Read Right Alternatives

    Read Right is described as 'free, lightweight PDF viewer for small portables. Documents are automatically rotated and scaled to fullscreen, so they can be read with the laptop held sideways like a book' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Read Right 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 Read Right are Foxit Reader (Free Personal), Okular (Free, Open Source), Evince (Free, Open Source) and Adobe Acrobat Reader DC (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jul 23, 2021

    1. Sumatra PDF is a slim, free, open-source PDF/DjVu/EPUB/XPS/CHM/CBR/CBZ/MOBI/FB2 viewer for Windows. Why another PDF reader? Sumatra has a minimalistic design. Simplicity has a higher priority than a lot of features. Its small and starts up very fast.
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    2. 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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    3. Multi-platform, fast and packed with features, Okular allows you to read PDF documents, comics and EPub books, browse images, visualize Markdown documents, and much more.
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    4. Evince (or GNOME Document Viewer) 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) and others. See Supported Document Formats for details.
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    5. Adobe Acrobat Reader DC is a powerful software for viewing, printing, and annotating PDFs. It’s connected to Adobe Document Cloud — so it’s easier than ever to work with PDFs on computers and mobile devices.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      • Xfce
      MuPDF is a highly versatile, customizable PDF and XPS interpreter solution that can be used across a wide range of applications as a PDF renderer, viewer, or toolkit.
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    6. PDF Viewer (aka pdf.js) is a new revolutionary extension using web standard technologies that allows you to display within Mozilla Firefox almost all PDF files found on the web without a plugin. Also available for...
    7. Xodo is the ultimate cross-platform PDF viewer and annotator. Powerful, fast, and optimized for all phones and tablets, Xodo makes it easy to access, edit, mark up, sort, share, sync, manage, sign, and more with even the most complex PDF documents.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      • F-Droid
      Document Viewer is a highly customizable document viewer for Android, fork of the last GPL version of EBookDroid .
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    8. Preview is a simple and elegant application by Apple for viewing and working with images and PDF documents.
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