.PDF File extension

Portable Document Format File

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DeveloperAdobe Systems
Rating
4.1(3157 Votes)
CategoryPage Layout Files
FormatBinary

What is a .PDF file?

A PDF file is a multi-platform document created by Adobe Acrobat or another PDF application. The PDF format is commonly used for saving documents and publications in a standard format that can be viewed on multiple platforms. In many cases, PDF files are created from existing documents instead of from scratch.

More .PDF File Extension Information

PDF files can be edited with Adobe Acrobat, a commercial software program. The format can be opened and viewed using the free Adobe Acrobat Reader application or the Adobe Acrobat Reader plug-in, which is available for web browsers and other programs. Search engines such as Google and Bing index PDF documents, so the Adobe Reader plug-in may be used to display PDF files within the browser window. Some browsers, such as Google Chrome, provide native support for PDF viewing without the Adobe Reader plug-in. Firefox can view PDF files with the PDF.js extension. PDF files may contain text, images, forms, annotations, outlines, and other data. They preserve fonts and formatting electronically across multiple platforms and appear the same on the screen as when printed on paper. View the PDF definition for more information. NOTE: OS X users can create a PDF from a document using the Print dialog box. First select "Print..." from the application's File menu, then choose "Save as PDF" from the PDF drop-down menu in the lower-left corner of the window.

How to open .PDF files?

.PDF can be using by 7 Flatform (Mac, Windows, Linux, Web, iOS, Android, Windows Phone).
And can be open by bellow programs list:
Mac
Apple Preview
Adobe Acrobat DC
Adobe Acrobat Reader DC
Apple Pages
Microsoft Word 2016
Nuance PDF Converter for Mac 6
Solid PDF to Word
LibreOffice
Smile PDFpenPro
Web browser with Adobe Reader plug-in
Windows
File Viewer Plus
Adobe Acrobat DC
Adobe Acrobat Reader DC
Microsoft Word 2016
Nitro Pro 10
Foxit Reader
IMSI TurboPDF
Corel WordPerfect X8
Nuance Power PDF Standard
LibreOffice
Icecream PDF Converter
Web browser with Adobe Reader plug-in
Linux
Web browser with Adobe Reader plug-in
KDE Okular
Evince
LibreOffice
Web
Google Drive
Microsoft OneDrive
iOS
Apple iBooks
Apple Pages
Adobe Acrobat Reader
Infraware Polaris Office
Good.iWare GoodReader
MobiSystems OfficeSuite Pro
Google Drive
Android
File Viewer for Android
Adobe Reader
Google Play Books
Kingsoft WPS Office for Android
Google Drive
Windows Phone
Adobe Reader for Windows Phone
Updated at: 2018-11-13

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