Free PDF reader

A PDF reader built for the cloud. Read PDFs for free, from any device.

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Get more docs done with our digital toolkit

  • Read PDFs from anywhere

    Read PDFs from anywhere

    Lumin syncs across all your devices, so when you leave your desk you can pick up where you left off.
  • Personalize your PDFs

    Personalize your PDFs

    Active readers will love our annotation tools: highlight important passages and leave comments with your thoughts.
  • Read PDF files from Google

    Read PDF files from Google

    Open and read PDFs directly from Google Drive, Gmail, or Classroom. Click the open with dropdown on your file to find Lumin.

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How to read a PDF with Lumin


Sign up or open with Google

Create a free Lumin account, or open your file directly from Google Drive, Classroom or Gmail by clicking the 'open with' dropdown and selecting Lumin.


Add files

In Lumin’s document viewer mode, drag and drop a file from your desktop into your documents and double-click to open it.


Read away

You can now read your PDF, annotate it with our digital toolkit and send it.

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Explore our plans


For casual users trying out Lumin

$0 USD

$0 USD

Free includes:
  • Annotate 3 docs
  • Digitally sign PDFs

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For busy professionals or small teams

A small team is 5-10 people

$19 USD

Per month, per team

$19 USD

Per month, per team

Everything on Starter, plus:
  • 30 docs per month team-wide
  • Edit PDF text
  • Split documents
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Frequently asked questions

  • Is Lumin free to use?

    Lots of our tools are free. You can draw on PDFs, comment on them, add text, signatures and images; all the basics are covered.

    Our paid plans expand your toolkit: you can edit PDF text, redact information, create fillable fields and much more. Discover our plans to learn which one is the right fit for you.

  • How do I use Lumin?

    Lumin works on your browser, or you can download our desktop app and keep Lumin handy on your computer. We’ve also got a mobile and tablet app which includes our most popular features.

  • Can I read a PDF on mobile?

    Yes, absolutely. Lumin has a desktop, mobile and tablet app that syncs all your files and updates so you can pick up where you left off. Our app is compatible with both Apple and Android devices.

  • Can I read a PDF while offline?

    Yes! While Lumin is designed for the cloud, we know sometimes work happens from the ground. Just switch on “offline mode” and continue editing your document. When you next connect to the internet, your edits will be saved. Learn more here.