Software

Soda PDF Reader Review

[Review] Soda PDF Reader

Another of Adobe’s many competitors, LULU Software offers the free Soda PDF 3D Reader, their premium Soda PDF 360 software and a variety of online tools. Soda PDF Reader is available both online and as offline ...
Sumatra PDF Reader Review

[Review] Sumatra PDF Reader

Sumatra PDF is a free PDF reader for Windows that places a high priority on having a simple user interface. In addition to PDFs, Sumatra PDF can also be used to view a variety of other document and ebook format...
Xodo PDF Reader Review

[Review] Xodo PDF Reader

One of the more well known PDF readers and editors for Android and iOS, Xodo can now also be used on desktop devices through their web app. Editing, signing, sharing, annotating PDFs and more can be done throug...
Kofax Nuance PDF Reader Review

[Review] Kofax Power PDF Software

Formerly known as Nuance Power PDF, Kofax's Power PDF software was designed with business users in mind, putting emphasis on features like file conversion and OCR. Like most PDF software suites, Kofax Power PDF...
MuPDF Reader Review

[Review] MuPDF Reader

MuPDF prides itself in being a simple, lightweight and fast PDF reader. It’s also completely free and open source software that is available for Windows, Android and iOS devices. MuPDF’s simplicity may go a bit...
Nitro PDF Review

[Review] Nitro PDF Reader

Nitro’s products are on par with their main competitor Adobe’s equivalents and even have some of their own advantages, which has led to Nitro becoming one of the most popular Adobe alternatives. While Nitro’s m...
Foxit PDF Reader Review

[Review] Foxit PDF Reader

One of the most popular free PDF readers, Foxit allows you to do a lot more than just view PDFs in both the free and paid versions. For the free reader, this includes annotating (commenting) PDFs, filling out f...
Google PDF Viewer Review

[Review] Google PDF Reader

There are actually a few different things that can be considered Google’s PDF reader. There’s no one universal app, but a variety of ways Google allows viewing PDF files. Probably the most often used is Google ...
Javelin PDF Reader Review

[Review] Javelin PDF Reader

Drumlin Security’s Javelin PDF Reader isn’t the most well known PDF reader, but is a good simple and lightweight app for viewing PDFs on multiple platforms. While Javelin PDF Reader doesn’t offer much beyond ju...
Adobe Acrobat DC PDF Reader Review

[Review] Adobe Acrobat DC PDF Reader

Being the company that invented the PDF, it makes sense that Adobe’s Acrobat software offerings are considered the industry standard. Adobe’s Acrobat Reader DC provides an excellent experience as a free PDF rea...
What is a PDF Format

[Guide] What is a PDF file?

If you have ever worked with any sort of digital documents, chances are many of them were PDF files. PDF is one of the most commonly used file types for documents, and for good reason. PDF stands for Portable D...