I don’t want Acrobat/Adobe Reader on my Mac. Period.
But Preview will show some PDF files as “For the best experience, open this PDF portfolio in Acrobat 9 or Adobe Reader 9, or later.” or “For the best experience, open this PDF portfolio in Acrobat X or Adobe Reader X, or later.”
This is some Adobe marketing scam where they generate a PDF file actually as a portfolio of PDF files having the first PDF being “marketing” message.
$ brew install pdf-tools Error: No available formula with the name "pdf-tools" ==> Searching for similarly named formulae... This similarly named formula was found: mupdf-tools To install it, run: brew install mupdf-tools ==> Searching taps... This formula was found in a tap: homebrew/emacs/pdf-tools To install it, run: brew install homebrew/emacs/pdf-tools
Searching for “Error: No available formula with the name” “pdf-tools” didn’t return useful results but looking for brew “pdf-tools” gone revealed pdf-tools: move to homebrew/emacs · wingyplus/homebrew@6e73af9 indicating the command should indeed be
brew install homebrew/emacs/pdf-tools however that also ended up failing, in fact with multiple errors:
==> make server/epdfinfo Error: No available formula with the name "homebrew/dupes/tcl-tk" Please tap it and then try again: brew tap homebrew/dupes ==> Searching for similarly named formulae... Error: No similarly named formulae found. ==> Searching taps... Error: No formulae found in taps.
abrew tap homebrew/dupes it finally worked.