There’s more to Portable Document Format manipulation than Adobe Acrobat.
There’s no getting away from it, Adobe Acrobat is a very good piece of software. But it’s far from the only kid on the block. There are some great alternative PDF converters and readers available, that can be had cheaper, or even free.
From batch conversions, to advanced form editing and recognition technology, our Top 5 alternative PDF converters and readers have something for everyone.
As always, if you use a program that you love and we’ve not featured, please let us know in the comments section below.
Icecream PDF Converter
As a publisher, Icecream has a knack of producing really great and therefore really popular programs; and all for free. Icecream PDF Converter continues this tradition, allowing you to convert files from PDF and to PDF, with an easy-to-use interface, with multiple advanced features. You can convert DOC to PDF, EPUB to PDF, PDF to JPG, BMP, EPS and other formats without any page limit or file limit. The app gives you the ability to merge all files in one PDF document and choose from a range of output file settings. Key Features include bulk conversion; multi-format support (PDF, DOC, JPG, PNG, EPUB, MOBI, BMP, XLS, TIFF, ODT, HTML and more); Layout settings Select page ranges; file-merging; page sequencing; protected files; and drag-and-drop functionality.