Open Source GSView Alternatives

    GSView is described as 'Use Ghostscript GSview to open PDF files with owner password restrictions. The Ghostscript-based PDF viewer disregards Adobe security settings'. There are more than 10 alternatives to GSView for various platforms. The best alternative is Ghostscript, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like GSView are QPDF (Free, Open Source) and iSafePDF (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Jul 31, 2019

    • Ghostscript is an interpreter for the PostScript language and for PDF.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
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    • QPDF is a command-line program that does structural, content-preserving transformations on PDF files.
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD


    • iSafePDF is a free open source PDF protection software.

      It allows you to encrypt PDF document, sign them using a certificate and timestamp the signature.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows