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:
* MuPDF library v1.7a
* issue solved on devices with latest Android 5.0 version
* 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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Free
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4.4
User ratings
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Installs
50,000+
Concerns
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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:
* MuPDF library v1.7a
* issue solved on devices with latest Android 5.0 version
* 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

Android Market Comments
A Google User
Jul 25, 2015
Works fine! Has been excellent so far.
A Google User
Jul 7, 2015
Love the app
A Google User
May 25, 2015
Required but does cause clutter Required for importing PDF files into lecture notes but does add an another app to the device that isn't needed directly. Not really a problem but I would prefer to be able to hide it. Otherwise works fantastically well!
A Google User
Apr 18, 2015
Safe zone problem Everything works great, except for the safe zone. As soon as I rest my palm on this zone the app stops recognising my input and just ignores it.
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
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