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Top 5 PDF Converters for Mac OS X El Capitan

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There was a time when managing, reading and editing files on Mac was considered an extremely hectic and complicated job, but now a days with optimized technology and loads of software industries’ hard work, we have tons of apps available to create, read, write, edit and manage the PDF files easily. For Mac OS x 10.11 El Capitan users, there is a good news- they can now manage their PDF files more efficiently using the following top 5 PDF Converters for Mac OS X El Capitan.

Part 1Top 5 PDF Converters for Mac OS X 10.11

1. Wondershare PDFelement for Mac

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Wondershare PDFelement for Mac can convert into PDF from any file format. It can transform your scanned image based PDF document to usable text, which is ready to be edited. Wondershare PDFelement you can easily add, delete or edit its text by just one click. You can easily change its font, color, size. You can add images, resize it and delete it. You can add, delete, and crop the pages also. Watermarks can also be updated, inserted and deleted.


  • Edit PDF texts, images and pages
  • Annotate PDF with comments and freehand drawing
  • Convert PDF files to Office, image, text, webpage, eBook formats
  • Convert scanned PDF into searchable and editable files
  • Protect PDF with passwords and permissions


  • Needs another OCR plug-in for scanning

2. Nuance PDF Converter

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You can not only edit, annotate or convert the different PDF files, but you can also protect them using a strong password. Moreover, the conversion is one of the strongest suites, you can convert it to the documents which are equally compatible with the Microsoft office, iWork and some of them will even work with Evernote.


  • Convert any PDF file to different output formats
  • Convert webpages to the PDF and vice versa
  • Have OCR support just like PDF elements


  • Very expensive as compared to the features of the PDF converter

3. Solid PDF Converter

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Its main focus is on bulky conversions. Solid PDF Converter can convert the PDF files in batches from one format to another. It is considered very powerful software for Mac OS.


  • Ideal for batch conversions
  • User friendly Interface


  • Not much options to manage PDF file

4. Aiseesoft Mac PDF Converter Ultimate

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You can convert from PDF files into Word, PowerPoint and Excel documents. It also provides scanning option which makes the scanned images into PDF files.


  • Quick conversions using batch processing
  • Scanned images can be saved as PDF files
  • Fully compatible with Mac OS x 10.11 El Capitan


  • Free version is not available

5. Able2Extract PDF Converter

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This software can convert from PDF to Word, Excel, PPT formats. It is fully compatible with the Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan. Easy to use and manage PDF files. It is also available for Windows OS.


  • Compatible with Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan
  • Quick and easy way to convert into Word files


  • Limited output formats

Part 2How to Convert PDF Files on Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan

Step 1. Open Your PDF in the Program

First of all, download the latest version of PDFelement on your Mac and launch the program. Click on the "Open File" button and browse in you Mac to select the files, which need to be converted into other formats.

Step 2. Edit PDF per Your Needs (Optional)

There are many options to edit the texts and images in PDFelement. Simply click the "Edit" button on the top toolbar and then select the text or the image that you want to edit and double tap on it. You can also add text and images in the PDF file.

If you are going to make changes on your pages, you can go to the right side menu. Click "Pages" to expand the options for editing PDF pages.

Step 3. Change PDF into Other Format

Converting a PDF file is one of the easiest tasks with Wondershare PDFelement. Once you have finished editing your PDF file, click on the "Convert" button in the top right corner and select the format you need.

If a batch of files need to be converted, you can click on "Batch Process" on the home page. Add the files you want to convert in the pop-up dialog box. Select an output format and lastly select the pages range in the "Options" tab. Once you are done with that, click on the "Convert" button start the process.

Part 3Tips for Converting PDF Documents

Carefully select the output format for the documents, sometimes a wrong format may result into a problem.

Sometimes, text is not present in the PDF file, instead of that a scanned copy is present, use the PDF OCR tool to edit those types of documents and convert them in appropriate text format.

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Published: Jan 22,2016 18:33 pm / Updated: May 16,2017 15:19 pm

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