Adobe Acrobat DC (formerly Acrobat Exchange) is a commercial desktop publishing software that allows to view, print, share, annotate, as well as create, edit, convert, digitally sign, encrypt, export and publish PDF files. Its features include, edit scanned documents; create protected PDFs; export PDFs to MS Office; fill, sign, and send forms; delete sensitive information; work with Dropbox, Box, Google Drive, and OneDrive. Blog I Release Notes I Forum | User Guide I FAQ
Adobe Acrobat Reader DC (formerly Adobe Reader, Adobe Acrobat Reader) is a freemium document viewer software viewing, printing, signing, sharing, and annotating PDFs. It’s a PDF viewer that can open and interact with all types of PDF content – including forms and multimedia. It’s connected to Adobe Document Cloud services, which allows to work with PDFs on any device, from anywhere. Acrobat Reader DC, has a set of premium features, which are activated on a purchase of subscription to Adobe Acrobat PDF Pack, Adobe Acrobat Export PDF, or Adobe Sign.
Evince is a document viewer for PDF, PostScript, DjVu, TIFF, XPS and DVI formats. It was designed for the GNOME desktop environment. The developers of Evince intended to replace the multiple GNOME document viewers with a single and simple application. The Evince motto sums up the project aim: “Simply a Document Viewer”. GNOME releases have included Evince since GNOME 2.12 (September 2005). Evince code consists mainly of C, with a small part (the code that interfaces with Poppler) written in C++.
Foxit Reader is a multilingual freemium PDF tool that can view, digitally sign, and print PDF files. Early versions of Foxit Reader were notable for faster startup and small file size. It also integrates with ECMs(Enterprise Content Management) and cloud storage. Blog I Mobile Forum I Desktop Forum I User Manuals I FAQ Windows I FAQ Mac
PDF-XChange Editor is a free PDF viewer/editor and can create, view, edit, annotate, OCR and digitally sign PDF files. Its OCR process identifies text in documents and uses it to create an invisible text layer that is placed on top of the existing text. It can also be used to convert Microsoft Office documents into PDF, which requires source files to be text-based in order to be converted into editable text.
Sumatra is a document viewer for Windows with support for PDF, eBook (ePub, Mobi), XPS, DjVu, CHM, Comic Book (CBZ and CBR). It is considered to be a lightweight and portable alternative to Adobe Reader. Forum I News I Documentation I Manual
Xpdf is a free and open-source PDF document viewer for operating systems supported by the Qt toolkit. Versions prior to 4.00 were written for the X Window System and Motif. Xpdf runs on nearly any Unix-like operating system, but binaries are also available for Windows. Xpdf can decode LZW and read encrypted PDFs. The official version obeys the DRM restrictions of PDF files, which can prevent copying, printing, or converting some PDF files.