Emacs has a built-in pdf viewer named
doc-view-mode. It require ghostscript to convert the pdf files. On my OSX 10.8 laptop, I use
ghostscript 9.07 (2013-02-14) version, installed by
Usage and configs
Using docview is pretty simple, just use your emacs to open the file and it’s done. I added two keyboard macro to help me navigate the PDF.
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The keybindings is only for two windows layout. You can use
M-] to navigate the pages while your cursor is in another window. So that you can write your notes and navigate without leaving your notes! Pretty neat, right?