PDF-XChange Viewer Alternatives for Mac

    PDF-XChange Viewer is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is PDF Reader, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to PDF-XChange Viewer and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to PDF-XChange Viewer are Foxit Reader (Free Personal), Adobe Acrobat Reader DC (Freemium), Firefox PDF Viewer (PDF.js) (Free, Open Source) and Preview (Free).

    This page was last updated Sep 27, 2021

    1. 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.
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      PDF Reader vs PDF-XChange Viewer opinions
      Almost everyone thinks PDF Reader is a great alternative to PDF-XChange Viewer.
      georgecurtis151 I think PDF Reader works a little faster.
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

    2. Foxit Reader is a free and light-weight multi-platform PDF document viewer. Its core function is compatible with PDF Standard 1.7.


      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.
      Negative comment 10 months ago

      Du 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.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago


    3. Adobe Acrobat Reader DC is a powerful software for viewing, printing, and annotating PDFs. It’s connected to Adobe Document Cloud — so it’s easier than ever to work with PDFs on computers and mobile devices.
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      Adobe Acrobat Reader DC vs PDF-XChange Viewer opinions
      Some users think Adobe Acrobat Reader DC is a great alternative to PDF-XChange Viewer, some don't.
      Edit and markup is limited in Reader compared to PDF-XChange Viewer
      Negative comment over 6 years ago

    4. PDF Viewer (aka pdf.js) is a new revolutionary extension using web standard technologies that allows you to display within Mozilla Firefox almost all PDF files found on the web without a plugin. Also available for...
    5. Preview is a simple and elegant application by Apple for viewing and working with images and PDF documents.
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    6. Skim is a PDF reader and note-taker for OS X. It is designed to help you read and annotate scientific papers in PDF, but is also great for viewing any PDF file.
    7. Create, Convert, Review and Edit PDF Documents on Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux.
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    8. zathura is a highly customizable and functional PDF viewer based on the poppler rendering library and the gtk+ toolkit.
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    9. 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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      The Xpdf open source project includes a PDF viewer along with a collection of command line tools which perform various functions on PDF files: - xpdf: PDF viewer - pdftotext: converts PDF to text - pdftops: converts PDF to PostScript - pdftoppm: converts PDF pages to netpbm...
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