15 Best PDF Reader for Mac

PDF reader provide simple and convenient way to handle our document. When we want to safeguard our document from being edited by others it’s better we convert them to PDF format. We had only adobe reader in the beginning stage. We are sharing some competitors in this article. There are many PDF readers available for free. Deciding among them is really a challenge. Mac provides preview as the inbuilt reader there are other options too.
1. Adobe Acrobat Reader (windows/Mac/Os X/Linux/ iOS/android)
Adobe reader

Adobe reader resides since the beginning of PDF file.its features include document zooming,snapshot captures,annotation,text selecting,host of other options for electrical signing and filling forms.we can attach notes to specific page and even share our pages in mail or through website.it can help us more than basic needs in using PDF files.
2. Foxit reader
foxit reader
The reader has a sleek interface and a tool bar for easy easy navigation.it has a appropriate labeled icon and tabbed interface which is attractive.The software  is 6MB and it is quick.users can insert graphics and links,annotate and search for text.it is an outstanding PDF reader easy to understand.
3.Skim (Free & Open source)
skim reader
Skim slogan is “stop printing and start skimming”.it has simple gray interface.it is also small in it’s size.it has a advanced studying tools and some professional  tools for lengthy documents.although it supports zooming,navigation its specialist in annotations and notes.color codes can be specified to notes and snapshot.notes can also be saved as separate files.RTF,.RTFD,.RFD.features like bookmarks,text searching,supports External apps like latex,Syntex,pdfsyn and bibdesk.The reader is best for taking and saving notes.
4.Preview (Built-in app)
Preview Mac app
The reader is inbuilt and no need of installation.we can preview files speedy, use text notations.we can also encrypt files, change the page positions by drag drop,we also can remove pages.it also has tools to annotate and commend documents.we can also take a picture of signature and Add to document as a electronic signature.
5. PDFpen
The reader has more features than preview.it handles page rearrangements,editing,multi document assembly and more easy.Though it looks costlier its best competitor for adobe acrobat.
6. Cisdom PDF manager ultimate
Cisdom PDF manager ultimate
The PDF reader for mac which is powerful does more than reading a PDF document.The reader manages the PDF document by classifying and adding tags.It also has a built in search box to search with in the file.it has special functions easy rotate,high light,add comments,text,text boxes,sticky notes and annotate PDF.we can even merge,split,compress,extract text from PDF file.we can fill and Add signature to PDF in mac.The main highlight is to convert PDF to word,excel,text,PPT,keynotes, pages,HTML,EPUB,Rtfd and image formats.
7. Formulate pro
Formulate pro
We can use formulate pro   to overlay text on PDF files.we use it to fill  any forms,add graphics,scribble with mouse and save and print PDF documents in Mac.it acts as a effective tool for ammending document.
8. Wondershare PDF editor for Mac
Wondershare PDF easy editor and reader for PDF files, for Mac users.editing and customising PDF files made easy with this free Mac reader.we can view PDF files in different modes.Text can be highlighted,strike through,underline text.we can add all kinds of shapes to markup files.Images can be cropped,insert watermark,merge or split PDF Files.
9. Chrome
Chrome comes with built-in PDF reader for mac, which allows to read web based files.with help of easy to use  controls we control functionality of PDF files.it also has options for saving PDF document with in the browser,printing PDF document within browser.We can manually enable or disable PDF viewer.
10. iSkysoft PDF Editor Pro for Mac – Another PDF Editor for Mac which contain lot of professional tools to edit your PDF files
11. Gnostice Free PDF Reader – Fast, free and portable Mac app to view, print and covert PDF files for Mac.
12. Haihaisoft PDF Reader – One of the free PDF reader for Mac computers.
13. Read Right for Mac OS X – Portable free PDF viewer.
14. PDFLab – Free PDF viewer and editor which have tools to inset images, join two PDF files into one, etc
15. PDFView – One of the Mac PDF reader app.

1 comment
  1. Found similar issue with editing images in PDFs. Couldn't bring to an end with the good enough results with standard or free tools.
    But found the PDF Expert App which is free in trial mode pdftexpert.com.
    Maybe someone would find it useful too.

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