Preview is described as 'simple and elegant application by Apple for viewing and working with images and PDF documents' and is a well-known app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Preview for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is SumatraPDF, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Preview are IrfanView (Free Personal), Okular (Free, Open Source), nomacs (Free, Open Source) and ImageGlass (Free, Open Source).
- Evince 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). For a comprehensive list of formats supported, see Supported Document Formats. View 96 alternatives to Evince
- Free • Open Source
Evince vs PreviewEvince has very little of the functionality of Preview. It doesn't do well with PDF forms, and it doesn't have any of the drawing tools. It doesn't handle common image formats such as jpg, png at all.No editing tools or support for common image formats like png, and jpg.