Lots of thanks to everyone for suggestions for the Adobe CC alternatives list.

Here it is, let me know if there's anything you want added/corrected:


(Natron looks good too but it seems to be no longer maintained, and its official website's certificate has expired.)

#Adobe #CreativeCloud


@switchingsocial have you run across a good Acrobat (not reader) alt?
I use acrobat 7 at the moment to make fillable character sheets for RPGs. I haven't run across anything that can make the form fields.

@leadore @switchingsocial neat, but not quite what I am looking for. I want to be able to edit existing PDFs. Character sheets are usually offered in PDF, and are meant to be just printed. Writing physically is hard for me, and typing takes about a quarter of the time.

@Nikon @leadore @switchingsocial I use xournal.sourceforge.net/ to write over existing PDF files (both typed text and free-hand graphics)

It doesn't use PDF form fields, however, just a layer on top of the existing file.

@Nikon @leadore @switchingsocial It's ugly but a spreadsheet might be more efficient? They are designed for fast data input.

@Nikon @leadore @switchingsocial LibreOffice can edit PDF - but with some PDF types it edits as a PowerPoint-style canvas you can basically draw on top of. Try it out and see if it plays nice.

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