It is designed to help you read and annotate scientific papers in PDF

Skim for Mac

Skim 1.6

  -  7.32 MB  -  Freeware
  • Latest Version

    Skim 1.7.3

  • Operating System

    Mac OS X 10.7 or later

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  • Author / Product

    Skim Team / External Link

  • Filename

    Skim-1.6.dmg

  • MD5 Checksum

    388c42332e107eb8cf8fda2236fe6cca

Sometimes latest versions of the software can cause issues when installed on older devices or devices running an older version of the operating system.

Software makers usually fix these issues but it can take them some time. What you can do in the meantime is to download and install an older version of Skim 1.6.


For those interested in downloading the most recent release of Skim for Mac or reading our review, simply click here.


All old versions distributed on our website are completely virus-free and available for download at no cost.


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What's new in this version:

New Features:
- Native support for Apple Silicon
- Allow setting initial PDF view settings from preferences
- Allow reading modern bookmarks format
- Allow placeholder %urlfile in sync command for percent encoded file

Bugs-Fixed:
- Fix menu form representation of Favorite Colors toolbar item
- Fix some localized terms
- Allow typing scale without percent sign
- Bold search term in search results
- No support for legacy full screen mode
- Fix for opening locked PDFs