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PDF Expert Alternatives for Windows

PDF Expert is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is Foxit Reader. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Okular or Xournal++. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to PDF Expert and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to PDF Expert are PDF-XChange Editor, Adobe Acrobat DC, PDF Arranger and Master PDF Editor.

PDF Expert alternatives are mainly PDF Readers but may also be PDF Editors or Note-taking Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of PDF Expert.
This page was last updated Jun 3, 2022
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  1. 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.

    Foxit Reader vs PDF Expert opinions
    Some users think Foxit Reader is a great alternative to PDF Expert, some don't.

    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.

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    Doesn't allow highlighting and annotating, just allows signature, etc.

    Negative comment about 2 years ago
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  2. 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.



  3. Xournal++

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • Self-Hosted

    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.

  4. 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 about 3 years ago
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  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.

    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.


  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.

  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.

  8. Nitro Pro gives you everything you need to create, convert, edit, sign, and share 100% industry-standard PDF files. It's simple, straightforward, and intuitive to use — so you can work more productively, your way.

  9. PDFTK Builder is a free graphical interface to for PDFtk, making it much easier to use. It is a easy to use tool to collate (merge), split, encrypt, decrypt, stamp and rotate (only 90°, 180° or 270°) pdf documents.

  10. 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.

    Discontinued

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

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