PDF has always been crucial part of mobile users. There are mainly two kinds of users, the one who use for business purposes like fill up or edit forms quickly and can share them and the one who are strict readers who download their eBooks or data and read them.
Now it gets very annoying if you are not able to complete any of your task while you don’t have access to your laptop or PC. So here are few PDF reader apps for Android which you can download and rejoice your data. Adobe Acrobat Reader The very well know Adobe Acrobat Reader is the primary app chosen by all users globally. It has features of a standard PDF reader. Most of the features are widely for business purposes. It fairly handles PDF books but reader features are not that good as business features. It provides limited editing but if you want you can convert file into other formats and satisfy the purpose. It is available for free on Google PlayStore.
AnDoc – PDF & DJVU Reader
AnDoc – PDF & DJVU Reader is a simple app which can just open PDF and DJVU file formats. It is useful for reading only. If you want to open it for any other business purpose you cannot use this app as it supports nothing but reading of files. It is available for free in Google PlayStore.
CamScanner – Phone PDF Creator
CamScanner works differently. It can’t import PDFs from your storage but you can use your phone camera to scan the documents and save it as PDF into your phone. This is handy when you have filled out a form by hand and then you can just scan the hard copy and it will convert it into a PDF format. Watch the video for demo. It is available for free or you can subscribe for it at $49.99/yr.
ezPDF Reader – Multimedia PDF
ezPDF Reader is just like Adobe Reader as it is mostly used for business purpose. It has special features for readers which are not available in Adobe Reader. There is a FormFiller feautre, ePub support and multimedia PDF support. All the features are not available in the free version, you have to buy it for $3.99 to access all the features. If you are not a hardcore PDF format user you can get away with free version but if not there is no harm to spend few bucks for such great service.
Foxit is much of a reader side app but it has features for business users as well. It has all annotations features and you can also sign PDFs. It supports cloud storage which is immensely needed and can open the documents quickly i.e. it operates smoothly. It is available for free but to access all its features you have to get it for $9.99.
Kingsoft Office + PDF
Kingsoft Office is specially made for dealing with PDFs. You can save the documents in PDF format, open PDFs. You can print them and also read them. This doesn’t have any extra features but it is very well for reading purposes. Mainly it contains very highly rated and popular office suite so without much ado go get it for FREE.
MuPDF got recently updated and it did pretty good. It operated smoothly and allows you to open PDFs quickly. It gives you features like filling out forms and annotation. It also supports Google Cloud Print. It is much simpler to use and is available for free.
PDF Reader is a simple PDF user. It has basic features of an ideal PDF reader. It is not much used for business purposes. If you are a severe book reader this is the best app for you as it allows you to read books in PDF format. It has features like brightness control, auto-scroll, dictionary support, TTS support and others which are suitable for reading. You can only use it for reading purpose so if you’re looking for PDF editor this is not what it is. For readers who want to get it, it is available for free.
qPDF Notes Pro PDF Reader
Radaee PDF Reader
Radaee is mostly use for reading. It has very minimal and basic editing features. It has better than average language support which renders to good performance. It is appropriate for a reader with some fun animations. It is definitely for readers and not business purpose users. It is available for free.
SmartQ is a 4.5 rated app in the Play Store. It pretty much includes all basic feature of all the above mentioned apps. It has features like annotation, adding text notes and drawing which can be used to fill out forms on PDFs. It also includes feature of syncing with Kingsoft service. All this for free.
An ideal PDF reader is to be decided according to your needs. If you are only a reader you should go for dedicated reading apps and if you are a business person and need to fill out forms or share the edited PDF quickly you can use apps will allow to annotate. But if you are a person with both the reading and writing requirements you can choose an app which offers both of them with fairly good features. You can let us know if there are other PDF apps available in the Play Store. And if you have tried any of the above, share your experience in the comments below.
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