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PDFify is described as 'Automatic text recognition (OCR) created searchable and paged PDF out your images and scans' and is an app in the office & productivity category. There are more than 100 alternatives to PDFify for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based, Linux and iPad. The best alternative is PDF-XChange Editor, which is free. Other great apps like PDFify are PDF24 Creator, Adobe Acrobat DC, Tesseract and ABBYY FineReader PDF.

PDFify alternatives are mainly PDF Editors but may also be PDF Readers or Note-taking Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of PDFify.
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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Mac
  • iPhone

Automatic text recognition (OCR) created searchable and paged PDF out your images and scans.

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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. 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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  3. 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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    Tesseract

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Tesseract.js is a javascript library that gets words in almost any language out of images.

    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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  5. ABBYY FineReader PDF is an OCR software that provides unmatched text recognition accuracy and conversion capabilities, virtually eliminating retyping and reformatting of documents. Up to 190 languages are supported for text recognition.

    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
    ⚫︎ PDF annotationABBYY FineReader PDF support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    ⚫︎ LightweightABBYY FineReader PDF consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Sign PDF filesABBYY FineReader PDF support signing a PDF document digitally on a touch screen etc.
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  6. PDFCreator icon

    With PDFCreator you can print every printable document to PDF, either within the application or by printing directly from the original document. The extensive but user-friendly settings and automated features help you to make the most of your PDFs.

    ⚫︎ PDF encryptionPDFCreator can encrypt and decrypt PDF documents.
    ⚫︎ Combine PDFCombine, merge and arrange PDF files into one document.
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    The installer contains adwares. Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/

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    Nitro Reader

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Nitro Reader offers features and functionality far beyond typical PDF readers, and makes working with PDF easier than ever before.

    ⚫︎ PDF annotationNitro Reader support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    ⚫︎ Sign PDF filesNitro Reader support signing a PDF document digitally on a touch screen etc.
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    doPDF

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    doPDF is a free PDF converter for both personal and commercial use. Using doPDF you can create PDF files by selecting the "Print" command from virtually any application.

    ⚫︎ Works OfflinedoPDF can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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  9. Bullzip PDF Printer icon

    Bullzip PDF Printer

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    A virtual Microsoft Windows printer and allows you to print as PDF, BMP, JPEG, PCX, PNG, and TIFF files from virtually any Microsoft Windows application.

    ⚫︎ PDF encryptionBullzip PDF Printer can encrypt and decrypt PDF documents.
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    FreeOCR

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    FreeOCR is a scan & OCR program including the Tesseract free ocr engine, also known as a Tesseract GUI. It includes a Windows installer, and it is very simple to use.

    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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