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PDF Toolbox is described as 'gives you the easiest way of editing PDF files without the need for expensive Adobe Acrobat software - saving you tons of money. PDF Toolbox integrates seamlessly with Click to Concert to provide a powerful PDF conversion and editing tool for your everyday needs' and is a PDF Editor in the office & productivity category. There are more than 50 alternatives to PDF Toolbox for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and BSD. The best alternative is PDF-XChange Editor, which is free. Other great apps like PDF Toolbox are PDFsam, PDF24 Creator, Adobe Acrobat DC and Master PDF Editor.

PDF Toolbox alternatives are mainly PDF Editors but may also be PDF Readers or Document Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of PDF Toolbox.
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  1. Compact and fast loading PDF viewer and editor.

    ⚫︎ PDF annotationPDF-XChange Editor support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    ⚫︎ CustomizablePDF-XChange Editor is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ PortablePDF-XChange Editor can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModePDF-XChange Editor supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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  2. Free and open source desktop application to split, merge, extract pages, rotate and mix PDF files.

    ⚫︎ Combine PDFCombine, merge and arrange PDF files into one document.
    ⚫︎ Split PDF filesPDFsam can split PDF files into multiple documents.
    ⚫︎ Sign PDF filesPDFsam support signing a PDF document digitally on a touch screen etc.
    ⚫︎ PortablePDFsam can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ LightweightPDFsam consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  3. PDF24 Creator is free and feature-filled PDF creation, merging and conversion tool for Windows. Its unique feature among the free PDF printer tools is an editor, which allows to easily assemble, create and modify PDF files with Drag & Drop.

    ⚫︎ Combine PDFCombine, merge and arrange PDF files into one document.
    ⚫︎ PDF annotationPDF24 Creator support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    ⚫︎ LightweightPDF24 Creator consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  4. Make your job easier with Adobe Acrobat DC, the trusted PDF creator. Use Acrobat to convert, edit, and sign PDF files at your desk or on the go.

    ⚫︎ Fill PDF FormsAdobe Acrobat DC supports forms in PDF files.
    ⚫︎ PDF annotationAdobe Acrobat DC support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    ⚫︎ Sync Across DevicesAdobe Acrobat DC can sync your data across devices like your phone, desktop and tablet
    ⚫︎ Sign PDF filesAdobe Acrobat DC support signing a PDF document digitally on a touch screen etc.
    ⚫︎ Combine PDFCombine, merge and arrange PDF files into one document.
    ⚫︎ Split PDF filesAdobe Acrobat DC can split PDF files into multiple documents.
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    Master PDF Editor

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Master PDF Editor is complete solution for editing PDF and XPS files. You can insert, edit, remove, copy, add images or graphics. Export, import, remove and change page layouts.

    ⚫︎ Dark ModeMaster PDF Editor supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Sign PDF filesMaster PDF Editor support signing a PDF document digitally on a touch screen etc.
    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Master PDF Editor without registration.
    ⚫︎ PDF encryptionMaster PDF Editor can encrypt and decrypt PDF documents.
    ⚫︎ Fill PDF FormsMaster PDF Editor supports forms in PDF files.
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  6. Nitro Pro gives you everything you need to create, convert, edit, sign, and share 100% industry-standard PDF files. It's simple, straightforward, and intuitive to use — so you can work more productively, your way.

    ⚫︎ Sign PDF filesNitro Pro support signing a PDF document digitally on a touch screen etc.
    ⚫︎ PDF encryptionNitro Pro can encrypt and decrypt PDF documents.
    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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    PDFTK Builder

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    PDFTK Builder is a free graphical interface to for PDFtk, making it much easier to use. It is a easy to use tool to collate (merge), split, encrypt, decrypt, stamp and rotate (only 90°, 180° or 270°) pdf documents.

    ⚫︎ LightweightPDFTK Builder consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Combine PDFCombine, merge and arrange PDF files into one document.
    ⚫︎ PortablePDFTK Builder can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  8. 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.

    ⚫︎ Sign PDF filesPDF Reader support signing a PDF document digitally on a touch screen etc.
    ⚫︎ PDF compressionPDF Reader can reduce the size of your PDF without losing quality
    ⚫︎ PDF annotationPDF Reader support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
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  9. PDF-Shuffler icon

    Merge, split, rotate, crop and rearrange pdf documents and their pages using an interactive and intuitive graphical interface.

    ⚫︎ Combine PDFCombine, merge and arrange PDF files into one document.
    ⚫︎ Split PDF filesPDF-Shuffler can split PDF files into multiple documents.
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  10. PDF24 Tools icon

    PDF24 Tools

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    The Swiss Army Knife for PDFs.

    ⚫︎ Combine PDFCombine, merge and arrange PDF files into one document.
    ⚫︎ Works OfflinePDF24 Tools can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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