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I'm searching a PDF viewer for FreeBSD (Linux) which supports beamer's transition effects (I've some presentation with timed items). Adobe Acrobat Reader drops Unix-support.

I don't need two-monitor, elapsed time, next slide, etc. feature as in "Is there a specialized Pdf viewer for Latex-Beamer presentations on Linux?"'s answers.

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    wait, was going to suggest Impressive but then I read "timed items". What do you mean, Are they javascript related stuff? – Nico Vecchio Sep 17 '14 at 9:49
  • Sorry, my english isn't too good. "Timed items": appears a slide with partial content and after 5 seconds appears automagically more part of slide (e.g. items in itemize environment or any other). I hope it's clear now. – uzsolt Sep 17 '14 at 11:36
  • that would be the \transduration effect, which should work in most pdf viewer (also in Okular). – Nico Vecchio Sep 17 '14 at 12:30
  • Yes :) But in the lightweight viewers doesn't work (mupdf and similar) this effect. – uzsolt Sep 17 '14 at 14:33
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Try Okular, it worked great for me in the past.

  • Welcome to TeX.SX! In the current form, your answer would be better posted as a comment. Answers here, are expected to provide a good level of details. You can improve yours, for example by stating why (detail the motivations) the OP should try to use Okular. Maybe you can also post an example of Beamer presentation with transitions including a gif file to show whether they are supported. – Claudio Fiandrino Sep 17 '14 at 10:31
  • Okular does not support the \transfade transition, see this bug – Nico Vecchio Sep 17 '14 at 10:43
  • @dcmst and the other transitions are supported? I think I can live without transfade :) /supported transfade would be better of course/ – uzsolt Sep 17 '14 at 11:38
  • @uzsolt basically Okular does not support the transitions introduced by the PDF specs v1.5, so: \transcover, \transfade,\transpush,\transuncover. – Nico Vecchio Sep 17 '14 at 12:27

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