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Okular Alternatives for Mac

Okular 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 50 alternatives to Okular and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Okular are calibre, Foxit Reader, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Acrobat DC.

Okular alternatives are mainly PDF Readers but may also be eBook Readers or PDF Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Okular.
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  • Linux
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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.

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    PDF Reader vs Okular opinions
    Almost everyone thinks PDF Reader is a great alternative to Okular.
    daynabarber3

    It has more editing features.

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    hryan5369

    To my mind Pdf reader really good alternative cause has nice pdf annotation.

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    charlesjones86

    I like that okular is open source, but PDF reader is more user-friendly.

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  2. Calibre is a free and open source e-book library management application made by users, for users. Many languages, designed around the concept of the logical book, i.e., a single entry in your library that may correspond to actual e-book files in several formats.

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    calibre vs Okular opinions
    This alternative is disputed. calibre is still a legitimate alternative to Okular, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
    rmsfis

    Calibre is a library management system, while Okular is a feature-rich PDF reader

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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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    Foxit Reader vs Okular opinions
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    Doesn't support DjVu format.

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    Doesn't support extensions like djvu

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    Perfect performance, high quality displaying, very nice pdf annotation, compatible with windows PDF viewers such as adobe pdf reader.

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  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.

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    Some users think Adobe Acrobat Reader is a great alternative to Okular, some don't.
  5. 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.

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    FBReader

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    E-reader application.

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  7. Preview icon

    Preview is a simple and elegant application by Apple for viewing and working with images and PDF documents.

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  8. 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!

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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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