PDF Studio Viewer is a user friendly, powerful, FREE PDF viewer that works on all Linux / Unix distributions including Ubuntu, Mint, Debian, OpenSuse, Solaris, Fedora, AIX, and others.

Features available in PDF Studio Viewer:

PDF Studio Viewer (Free!):

  • Render PDF documents with high fidelity
    • Supports all fonts
    • Supports all images
    • Display all types of annotations
    • Render form fields
    • Render digital signatures
    • Render layers
    • Better than Okular for rendering PDFs!
  • Advanced text search for single and multiple documents
  • Support for encrypted PDFs (including 256 bit encryption)
  • Comments pane showing detailed list of annotations
  • Snapshot tool to save portions of a PDF as an image
  • Loupe tool to view fine details
  • High DPI screen support (4k and over)
  • Customizable toolbar
  • Rulers & Grids
  • Touch Mode
  • & more…

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For more editing features, PDF Studio is an all-in-one, reliable PDF Editor. It is the only complete PDF editor for Linux that supports nearly all PDF features needed by end-users (see features comparison grid with Acrobat) and is offered at an affordable price. PDF Studio Editor comes in 2 editions: Standard and Pro.

PDF Studio Standard at $89:

  • Review and Annotate Documents
  • Create PDFs from MS Word, MS Excel, Image, and Text files
  • Scan-To-PDF
  • Fill In & Save PDF Forms (Including forms with JavaScript calculations/validations)
  • Secure Documents with Passwords and Permissions
  • Merge/Split/Assemble Documents
  • Add Bookmarks, Watermarks, Headers and Footers
  • Advanced Viewing Tools: Loupe, Pan and Zoom, Rulers and Grids
  • Download PDF Studio Standard

PDF Studio Pro at $129:

  • All Features of PDF Studio Standard, Plus…
  • OCR
  • Compare PDFs (side by side or by overlaying them)
  • Optimizer PDFs to reduce file size
  • Create PDF Forms with the Interactive Form Designer
  • Content Editing (Text, Images, and Shapes)
  • Batch Process Multiple PDFs
  • PDF Splitting & Merging
  • Precision Measuring Tools
  • Digitally Sign and Certify PDF Documents
  • Redaction
  • Preflight PDF with PDF/X and PDF/A
  • Convert to PDF/A
  • Download PDF Studio Pro

PDF Studio works on all Linux distributions and Unix flavors.

PDF Studio also works on Windows and Mac OSX and the same license key can be used on 2 machines of any operating system.

Adobe Acrobat for Linux? No, but this is even better: PDF Studio Pro!