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    Evince Alternatives for Mac

    Evince is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac 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 Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Evince are Foxit Reader (Free Personal), Xournal++ (Free, Open Source), Adobe Acrobat Reader (Freemium) and Firefox PDF Viewer (PDF.js) (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Mar 9, 2022
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    Evince (or GNOME Document Viewer) is a document viewer for multiple document formats: PDF, Postscript, djvu, tiff, dvi,...
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    1. 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.
      Almost everyone thinks PDF Reader is a great alternative to Evince.
    2. 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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      The installer tries to install McAfee WebAdvisor and PhantomPDF Business. These can be skipped by clicking Decline on each.

      This alternative is disputed. Foxit Reader is still a legitimate alternative to Evince, but it might have issues that some users think are important.


    3. 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.
    4. 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.
      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.
    5. PDF Viewer (aka pdf.js) is a new revolutionary extension using web standard technologies that allows you to display within Mozilla Firefox almost all PDF files found on the web without a plugin.


    6. Preview is a simple and elegant application by Apple for viewing and working with images and PDF documents.
    7. Create, Convert, Review and Edit PDF Documents on Windows, macOS, and Linux.
    8. PDF Expert lets you read and annotate PDF documents, highlight text, make notes and save these changes being compatible with Preview and Adobe Acrobat. Moreover, PDF Expert is the only iPhone application that can fill PDF forms!
    9. Skim is a PDF reader and note-taker for OS X. It is designed to help you read and annotate scientific papers in PDF, but is also great for viewing any PDF file.
      This alternative is disputed. Skim is still a legitimate alternative to Evince, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
    10. zathura is a highly customizable and functional PDF viewer based on the poppler rendering library and the gtk+ toolkit.
      This alternative is disputed. zathura is still a legitimate alternative to Evince, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
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