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Skim is a PDF reader and note-taker for OS X. It is designed to help you read and annotate scientific papers in PDF, but is also great for viewing any PDF file.

Skim includes many features and has a great user interface.

What's New

Version 1.4.26:
Bug Fixes
  • Enable graphics-card switching
  • Fix side-pane animation
  • Workaround for drawing anchored notes
  • Fix scrolling in single-page mode on macOS 10.12
  • Fix redrawing the PDF after changes on macOS 10.12
  • Allow background searching of the PDF on macOS 10.12, as this should be fixed now
  • Fix link previews on macOS 10.12
  • Fix some images


  • OS X 10.6 or later

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Current Version (1.x)


Downloads 324,123
Version Downloads 1,543
License Free
Date 30 Jan 2017
Platform Intel 64 / OS X / Intel 32
Price Free
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