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Okular Alternatives for Windows

There are many alternatives to Okular for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is SumatraPDF, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Okular and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Okular are PDF Reader, Foxit Reader, MuPDF 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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  1. SumatraPDF icon

    SumatraPDF

    • Windows
    96 alternatives to SumatraPDF 

    Sumatra PDF is a free PDF, eBook (ePub, Mobi), XPS, DjVu, CHM, Comic Book (CBZ and CBR) viewer for Windows.

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    1.  LightweightSumatraPDF consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Ad-freeSumatraPDF doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    3.  PortableSumatraPDF can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    4.  PDF annotationSumatraPDF support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
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    SumatraPDF vs Okular opinions
    This alternative is disputed. SumatraPDF is still a legitimate alternative to Okular, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
    Guest

    Sumatra doesn't have comments and fill forms functionality as Okular does.

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    idlesHand

    Tabs! and is also open source

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  2. PDF Reader icon

    PDF Reader

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    236 alternatives to PDF Reader 

    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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    1.  Sign PDF filesPDF Reader support signing a PDF document digitally on a touch screen etc.
    2.  PDF compressionPDF Reader can reduce the size of your PDF without losing quality
    3.  PDF annotationPDF Reader support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
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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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  3. Foxit Reader icon

    Foxit Reader

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • ReactOS
    109 alternatives to Foxit Reader 

    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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    1.  PDF annotationFoxit Reader support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    2.  Fill PDF FormsFoxit Reader supports forms in PDF files.
    3.  Sign PDF filesFoxit Reader support signing a PDF document digitally on a touch screen etc.
    4.  LightweightFoxit Reader consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    5.  Support for scriptingFoxit Reader supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    6.  Text to SpeechFoxit Reader allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
    7.  Spell CheckingFoxit Reader can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    8.  PortableFoxit Reader can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    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
    This alternative is disputed. Foxit Reader is still a legitimate alternative to Okular, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
    Guest

    Doesn't support DjVu format.

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    Guest

    Doesn't support extensions like djvu

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    Guest

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

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  4. MuPDF icon

    MuPDF

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • F-Droid
    • Xfce
    77 alternatives to MuPDF 

    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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    1.  LightweightMuPDF consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  PortableMuPDF can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  PDF annotationMuPDF support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    4.  Ad-freeMuPDF doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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  5. Adobe Acrobat DC icon

    Adobe Acrobat DC

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    265 alternatives to Adobe Acrobat DC 

    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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    1.  Fill PDF FormsAdobe Acrobat DC supports forms in PDF files.
    2.  PDF annotationAdobe Acrobat DC support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    3.  Sign PDF filesAdobe Acrobat DC support signing a PDF document digitally on a touch screen etc.
    4.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    5.  Combine PDFCombine, merge and arrange PDF files into one document.
    6.  Split PDF filesAdobe Acrobat DC can split PDF files into multiple documents.
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  6. Adobe Acrobat Reader icon

    Adobe Acrobat Reader

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    98 alternatives to Adobe Acrobat Reader 

    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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    1.  PDF annotationAdobe Acrobat Reader support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    2.  Fill PDF FormsAdobe Acrobat Reader supports forms in PDF files.
    3.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    4.  Sign PDF filesAdobe Acrobat Reader support signing a PDF document digitally on a touch screen etc.
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    FBReader

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    94 alternatives to FBReader 

    E-reader application.

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    1.  Dark ModeFBReader supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    2.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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    Xodo

    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Windows
    • Google Chrome
    97 alternatives to Xodo 

    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.

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    1.  PDF annotationXodo support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    2.  Dark ModeXodo supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    3.  Sign PDF filesXodo support signing a PDF document digitally on a touch screen etc.
    4.  Ad-freeXodo doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    5.  Split PDF filesXodo can split PDF files into multiple documents.
    6.  Combine PDFCombine, merge and arrange PDF files into one document.
    7.  LightweightXodo consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    8.  OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
    9.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Xodo simultaneously.
    Xodo PDF - comment, highlight, underline & more
    Xodo Connect - collaborate with others
    Xodo PDF - edit, and annotate on PDF
    Xodo vs Okular opinions
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    Guest

    perfect program than others

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    Guest

    Best annotation toolbox I know for android

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  9. Qoppa PDF Studio icon

    Qoppa PDF Studio

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Chrome OS
    181 alternatives to Qoppa PDF Studio 

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

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    1.  Sign PDF filesQoppa PDF Studio support signing a PDF document digitally on a touch screen etc.
    2.  Dark ModeQoppa PDF Studio supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    3.  Text to SpeechQoppa PDF Studio allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
    4.  Combine PDFCombine, merge and arrange PDF files into one document.
    5.  Fill PDF FormsQoppa PDF Studio supports forms in PDF files.
    6.  PDF annotationQoppa PDF Studio support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    7.  OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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  10. Lector - PDF Reader icon

    Lector - PDF Reader

    27 alternatives to Lector - PDF Reader 

    A simple PDF Reader built using Electron and PDF.js.

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    1.  LightweightLector - PDF Reader consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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