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Nitro Reader Alternatives for Linux

Nitro Reader is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Okular, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Nitro Reader and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Nitro Reader are Foxit Reader, Evince, MuPDF and Qoppa PDF Studio.

Nitro Reader 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 Nitro Reader.
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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Windows

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  1. Multi-platform, fast and packed with features, Okular allows you to read PDF documents, comics and EPub books, browse images, visualize Markdown documents, and much more.

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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.

    Bundleware

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

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    Almost everyone thinks Foxit Reader is a great alternative to Nitro Reader.


  3. 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.

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    MuPDF

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • F-Droid
    • Xfce

    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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  5. Create, Convert, Review and Edit PDF Documents on Windows, macOS, and Linux.

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    zathura

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • MacPorts
    • Homebrew

    zathura is a highly customizable and functional document viewer based on the poppler rendering library and the gtk+ toolkit.

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  7. qpdfview is a Qt-based tabbed document viewer using the Poppler library for PDF rendering and CUPS for printing. Support for the DjVu and PostScript formats can be added via plugins.

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  8. Chrome PDF Viewer Plug-in icon

    Chrome PDF Viewer Plug-in

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Google Chrome

    In version 8, Google Chrome introduced a free PDF viewer, installed by default. While this plug-in lacks many features of the Adobe Acrobat Plug-in, it is much faster and lighter, and updates with the browser rather than an external utility.

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    Atril

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Atril is a simple multi-page document viewer. It can display and print PostScript (PS), Encapsulated PostScript (EPS), DJVU, DVI, XPS and Portable Document Format (PDF) files.

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    Sioyek

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Sioyek is a PDF viewer with minimal interface optimized for reading research papers and technical books.

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