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Preview Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to Preview for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is nomacs, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Preview and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Preview are XnView MP, ImageMagick, Adobe Acrobat DC and qView.

Preview alternatives are mainly Image Viewers but may also be PDF Readers or Image Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Preview.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Mac

Preview is a simple and elegant application by Apple for viewing and working with images and PDF documents.

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  1. nomacs is a free, open source image viewer, which supports multiple platforms. You can use it for viewing all common image formats including RAW and psd images.

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  2. XnViewMP is a free software to view, organise, convert graphics and photos files or to create slide show, contact sheet, HTML pages.

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    Some users think XnView MP is a great alternative to Preview, some don't.


  3. ImageMagick is a software suite to create, edit, and compose bitmap images. It can read, convert and write images in a variety of formats (about 100) including GIF, JPEG, JPEG-2000, PNG, PDF, PhotoCD, TIFF, and DPX.

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  4. 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.

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    qView

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    qView is a Qt-based image viewer designed to be practical and minimal, available for Windows, macOS, and Linux

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  6. Bridge CC gives you centralized access to all the files and assets you need for your creative projects. Organize personal and team assets, batch edit with ease, add watermarks, set centralized color preferences, and even upload your photos to Adobe Stock.

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    Skim

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    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.

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    Most users think Skim is a great alternative to Preview.
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    Skim is the best PDF viewer for macOS ever. It is especially great for working with scientific papers, since it has several exclusive tools for making notes and syncs with LaTeX editors

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    Much better PDF-Presentation implementation as original Preview. Drawback : Does not handle as much file-formats, but only PDF

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  8. Create, Convert, Review and Edit PDF Documents on Windows, macOS, and Linux.

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    PDF Expert

    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    PDF Expert lets you read and annotate PDF documents, highlight text, make notes and save these changes being compatible with Preview and Adobe Acrobat. Moreover, PDF Expert is the only iPhone application that can fill PDF forms!

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    Geeqie Image Viewer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Xfce
    • BSD
    • Mac

    Geeqie is a lightweight Gtk+ based image viewer for Unix like operating systems. It was forked from GQview.

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