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Software that interacts with or provides a viewer for PDF documents

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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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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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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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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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Presentation-mode PDF viewer for chromeOS

I use a chromebook as a daily-carry laptop, and occasionally have to give presentations (which I create using LaTeX/beamer). I've so far been unable to find a presentation mode PDF viewer that runs ...
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PDF viewer for Linux which can trim margins in presentation mode?

Is there any PDF viewer for Linux which can trim margins in presentation mode? Okular can do this in normal mode but not in presentation mode. qpdfview can zoom in presentation mode but not trim ...
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View anchors in a PDF document

I'm looking for a PDF viewer that provides a way to visualize named destinations. Named destinations are the formal name for what you might call anchors. Major browsers jump to the named destination ...
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PDF viewer that supports Regex search

I am looking for a PDF viewer with the following features: Supports Regex search, preferably Perl compatible Runs on Windows (7 and up) Is portable, or can be made portable Gratis Nice to have: ...
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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 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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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 mimics the user-experience of a physical book

I'm using pdf versions of textbooks for college. Digital Pdf readers are in many ways superior to reading a physical book (keyword searching, etc). However, there are certain things that you cannot ...
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PDF viewer that quickly displays thumbnails of all PDF files in a folder

Many people are familiar with common image viewers like IrfanView or xnView. They have the capability to display thumbnails of all the images in a folder, and then allow you to click on any thumbnail ...
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Programming Library or Software to Allow User to View and Fill out Pdfs within a Windows 10 App

I'm trying to design a Windows 10 Universal application where one of the features is that it downloads pdfs from various websites. I would like to be able to open and view these pdfs natively in the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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js library - generate pdf from json

I'm looking for js library for generating pdf from json Emphasis on performance. Requirement Support IE11,Edge,Chrome Preview and download. Performance: Ability to render 5000 rows in up to 5 ...
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How to get sticky notes attached to pdf documents in my web application?

To have preview for PDF documents in my web application I am converting the PDF documents into HTML using pdf2HtmlEx tool And this works fine for Highlight Underline Strikethrough Rectangular ...
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Firefox extension to properly handle PDF files on websites with programming errors

Very often, websites are not programmed correctly. On these sites, when the user clicks on a PDF file, Firefox does not offer to display it in the user-specified PDF viewer. Usually, this is due to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Looking for online PDF annotation tool with the ability to sync with iPad and highlight extraction

I'm actively looking for a software which lets me read, highlight/annotate PDF files online (web-based) and also do the same on iPad using a software. Additionally, a Windows application which lets me ...