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Evince Alternatives for Android

Evince is not available for Android but there are plenty of alternatives with similar functionality. The best Android alternative is PDF Reader, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Evince and many of them are available for Android so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Android alternatives to Evince are Foxit Reader, Xournal++, MuPDF and Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Evince alternatives are mainly PDF Readers but may also be PDF Editors or Ebook Readers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Evince.
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  1. PDF Reader icon

    PDF Reader

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    236 alternatives to PDF Reader 

    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.

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    1.  Sign PDF filesPDF Reader support signing a PDF document digitally on a touch screen etc.
    2.  PDF compressionPDF Reader can reduce the size of your PDF without losing quality
    3.  PDF annotationPDF Reader support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
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    Almost everyone thinks PDF Reader is a great alternative to Evince.
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    Foxit Reader

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • ReactOS
    109 alternatives to Foxit Reader 

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

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    1.  PDF annotationFoxit Reader support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    2.  Fill PDF FormsFoxit Reader supports forms in PDF files.
    3.  Sign PDF filesFoxit Reader support signing a PDF document digitally on a touch screen etc.
    4.  LightweightFoxit Reader consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    5.  Support for scriptingFoxit Reader supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    6.  Text to SpeechFoxit Reader allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
    7.  Spell CheckingFoxit Reader can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    8.  PortableFoxit Reader can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Foxit Reader vs Evince opinions
    This alternative is disputed. Foxit Reader is still a legitimate alternative to Evince, but it might have issues that some users think are important.


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    Xournal++

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • Self-Hosted
    33 alternatives to Xournal++ 

    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.

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    1.  Handwritten NotesXournal++ supports writing by hand (or a stylus) and your text will be converted to text.
    2.  PDF annotationXournal++ support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    3.  Works OfflineXournal++ can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    4.  Pressure SensitivityXournal++ can change attributes like thickness or opacity, based on how much force you apply to your stylus/finger.
    5.  Support for LaTeXXournal++ supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
    6.  Ad-freeXournal++ doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    7.  PortableXournal++ can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  4. MuPDF icon

    MuPDF

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • F-Droid
    • Xfce
    77 alternatives to MuPDF 

    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.

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    1.  LightweightMuPDF consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  PortableMuPDF can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  PDF annotationMuPDF support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    4.  Ad-freeMuPDF doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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    Adobe Acrobat Reader

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    98 alternatives to Adobe Acrobat Reader 

    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.

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    1.  PDF annotationAdobe Acrobat Reader support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    2.  Fill PDF FormsAdobe Acrobat Reader supports forms in PDF files.
    3.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    4.  Sign PDF filesAdobe Acrobat Reader support signing a PDF document digitally on a touch screen etc.
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    Adobe Acrobat Reader vs Evince opinions
    This alternative is disputed. Adobe Acrobat Reader is still a legitimate alternative to Evince, but it might have issues that some users think are important.


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    Xodo

    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Windows
    • Google Chrome
    97 alternatives to Xodo 

    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.

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    1.  PDF annotationXodo support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    2.  Dark ModeXodo supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    3.  Sign PDF filesXodo support signing a PDF document digitally on a touch screen etc.
    4.  Ad-freeXodo doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    5.  Split PDF filesXodo can split PDF files into multiple documents.
    6.  Combine PDFCombine, merge and arrange PDF files into one document.
    7.  LightweightXodo consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    8.  OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
    9.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Xodo simultaneously.
    Xodo PDF - comment, highlight, underline & more
    Xodo Connect - collaborate with others
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    Document Viewer

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • F-Droid
    133 alternatives to Document Viewer 

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

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    Discontinued

    The last version (2.7.4) was released in March 2016.

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    Butterfly

    • Mac
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    • Online
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • F-Droid
    • Self-Hosted
    28 alternatives to Butterfly 

    Butterfly is a note app where your ideas come first. You can paint, add texts, and export them easily on every device. This app works on android, windows, linux, and in the web.

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    1.  Dark ModeButterfly supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    2.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Butterfly without registration.
    3.  Handwritten NotesButterfly supports writing by hand (or a stylus) and your text will be converted to text.
    4.  Ad-freeButterfly doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    5.  No TrackingButterfly will not track you or use your personal data.
    6.  LightweightButterfly consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    7.  DecentralizedButterfly is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    8.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    9.  End-to-End EncryptionButterfly has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
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    Pdf Viewer Plus

    • Android
    • F-Droid
    59 alternatives to Pdf Viewer Plus 

    A simple PDF document viewer.

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    Discontinued

    This app is discontinued and the spirital successor is MJ PDF (which is endorsed by the developer of PDF Viewer Plus). You can read the official statement on their GitHub: "https://github.com/JavaCafe01/PdfViewer"

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    Secure PDF Viewer

    59 alternatives to Secure PDF Viewer 

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

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    1.  LightweightSecure PDF Viewer consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Privacy focusedSecure PDF Viewer is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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