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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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Open source PDF reader for Windows

I want to read PDF files on Windows. The PDFs can be quite large (like 50 MB) but they do not contain interactive forms nor special gadgets. I just do casual human reading, no automatic data ...
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A pdf reader that can display 3 pages in a row

My pdf reader (evince) supports dual display, i.e pages are not shown consecutively but 2 in a row: slide 1 | slide 2 slide 3 | slide 4 Use case: I'm viewing a PDF with a slide on each page and the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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PDF library management and viewer

I look for a PDF viewer which also offers some sort of document management. I have a lot of PDF files which I wish to tag, classify, … Then I look for a PDF viewer with at least the following ...
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JS library that displays PDF as flipbooks

The goal I'm looking for a JavaScript library or plug-in that I can use to view regular PDF files as flipbooks like the one below: What have I tried I found many solutions that can convert PDFs and ...
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PDF reader that saves sessions

I'm on windows 10, using foxit free version, looking to switch since it doesn't support saving sessions, I saw many alternatives with fancy features but I'm not sure I want any of them. The features I'...
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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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Industrial purpose pdf viewer (ONLY)

I am looking for a free Pdf viewer (not so fancy). The only thing I need to do with the Pdf viewer is to view Pdf files, zoom in-out (just basic features). Most importantly, it should not keep ...
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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 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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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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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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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 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-...
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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 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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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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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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Software to read, highlight, and annotate PDFs

Is there a PDF reading app available for Mac that has the following features: Allows you to continue reading PDFs where you left off when opening them (automatically goes to the last page you were on)...
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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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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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Presentation Software with a cursor looking like a laser pointer instead of mouse pointer

For my presentation I am not interested in using a laser pointer. Instead, I'd like the mouse pointer to be a colored dot (just like a real laser pointer). I'd like to do this in Adobe Acrobat XI on ...
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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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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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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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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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Pdf viewer - which shows Google search results for text phrases within the viewer itself - rather than manually searching in an external browser

Im reading a pdf currently, with many concepts and names, which i'd like to search for, while not leaving the pdf viewer. View the google search results for any particular phrase, say 'ukai fishermen' ...
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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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Looking for a pdf software that scrolls text smoothly when scrolled with a mouse wheel

Note: The question is not about "Single Page Continuous". I don't like Adobe reader because it scrolls text jump one line like teleporting when scrolled with a mouse wheel. Firefox and Chrome scroll ...
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Software to maitain a list of PDFs synced to an Ipad as it comes on and off a network

I have the following problem. There are a series of IPads, 30 in total, that require a set of PDF documents synchronized to them. The bounds of the need are like this: The PDFs change both in ...
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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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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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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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Looking for a replacement for Adobe reader

I am looking for another PDF viewer instead of Adobe reader for Windows 10. My requirements: Edit PDF files Merge/split PDF files Convert to other files Have a graphical user interface (GUI) and ...
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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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Lightweight PDF viewer to navigate through files in a folder

I have a rather large folder containing many PDF files. Opening each and every file from Explorer seems too tedious. Requirements Lightweight PDF viewer There is no need to offer advanced options. ...