Questions tagged [pdf-viewer]

Software that interacts with or provides a viewer for PDF documents

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Android feature rich PDF viewer/editor for free

I was looking for an Android app for a complete management of PDF files (reading, searching, editing and so on) that was as feature rich as possible and FREE. As first to notice, I came across ...
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PostScript / DVI / PDF all-in-one viewer for Windows

Is there a PS / DVI / PDF all-in-one viewer for Windows? I thought GhostScript would be able to do this but I wasn't able to open DVI files. (Admittedly I have no understanding of these file formats.)...
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PDF reader for single user

I am looking for a lightweight PDF reader for single user which has these features: View mode: full screen, single page and continuous scrolling. Can zoom. Virtual printer Text search, bookmarks and ...
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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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Word count of selection in a PDF file

I am looking for a PDF viewer that can give a word count of a selected text. It should work on Microsoft Windows. Gratis is preferable.
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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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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 ...
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Application supporting scripting in PDF forms on mobile devices

Is there any PDF reader allowing to fill out PDF forms (preferably XFA but Acroforms could be acceptable) and able to execute basic scripting (to make validations, filter items in a dropdown, disable ...
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Software which can add a table of contents to a PDF document

I am reading a PDF book with no interactive contents sections. If there was a contents section with hyperlinks I could click on a chapter in the book contents and my PDF reader would skip to that ...
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PDF viewer that reads all files in a folder continuously

Looking for a PDF viewer that can do the follow given a folder that contains PDF files open the first file in the folder (alphabetical order) continue to open the next file in the folder once move ...
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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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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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PDF annotations in separate file, git mergeable

I am looking for a PDF viewer that allows annotations that are stored in an separate file, ideally in an ASCII format that works well when merged by git. Ideally the viewer works on Android, Linux and ...
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Application to fill in Dynamic PDF on mobile devices

Is there an application that allows you to to fill in dynamic PDF form (XFA forms) on mobile devices (especially Android and iOS)? The form should be available offline (the solution using HTML5 form ...
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Alternative to PDF stacks for Linux or Android [closed]

PDF Stacks is a program for browsing PDF files (not just viewing), but it is only available for Windows and Mac. Is there any alternative for Linux or Android?
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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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Windows PDF viewer that lists highlighted TEXT (as on mac)?

On Mac's preview as well as goodreader on ios have a pretty good summary of highlighted text: This essentially shows all the highlightings I have made, the page it's to be found on and - most ...
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Alternative to Sumatra PDF

I'm looking for a minimal PDF viewer similar to Sumatra PDF for Windows. I want: Quick start-up time No interface clutter Supports bookmarks Allows collapsing/expanding all bookmarks (with a single ...
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Way to display pdf files in webpage that works in Internet Explorer with no add-ins

A pdf file can show up in an iframe in Chrome, but not in IE. we have no control over what the users of our public website have installed, and we can't ask them to install an add-in or configure ...
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I'm searching for a software for reading pdf files on the pc

As the title says, I would like an application (best if free) for .pdf files reading on my computer. I often read academic papers and I would like an alternative to Acrobat Reader. Ideally with this ...
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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 viewer and/or reader having feature to play animations

I’m looking for a PDF viewer for Ubuntu 14.04 to play animation of plots (Fig. 7, page 4 and page 9) in knitr-graphics.pdf. Link to download PDF file. For Windows I was using Adobe Reader. Now I ...
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PDF viewer which can move files to folder easily

I'd like to scan through a large set of PDFs and move them to given target folders (in Windows or Linux) depending on the content. So the key is to have a shortcut for moving the currently viewed PDF ...
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Software to convert XPS to PDF

Most of the tools shown when searching for "xps to pdf converter" are online. A few offline tools available require install and don't provide quality conversion. They seem to convert xps to image and ...
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Scientific paper reader app for windows

Recently I have been reading a lot of scientific papers and I would like a PDF reading app that can help me read the document more easily. Specifically, I would like to be able to hover a link in the ...
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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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Free PDF viewer that opens several pdf files in different tabs

I want a pdf-viewer that can opens several pdf files in different tabs (single window) for Ubuntu 14.04. (I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and evince is pre-installed but it opens pdf files in different ...

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