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    PDF Expert Alternatives

    PDF Expert is described as '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!' and is a PDF Reader in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 50 alternatives to PDF Expert for a variety of platforms, including Windows, iPhone, iPad, Mac and Linux. The best alternative is LibreOffice, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like PDF Expert are Foxit Reader (Free Personal), Okular (Free, Open Source), Xournal++ (Free, Open Source) and Evince (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 15, 2022
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    PDF Expert lets you read and annotate PDF documents, highlight text, make notes and save these changes being compatible...
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    1. LibreOffice is a free and open-source office suite that is compatible with other major office suites, and is available on all operating systems. It is an independently-developed version of the suite.
    2. 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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      Foxit Reader vs PDF Expert opinions
      Some users think Foxit Reader is a great alternative to PDF Expert, some don't.
      Doesn't allow highlighting and annotating, just allows signature, etc.
      Negative comment about 2 years ago

      the free version does not allow editing like PDF Expert, whereas other products that allow editing are available for Windows only and do not support Mac.
      Negative comment about 4 years ago


    3. 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.
    4. Xournal++ (a fork of Xournal) is a handwriting Notetaking software with PDF annotation support. Written in C++ with plattform independent GTK, supporting Linux, e.g. Ubuntu, Debian, Arch, Suse, macOS and Windows 10. Supports Pen input like Wacom Tablets.
    5. 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.
      Evince vs PDF Expert opinions
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      You can't edit or create pdf documents.
      Negative comment almost 2 years ago


    6. Compact and fast loading PDF viewer and editor.
      PDF-XChange Editor vs PDF Expert opinions
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      best affordable PDF editor that includes OCR.
      Positive comment almost 3 years ago

    7. 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 vs PDF Expert opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Xodo is a great alternative to PDF Expert.
      It had the best feature i was looking for, swiping pages with my finger and annotating with the pencil on the fly, without the need for saving ... I JUST LOVE IT
      Positive comment almost 3 years ago

    8. 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.
      This alternative is disputed. Adobe Acrobat DC is still a legitimate alternative to PDF Expert, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
    9. Small python-gtk application, which helps the user to merge or split pdf documents and rotate, crop and rearrange their pages using an interactive and intuitive graphical interface.
    10. Preview is a simple and elegant application by Apple for viewing and working with images and PDF documents.
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