PDFView

PDFView


PDFView is a PDF viewer based on the excellent MuPDF library. It is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version. The APK is provided here for convenience, you can download the source code at http://www.acadoid.com/src/pdfview.tgz.

NOTE: PDFView is not a PDF viewer in the sense of displaying PDF files, there is no graphical user interface and the app is not supposed to be started directly. Instead, it is a PDF viewer that provides PDF rendering service to other apps via a documented interface. At the moment, the app is only used by LectureNotes, but all other Android developers are invited to include an interface to PDFView into their apps and use PDFView for PDF rendering. Details of the interface can be found in the source of PDFView.

User feedback:
We would love to hear from you, please send feedback and feature requests to us by email (devel [a] acadoid.com). If you encounter a problem with the app, please email us and we will do our very best to fix it quickly.

Major features:
* requires only minimal permissions and no internet connection (we do respect your privacy!)
* allows other apps to convert a PDF file into a set of PNG files with a given resolution, either a single page or a page set

Recent changes:
* issue solved on devices with latest Android 5.0 version
* MuPDF library v1.6
* several minor improvements
* AShMem interface added
* handling of password protected PDF files improved
* resolution auto-adjustment added
* optional rendering on translucent background added
* `keep screen on´ added
* progress bar for PDF rendering added
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File size
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About PDFView
PDFView is a PDF viewer based on the excellent MuPDF library. It is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version. The APK is provided here for convenience, you can download the source code at http://www.acadoid.com/src/pdfview.tgz.

NOTE: PDFView is not a PDF viewer in the sense of displaying PDF files, there is no graphical user interface and the app is not supposed to be started directly. Instead, it is a PDF viewer that provides PDF rendering service to other apps via a documented interface. At the moment, the app is only used by LectureNotes, but all other Android developers are invited to include an interface to PDFView into their apps and use PDFView for PDF rendering. Details of the interface can be found in the source of PDFView.

User feedback:
We would love to hear from you, please send feedback and feature requests to us by email (devel [a] acadoid.com). If you encounter a problem with the app, please email us and we will do our very best to fix it quickly.

Major features:
* requires only minimal permissions and no internet connection (we do respect your privacy!)
* allows other apps to convert a PDF file into a set of PNG files with a given resolution, either a single page or a page set

Recent changes:
* issue solved on devices with latest Android 5.0 version
* MuPDF library v1.6
* several minor improvements
* AShMem interface added
* handling of password protected PDF files improved
* resolution auto-adjustment added
* optional rendering on translucent background added
* `keep screen on´ added
* progress bar for PDF rendering added

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A Google User
Apr 1, 2015
it's great - one improvement feature needed I was going to give 4 stars but I definitely more than "like" this app. It would benefit if it could import multiple pages of pdf into open notebook. other than that... it's all good
A Google User
Mar 27, 2015
love it tried many similar. this is the best! i like the simultaneous voice recording that scrolls notes as it plays back. i have memory issues from brain damage as well as horrible handwriting (not from damage, just bad) so the recording is immense help.
A Google User
Mar 19, 2015
Great add on I downloaded this app for LectureNotes and it works everytime, no problems what so ever
A Google User
Mar 17, 2015
Great with lecture notes Excellent complement for lecture notes, can import and convert to notebook PDFs allowing later markup.
A Google User
Mar 12, 2015
Works great Allows me to import my lecture notes!
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