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iAnnotate Alternatives

iAnnotate is described as 'With iAnnotate you can read, annotate, and share PDFs, Microsoft Office files, images and web pages!' and is a PDF Reader in the office & productivity category. There are more than 25 alternatives to iAnnotate for a variety of platforms, including iPhone, iPad, Android, Android Tablet and Mac. The best alternative is Foxit Reader. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Evince or Xodo. Other great apps like iAnnotate are Adobe Acrobat DC, Qoppa PDF Studio, Notability and PDF Expert.

iAnnotate alternatives are mainly PDF Readers but may also be Note-taking Tools or PDF Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of iAnnotate.
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  • iPhone
  • iPad

With iAnnotate you can read, annotate, and share PDFs, Microsoft Office files, images and web pages!

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    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.


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

    35 Languages
    Most users think Foxit Reader is a great alternative to iAnnotate.
  2. Evince (or GNOME Document Viewer) is a document viewer for multiple document formats: PDF, Postscript, djvu, tiff, dvi, XPS, SyncTex support with gedit, comics books (cbr,cbz,cb7 and cbt) and others. See Supported Document Formats for details.


  3. Make your job easier with Adobe Acrobat DC, the trusted PDF creator. Use Acrobat to convert, edit, and sign PDF files at your desk or on the go.

  4. 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 PDF - comment, highlight, underline & more
  5. Create, Convert, Review and Edit PDF Documents on Windows, macOS, and Linux.


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    PDF Expert

    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    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!

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

    PDF Reflow
  9. Integrating powerful tools for book annoation, mindmapping, flashcards and more, to build up your reading notes as never before.

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