doPDF Alternatives for Linux

    doPDF is not available for Linux but there are a few alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Foxit Reader. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try CUPS-PDF or PdfIt. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to doPDF and four of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement.

    This page was last updated May 20, 2021

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


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

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      Foxit Reader vs doPDF opinions
      This alternative is disputed. Foxit Reader is still a legitimate alternative to doPDF, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      doPDF generates PDFs Foxit just views them
      Negative comment almost 3 years ago

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      CUPS-PDF is designed to produce PDF files in a heterogeneous network by providing a PDF printer on the central fileserver. It is available under the GPL and is packaged for many different distributions or can be built directly out of the source files.

      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Firefox
      The Pdf It! extension is designed for FireFox and runs on any platform: Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. The Pdf It!


      No longer on Firefox Add-on site and developer site doesn't exist. Still available through legacy add-on sites, for example:

    2. Aspose.Pdf for Cloud is a REST API to create, edit & manipulate PDF files. It also convert PDF file to DOC, DOCX, HTML, XPS, TIFF etc. You can create a new PDF either from scratch or from HTML, XML, template, database, XPS or an image.
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