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    PDFpen is described as 'Enhance productivity with refreshingly simple, versatile, and powerful document editing. PDFpen is a comprehensive, all-purpose PDF editing toolkit for macOS. Markup, edit text, OCR, sign forms, merge documents and extract pages' and is a PDF Editor in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 50 alternatives to PDFpen for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, iPhone, Online / Web-based and iPad. The best alternative is Foxit Reader. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try PDF-XChange Editor or DottedSign. Other great apps like PDFpen are Adobe Acrobat DC (Paid), ABBYY FineReader PDF (Paid), Preview (Free) and Nitro Pro (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jan 19, 2022

    1. Foxit Reader is a free and light-weight multi-platform PDF document viewer. Its core function is compatible with PDF Standard 1.7.

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      The installer tries to install McAfee WebAdvisor and PhantomPDF Business. These can be skipped by clicking Decline on each.

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    2. The smallest, fastest, most feature-rich PDF editor/viewer available * Full Direct Content Editing (text based PDFs, not scanned/image based PDFs) * Includes OCR feature * View, Edit, and annotate PDF files
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    3. 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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    4. DottedSign is the most comprehensive and easy-to-adopt e-signature solution, offering businesses enterprise-level security standards, equipping them for mobile-first hybrid work environment. DottedSign vs. HelloSign: .
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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.
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    6. Preview is a simple and elegant application by Apple for viewing and working with images and PDF documents.
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    7. 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.
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    8. 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.
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    9. Create, Convert, Review and Edit PDF Documents on Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux.
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    10. PDF Expert lets you read and annotate PDF documents, highlight text, make notes and save these changes being compatible with Preview and Adobe Acrobat. Moreover, PDF Expert is the only iPhone application that can fill PDF forms!
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