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pdf-notes is described as 'Utilize pdf-notes to manage all the pdf files on your iPhone and iPad. Fast display, quick page-turning even a thousand pages, useful finger-writing and email your notes to your friends' and is a PDF Reader in the office & productivity category. There are more than 25 alternatives to pdf-notes for a variety of platforms, including iPhone, iPad, Android, Mac and Windows. The best alternative is Foxit Reader. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Evince or Xodo. Other great apps like pdf-notes are Adobe Acrobat DC, Qoppa PDF Studio, Notability and PDF Expert.

pdf-notes alternatives are mainly PDF Readers but may also be Note-taking Tools or PDF Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of pdf-notes.
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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • iPhone
  • iPad

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  1. Foxit Reader icon

    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.

    ⚫︎ PDF annotationFoxit Reader support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    ⚫︎ Fill PDF FormsFoxit Reader supports forms in PDF files.
    ⚫︎ Sign PDF filesFoxit Reader support signing a PDF document digitally on a touch screen etc.
    ⚫︎ LightweightFoxit Reader consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingFoxit Reader supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    ⚫︎ Text to SpeechFoxit Reader allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
    ⚫︎ Spell CheckingFoxit Reader can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    ⚫︎ PortableFoxit Reader can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Bundleware

    The installer tries to install McAfee WebAdvisor and PhantomPDF Business. These can be skipped by clicking Decline on each.

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    Evince

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com

    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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightEvince consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ PDF annotationEvince support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    ⚫︎ PortableEvince can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  3. 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.

    ⚫︎ Fill PDF FormsAdobe Acrobat DC supports forms in PDF files.
    ⚫︎ PDF annotationAdobe Acrobat DC support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    ⚫︎ Sync Across DevicesAdobe Acrobat DC can sync your data across devices like your phone, desktop and tablet
    ⚫︎ Sign PDF filesAdobe Acrobat DC support signing a PDF document digitally on a touch screen etc.
    ⚫︎ Combine PDFCombine, merge and arrange PDF files into one document.
    ⚫︎ Split PDF filesAdobe Acrobat DC can split PDF files into multiple documents.
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  4. 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.

    ⚫︎ PDF annotationXodo support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeXodo supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Sign PDF filesXodo support signing a PDF document digitally on a touch screen etc.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freeXodo doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ Combine PDFCombine, merge and arrange PDF files into one document.
    ⚫︎ Split PDF filesXodo can split PDF files into multiple documents.
    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Xodo simultaneously.
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    Xodo PDF - comment, highlight, underline & more
  5. Create, Convert, Review and Edit PDF Documents on Windows, macOS, and Linux.

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


  6. Documentation and Note taking tool.

    ⚫︎ Handwritten NotesNotability supports writing by hand (or a stylus) and your text will be converted to text.
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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!

    ⚫︎ PDF annotationPDF Expert support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    ⚫︎ Fill PDF FormsPDF Expert supports forms in PDF files.
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  8. 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.

    ⚫︎ Sign PDF filesPDF Reader support signing a PDF document digitally on a touch screen etc.
    ⚫︎ PDF compressionPDF Reader can reduce the size of your PDF without losing quality
    ⚫︎ PDF annotationPDF Reader support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
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  9. With GoodReader on your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad, you can read virtually anything, anywhere. Books, movies, maps, pictures; GoodReader puts it all in a single app, right in your pocket.

    ⚫︎ PDF annotationGoodReader support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeGoodReader supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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    PDF Reflow
  10. Take beautiful handwritten notes or annotate PDFs on your iPad, and now even on your iPhone.

    ⚫︎ Handwritten NotesNoteshelf supports writing by hand (or a stylus) and your text will be converted to text.
    ⚫︎ PDF annotationNoteshelf support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
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