suggest pdf viewer for pdf version 1.6 with annotations

Polytropon freebsd at
Wed Oct 3 09:26:46 UTC 2012

On Wed, 3 Oct 2012 08:50:16 +0100 (BST), Anton Shterenlikht wrote:
> I got sent a pdf file, version 1.6, with annotations.
> xpdf can view the file, but not the annotations.
> Please suggest a pdf viewer from ports that might help.

I haven't checked, but the "Adobe Reader" (port: acroread,
e. g. acroread9) should be able to do this, as PDF 1.6
support is in that product since version 7 (Jan. 2005).

I'm not sure if it would be "less bloaty" to use a PDF
viewer coming with one of the big desktop environments
KDE or Gnome: Evince, KPDF or Okular... I'm not using
any of these, so I can't make better recommendations.
Whenever I approach the border of what xpdf and gv can
do, I use "acroread <filename>". :-)

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