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Skim for Mac

Skim 1.3.4

  -  4.84 MB  -  Freeware
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    Skim 1.7.3

  • Operating System

    Mac OS X

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  • Author / Product

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  • Filename

    Skim-1.3.4.dmg

  • MD5 Checksum

    257f8347648e7def30b5f8a1b0819a5b

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 1.3.4.


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
- Indicate note tool mode in cursor.
- Support for modification date of notes, and creator name through hidden default.
- New hidden preference for page background color.
- Make Skim notes documents accessible for AppleScript.

Bugs Fixed
- Avoid "empty" search field after an animation.
- Fix updating preview tool tips after changing pages.
- Allow multiple full screen documents without overlapping side panels.
- Fix some leaks.
- Don't allow dropping colors inside favorite colors widget.
- Faster loading of PDFs with lots of separate page labels.
- Avoid some random crashers due to calls to closed windows.
- Remove search criteria and quotes from spotlight search term before using it.
- Use helvetica italic for quicklook preview of .skim files.