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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 1.4.14:
New Features
  • Some hidden preferences to customize full screen mode.
Bugs Fixed
  • Don't try to fix accessibility on 10.10.
  • Make sure main menu and dock are hidden in presentation mode.
  • Fix magnify tool on 10.10.
  • Fix freehand note drawing on 10.10.
  • Fix snapshot selection drawing on 10.10.
  • Fix cursor in presentation more...


  • OS X 10.6 or later

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