PDFTK Builder Alternatives for Mac

    PDFTK Builder is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is PDFsam, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to PDFTK Builder and 16 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to PDFTK Builder are Adobe Acrobat DC (Paid), Master PDF Editor (Freemium), PDF Expert (Paid) and PDF Reader (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Sep 8, 2021

    1. PDFsam Basic is a free, open source, multi-platform software designed to: * Merge PDF files (the entire documents or selected page ranges), retaining or discarding bookmarks, acroforms and generating or not a table of contents.
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      Almost everyone thinks PDFsam is a great alternative to PDFTK Builder.
    2. 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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    3. 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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    4. 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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    5. 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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      • FreemiumProprietary
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      • Windows
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      • Self-Hosted
      PDFtk is a simple tool for doing everyday things with PDF documents. It comes in three flavors: PDFtk Free, PDFtk Pro, and our original command-line tool PDFtk Server.
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    6. jPDF Tweak is a Swiss Army Knife GUI application for PDF documents: combine, split, rotate, reorder (n-up, booklet), watermark, edit bookmarks/fileinfo/pagetransition, compress, encrypt, decrypt, sign, repair, edit attachments and more.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Latest version, 1.1, released in December 2011, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    7. PyPDF2 - A utility to read and write pdfs with Python
    8. PortableSigner is a signing (with X.509 certificates) program for PDF files. It's platform independent and runs (tested) under Windows (2000, XP, ...), Linux, and macOS.
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    9. Read, edit, and convert PDF files.
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