- Last update: 2 years ago
- Version: 4.8
- Size: 6.42M
- Compatibility: 3.0 and up
- Author: pickwick santa
- Content rating: Rated for 3+
- Package name: pdf.reader
- Version: 5.7.6
- Size: 143 MB
- Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
- Author: Readdle Inc.
- Content rating: You must be at least 17 years old to download this app.
- Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish
PDF Reader App Review
PDF Reader is an application that allows users to read books of various formats. With the help of PDF Reader, you do not need to open a book of a certain format in a specified application. Just download the books you like and open them with PDF Reader. The interface of the application is straightforward so it won't take much time to find the book in your storage.
At the moment, more than 10 million users downloaded the application on their devices. You can download PDF Reader latest version on Android devices. There is not PDF Reader iOS version from the same developer.
Functionality – 5/5
After you start the application, you have to find the book in your storage. It should be mentioned that you have to download the book before you start using the application. Tap the “Folder” icon. It is located at the top right of your screen. Find the book you want to read, and tap the “Open” button. While reading, you can tap on the icon that is located at the top right of your screen, and select many useful options. For example, you can highlight the text if you see something important. You can also add a bookmark by pressing “Add Bookmark” icon. The “Search” button allows you to search for a word in the book. Just type the word you need, and the app will show you all the pages with this word.
The next icon allows you to set the book in a way you want it. For example, you can put a tick next to many options. Show Title option shows you the title of the book while you reading (You can enable or disable this function). You can also crop pages or split them. There are two ways in which you can crop pages. You can do it automatically by placing the tick next to the option or you can tap the “Manual crop” button and crop it manually.
Design – 5/5
The design is straightforward. All the PDF Reader sections are sorted. It is easy to find a book in your phone storage. After you add the book to the application, you will no longer need to look for the book again. You will see all the added books in your main menu. To read, just tap on the book title, and the last page you read will open.
Usability – 3/5
Usually, the application works nice. But there are a lot of negative reviews because users face different kinds of problems. For example, if user wants to zoom-in text, the text disappears. The other common issue is that the advertisements appear every 2-5 minutes. It is uncomfortable to read the book when you see too many ads.
Cross-Platform use – 2/5
Users can download PDF Reader only on Android devices. There is no PDF Reader version from the same developer for other platforms. You are able to install PDF Reader latest version on your Android device in case your Android version is 4.0 or up.
There are no in-app purchases in the application. You can download PDF Reader and use all its features for free. But there are some advertisements that may be irritating for people because ads appear every 2-5 minutes.
The Bottom Line
PDF Reader is a nice application that provides its users with all the promised functions. It allows you to read books of many formats within a few taps. It is a free app. The design is straightforward and simple.Collapse
We recommend you to download PDF Reader on your Android devices. We hope that this PDF Reader review helped you to understand how the app looks like.
Pros : Easy to find the book;
You can highlight the text, add bookmarks or search for the word you need;
Night mode available.
Cons : Many ads;
It is available only for Android devices.
Cross-platform use 2.0
Average : 3.8