[NTG-context] PDF viewer poll

kaddour kardio kaddourkardio at gmail.com
Sun Oct 13 20:02:22 CEST 2019


- Okular v1.8.1 on my linux machines.
- SumatraPDF on windows at work (that never use for my ConTeXT related work)

Le dim. 13 oct. 2019 à 17:49, Pablo Rodriguez <oinos at gmx.es> a écrit :

> On 10/13/19 12:43 PM, Henning Hraban Ramm wrote:
> > Hi, I’d like to update my list of (usable!) PDF viewers.
>
> 1. Evince-3.28.5, MuPDF-1.16.1 and (sometimes) acroread-9.5.5 on Linux.
> 2. SumatraPDF, MuPDF and Acrobat Reader DC on Windows.
>
> From MuPDF, I use mupdf-gl (just in case it might be relevant).
>
> They are zero cost programs. Except Acrobat, all of them are FLOSS.
>
> SumatraPDF is Windows only.
> mupdf runs on Linux, Windows, Android and iOS.
>
> mupdf has an English-only help. All the other programs have localized
> interfaces.
>
> Evince can handle comments and attachments.
> mupdf can handle comments, but not attachments.
> Sumatra cannot handle comments, but it does handle embedded files.
>
> Evince can handle forms without JS (support is on the way).
> mupdf can handle forms with JS (but I would say that JS support in MuPDF
> is incomplete).
> SumatraPDF cannot handle forms.
>
> I don’t use SyncTeX myself, so I don’t know whether it is supported or not.
>
> Evince and SumatraPDF reload modified documents automatically.
> mupdf-gl allows document reloading with the 'r' key.
>
> My basic features are bookmarks, links and attachments. Evince and
> SumatraPDF can handle all of them. mupdf-gl cannot handle attachments
> and partial implementation for bookmarks.
>
> Just in case it helps,
>
> Pablo
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