PDF Architect Alternatives for Linux

    PDF Architect is not available for Linux but there are some 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 PDFsam or Sejda. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to PDF Architect and seven of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to PDF Architect are jPdf Tweak (Free, Open Source), PDF Chain (Free, Open Source), PDFedit (Free, Open Source) and PoDoFoBrowser (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 14, 2021

    1. 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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    2. PDFsam Basic is a free, open source, multi-platform software designed to: * Merge PDF files (the entire documents or selected page ranges), retaining or discarding bookmarks, acroforms and generating or not a table of contents.
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      Almost everyone thinks PDFsam is a great alternative to PDF Architect.


    3. Sejda helps with your PDF tasks with a simpler, more pleasant and productive PDF platform.
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    4. jPDF Tweak is a Swiss Army Knife GUI application for PDF documents: combine, split, rotate, reorder (n-up, booklet), watermark, edit bookmarks/fileinfo/pagetransition, compress, encrypt, decrypt, sign, repair, edit attachments and more.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Latest version, 1.1, released in December 2011, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    5. PDF Chain is a graphical user interface for PDFtk. The GUI supports all common features of the command line tool in a comfortable way.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Free (and open source) editor for manipulating PDF documents. GUI version + commandline interface. Scripting is used to a great extent in editor and almost anything can be scripted, it is possible to create own scripts or plugins.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 20140526_1531, released in May 2014, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      PoDoFoBrowser is a graphical browser and editor for the object structure of PDF files.
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