CutePDF Writer Alternatives for Mac

    CutePDF Writer is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is Adobe Acrobat DC. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try PDF Reader or PDFwriter for Mac. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to CutePDF Writer and 14 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to CutePDF Writer are VipRiser (Freemium), CUPS-PDF (Free, Open Source), PDFify (Freemium) and PDF Reader Pro (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jun 22, 2021

    1. Adobe Acrobat is a family of application software and web services developed by Adobe Systems to view, create, manipulate, print and manage files in Portable Document Format (PDF).
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      Most users think Adobe Acrobat DC is a great alternative to CutePDF Writer.
    2. PDF Reader is the ideal app for anyone who works with PDFs in the office or at home. PDF Reader allows you to organize all annotated information with a few taps.
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    3. PDFwriter is a printer driver for Mac OS X, which will let you generate PDF files by simply printing. PDFwriter is heavily based on CUPS-PDF. It doesn't use ghostscript to generate PDF files, instead it uses the Mac OS X internal pdf capabilities.
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      Most users think PDFwriter for Mac is a great alternative to CutePDF Writer.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      Extensible virtual PDF printer Its main purpose is to produce a PDF from any application that can print. A user can customise the entire process with Automator workflows, turning VipRiser into powerful publishing platform.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      CUPS-PDF is designed to produce PDF files in a heterogeneous network by providing a PDF printer on the central fileserver. It is available under the GPL and is packaged for many different distributions or can be built directly out of the source files.


      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • iPhone
      Automatic text recognition (OCR) created searchable and paged PDF out your images and scans. Use your scanner or camera to add new pages to PDF documents. Drag emails or webpages on PDFify to create paged PDF files which are perfect for app store invoices.
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    4. Join the 60M users who are already working with PDF Reader Pro for Reading, Editing, Annotating, Create & Fill Form, Converting, Creating, OCR, and signing PDFs on their Mac, iOS, Android and Windows.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Firefox
      The Pdf It! extension is designed for FireFox and runs on any platform: Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. The Pdf It!

      Discontinued

      No longer on Firefox Add-on site and developer site doesn't exist. Still available through legacy add-on sites, for example: http://legacycollector.org/firefox-addons/7528/index.html

      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      The WWF format is a PDF that cannot be printed out. It’s a simple way to avoid unnecessary printing. So here’s your chance to save trees and help the environment. Decide for yourself which documents don't need printing out – then simply save them as WWF.

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    5. Create PDF files from any application using deskPDF Creator! Print to PDF

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version can be still downloaded from the official website in Legacy Downloads.

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