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PDF-XChange Viewer Alternatives for Linux

PDF-XChange Viewer is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Foxit Reader. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Okular or Evince. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to PDF-XChange Viewer and 12 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to PDF-XChange Viewer are MuPDF, Qoppa PDF Studio, zathura and qpdfview.

PDF-XChange Viewer alternatives are mainly PDF Readers but may also be PDF Editors or eBook Readers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of PDF-XChange Viewer.
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    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.

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    Foxit Reader vs PDF-XChange Viewer opinions
    Most users think Foxit Reader is a great alternative to PDF-XChange Viewer.

    Linux Version does not have any features compared to Xchange-Viewer. On Linux, Foxit is just a reader.

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    Very similar. Foxit UI is much nicer, but PDF-XChange wins in features: rotating pages and saving them rotated, exporting pdf's as images are really useful.

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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.

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    Some users think Okular is a great alternative to PDF-XChange Viewer, some don't.
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    Now okular saves the annotations metadata to the pdf itself as far as i know.. so all is great now about okular :)

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    It showed the text in the forms; something the other alternatives didn't. Easy to install and use through Antergos.

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  3. 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-XChange Viewer opinions
    This alternative is disputed. Evince is still a legitimate alternative to PDF-XChange Viewer, but it might have issues that some users think are important.

    Evince is not an annotator

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    MuPDF

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • F-Droid
    • Xfce

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

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    zathura

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • MacPorts
    • Homebrew

    zathura is a highly customizable and functional document viewer based on the poppler rendering library and the gtk+ toolkit.

    Bestfit
  7. qpdfview is a Qt-based tabbed document viewer using the Poppler library for PDF rendering and CUPS for printing. Support for the DjVu and PostScript formats can be added via plugins.

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    This alternative is disputed. qpdfview is still a legitimate alternative to PDF-XChange Viewer, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
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    Atril

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Atril is a simple multi-page document viewer. It can display and print PostScript (PS), Encapsulated PostScript (EPS), DJVU, DVI, XPS and Portable Document Format (PDF) files.

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  9. Chrome PDF Viewer Plug-in icon

    Chrome PDF Viewer Plug-in

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Google Chrome

    In version 8, Google Chrome introduced a free PDF viewer, installed by default. While this plug-in lacks many features of the Adobe Acrobat Plug-in, it is much faster and lighter, and updates with the browser rather than an external utility.

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    Xpdf

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Xpdf is a free PDF viewer and toolkit, including a text extractor, image converter, HTML converter, and more. Most of the tools are available as open source.

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