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Fix the "Can't Save PDF after Upgrading to Mac OS X El Capitan" Issue

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Every new updates on an operating comes with some pros and cons. Most of the times, new features are really helpful but sometimes some annoying features will halt your ways to do every day task. One of the Mac OS X 10.11 upgrade issues is that people are not able to save the PDF files. However, you don’t need to worry about it anymore, for we have found a great solution to fix this Can’t Save PDF on Mac OS X El Capitan problem.

Part 1Best PDF Tool for Mac OS X El Capitan

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The best way to fix this problem is to get a great Mac OS X El Capitan compatible PDF software like Wondershare PDFelement for Mac. It has a great way to read the PDF files and you can bookmark them, add sticky notes at any point or highlight the text in your PDF file. Apart from that, you can replace any type of text or image or can add some new text or the picture to your file.

PDFelement for Mac will give you multiple ways to save PDF files which is one of the biggest problems on Mac OS X 10.11. You can save it to local folder, export it as a single image, output it as other popular file formats like Word, Excel, PPT, EPUB etc., and share it via email and Dropbox.

Part 2How to Edit and Save PDF on Mac OS X El Capitan

Step 1. Open PDF in the Program

Run PDFelement on your Mac and click on the "Open File" button on the Home window select the PDF file that you want to edit. You can also go to the top "File" menu and select "Open" to load your file.

Step 2. Modify Your PDF

After importing the PDF file, the next step is to edit it. Depending upon your need, click the "Edit" button on the top toolbar and then select the text or image to edit. The "Add Text" and "Add Image" buttons are for you to insert new text and image content. Double tap on the image that will reveal a new menu, where you can extract, crop and replace it.

Under the right side "Page" menu, you can choose to delete, crop, rotate, replace, split pages.

Step 3. Draw Markup on PDF

Annotating feature works just like the editing feature, all you have to do is select the "Comment" option on the toolbar to reveal some new annotating tools. From here, you can add comment boxes, insert links, add stamps and signatures, highlight texts, draw markup on a PDF.

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Step 4. Save PDF after Editing

Saving the PDF file is pretty much easy too. If you want to save a copy of your document, you can click on the "File" menu and select "Save As".

If you want to save PDF as other format, you can click the "Convert" button on the top right corner. Then specify an output format for your PDF file.

Some Useful Tips for Working with PDF on Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan

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Published: Jan 26,2016 12:35 pm / Updated: Apr 19,2017 10:17 am

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