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Drawboard PDF Alternatives for iPad

There are many alternatives to Drawboard PDF for iPad if you are looking for a replacement. The best iPad alternative is Foxit Reader. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Xodo or Adobe Acrobat Reader. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Drawboard PDF and seven of them are available for iPad so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting iPad alternatives to Drawboard PDF are Microsoft Whiteboard, GoodReader, Gaaiho PDF Reader and PerfectReader.

Drawboard PDF alternatives are mainly PDF Readers but may also be Whiteboards or Note-taking Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Drawboard PDF.
This page was last updated Jun 3, 2022
  • Windows
  • iPhone
  • iPad

The top AEC PDF app to markup and manage drawings and documents. Ideal for replacing pen and paper, avoid printing...

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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 Drawboard PDF opinions
    Some users think Foxit Reader is a great alternative to Drawboard PDF, some don't.
    violoncello

    doesn't allow handwritten annotations with a stylus

    Negative comment over 1 year ago
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    You can write into the PDF, underline text, ... Similar features to Drawboard PDF even in the free version.

    Positive comment over 4 years ago
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    Hand written notes are note quite the same as Drawboard PDF

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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.

    Xodo vs Drawboard PDF opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Xodo is a great alternative to Drawboard PDF.

    Free. has Stylus and gesture support for windows tablets.

    Positive comment about 5 years ago
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    XODO is free and has the option to add new pages into the PDF. In Drawboard PDF you only can add blank pages for free.

    Positive comment about 2 years ago
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  3. View, sign, collaborate on and annotate PDF files with our free Acrobat Reader software. And to easily edit and convert your PDFs into file formats like Excel and Word, try out PDF editor and converter Acrobat Pro DC.

    Adobe Acrobat Reader vs Drawboard PDF opinions
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    limited annotation capabilities. Cannot write directly onto pdf like in drawboard.

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    doesn't allow for handwritten annotations with a stylus

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  4. Microsoft Whiteboard

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Meet the freeform digital canvas where ideas, content, and people come together.

  5. With GoodReader on your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad, you can read virtually anything, anywhere. Books, movies, maps, pictures; GoodReader puts it all in a single app, right in your pocket.



  6. 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.

  7. PerfectReader is a powerful PDF Reader & Annotator.

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