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PDFView is a PDF viewer based on the excellent MuPDF library. It is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version. The APK is provided here for convenience, you can download the source code at

NOTE: PDFView is not a PDF viewer in the sense of displaying PDF files, there is no graphical user interface and the app is not supposed to be started directly. Instead, it is a PDF viewer that provides PDF rendering service to other apps via a documented interface. At the moment, the app is only used by LectureNotes, but all other Android developers are invited to include an interface to PDFView into their apps and use PDFView for PDF rendering. Details of the interface can be found in the source of PDFView.

User feedback:
We would love to hear from you, please send feedback and feature requests to us by email (devel [a] If you encounter a problem with the app, please email us and we will do our very best to fix it quickly.

Major features:
* requires only minimal permissions and no internet connection (we do respect your privacy!)
* allows other apps to convert a PDF file into a set of PNG files with a given resolution, either a single page or a page set

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Recently changed in this version

* several minor improvements
* MuPDF library v1.5
* AShMem interface added
* handling of password protected PDF files improved
* resolution auto-adjustment added
* optional rendering on translucent background added
* `keep screen on´ added
* progress bar for PDF rendering added

Comments and ratings for PDFView
  • (70 stars)

    by Davide Vanzo on 07/07/2014

    The flexibility and functionality of this app makes it perfect for taking notes with a digitizer. Simply awesome.

  • (70 stars)

    by Alyssa Toombs on 07/07/2014

    Other than some weird issues with uploading PDFs locally and a slightly hard to use UI, I like this app a lot. Being able to move and resize anything on the screen is incredibly useful, and the layers makes editing documents a breeze. All in all, worth the purchase.

  • (70 stars)

    by Jaramy Conners on 06/07/2014

    Works great!

  • (70 stars)

    by saeed iqbal on 06/07/2014


  • (70 stars)

    by Scott Mintell on 05/07/2014

    Nice app but often I would like to use two notebooks at once and copy from one to another.

  • (70 stars)

    by Jordana Lewis on 04/07/2014

    Does what it says on the tin. Excellent with Lecture Notes. A must have.

  • (70 stars)

    by Jenny Price on 04/07/2014

    Use it constantly.