PDFCreator Alternatives for Linux

    PDFCreator is not available for Linux but there are a few alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is CUPS-PDF, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to PDFCreator and four of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to PDFCreator are PyPDF2 (Free, Open Source), PdfIt (Free) and Aspose.Pdf for Cloud (Paid).

    This page was last updated Aug 1, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      CUPS-PDF is designed to produce PDF files in a heterogeneous network by providing a PDF printer on the central fileserver. It is available under the GPL and is packaged for many different distributions or can be built directly out of the source files.
    1. PyPDF2 - A utility to read and write pdfs with Python

      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Firefox
      The Pdf It! extension is designed for FireFox and runs on any platform: Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. The Pdf It!


      No longer on Firefox Add-on site and developer site doesn't exist. Still available through legacy add-on sites, for example: http://legacycollector.org/firefox-addons/7528/index.html

    2. Aspose.Pdf for Cloud is a REST API to create, edit & manipulate PDF files. It also convert PDF file to DOC, DOCX, HTML, XPS, TIFF etc. You can create a new PDF either from scratch or from HTML, XML, template, database, XPS or an image.
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