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Skim for Mac

By Skim Free

Key Details of Skim

  • Read, annotate, highlight and mark up PDFs. Designed for scientific papers
  • Last updated on 09/09/20
  • There have been 3 updates within the past 6 months
  • The current version has 0 flags on VirusTotal badge_icon

Developer's Description

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.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 1.5.11

  • Auto size circle and box notes around selection.
  • Hit '?' to view hidden shortcuts.
  • Change laser pointer cursor in presentation by hitting 'c'.
  • Support reading Skim notes in plist format.
  • New hidden preference to save Skim notes in plist format.
  • Support for Skim notes in plist format in skimNotes and SkimPDF tools.


Release September 9, 2020
Date Added September 9, 2020
Version 1.5.11

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Macintosh
Additional Requirements
  • macOS Catalina
  • macOS Mojave
  • macOS High Sierra
  • macOS Sierra
  • OS X El Capitan
  • OS X Yosemite
  • OS X Mavericks
  • OS X Mountain Lion
  • OS X Lion
  • OS X Snow Leopard


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