Top 5 Alternatives For Adobe Acrobat Reader
1. Foxit Reader :
a.) Multiple Language Support.
b.) Faster and efficient recovery from failure.
c.) Free to use.
d.) Not able to open searchable catalogs(PDX format).
e.) Available in Windows and Linux in full and basic versions.
f.) Saves the unfinished form.
g.) Export to FDF and text file is a breeze.
2. PDF-XChange Viewer :
This is a PDF Viewer that is available for free and is a basic reader. This is highly recommended for light transfers and in those scenarios where there are requirements of a basic PDF reader. Its feature are:
a.) Allows PDF annotation.
b.) Allows to export to multiple formats.
c.) Efficient zooming facility and export to popular image formats possible.
d.) Free to use the basic version and paid version is also available.
e.) Allows text marking , highlighting and callouts.
f.) Supports saving of filled forms.
3. Cool PDF Reader :
a.) Can view, print and convert PDF’s into any standard known format.
b.) Slow updation of pages is done when scroll bar is pushed down.
c.) A slim reader with a few limited resources.
4. Sumatra PDF Reader :
a.) Designed as a portable reader and can read almost all the formats available.
b.) Highly compact as the size is only 1.7 MB.
c.) Locking of PDF is not possible and it can be refreshed also to facilitate reloading of the file.
d.) Slow printing is due to large spool size of the page to be printed.
e.) Multiple Language Support.
f.) Uses MuPDF PDF rendering library.
5. Drumlin reader :
a.) Light weight and slim.
b.) Secure and fast.
c.) Freeware and is available is only under Windows.
d.) Fully integrated secure PDF distribution system.
e.) Easy to Use.