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Software that interacts with or provides a viewer for PDF documents

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PDF reader with an “open with” feature

This may seem a bit odd, but I'm looking for a decent PDF reader that needs to have one important feature: the option of opening the current document in another system PDF reader from within the ...
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Sync PDF reading position across Windows, iOS, Android

I'm looking for a PDF reader for Windows 10, Android, and iPad that syncs the reading position across devices. This means that when you stop reading at a certain point on one device, opening that file ...
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PDF reader for Linux which supports one click dictionary lookups

Is there a PDF reader for Linux which supports the following: If you click on a word, it opens a dictionary like ding or even better linguee.com and translates the word from a predefined source ...
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E-book navigation software with advanced layout

I am looking for a free software which allows me to navigate an ebook as if I was flipping a hard copy. The software should be similar to what's found on Internet archive or better: Basically I have ...
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Black/Dark/Night mode PDF/PPT Viewer MacOS?

I read a lot during the night and I have so many books in the .pdf .pptx format that my eyes get strained during whole reading sessions. on an average, I roughly read 200 pages daily. The thing is I ...
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PDF reader with split screen feature?

Is there a PDF viewer that supports split screen à la Word? The following apps don't seem to: SumatraPDF Foxit Reader Acrobat Reader DC Thank you.
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What pdf viewer can go from one line to the next line with just an arrow key press and highlight the current line?

Say you are watching this video (its a Spanish lesson tat contains English + Spanish) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6OZbL91GXGI&list=PLeA5t3dWTWvvwf5fw0Nl7mVk0OUjP1Ln2 And following its ...
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Automatically displaying images/PDF on a screen

Is there some sort of application that displays specific files like PDF and/or images from a specified folder onto a screen? I have software that automatically drops images and PDF or client's orders ...
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Need big pointer in pdf reader

Currently I am using Foxit as my pdf reader. I'm open to using a different one if that would help. I will be doing online tutoring, and I would like to be able to draw the student's attention to a ...
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Online pdf viewer

I'm already familiar with ViewerJS https://viewerjs.org/ and it's great (have had it on my website for several years). But I recently came across what's apparently a different one that has a somewhat ...
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Export select pages from PDF as copyable text?

I sometimes need to export a few pages from a big PDF file. The pages must then be "copyable", ie the pages must not be exported as images. On my older Windows 7 computer, a 200 page PDF crashes ...
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PDF viewer which can list alt texts of images

I'm looking for a PDF viewer which can show alternate text of images embedded in PDF files as a list. So far, the only one that I've noticed does that is Adobe Acrobat in its paid version. Is Adobe ...
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Interact with pdf files in web browser - visualise pdf and highlight words / phrases

Is there software, ideally open source that will allow me to visualise a pdf in a web browser and interact with the text? I want to be able to have a list of words and highlight them in the browser. ...
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Looking for an Alternative to PrizmDoc for Website Document Previewing

Currently, we have it set up that users are uploading documents to our platform. They have the option to preview their uploaded documents which is where PrizmDoc comes into play. Unfortunately, ...
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Looking for a Tool which helps to View PDF files and Handle file operations in Java and Angular?

Looking for a Tool which helps to View PDF files and Handle file operations such as Viewing , Preventing Download and Print Feature, which also supports Java And Angular? Any suggestions are kindly ...
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Html, photos to PDF converter plugin with watermark use within a website

Can anyone suggest me a plugin which I can use for my webpage to generate pdf from images comes from server with high quality and also can add watermark in it?
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Recommendation for a PDF reader with highlighter pop-up

So, I hope you can help me with this because I've been searching for this for ages. I'm looking for a PDF reader/viewer with two very specific features: When I select some text, I would like to be ...
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PDF to flipbook for website

I'm looking for a solution to make a PDF into a flipbook/pageflip like this http://fliphtml5.com/jvnr/uxpk for example. I think these broadly fall into two categories, hosted services like fliphtml5....
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software tool to check font encoding errors in PDF documents

I am checking for font encoding errors in PDF documents using gs(ghost script) with the following command to be confident that i will not be missing any text. gs -o output.pdf -sDEVICE=pdfwrite ...
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signature validation on linux for pdf created with Altsoft XML2PDF

I've tried to check the signature that should be embedded in an invoice pdf with pdfsig (poppler v. 0.76.1-1) and masterpdfeditor5 (v. 5.4.10) on Arch Linux (5.1.5-arch1-2-ARCH), but neither of them ...
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Pdf reader without any controls

I am looking for a pdf reader, where I can dump the pdfs and send the .exe or the link to the users. When launched, users should be able to read the document, but they should not be able to copy text,...
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Open source pdf library with pinch zoom feature

Could anyone suggest any open source pdf library which has pinch zoom feature works both linux and windows. Currently I am using xpdf but its slow and dont have pinch zoom. any suggestion would be ...
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Is there a software that simulates a pen and paper?

My university requires us to scan homework to PDF and send it via the website, and I have a problem using paper because my writing is messy. I saw some students using an iPad or a Chromebook to write ...
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Windows PDF viewer that can rename file with it open

I'm looking for a Windows PDF viewer that allows you to rename a file while it is being viewed. The software can technically be a PDF viewer or editor; it doesn't matter. All that is important is ...
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PDF Reader with keyboard selection tool - cross-platform

Often when I'm reading something with a text editor I use the keyboard cursor to mark what exactly I am reading right now - often selecting some text to highlight the part where I am before reviewing ...
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Annotate pdfs and insert pages

I teach mathematics in a university, often recording my lectures on a tablet (screencasting). Do you know if there is a PDF reader program that I can use during my lectures to: display slides from a ...
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PDF reader that let me scroll down on a single page without page turn

I am searching for a pdf reader software that let me read the document using ”View single page” BUT not scrolling to next page if i scroll down (opposite of continuous scrolling). I want to scroll ...
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Any Android-based PDF+DJVU+EPUB reader with an option similar to High Contrast (Black)?

I'm a visually impaired (i.e. partially sighted) person with some reading vision unless in direct sunlight, and that too only from a short distance of about six inches at most! I'm a student of ...
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A PDF Reader for Windows that has a fullscreen flow-scroll mode

Most PDF readers in full screen mode switch from one page to the next when you scroll in full screen. Is there one that scrolls "flowing" instead?
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Free PDF viewer for different operating systems that supports animations/Javascript

I need to be able to view a pdf file that contains animations, and I need to be able to do this on all the common operating systems (Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iPhone). What free programs can ...
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PDF viewer with hyperlink preview

When reading math papers, jumping by hyperlinks in pdf file always make me tired. For example, "By Theorem 1.1 we know that the functor is exact balabala...", in which Theorem 1.1 is a hyperlink ...
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PDF viewers can navigate bookmarks with keyboard

I need to find a PDF viewer, working on Windows, that can navigate the bookmarks by keyboard only. In specific, it should be able to do these with hotkeys only: Open and close bookmark panel (PDF-...
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What PDF readers support lean back reading for Android box?

Most remote controls of Android boxes like MiBOX 3c only support Dpad, not mouse. Unfortunately, this means that a simple PDF reader does not necessary work with remote control, since it can't mimic a ...
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Tool to find text message in a pdf file

Goal: Send a pdf file and a text message. Find the if text message exist in the pdf file. The text message is a picture in the pdf file. Problem: *What tool do you need to use i order to use it? *...
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View multiple PDF side by side

I have a feeling that I just had a milion dollar idea, a PDF viewer which allows viewing multiple PDF files at the same time, side by side. Like this: Or that thing already exist? I mean one app (...
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PDF library for Android, iOS, and web

I am looking for a PDF library that can support Android, iOS, and web (as a nice-to-have). The library would be integrated into a platform with hundreds of thousands of users. The only required ...
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Looking for good software for ebook management

I am looking for a software like Calibre that could manage my ebook library. Here are some features that I really need, some of them are not available from Calibre. Allow multiple clients access the ...
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An open source PDF reader with built in dictionary or plugins?

I'm using Adobe Acrobat for my daily PDF reading and there are a lot of words I need to translate. Now I have to double click > copy > open browser > past > search for meaning > go back to PDF reader. ...
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PDF reader that will show 3+ pages horizontally

Is there a PDF reader (for Mac OSX or for Windows) that will show 3+ pages horizontally? I looked everwhere and cannot find a reader with this feature. Maybe there is a reason it is not possible? ...
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PDF reader that remembers page across devices

When I'm reading some material on my desktop and want to bring it with me on either my tablet or my laptop, I will have to remember at what page I was, to continue reading. That does not work me. ...
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Free pdf reader with typewriter capability

Is there any free pdf reader with a typewriter capability like the one provided by acrobat reader professional as in the below image (or in the link http://users.wfu.edu/yipcw/atg/pdf/705typewriter/...
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Linux PDF reader that supports forms with formulas

I am trying to fill out a Yu-Gi-Oh deck list for a tournament on my Linux Mint 18.3 machine. FORM: http://www.yugioh-card.com/en/events/forms/KDE_DeckList.pdf The problem is that there is a "...
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Good software to present beamer-generated pdf slide stack

I'm looking for a pdf reader that is well-suited for full-screen presentations of pdf files generated by latex beamer. Acrobat Reader is not so bad, but I'd prefer something that can give ...
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PDF annotations across multiple systems

I have a lot of PDF-documents I want to annotate with comments or highlight passages. I need this across multiple devices (iOS, Windows7+, maybe macOS, Linux as a bonus), so a cloud service is fine (...
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How to fill in an Adobe document? [closed]

I am trying to apply for a scholarship for graduate school. I need to fill out the PDF file (it has fillable fields) and then send it in via email. It has to be completed electronically. When I open ...
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PDF reader that saves sessions on macos

Are there any free PDF-reader softwares that allow to save and restore the last session? This is possible with, e.g., foxit on windows but not on mac. (I usually work on more than 20 pdfs ...
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Free / open source tool to flatten PDFs?

Looking for above-mentioned tool to work with PDFs. Following functions are desired: Draw lines, rectangles, circles for annotations Include comments (as in actual text onto the PDF, not speech ...
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Is there any pdf reader for Linux that supports layers?

Subject line says it all. I have a few pdfs that utilize the layers functionality of the portable document format such that not all of the layers are necessarily meant to be rendered or printed ...
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Linux and/or Windows application like Mac Preview

I would really like an application for Windows and/or Linux that can view and do simple annotations on PDFs, JPGs, PNGs, and other file types quickly. For example, in Mac Preview, if I open a PDF of ...
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Open source PDF viewer for Linux with JavaScript support

Requirements: Basic PDF support Form support At least basic JavaScript support Open source Ideally: Packaged for Debian vi-style keybindings (jklh to move around, etc.) Minimal interface (hidden-by-...