Best Free Adobe Acrobat Reader Alternatives & Download Links

Review | Free Download Links · PDF Reader · Adobe Alternatives · PDF Library Tue. 20 Jun. 2023

Adobe Acrobat Reader is a popular choice for reading and editing PDF files, but it comes with a high price. Fortunately, there are many free alternatives that offer the same features. In this article, we will explore the top free Adobe PDF Reader alternatives with download links. Additionally, we will discuss how to use ComPDFKit to create such a PDF editor or converter.

Totally Free PDF Editors:


1. ComPDFKit Web Viewer: You can edit your PDFs online for free with all their comprehensive PDF features.   

         - Features: You can learn all free features here: PDF rendering, editing, annotating, form filling, sign, etc

         - Platforms: Web.


2. PDF-XChange Editor: This free PDF editor is highly rated and packed with features. The free version is with 70% unrestricted features. 

         - Features: You can learn all free features here

         - Platforms: Windows.


3. Foxit Reader: This fast and lightweight PDF reader is a popular alternative.

         - Features: View, annotate, form filling, and sign PDFs.

         - Platforms: desktop, mobile, and web.


4. LibreOffice: This free office suite includes a PDF editor that can import and export PDF files.

         - Features: Word processor, spreadsheet, presentations, diagrams, database, formula editor, and charts.

         - Platforms: Mac, WIndows, and Linux.


5. Sejda PDF Editor: This online PDF editor offers a range of editing tools, and it's free for documents under 200 pages. 

         - Features: Edit, Form fill, Sign, and Annotate.

         - Platform: Web.

Totally Free Online PDF Converters:


1. ComPDFKit Online Tools: You can convert your files to/from Word, Excel, PPT, PNG, JPG, HTML, CSV, RTF, etc., online for free.   


2. SmallPDF: This user-friendly online PDF converter offers a range of tools, from merging and splitting to compression and conversion. 


3. PDF24: This free online PDF converter offers multiple conversion options, including Microsoft Office file formats, HTML, and images.


4. ILovePDF: This online PDF converter offers a simple interface and supports a wide range of file formats.

Build Your Own PDF Editor or Converter with ComPDFKit


ComPDFKit is an excellent PDF librariy for processing PDF documents. With ComPDFKit, you can easily create a PDF editor and converter app. Here are the steps to build a Windows PDF editor or converter.


         - Create a new Windows project in C#.

         - Integrate ComPDFKit into your project.

         - Apply the license key.

         - Display a PDF document.


Turn to our documentation developer guides on Windows, Android, Mac, iOS for more details on building a PDF app. You can have a free trial of the ComPDFKit app demo — PDF Reader Pro. Feel free to contact us to generate a free trial license.


In conclusion, there are plenty of free Adobe PDF Reader alternatives available for users, providing features as powerful as Adobe PDF Reader. ComPDFKit also offers a great solution for those who want to build a PDF editor and converter app. If you have questions about PDF editing or format conversion, feel free to contact us.

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