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2020-03-10 15:25:22

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qpdfview
"A simpler and faster version of Okular. I quite like its interface and options. It's also using Poppler for PDF rendering. Alas, interface icons don't get recolored by dark themes, so they might be hard to see. Otherwise, I quite love it."
5
xreader
"I would expect better from the default PDF viewer that comes with Mint. Alas, it is slow with lackluster view options. Unless you're viewing plain-text pdfs, it's completely useless. I'd recommend MuPDF or Okular (or both, depending on your needs)"
2
zathura
"Its performance is like Xreader (really SLOW) and its interface is like MuPDF (nonexistent options, menus or customization). It's like the worst of both worlds. Avoid."
1
psensor
"Does what it's set out to do, and does it well. A great and simple little program. Love it."
5
hplip-gui
"While I do appreciate that HP cares about Linux users enough to provide this software, it is in every way inferior to their windows drivers. There is NO scanning software included with it, the printing dialogs don't fully complement your device's capabilities either. Still, it's better than nothing."
3
gparted
"Simply the best partition manager out there. That being said, it is quite outdated, you might be able to find a more recent version online. Also, you could burn it to a live CD for "oh s*it" moments like I did."
5
vlc
"As an old user of MPC-HC (media player classic - home cinema) on windows, at first I was sceptical about this program, but trying it out, it's just awesome! The plugins available for this thing are countless and incredibly useful. Want to pause-on-click? No problem! Want to search for subtitles based on the hash value of your movie (so they always match)? Say no more! I literally don't know how I lived without this."
5
blender
"The best 3D modeling software out there, rivalling industry-standard programs like Zbrush and 3DS max. It's also free and open source, how cool is that? That being said, the version here is quite outdated (2.79 feels like a different program altogether), the 2.8+ versions are way more polished. Go to their website for the newest one."
5
audacious
"An awesome replacement for Winamp (or whatever else you used on Windows). It even has a winamp-mode skin, along with everything you could ever want in a music player. Highly recommended!"
5
org.kde.krita
"It is an amazing replacement for Photoshop (it can do almost everything PS can, with a few things ontop). The GUI is way cleaner and more organized than GIMP. It's just amazing, try it. As with everything, a more recent version might be available on their website."
5
inkscape
"The best (and only?) free-and-open-source vector drawing program. It's nearing its 1.0 release, but it still has so much to go before it could reasonably rival the industry-standard tools like Adobe Illustrator, CorelDraw or Affinity Designer. Still, I have a special place in my heart for it."
5
mupdf
"Lightning fast rendering, but that's about it. No customization or view options whatsoever. Single page view only. Not a fan. More like a raw rendering engine for some other pdf viewer to use (like SumatraPDF did, only for windows). It's good if simplicity is what you're after. I'll keep it around for heavy single-page PDF that I need to render quickly."
3
evince
"Almost as slow (if not slower) than the default pdf viewer that comes with mint (and that is SLOW). I was expecting more."
2
okular
"A little slower than MuPDF (which is to be expected), but has tons of awesome customization and view option, which is exactly what I was looking for. Looks like I found my default PDF viewer."
5