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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 1.4.22:
New Features
  • New action to offset notes in skimnotes tool
Bugs Fixed
  • Use page background color only when supported
  • Reinstate drawing of page highlights on macOS 10.12
  • Fix image smoothing on some later OS versions
  • Workarounds for showing locations in various situations on macOS 10.12
  • Fix grouping search


  • OS X 10.6 or later

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Current Version (1.x)


Downloads 317,652
Version Downloads 1,479
License Free
Date 14 Oct 2016
Platform Intel 64 / OS X / Intel 32
Price Free
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