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PDF Architect Alternatives for Mac

PDF Architect is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is Foxit Reader. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try PDFsam or Smallpdf. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to PDF Architect and 13 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to PDF Architect are Adobe Acrobat DC, Sejda, PDF Reader and Wondershare PDFelement.

PDF Architect alternatives are mainly PDF Editors but may also be PDF Readers or File Compressors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of PDF Architect.
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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Windows

PDF Architect is a PDF Editor with free functions like rotate, delete and move pages and even more like editing text, PDF...

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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.


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

    35 Languages
  2. Free and open source desktop application to split, merge, extract pages, rotate and mix PDF files.

    Almost everyone thinks PDFsam is a great alternative to PDF Architect.

  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.

    Most users think Adobe Acrobat DC is a great alternative to PDF Architect.
  4. Smallpdf is the first PDF Software you will actually like. The perfect gateway to productive, portable and cost-efficient document management solutions in your everyday life.

    Smallpdf Desktop App
  5. Sejda helps with your PDF tasks with a simpler, more pleasant and productive PDF platform.


  6. 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.

  7. Wondershare PDFelement is a professional PDF tool that enables users to edit text, OCR, images, objects on PDF, merger or split a PDF file, convert PDF to MS Word, edit and fill out PDF forms.

  8. 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.


    The program is no longer updated.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

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    Lightweight PDF

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    A free PDF compressor for Mac.

  10. AnyMP4 PDF Converter icon

    AnyMP4 PDF Converter

    • Mac
    • Windows

    AnyMP4 PDF Converter Ultimate can convert PDF files to document formats and images like Text, Word, Rich Text Format , Excel, EPUB, HTML, PPT, TIFF, JPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP, TGA, PPM, JPEG 2000. Meanwhile, it supports OCR technology.

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