PDF Editor Apps

Some years ago you had to buy Adobe's Acrobat Suite to be able to edit and modify PDF files, but nowadays there are loads of alternatives. Even some that are free and/or Open Source.

  1. PDF Mix Tool is a simple and lightweight application that allows you to split, merge, rotate and mix PDF files. It is written in C++ and depends only on Qt 5 and PoDoFo.
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  2. Debenu PDF Tools is a free Windows application built using Debenu’s Quick PDF Library for working with PDF files. Just right-click on a PDF in Windows Explorer and select the ‘Debenu PDF Tools’ menu item to see the list of features.
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  3. The world’s ultimate iOS/Android note-taking app «Selected by Apple and Samsung» # Flexcil is on the iPad displayed in Apple’s offline store as a demo app
  4. krop is a simple graphical tool to crop the pages of PDF files.
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    A small .pdf management tool with a command-line UI.
  5. Free Digital Signature Software that works without any file upload to ensure privacy and security Combine, merge and reorganize pages of multiple PDF pages and images into one PDF document without any file upload.
  6. Online PDF editor. Edit PDF, annotate PDF, manage PDF pages, edit PDF text, highlight text in PDF and much more. Export files to PDF, Word, JPG and PNG formats.
  7. This is a simple application for extracting, rotating and reordering pages of a PDF document, with undo/redo support.
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  8. Infix PDF editor lets you open, edit and save PDF files. It’s easy and quick – you can change text, fonts, images and more. And, unlike other PDF editors, it works like normal word processing software, so it’s really easy to use.
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  9. Pitstop Pro is an Adobe Acrobat DC plug-in that automatically detects and fixes errors in PDF files and lets you edit PDF files within the Acrobat interface.
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    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows
    PDF Cutter is a free PDF document splitting software, it can help you to quickly split PDF files. Software supports three splitting methods, you can choose according to your requirements, simple and easy to use.
  10. PDF Merge is a simple user-friendly application that allows you to merge multiple PDF documents including scanned / imported documents and images into 1 PDF.

    Discontinued

    The project is no longer developed. Last version, Beta Release v1 (the initial release), released in February 2013, can be still downloaded from Codeplex.

  11. PDF Assistant - simple in use application, that let you easily interact with any pdf file. Provides ability to make adjustments into pdf and annotate files and user friendly interface will make working with the application simple and convenient.
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  12. Corel PDF Fusion is the all-in-one PDF toolkit: Powerful PDF Creation Software; Versatile PDF viewer; Supports 100+ file formats; Easy PDF creation; Save files to PDF, XPS and DOC formats.
  13. PDFChef by Movavi is an easy and reliable program to manage your documents: * open and print PDFs * add and change text * insert pictures in JPG and PNG as standalone pages * overlay JPGs and PNGs on pages, manage their size and position * extract single pages and save...