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The simplest PDF viewer around

Open up any of your PDF files and enjoy reading it from the comfort of this application

Get it for $1 on AppCenter

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Note: This app is only available for elementary OS 5.1 Hera. If you’re on elementary OS 6 Odin, it will not appear in AppCenter. You can reach out to the developer and ask that they update it for OS 6.

What's New:

1.2.2 – Apr 24, 2020

Release: Dagger

  • Added: New UI handling of PDF pages, and maximization is possible now.
1.2.1 – Mar 3, 2020

Release: Ampersand

  • Fixed: Major crash when opening PDFs.
1.2.0 – Jan 30, 2020

Release: Page Ears

  • Minor backend fixes.
1.1.4 – Jan 15, 2020

Release: Turn of Pages

  • Fixed: Zoom properties.
  • Added: Translations.
1.1.0 – Aug 5, 2019

Release: Flourish

  • Fixed: Page button now displays correct page number, and the page on app opening is also correct.
  • Fixed: Page size now takes advantage of the window to size itself.
1.0.7 – Apr 26, 2019

Release: Guillemet

  • Fixed: The app would open other files than PDFs.
  • Fixed: The app couldn't be maximized.
  • Fixed: Some translations weren't working.
1.0.6 – Mar 15, 2019

Release: Bullet Point

  • French Translation.
1.0.5 – Oct 5, 2018

Release: Page Marker

  • Added new "Live Mode" setting in the preferences menu.
1.0.4 – Aug 15, 2018

Release: Page Marker

  • Set the page button to only be interactable when actually opening PDFs.
1.0.3 – Jul 4, 2018

Release: Fireworks Inkblot

  • Fixed page jumper not showing certain pages.
  • Fix the size of the virtual page to fit within the PDF's sizes.
  • Fix maximization on small screens.
1.0.1 – Jun 22, 2018

Release: Ecofriendly Printing

  • Fixed inverted view printing black pages instead of the actual document.
  • Open PDFs externally.
  • Added a way to zoom in/out in the main menu.
1.0.0 – Jun 22, 2018

Release: Come Hither and Read

  • First stable release.