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.
- Download Portable PDF XChange Viewer app For Linux / Ubuntu
Portable PDF XChange Viewer for Linux
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 ./<filename.run> 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.