Top 10 PDF Book Readers for Windows

PDF Book Readers for Windows allow to open and read PDF books on Windows desktops and tablets
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Martview
Martview is an eBook reader that is compatible with pdf file and mart file. With Martview’s realistic page flipping you’ll feel as if you’re reading an actual book or magazine. It is compatible with PDF and Mart files and has thousands of free eBooks and magazines (uploaded by Martview users) to choose from. You can also create and publish your own eBooks or magazines via PDF, gif, jpg, png file formats.
Windows PC
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AlfaReader
AlfaReader is a lightweight and fast ebook reader Ideal for reading electronic magazines, student textbooks, medical, scientific, technical books, illustrated books for kids.
Windows PC
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KooBits
A collective shelf for your ebooks – read, organize, and manage all your ebooks in one place. KooBits can open popular ebook formats such as PDF, EPUB, XML, HTML, KBJ, and more. Personalize your ebook with the Highlight and Stamp to mark important sections or use the Extraction tool to copy content and piecing them however you like in the scrapbook.
Windows PCMac OS
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GooReader
GooReader is a desktop app that allows you to read and download Google Books, add bookmarks, annotations, create a local Library and save books to PDF. GooReader allows to access your online Google Library and manage your personal bookshelves.
Windows PhoneWindows PC
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Adobe Reader
Adobe Reader software is the free trusted standard for reliably viewing, printing, and annotating PDF documents. It’s the only PDF file viewer that can open and interact with all types of PDF content, including forms and multimedia.
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Genius PDF
Genius PDF is a Free PDF, eBook and Comic Book Reader. Need a PDF reader and ebook Reader to open files quickly and easily without having to install a 100+ MB software? Genius PDF is just what you need! It's lightweight, installs in seconds and opens your files faster than Adobe!
Windows PC
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SumatraPDF
SumatraPDF, also known as Sumatra, is a free and open-source software PDF reader for Microsoft Windows only. The program also opens Open XML Paper Specification, DjVu, EPUB, XPS, CHM, CBZ and CBR, and MOBI files
Windows PC
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Foxit Reader
Foxit Reader is a small, lightning fast, and feature rich PDF viewer which allows you to open, view, sign, and print any PDF file. Foxit Reader is the only high volume PDF reader providing a complete PDF creation solution, providing the power of PDF creation to every desktop. Foxit Reader comes equipped with comprehensive protection against security vulnerabilities, keeping your system and company safe. Available in English, French, German, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.
Windows PCLinux
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Adobe Digital Editions
Adobe Digital Editions software offers an engaging way to view and manage eBooks and other digital publications. Use it to download and purchase digital content, which can be read both online and offline. Transfer copy-protected eBooks from your personal computer to other computers or devices. Organize your eBooks into a custom library and annotate pages. Digital Editions also supports industry-standard eBook formats, including PDF/A and EPUB.
Windows PCMac OS
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Nitro PDF Reader
Do everything you expect with a PDF reader, and then some. Create PDF files from any source easily. Sign them securely. Then collaborate with anyone, anywhere. Select the most appropriate Page View for the document you're viewing: Single, displaying one and only one page at a time; Continuous, displaying all pages as a single uninterrupted column; Facing, displaying two pages side-by-side like a magazine or book; and Facing Continuous, with facing pages side-by-side as two vertical columns.
Windows PC


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Mobipocket Reader
Mobipocket eBook Reader includes powerful and easy-to-use features that will enable you to personalize and make the most out of your reading experience. You can also add your own published contents and documents as well. With filtering, instant search and advanced display options, it’s easy and quick to find what you’re looking for. You can also create reading lists, add ratings and edit the metadata for your eBooks. Mobipocket Reader also lets you add annotations and highlights and you can sync these between your devices. There are quite a few display options for reading: paper back page size, full width, and 2 or 3 columns. “The new version even includes an auto-column layout that will automatically select the column size for optimal readability.” In addition, you can customize your font size and background color, use full screen mode and use auto scroll for easy reading.
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Okular
Okular is a universal book viewer based on KPDF for KDE 4. This means Okular works on multiple platforms, including but not limited to Linux, Windows, Mac OS X, *BSD, etc. Okular combines the excellent functionalities of KPDF with the versatility of supporting different kind of documents, like PDF, Postscript, DjVu, CHM, XPS, ePub and others.
Windows PCMac OSLinux
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Nuance PDF Reader
Get ready to rethink your choice of free PDF reader. Nuance PDF Reader enables you to do much more than just view PDF files. You can convert PDF files to Word, Excel, and RTF via a hosted web service. Use annotation tools to highlight, cross-out, and underline text for more effective collaboration. Even fill out and save PDF forms. Nuance PDF Reader takes up less disk space, is more secure than Adobe Reader, and works with virtually any PDF file. Best of all, it's absolutely free, proving that you really can get a whole lot of something for nothing.
Windows PC
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PDF-XChange Viewer
Those wishing to View/Modify or perform simple editing and even OCR Image based PDF files on their Windows PC's now have a FREE pdf reader alternative to the Adobe Reader! The PDF-XChange Viewer is smaller, faster and more feature rich than any other FREE PDF Reader/ PDF Viewer/ PDF Editor available. This free pdf viewer download also allows users to try the extended functionality offered by the PDF-XChange Viewer 'PRO' in evaluation mode - for free.
Windows PC
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Cool PDF Reader
The world's smallest PDF viewer/reader to view, print, extract, crop, and convert PDF files to TXT, BMP, JPG, GIF, PNG, WMF, EMF, EPS, TIFF. It is only 1.07MB for download and doesn't need lengthy installation, just download and run. Freeware!
Windows PC
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Stanza
Read books on your iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad! Lexcycle Stanza brings the digital book revolution to your pocket with a reading interface that is unrivaled in its clarity and ease of use. With over 4 million downloads around the world, Stanza has become an iPhone phenomenon, and is featured as one of the top three Apple favorites in their "App Store Turns 1" celebration.
iOSWindows PC
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Xpdf
Xpdf is an open source viewer for Portable Document Format (PDF) files. (These are also sometimes also called 'Acrobat' files, from the name of Adobe's PDF software.) The Xpdf project also includes a PDF text extractor, PDF-to-PostScript converter, and various other utilities.
Windows PCLinux
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Sony Reader app
Sony Reader is discontinued! Content moved to Kobo! Access all your favorite eBooks, Newspapers and Magazines from Sony Reader Store. Sync your Reader Store content across your PCs, Macs and Android devices. Borrow books from your local library.
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