Portable PDF XChange Viewer app for Linux OS / Ubuntu and other distros

Linux distro’s since long are having limited functionalities since long when it comes to handling PDF files, be it modifying existing PDF files, or be it PDF Viewer (for reading / viewing existing PDF files) or be it creating an all-together new PDF file from a txt, or rtf input file. For all the above mentioned problems and many more there’s a single simple solution – PDF XChange Viewer app! , although they don’t have a linux version, we at toplinuxapps tweaked the windows version to Portable linux apps format – PDF XChange Viewer app for Linux and Ubuntu and other distros! so that we can enjoy this  free software’s benefits.

Salient Features of PDF XChange Viewer app –

  • A feature rich and easy to use PDF Viewer and reader.
  • It allows to modify existing PDFs so that you don’t need to convert them for editing.
  • PDF XChange viewer also allows to create new PDFs from txt and rtf files.
  • PDF XChange viewer is one of the very few apps which has a separate OCR scanning api, which enables it to take OCR inputs for various languages and use it as an input to create new PDFs.
  • Completely portable uses portable Linux apps format and hence requires no installation/un-installation.

Instructions To Run Portable PDF XChange Viewer app on Linux :

  • Download the app from the above link.
  • Simply chmod the .run file a+x, then
  • Execute with ./ in terminal,
  • Or  right click on the .run file,
  • Navigate to properties,
  • checkmark Allow Program to be run as Executable or you can simply refer the guide-
  • Guide to run Portable Linux Apps 32bit / 64 bit

Supported OS :

  • Linux Mint
  • Linux Distros after release after –
  • Ubuntu 11.04,
  • LinuxMint 12,
  • Fedora 13.



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