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Thumbs down PDF: Quality of Document Rendering on BSDs

A simple comparision of Evince (epdfview does the same) and Sumatra PDF using WINE (Sumatra PDF is open-source software, but written for Windows platform).

Evince vs. Sumatra | RENDERING

Evince vs. Sumatra | MEMORY USAGE

What is more funny, its more memory efficient to use Sumatra PDF using WINE then Evince natively ... guess whats my new PDF viewer

[1] http://projects.gnome.org/evince/
[2] http://blog.kowalczyk.info/software/sumatrapdf/free-pdf-reader.html

PS. If You are scared about lack of WINE on amd64, then I have good message for You, these screenshots are from FreeBSD 8.2 amd64 using package by Ivoras available here: http://people.freebsd.org/~ivoras/wine/
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