PDF is an open file format standard for document exchange created by Adobe Systems.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

19
votes
2answers
2k views

Best way to read programming/technical/math PDFs on Android device

I have a ton of programming/technical/math PDFs that I would like to read on my Samsung Epic 4G. I have tried Adobe's PDF reader and ThinkFree office and the reading views destroy the code snippets ...
13
votes
5answers
680 views

Is there an app which supports both PDF and epub ebook formats?

Are there any apps which support both PDF and EPUB files? I've tried Alkido, Laputa, and StarBooks, they only seem to support either PDF OR epub, not both. Any suggestions?
10
votes
4answers
6k views

PDF reader app that remembers the last page you were on?

I usually access my PDFs via the DropBox app on my phone. Every time I open the same PDF it starts back at page 1. Is there a way to set up the Android Adobe Reader app to remember the last page I ...
9
votes
4answers
22k views

How can I write in a PDF with a tablet and a pen (a.k.a Is there a Xournal alternative for Android)?

There is already a similar question, which is about the Xoom and note taking. But I'd like to ask this in a more general way: Given a tablet (and a pen), how can I write - not just adding notes and ...
9
votes
4answers
9k views

Is there a PDF (or epub) reader that allows to take notes (or at least to copy text)?

I have many PDFs that I would like to read on my Galaxy Tab and then take notes. Preferably the notes would be attached to the document (may be like Skim does), but as a workaround I can also imagine ...
9
votes
11answers
10k views

pdf reader which has zoom and width locking? [closed]

I have both Adobe Reader and EZPDF. Are are both lacking. I want to lock the width and zoom and everything once I have a pdf open to my preferred settings. I just want to page up or down when ...
8
votes
3answers
9k views

How do I download PDF documents from Gmail?

When I receive a PDF attachment, the Gmail app only gives the option to preview it, not download. It opens in the default PDF reader (I have Adobe's reader). How can I save the PDF instead?
8
votes
5answers
31k views

What is the best way to read PDFs on Android?

What is the best way to convert PDF's to some kind of format that is easily readable? For example can you convert it to ebook format?
6
votes
3answers
9k views

How to convert PDF to read on Android Kindle?

I can convert my PDFs to the nice AZW format through the Amazon Kindle free email converter. However, I did not yet figure out how I can add the resulting .azw file to my Android Kindle app as well - ...
6
votes
2answers
3k views

any pdf reader with annotation feature (open source)?

I am looking for a pdf reader for android which can also annotate, select, highlight text. Any open source option? Like Foxit Reader?
6
votes
3answers
6k views

How to change default PDF viewer on Nook Color?

I just upgraded my Nook Color to the new 1.2 version that supports apps. I purchased the ezPDF Reader app which supports bookmarks and other advanced features for PDFs which the default Nook Color ...
6
votes
3answers
1k views

What's a good way to read PDF musical scores on Android tablet in rehearsal and performance?

As a chorus and opera singer, I frequently download public-domain scores in PDF form. I would like to read them on an Android tablet during rehearsals. I don't have an Android tablet myself yet, but ...
5
votes
3answers
7k views

PDF reader with text wrapping [closed]

Is there any PDF reader in the market that has text wrap functionality? What I'm talking about is the way text wraps when you zoom-in on a webpage. Most of the PDFs are meant to be read on a computer ...
5
votes
1answer
820 views

Is there a way to make a link to a specific page of a PDF file *on the desktop*?

Like, how a lot of application shortcuts let you link a particular shortcut within the application on the shortcut - like how the Dropbox Android application allows you to set shortcuts to particular ...
5
votes
1answer
390 views

eBooks from Amazon Market or from Android Market?

I have finally succeeded at Rooting and installing Android Market on my Fire, but now I'm wondering if there are any complications with using both the Market and Amazon to purchase ebooks. Scenario ...
5
votes
3answers
1k views

Android App for PDF presentations (Beamer LaTeX / Adobe Acrobat Reader)

I have just received my Nexus 10 - my first Android tablet! I bought the tablet partly for giving presentations. My presentations are created by using the LaTeX package "beamer", which produces PDF ...
4
votes
3answers
7k views

Is there a way to adjust the size of the text when reading PDF files?

When I use Aldiko to a book in epub format on a mobile device with a small screen, I can read it without problems. The text is adjustable to the size, the application has no issues. The opposite is ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

How can I add and edit bookmarks within a PDF on Android?

I use my Android tablet to read long PDF files. How can I add and edit bookmarks within a PDF on Android?
4
votes
2answers
343 views

App to sync PDFs between Linux laptop and Android phone?

I like reading research papers on both my laptop and on my phone. I'd love to be easily send a PDF to the phone while reading it on the laptop, so I can read it later on the subway or when I am ...
4
votes
4answers
2k views

Free PDF reader for Android phone that has a “Go To page” function

Is there a free PDF reader for the Android phone that has a "Go To page" function? When I try to read a 600+ page document on my smartphone I find it tedious to scroll to the page I'm interested in. ...
4
votes
2answers
1k views

Auto scrolling PDF reader?

Is there any PDF reader that does auto scrolling? I have some sheet music in PDF that I want to be able to scroll through
4
votes
1answer
932 views

How can I view a PDF in 2-up?

Is there a way to view PDFs on Android that lets you show 2-up like a regular book? - or like the 2-up option on desktop Acrobat Reader (with first page as cover)?
4
votes
5answers
20k views

How do I access my SD card through a Windows USB connection?

I'm trying to upload a simple PDF file to my Droid X Android 2.3 phone. I connected the cable and uploaded the file but I don't know which folder to put the file into. Android's PDF applications ...
4
votes
3answers
825 views

Is there any graphic-accelerated PDF reader for Android?

I use Adobe's Reader and ThinkFree Office, but they both are too slow. Any suggestions?
3
votes
3answers
2k views

Could you indicate me a PDF reader for android with a fit visible feature?

Could you indicate me a PDF reader for android with a fit visible feature? It's the same feature that's built in on foxit reader.
3
votes
2answers
402 views

How to read 2 or more documents side-by-side in Android?

When I do my math exercises, I need to view the book and the exercises at the same time. Sometime I need to open a third PDF, but it's more optional. How can I do so with Android? On iPad I use the ...
3
votes
2answers
10k views

Is there a PDF/eBook Reader like the “Google Playbook” Tablet?

I'm a really big fan of the Google Playbook reader, especially for an Android Tablet. I love the 2 columns and the effect when you go to other page. So I was wondering, is there a PDF/eBook reader ...
3
votes
4answers
3k views

How to open multiple PDF files at once?

I would like to open two PDF files at the same time. However, it seems like "doing more than one thing at once" is a concept which has yet to be invented in the tablet world. Is there a way to do it? ...
3
votes
0answers
2k views

Android will not open PDF files from notification bar

I have Samsung galaxy s3 and i recently got system update to 4.1.2 Before update there was no problems with visiting a website, downloading a pdf file and opening it from notification bar. Now after ...
2
votes
2answers
7k views

How to download and open PDF files?

I am a university student that has most of the lectures online as pdf files. How can I get them on my Android phone and read them through Adobe Reader? This is the first time that I have used Android. ...
2
votes
1answer
702 views

How do I access the reflow mode on Adobe Reader?

How do I access the reflow mode on Adobe Reader for Android?
2
votes
2answers
6k views

Downloading PDF file from browser

I have been trying to download a PDF file from my Samsung Galaxy 10.1, 32G, Wi-Fi Tab. When I click on the download icon to check on it,it shows "Download in progress". A one page file, for instance, ...
2
votes
2answers
6k views

Android Tablet - Download PDF and open it on browser

Device - Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 / Android 4.0.3 I have tested Samgsung Galaxy Tab for document download such as PDF from web site with many browsers. Most of them just download it to somewhere in ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Is there a PDF reader app for the Kindle Fire with Dropbox syncing?

Are there any apps for reading PDFs on the Kindle Fire that sync with Dropbox? (Ideally I'm looking for an app comparable to the excellent GoodReader for iOS.) Note: Dropbox does not have an app in ...
2
votes
1answer
80 views

Search a PDF for a specific phrase

Is there a way to search the text of PDFs? For example I want to be taken to the page with the word "dog" and have it highlighted? I can't find a way with Amazon Kindle or ezPDF reader. Initially I ...
2
votes
1answer
522 views

Reading pdf books on my phone

When I want to get/download books from Google Play Store, I usually get this notification: But then I am not sure what to do afterwards to be able to read those pdf books on my phone. I've ...
2
votes
1answer
460 views

How to create a bookmark with Repligo?

I have spent successive days 10-15 minutes at a time searching for how to make a bookmark in Repligo. A feature this basic and essential should be front-and-center in the interface. Does anyone know ...
2
votes
2answers
99 views

Opening PDF drawings with comments

On some of my PDF drawings the Engineers review stamp block is covering a portion of the drawing. I am using Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 -7.0 with ice cream to view this drawing. I did not have any issues ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Import pdf files to google play book application

I want to import my own PDF files to google play book reader and read them using this application. But without any hacking I cannot read not purchased PDFs in google playbook. I'm not looking for an ...
2
votes
1answer
325 views

Have I got the virus?

I have Google Nexus 7 tablet for some time and I recently noticed that I have file named "Designing for android.pdf" in "Download" folder (native OS folder) . Now problem is that I never downloaded ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Is there any software for Tablets to edit PDF or PS -files?

I am using Samsung galaxy tab 8.9. Assume you read your lecture materials with your tablet. You see a mistake. You would like to fix it. You are using Adobe reader tablet version. Is there any ...
2
votes
2answers
961 views

Is the Motorola Xoom tablet suitable for making notes on pdf?

I am considering buying a Motorola Xoom to get rid of piles of notes that I have from uni. My questions are: Does the Xoom have a digitizer pen (or can you buy a compatible one)? Does Android have ...
2
votes
1answer
391 views

Unified way to manage annotations and bookmarks in Android and PC

I usually read my books using an application called Mantano on Android. They have a cloud based sync mechanism that syncs annotations across various mobile devices. My problem is I want to keep all ...
2
votes
3answers
1k views

How can I edit Office documents on an Android tablet and keep compatibility?

In our office, there's a new Eee Pad Transformer. It was supposed to replace a netbook for giving presentations and editing Microsoft Office documents on the go (e.g. Word, PowerPoint, Excel). There ...
2
votes
0answers
2k views

How do you open an embedded hyperlink in a PDF on an Android device?

I have PDFs with hyperlinks (linking to other pages in the document as well as external websites) and would like to be able to use the links provided. The Adobe Reader app and other apps I've tried ...
1
vote
2answers
209 views

what uses up less battery, reading an EPUB or reading a PDF?

If you get a PDF and a EPUB of the same document, and read it on the same device with the same version of Android, which would use up less battery power?
1
vote
1answer
334 views

Saving a PDF file downloaded from browser

I have the need of downloading and forwarding a PDF receipt downloaded from Firefox (Firefox runs in Honeycomb, not on PC!). I know that the PDF should be "protected" because Adobe Reader on PC says ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

ezPDF reader: settings to correct jerky page scrolling?

On the ezPDF Reader, is there a way to make the scrolling from one page to another smoother and less jerky? Some settings, perhaps? The jerky/jumping scrolling on ezPDF reader when one page scrolls to ...
1
vote
1answer
57 views

Dowload PDF in Dolphin Mini?

It seems to be a relatively new feature that pdf files are shown directly in the browser instead of downloading them. How can I download them instead?
1
vote
1answer
357 views

PDF Reader with MP3 player?

I'm learning a new language using a PDF book and audio dialogues on an Android tablet. My problem is to have a MP3 player near my PDF viewer so I can start/stop audio reading text. Is there an ...