There’s more to Portable Document Format manipulation than Adobe Acrobat.
There’s no getting away from it, Adobe Acrobat is a very good piece of software. But it’s far from the only kid on the block. There are some great alternative PDF converters and readers available, that can be had cheaper, or even free.
From batch conversions, to advanced form editing and recognition technology, our Top 5 alternative PDF converters and readers have something for everyone.
As always, if you use a program that you love and we’ve not featured, please let us know in the comments section below.
Free PDF Reader
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As you can guess, Free PDF Reader from PDFZilla, is a free application for reading and viewing PDF documents. It has a simple user interface wrapped around a standard explorer frame. Free PDF Reader supports several advanced features including multi view mode, page rotation, text copy, page snapshot and PDF printing. We also like it’s powerful batch-mode, which allows you to convert 1000+ PDF files in bulk! Another handy feature is support for more than 20 languages including English, German, French, Spanish, Italian and all Unicode Language PDF Files. Overall, Free PDF Reader is a great little application that’s easy to use and simple to navigate. AS you’d expect, the downside is it only has some basic features and lacks more advanced functionality that comes with paid for products.