Android Collection-12 : Best PDF Reader For Android Part 1

W hy android not a laptop? The 1st thing comes in my mind is, it’s more portable and you can do almost everything if you have an android d...


Why android not a laptop? The 1st thing comes in my mind is, it’s more portable and you can do almost everything if you have an android device. So now think if you are in a trouble or hurry and you need to read a very important PDF file urgently and your can’t open it on your phone, then what’s the point of buying such a thing! Or If you are a new comer in the android universe and want to enhance your device with some cool and necessary android applications, then there is, you must need a PDF reader. Here, in this article, we will discuss about 8 great android PDF reader in two segment. So lets rock and roll.

1st of all, let’s know something about PDF.


What is PDF

Portable Document Format (PDF) is an open standard for document exchange. This file format created by Adobe Systems in 1993 is used for representing documents in a manner independent of application software, hardware, and operating systems. Each PDF file encapsulates a complete description of a fixed-layout flat document, including the text, fonts, graphics, and other information needed to display it.


Ok, now let’s get some cool PDF reader for android.



1. Adobe® Reader®

Best Android PDF Reader Adobe Reader For Android

Though Adobe Reader may have some bad reputation on Windows, but it is just like king of the land on android. It’s a brilliant PDF reader for android. It is fast (loads PDFs very quickly), provides three different ways to view PDFs - "Fit to Screen" (swipe left and right to scroll between pages), "Continuous Scroll" (swipe up and down to scroll through PDF), and "Reflow Text" (content is fit to screen size and shown in a manner in which the reader does not have to zoom in to read; scrolling is down left/right) - and comes with no ads*. Furthermore, users can search for text in PDFs and easily share PDFs via Bluetooth, e-mail, or any other app that supports file input.

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Key features of Adobe Reader are:

  • PDF Viewing
    High quality & fast PDF viewing on a small screen enables you to view PDF files as they are
  • View PDF Portfolios and Password-protected PDF files
  • Enhanced Experience for Small Screens
  • Text reflow mode to adjust document content to fit screen size
  • Choice of viewing modes (Single Page or Continuous Scroll) for convenient viewing depending on document type and screen size
  • Navigation
    Touch-based gestures for efficient navigation and zoom in the PDF
  • Text search function to find and jump to specific text in the PDF file
  • Page navigator interface for fast navigation within large files
  • Hot-spots in the left and right parts of the screen to go to previous or next page
  • Organize, Share and Manage
    Built-in file manager provides quick access to all PDF files on the device organized by location as well as recently viewed files
  • Share function enables sending PDF files via other applications, including sending as email attachments with one touch
  • Adobe Reader application can be moved to the SD Card – this feature is supported on devices with Android v 2.2 and higher



2. BeamReader PDF Viewer

BeamReader is the first full fidelity native PDF reader for the BlackBerry®. Now you can view your PDF e-mail attachments or PDF documents stored on your memory card without any loss of quality  i.e. the documents look exactly as they would when viewed on the PC . All of the original fonts, images and formatting is completely preserved. Furthermore, rendering of the documents is completely local to the device and you do not need a data plan to use the reader. BeamReader is the fastest and most intuitive PDF viewing solution available for the BlackBerry® platform.

In addition to full fidelity native PDF viewing, BeamReader is also an intuitive fully featured file manager that enables convenient access and management of other document formats  e.g. MS Office*, images and audio/video files . Now you can manage all of the files on your BlackBerry® from one place and natively access these files via other applications available on your device. Some of the features of the BeamReader File Manager include: opening of different file types, copy/paste/delete/rename, multi select, ability to attach stored files to new e-mails, image viewing, creation of new MS Office documents, etc..

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  • Fast full fidelity rendering
  • Intuitive granular zoom/navigation
  • Text wrap view
  • Multi-touch/Pinch-to-zoom
  • Encrypted/password protected PDFs
  • Text search
  • Bookmarks
  • Embedded links



3. RepliGo Reader

Best Android PDF Reader RepliGo Reader Full Free For Android

This is the highest integrated PDF viewing solution available and the only one in its class supporting PDF annotations. With special features as if reading view, Night mode, PDF bookmarks and text search makes the reading experience more comfortable on hand held devices.

The accelerometer allows for the orientation to adjust on its own. You don't have to press any buttons to go from landscape to portrait. In fact, you don't need to press any buttons at all once your file is opened. There are multiple zoom levels, depending on what you are looking at. It's also possible to click PDF files within websites to load them up within the app.

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  • View and annotate PDF files from your email, memory card, Dropbox, Evernote and the Internet
  • Add highlights, cross outs, underlines, sticky notes, arrows, lines, ovals, rectangles and freehand drawings
  • Adjust colors, border thickness and the note for any annotation
  • Read documents easily with reflowed text and night mode
  • Scroll quickly through pages by swiping or tapping on the edge of the screen
  • Navigate long documents using bookmarks, comments, document links, go to page, search and thumbnails
  • Click on email, map, phone and web hyperlinks to launch system applications
  • Zoom in and out quickly by pinching or double-tapping on columns, images or tables
  • Select text and copy it to the clipboard
  • Rotate documents into one of four orientations
  • Open password protected files
  • Send PDF files via email, Bluetooth, Dropbox and Evernote
  • Keyboard and trackball support



4. ezPDF reader

Best Android PDF Reader ezPDF Reader Full Free For Android

With ezPDF Reader for Android play embedded video and audio, it features PDF conversion program for PC, text reflow, auto fit zoom, support trackball, select text in PDF, links, scroll lock, open password protected PDF, bookmarks, and list.

Clearly presented without the fluff, documents appear as they would on your PC, but customized to fit your mobile device's screen. Scanned and text based PDFs are all supported, including JPEG2000 and JBIG2 compression. Select Text Reflow, Fit to Text Column, Copy and paste text in PDF view and bookmark as you go or Change Reading Direction to ease reading. Get convenient, hassle-free PDFs directly to your Android device with ezPDF Reader. ezPDF Reader is designed specifically for PDF documents and contents, but also able to play multimedia files embedded into PDF. Perfect solution for PDF based audio/video-enabled Books, such as children's' books and instructional books. (Multimedia file format must be compatible to your Android device) Use Voice Reading to have documents read to you with the continuous automatic page-turning feature. Open a PDF file and start adding text box, sticky notes, highlights, underlines, cross outs, rectangles, ovals and freehand drawings. Add memo, change color / thickness, resize and move them around as you like. All these comments are compatible with Adobe® Acrobat®. (PC version)

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  • Read text based PDF file (using built-in Text-to-Speech function (TTS)), Compatible with SVOX
  • Play Embedded Video & Audio (Android supported format)
  • Text View with reflow function. Option for Night / Day Mode, Able to change font size and color (text and background)
  • Thumbnail image view
  • Search (Options for case sensitive, whole word or part, exact word, and/or operator)
  • Auto Fit Zoom for multi-column article or removing white margin
  • Scroll lock / unlock
  • Able to select text in PDF, save to clipboard, web search, share with other apps
  • Support hyperlinks (Go to page within the PDF, URL links to webpage)
  • Open Password-protected PDF (Different from DRM applied PDF file)
  • Intuitive bookmarking & viewing bookmarks
  • Table of Contents
  • Zoom in & out
  • Page navigation with thumbnail scroll images
  • Jump to a specific page
  • Able to change reading direction - Good for Arabic, Chinese, Japanese & Hebrew documents
  • Support Trackball


  1. Hi Reyad

    I was wondering if you had a chance to look at qPDF Viewer? It's a free viewer for Android. I am not sure why our app don't show on the first page on Google Play but it has good reviews from customers.

    Thanks for checking it out.


  2. I have just added your app in our Android Queue. Our android editor will try it soon.



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