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List of PDF readers

A number of documents are made available to the public in the Portable Document Format (PDF). PDF files can be viewed using a number of different software products.

Some free alternatives include:

Name
Platform
Adobe ReaderWindows, MacOSX, Unix/Linux, iOS, Android
Foxit ReaderWindows, Unix/Linux
OkularWindows, MacOSX, Unix/Linux
EvinceWindows, Unix/Linux

NOTE: The Department of Justice does not endorse or offer warranties as to the suitability or safety of any of the above-listed products. As with any software installation, care should always be taken to verify that the software being installed is appropriate for your needs and malware-free..

Updated: 22 Jun 2018

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