Description

PDF Viewer Pro is a fast and beautiful app, allowing you to view, search, and annotate PDF documents with ease on your iPhone and iPad.
Access your files from iCloud, Dropbox, Box, OneDrive, Google Drive or any other cloud solution via Apple's familiar Document Browser interface.

+++ Listed as “Productivity lifesaver” on the App Store +++

"A streamlined interface packed with powerful features - it’s like having a desktop-quality PDF toolkit wherever we go" – App Store Editor Notes

“I'm impressed by how the folks at PSPDFKit have been able to fine-tune the document browser to the app's needs.” – MacStories.net

"If you want a PDF viewer that is designed for reading PDF books, this is it." – App Review

VIEW DOCUMENTS ON THE GO
• Easily import a PDF from your favorite cloud service provider, email, or directly off a website.
• Supports Open In Place, Drag & Drop and features the familiar Apple Document Browser interface from the Files app.
• Search for the exact text you are looking for within the document.
• Double tap on the screen to Smart Zoom directly to the text you want to read.
• Annotate images (JPEG, PNG) non-destructive, just like PDF documents. (PRO)

ANNOTATE WITH EASE
• While reviewing a document, use your finger or Apple Pencil to highlight and markup text.
• Leave comments by adding a note, text, or drawing directly on the PDF.
• Add images or audio.
• Reply to notes. (PRO)

SIGN DOCUMENTS ANYWHERE
• Add your signature to any document using your finger or Apple Pencil.
• Move and resize your signature as needed.
• Flatten a document to ensure the signature doesn’t change.

CREATE AND EDIT PDFs
• Create new documents from existing documents by moving, rotating, deleting, or adding new pages.
• Combine multiple documents into a single one. (PRO)
• Leave a simple bookmark or create an entire table of contents for your document.

FILL OUT FORMS
• Quickly fill out PDF Forms by adding text to the fields.
• Flatten and secure the form once you’re done to ensure the document doesn’t change.
• Add a signature to any Form.

STORE, ORGANIZE AND SHARE
• Store documents, create folders and organize your documents.
• Share documents by printing, emailing or saving your edits back any cloud service.

PASSWORD PROTECT DOCUMENTS
• Read document metadata, title and keywords.
• Protect documents with user and owner passwords and limit permissions. (PRO)

AND SO MUCH MORE
• Conveniently switch to night mode when viewing your documents at night.
• Present on external screens without the distraction of toolbars. (PRO)
• Have the text from a PDF read out loud to you with text-to-speech.
• PDF Viewer remembers where you were down to the page/position where you left off - even across devices.

PRICING
PDF Viewer comes with a large feature set, completely free. Some advanced features require the purchase of PDF Viewer Pro, available as a subscription. We offer 3-monthly and yearly subscription plans. There’s also a fully functional 7-day trial, so you can test PDF Viewer Pro (including document merging and password editing) before you commit. All plans unlock the app on iPhone and iPad.

TRUSTED BY COMPANIES YOU KNOW
PDF Viewer is built on top of and powered by PSPDFKit, the same PDF engine trusted around the world by companies like Dropbox, Box, IBM, Atlassian, SAP, and Lufthansa.

BE PART OF THE PDF VIEWER COMMUNITY
pdfviewer.io
twitter.com/pdfviewerapp

LEGAL
Duration and price of each subscription are displayed in PDF Viewers’ storefront, updated at the time of purchase. Payment will be charged to iTunes account at confirmation of purchase. Subscriptions automatically renew unless auto-renew is turned off no later than 24 hours before the end of the current period. Subscriptions and auto-renewal can be managed/turned off in the iTunes account settings. Any unused portion of a free trial period is forfeited as soon as a subscription is purchased.

Terms of Use: https://pdfviewer.io/terms
Privacy Policy: https://pdfviewer.io/privacy

What’s New

Version 5

Ready for iOS 14. Faster text selection, modern menus, accessibility for annotations.

Here’s the full list of changes:

• Adds faster text selection that matches how text selection works across iOS and Mac.
• Adds modern menus on iOS 14 for the ‘more’ menu, annotation toolbar tool switching, and setting statuses on comments.
• Adds accessibility for annotations on pages.
• Add tooltips to the annotation toolbar and document editor toolbar. [Mac]
• Improves automatic merging of highlight annotations with the same color.
• Improves VoiceOver accessibility support when using the scroll per spread page transition by not automatically scrolling across pages when swiping left/right to change the focused element so that the behavior is more predictable.
• Improves accessibility of the signature popup’s color buttons.
• Fixes opening links not working when not using Safari as the default browser.
• Fixes an issue that resulted in the comments popup being shown instead of the annotation selection menu when tapping notes with certain device or split view sizes.
• Fixes the share sheet popover sometimes being positioned incorrectly when using the Share item in the text selection menu.
• Fixes the annotation toolbar sometimes being colored incorrectly when the other bars were hidden.
• Fixes some graphics in documents being drawn incorrectly.
• Fixes some form elements being included in the page rendering when shouldn’t have been.
• Fixes copying pages after duplicating pages more than once in the document editor sometimes causing a crash.
• Fixes a crash when tapping the escape key on a hardware keyboard immediately after tapping the Define text selection menu item.
• Fixes a crash due to a system issue when scrolling in the annotation list while Voice Control is turned on.

We’d love to hear your feedback! If you have ideas or feature requests for future versions of the app, feel free to let us know. You can contact us using the in-app Support button on the settings screen.

If you enjoy the app, please write us a review and help spread the word! Thanks!

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
3.4K Ratings

3.4K Ratings

AndyR2468 ,

Great app. Feature request

First of all, really great app! I’m in med school and one of the few that learns from textbooks, rather than course material. I use this to read and organize all my textbooks - and I have a lot of them that I’ve collected over the last decade through undergrad, working, PhD, and now professional school. It’s great how I can pick up reading and annotations on my iPad, Mac, and iPhone when efficiency is key.

I try to avoid using Apple’s Books, or e-readers in general bc having files in pdf form is more universal. Some medical books I have are 1500+, and so I need to break them up into chapters. Books has cool features, but PDFs and PDF viewer is my optimal workflow. Sometimes, however, I cannot avoid Books because some things are only offered in epubs or I cannot find a pdf version.

So I do have one feature request from Books: auto-night mode. Night mode is great in PDF-viewer, and across the board for apple products, but I really do prefer to read in the true color for textbooks, especially for colored figures. At night, I noticed Books auto-switches to night mode if you have that feature turned on. It is really helpful when I am reading in bed before falling asleep and reading. I do not know if this is the place to let what features users want, but thought I’d give it a try. Thanks!

Developer Response ,

Thank you very much for your feedback. We really appreciate it.

We do have an option to sync the page appearance with system appearance. This is a Pro feature.
And if this is enabled, the color of the page is changed when in dark mode. If you combine this with automatically switching to Dark mode on your iPad at night, this could be achieved.

We're happy to further discuss this if you would like to. You can contact us in the app via Settings > Support.

Thank you.

Jeremy Tchao ,

THE PDF reader App for iPad, PERIOD

I can’t believe this app!!!!!!!

When my friend first recommended it to me, I almost dismissed it, as the app is free and because I’ve never came across any reader app that is even reasonably good and free at the same time.

But when I, doubtably, installed and started using it, THIS APP BLOWS MY MIND!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

First and foremost, and I’ve been searched for an app with this feature on iPad FOREVER — direct access to my PDFs from the iCloud Drive without copying them into the app and the synchronization of my annotation to the original files, AND I’VE FINALLY FOUND IT HERE!!!!! ON A FREE APP!!!!! WHAAAAAAT???????!!!!!!!!

Although its paid competitor also have this feature but it’s hidden deep and clearly you are not encouraged to open PDF directly from iCloud Drive, but in this app, the first I see is a browser interface for iCloud files, AMAZING!!!!!

And the annotating experience is just so natural and intuitive: the animation for applying highlight is just sublime, and adding a note or comment is just buttery smooth.

I am simply not gonna use another app for my PDFs on iPad henceforth.

And honestly I’ve never expected to find the perfect PDF reader to be a FREE APP!!!!!!!!

Thank you developers for such an amazing experience!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I LOVE YOU GUYS!!!!!!!!!!

Rambo8649 ,

Subscription madness

I use the app to read pdf textbooks, that’s it 1) My biggest gripe is the subscription. I won’t pay a subscription for viewing PDFs, that’s ridiculus. There should be something in the middle, a fuller featured low cost one time pay version. Some of us don’t need most of the pro features. Some of us don’t need any editing features whatsoever..we just need a few of the basic UI features you have unfairly used as a lure to get us into a subscription. A few simple features is all I want, like turning off the annoying horizontal thumbnail bar at the bottom of the page, are only available with a subscription. What? 2) the performance of the app with large pdf files is not as buttery smooth as I would like. FYI, I’m using a 2018 iPad Pro, a very powerful device. Is the limitation hardware or software? I don’t know. Other than that, there are a few features that are unique to this app. One lets you easily jump back and forth between two pages you visited no matter how far apart, for free.

Developer Response ,

Thanks for the feedback! Viewing PDFs and even many editing features are available completely for free. We’d be happy to look into the performance issues you’re seeing if you contact us through the in-app support at Settings > Support.

Subscriptions

PDF Viewer Pro 3 Months
Redaction, PDF merging & more for 3 months
Free Trial
PDF Viewer Pro Yearly
Redaction, PDF merging & more for 1 year
Free Trial

Information

Seller
PSPDFKit GmbH
Size
61.6 MB
Compatibility

Requires iOS 13.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Languages

English, Arabic, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian Bokmål, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian

Age Rating
4+
Copyright
Price
Free
In-App Purchases
  1. PDF Viewer Pro 3 Months $6.99
  2. PDF Viewer Pro Yearly $19.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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