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Software to interact with, or provide a viewer for, PDF documents.

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Is there a PDF reader that can set base font weight? (with heavier/thicker rendering)

I'm comparing Adobe Reader font rendering to other PDF readers, and I find the former to show heavier/thicker/darker base fonts, which results easier to my bad sight. Is there any free/open-source PDF ...
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Free / Open Source PDF reader that allows commenting by text, drawing and image

tl;dr I need a new PDF reader to work with. Here are the requirements: The license must be free (or else, as per company policy, I would have to hand over the licensing to the company). If it's Open ...
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Looking for free pdf-viewer with similar annotation capabilities to Zotero

This is what I require, anything else is optional: I must be able to set it as the default pdf-viewer, such that I can simply double-click on a file and start reading (Zotero can't do this, I have to ...
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Looking for a free C# library that allows me to get/read PDF bookmarks/outlines/links position/dimension

As the title says, given a PDF file, I want to be able to access all of its bookmarks, reading their corresponding title and dimensions / position in the PDF. I am looking for a C# library (free for ...
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PDF reader that display keyword match count by chapter/section in table of contents

Is there a PDF reader for Windows that can display the count of keyword matches in each section or chapter within the PDF's table of contents when performing a search?
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PDF preview handler with select text / copy capability

I there any PDF preview handler that have SELECT TEXT / COPY capability for Windows (free or paid never mind)? Simply as that :) Adobe, Foxit, Edge, PDF-XChange, Sumatra PDF don't have that option. ...
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A PDF viewer that can save and reopen tabs at the exact page one last stopped at

I often read PDF ebooks and open multiple pages on different tabs of the same book. e.g. With book X, I open pg 2 on tab 1, pg 20 on tab 2, pg 30 on tab 3 etc. I currently use Chrome to do this. But ...
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iPad or iOS: PDF reader app that can display references when clicking on the corresponding citations

I am looking for an iPad app for reading research papers. This app should be able to display (using tooltip for example) the corresponding reference when the user clicks on a citation). On macOS, I ...
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PDF reader with a sliding ruler overlay to keep track of current line

I'm looking for a PDF reader version of this clipboard: I don't need OCR, text-to-speech, or any fancy features, just a simple digital sliding ruler overlay to keep track of the current line. Is ...
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Is there any open source pdf editor tools for pdf editing(should contatins all the editing tools like marker,eraser,text ..etc)using java spring boot?

I am trying to implement a pdf editing tool on my project using java spring boot. It should be open source and it should contain markers, eraser etc. It should display the pdf using urls. -then we ...
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PDF viewer with "Image copy" function similar to that of TeXShop

The MacOS app TeXShop has a PDF viewer that has a very powerful function. You can select any rectangle in a PDF document and then copy/paste or drag/drop it somewhere. It creates a PDF file of this ...
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App that can sync PDF annotations only (without PDF file itself) across multiple devices (Android)

I want an app that can sync PDF annotations only without the PDF file itself. Because PDF file itself can be big in size (e.g. 200MB) and no need to upload / download the whole pdf file every time a ...
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Raw PDF structure viewer

I want to view the contents of a PDF file - but not so much in the sense of rendering the pages in it. Rather, I want to see the hierarchy of objects, the PDF-structural tags and fields like the ...
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PDF reader which has a Next/Previous button for viewing multiple files in sequence

I want to switch between multiple pdf files just like I do with .jpg images in various viewers. other features (not strictly required): fast loading; page cache-forward; good text rendering with anti-...
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How to view two different pages of the same pdf at the same time?

I was looking forward to comparing values on different non-consecutive pages of the same pdf, specifically pages 3 and 11 of that pdf. I thought I could open it with another pdf viewer but I thought ...
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PDF viewer with multiple groups of files in multiple windows

I have a problem viewing / searching of a multitude of PDF files, like absence of a viewer with multiple groups of files. I usually use Foxit Reader, which is excellent; it can remember and reopen ...
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PDF viewer and annotator for iPad that can open views to the same document in different tabs

I read math textbooks in PDF format. I read them on my iPad. My iPad can connect to the Internet via WiFi only, but I often read outdoors and in other places where there's no WiFi access. Math ...
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A PDF reader with internal links preview in a pop-up?

Like this : There is Evince on Linux, but on Windows ?
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PDF reader with search history for Windows

Looking for a PDF reader with search history (say 100 last items) for Windows. Both commercial and freeware recommendations are welcome.
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Need a Good PDF Viewer

I am looking for a good, minimalist PDF viewer. If it has a feature that blocks distractions while reading, that would be great as well. It should run on Windows 10 and if it's Open Source then even ...
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Is there any PDF Reader that support both searching through opened tabs and navigating with vim binding?

I have the need to open many PDFs at one time. In this situation, the name of each tab is truncated so many that I can't see the location of my expected tab. Is there any PDF reader that can search by ...
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Is there any PDF software for Windows which can print the target page number in the margin opposite a link?

If you have a link in a PDF which points to a page within the same document, is there any easy way to get the number of the page pointed to to appear in the right hand margin opposite the link, so ...
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Flutter program to share and print PDF from assets

I am looking for a flutter plugin that I can use with pdf in assets. I want to view, print, and share. Search within pdf would be awesome too, but lower on priority list. I am very new to programing/...
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Looking for a Windows file manager with photo, pdf, epub and docx preview

Is there a Windows XP or Windows 7 file manager with the ability to preview jpg, pdf, rtf, doc, docx and epub files (without launching another program)? I am using XYplorer Free v5.555, but though it ...
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Android/Linux PDF/eBook reader with horizontal scrolling feature instead of vertical

So far, all the readers I experienced scroll pages vertically while fitting horizontally A4 pages' width. Are there softwares out there able to: "swipe left" pages fit vertically both A4 ...
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Xamarin offline document viewer

I am looking to view multiple types of documents in a Xamarin application. I have tried the WebView control but it uses the internet to view the documents. I'm looking for a solution that works ...
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What is this pdf software [closed]

i am not sure if this is the right website to ask, but in one presentation, the lecturer used this software that i thought was quite neat. If anyone knows it, i would appreciate any comment :)! Y
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PDF viewer with "n pages" in the screen and horizontal scrolling one page at the time

I want to read clearly the pages of pdf files on my windows 10 computer. I thought about buying a curved 32" monitor, with high enough resolution, like QHD or 4K. Then I thought about placing ...
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PDF annotation tool

I am interested in a gratis local tool (e.g. a self-hosted web service running on Linux) which allows me to: Show PDF files in a local directory (a listing of those files and when I click on them, I ...
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want to convert OCR PDF to computer font

my pdf text is too blurry. so i want to convert it to computer font from scanned image.i already tried increassing quality by adobe/edit/preferences/page display. Any OS is acceptable, any price. As ...
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Any pdf reader which can email the current page?

I use a Surface tablet running Windows. If the page I am reading has some important info, I want to email it to myself. Looking for a pdf reader that can easily email the current page. Not email the ...
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PDF reader for books with notes/appendices/references etc

I often read books in PDF format, sometimes novels but most often academic texts. I often want to quickly look something up in another part of the book, and then return to my starting point. For ...
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Presentation with a window instead of full-screen (that I can share over screen-sharing even when I have only one monitor)?

I've been looking for a presentation software for pdf slides, whose presentation mode shows a resizable window instead of entering a full-screen mode. That would be handy for giving a presentation ...
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Reading (or parsing) corrupt PDF files (specifically SVID from SCO.com)

Is there a software, may be some very old versions, that can read a certain kind of corrupt PDF files? Specifically, I'm collecting relic Unix specifications, and I want to read the System V Interface ...
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A tool to keep links towards pdf pages

For my researches, I review hundreds of pdf documents and I comment them while I keep some notes in Onenotes or Mindjet. I would like a way to keep links toward specific pdf pages within my notes (the ...
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PDF Editor Software with Annotations and Custom UI?

I am looking for a good PDF editor with annotation features (comments and pen tool) as well as the ability to pick and choose features (because I don't want them to have a download button or a print ...
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Which would be best web based PDF editor using dot net core and javascript?

I am working with a requirement for one of the modules in the project(.Net Core) which comprises multiple PDF operations, like converting from PDF to HTML, then editing the HTML in a web view editor, ...
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Annotate pdf in real time (android and pc)

What app can I use to annotate pdfs and view the annotations in real-time? Basically I would like to annotate a pdf on dropbox on my android and be able to view the changes on my PC on an ...
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Integrate a document viewer in my website like Firmroom

I am working on a website with Vanilla Js and PHP, where one user can upload files of format (pdf, doc, ppt, excel) and share with others but others can only view file in the website only instead of ...
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Mac: Show a PDF in a floating borderless window

Video players like IINA let you view video in a floating, borderless window. Is there any equivalent for PDF files? I'm using PDF slides and am basically trying to get the equivalent functionality ...
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Is there a PDF viewer for Linux that supports filling out forms?

I'm looking for a PDF viewer for Linux that I can use to fill out PDF forms and save them as a file. Happy for suggestions!
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PDF SDK compatible with .net core 3 wpf?

I'm searching a PDF sdk targeting .net core 3. This SDK should of course read/write pdfs (multiplatform) but also view/edit in a wpf (windows only) component All the sdk that i found don't have viewer/...
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Universal file viewer for many files

Looking for an application that can display many files at once of varying file types. Ideally there'd be a stellar grid view of previews so users could quickly scan through them - flagging a few or ...
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PDF viewer/editor with support for digital signatures that is free

Can anyone recommend a Windows PDF editor/viewer with support for digital signatures that is free? It doesn't have to be any good at editing, just allow signatures without having to pay for a ...
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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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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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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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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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