PDF Expert Alternatives for Linux

    PDF Expert is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is LibreOffice, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to PDF Expert and 16 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to PDF Expert are Foxit Reader (Free Personal), Okular (Free, Open Source), Evince (Free, Open Source) and Xournal++ (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 14, 2021

    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 OpenOffice.org suite. The office suite includes: ...
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    2. 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 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 over 1 year ago

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      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 over 3 years ago

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    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.
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    4. 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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      Evince vs PDF Expert opinions
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      You can't edit or create pdf documents.
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

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    5. 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.
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    6. 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.
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    7. Master PDF Editor is complete solution for editing PDF and XPS files. You can insert, edit, remove, copy, add images or graphics. Export, import, remove and change page layouts.
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    8. Xournal is an application for notetaking, sketching, keeping a journal using a stylus. It is free software (GNU GPL) and runs on Linux (recent distributions), Windows and other GTK+/Gnome platforms. It supports drawing and writing on pdf's.

      Discontinued

      It hasn't been updated since 2017, but there is an active fork Xournal++

    9. Create, Convert, Review and Edit PDF Documents on Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux.
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    10. Sejda helps with your PDF tasks with a simpler, more pleasant and productive PDF platform.
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