View PDFs directly in Apple’s Safari with free ‘PDF Browser Plugin’

PDF Browser Plugin 1.2.3, from Manfred Schubert, displays Quartz compatible PDF documents within Web browsers including Safari. PDF Browser Plugin can even display Postscript documents – a popular format for scientific publications (requires Mac OS X 10.3 or Ghostscript). Features include:

– View Quartz compatible PDF documents within web browsers
– View embedded PDF
– Open in external viewer
– Save the PDF document from the plugin
– Saves document URL as Finder comment
– Printing
– Zoom into the document
– Mouse wheel support for scrolling and zooming in Carbon web browsers
– Unlock password protected PDF documents

PDF Browser Plugin is compatible with Mac OS X only and requires Mac OS X 10.1 and higher. More info and download link here.


  1. I found one plug-in from OmniGroups website and it works with Safari 1.2 too. Cool and finally. I hated when you accidentally clicked pdf link and it started to download pdf file.

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