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SumatraPDF

Sumatra PDF is a free PDF, eBook (ePub, Mobi), XPS, DjVu, CHM, Comic Book (CBZ and CBR) viewer for Windows.

  • Windows
Avg rating of 4.3 (81)| 92 comments

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SumatraPDF Features

  1.  LightweightSumatraPDF consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
  2.  Ad-freeSumatraPDF doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
  3.  PortableSumatraPDF can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
  4.  PDF annotationSumatraPDF support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc

SumatraPDF information

  • Developed byKrzysztof Kowalczyk
  • LicensingOpen Source (GPL-3.0) and Free product.
  • Written in
  • RatingAverage rating of 4.3 (81 ratings)
  • Alternatives91 alternatives listed

Supported Languages

  • English

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  •  9,561 Stars
  •  1,488 Forks
  •  532 Open Issues
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Our users have written 92 comments and reviews about SumatraPDF, and it has gotten 1482 likes

SumatraPDF was added to AlternativeTo by Geekgangas on and this page was last updated . SumatraPDF is sometimes referred to as Sumatra, SumatraPDF.

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ChelOis
  
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Even when it may have a somewhat unpleasant aesthetic, it is fast and very light. This marvel is an essential part of the Freeware / OpenSource suite of applications that I always install and use on my PC.

Do yourself a favor, forget about other programs like Adobe Reader, etc.

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DZ42
  
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I used adobe reader, Foxit reader but for me Sumatra PDF is the quickest software (hopefully I found it)

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AlexHorn2
  
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Good for looking at a PDF quickly, but anything more and SumatraPDF just lacks very basic features, like filling forms.

Honestly, this just makes it useless for real use, because it would mean keeping two different pdf readers installed just in case you encounter forms.

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TBayAreaPat
  
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I've used Sumatra on & off for years, and it would still likely be my choice if I were using portable on a stick. As I'm taking time to compare Sumatra with XnView w/the ghostcript plugin for pdf viewing (32bit must be used with XnView Classic), XnView uses less resources and is capable of viewing numerous formats, editing, and more.. On the other hand, Sumatra had a considerably nicer rendering than XnView. It looks like I may choose Xnview for quick edits and view, but remember Sumatra for quality. I am noticing that Sumatra views more than just pdf format now.. jpg, png, etc.

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yogvr
  
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i have been using sumatrapdf por 4 years and i love it - it's fast, lightweight and has a clean, no-frills interface that i really like as it helps me focus.

it is very very basic though. it works for me because i only want to quickly open&read my pdfs, not edit them in any way whatsoever. if you want more functionalities besides those, look for another app

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Guest
  
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I love the flexibilty

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CeesT
  
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Fast free GPL FOSS.

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Tags

  • PDF Reader
  • Ebook Reader
  • EPUB Reader
  • fb2
  • cbr
  • cbz
  • chm
  • ebooks
  • djvu
  • xps
  • ereader
  • pdf
  • pdf-software
  • fb2-viewer
  • multiple-tabs
  • DRM
  • fb2-reader
  • mobi
  • djvu-viewer

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