qoppa PDF Studio and Docs PDF/PowerPoint Viewer.

Adobe Acrobat Reader alternatives are mainly PDF Readers but may also be Ebook Readers or Note-taking Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Adobe Acrobat Reader.
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  1. 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.

    ⚫︎ Handwritten NotesXournal++ supports writing by hand (or a stylus) and your text will be converted to text.
    ⚫︎ PDF annotationXournal++ support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    ⚫︎ Works OfflineXournal++ can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    ⚫︎ Pressure SensitivityXournal++ can change attributes like thickness or opacity, based on how much force you apply to your stylus/finger.
    ⚫︎ Support for LaTeXXournal++ supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freeXournal++ doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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  2. 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.

    ⚫︎ PDF annotationXodo support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeXodo supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Sign PDF filesXodo support signing a PDF document digitally on a touch screen etc.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freeXodo doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ Combine PDFCombine, merge and arrange PDF files into one document.
    ⚫︎ Split PDF filesXodo can split PDF files into multiple documents.
    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Xodo simultaneously.
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    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.

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

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    yelinzhang

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

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    It is fast and has all a pdf reader needs. Can edit, sign, mark...

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  3. Create, Convert, Review and Edit PDF Documents on Windows, macOS, and Linux.

    ⚫︎ Sign PDF filesQoppa PDF Studio support signing a PDF document digitally on a touch screen etc.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeQoppa PDF Studio supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ PDF annotationQoppa PDF Studio support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    ⚫︎ Text to SpeechQoppa PDF Studio allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
    ⚫︎ Combine PDFCombine, merge and arrange PDF files into one document.
    ⚫︎ Fill PDF FormsQoppa PDF Studio supports forms in PDF files.
    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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    Docs PDF/PowerPoint Viewer

    • FreeProprietary
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    Automatically previews pdfs, powerpoint presentations, and other documents in Google Docs Viewer.

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    The extension is no longer updated. Last version, 3.10, released in February 2015, can be still downloaded from the Chrome Web Store

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