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How to Edit PDF on Mac (El Capitan and Sierra Included)

Looking for a cost-efficient PDF Editor to edit PDF in Mac OS X? Do you think that Adobe Acrobat DC or Adobe Acrobat X Pro for Mac are too expensive for users? Here is good news for you: you can save money for editing PDF on Mac vastly. To edit PDF files on Mac, if you don't want to choose the expensive Adobe Acrobat software, you can choose a much more economic PDF editor to help you edit PDF in Mac OS X Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks and Mountain Lion with the same features.

Part 1Most Cost-Efficient Tool to Edit PDF on Mac

Edit PDF in Mac OS X El Capitan, Yosemite and Mavericks

Wondershare PDFelement for Mac is the most economical and the most efficient alternative for Adobe Acrobat DC and Adobe Acrobat X Pro for Mac. It is a real and innovative PDF editor for Mac which can help you edit PDF files directly or if you like, also can let you edit PDF content in a Word processor by converting PDF to Word.

You can Edit PDF with Wondershare PDFelement for Mac easily with its user-friendly interface.Edit PDF with text, images, links, free-hand drawing, comment, bookmark, watermark etc. The Great OCR feature helps users to edit scanned PDF into editable texts and searchable texts.What's more, wondershare PDFelement for mac is a one-in-all PDF editor which can edit, create, convert, annotate, highlight PDFs and create PDF forms etc.

You can read this review on Wondershare PDFelement to explore more features and get to know what it can do for you!

Part 2Steps for Editing PDF on Mac

Below are a few short steps to help you edit PDF files in Mac OS X Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks, Mountain Lion, or Lion. Let's see how to use Wondershare PDFelement for Mac to edit PDF files on a Mac.

Step 1. Edit PDF Text on Mac

Open your PDF file with Wondershare PDFelement for Mac; Click on the "Edit" tab in the top toolbar and you will enter into editing mode.

  • To move PDF text: just click on the text you want to move and drag the text block to other place on the page;
  • To modify PDF text: double click on the text you want to modify, and insert, delete the text in editable text block as you like;
  • To add PDF text: choose "Add Text" from the toolbar, and click on the blank area on the page and type in the text to add.

Step 2. Edit Images in a PDF File on Mac

Open your PDF file with Wondershare PDFelement for Mac; Click on the "Edit" tab on the top toolbar and you will see many options in the next toolbar.

  • To insert images into a PDF file: click Insert image on the toolbar, choose a local image from your Mac to insert into the file;
  • To move images within a PDF file: use Touchup Tool on the toolbar to select an image in the file, and then drag it to other place on the page;
  • To crop images: use Touchup Tool to select an image in the file and then click Crop Image in the toolbar. Drag the mouse to select a portion of the image to crop.

Step 3. Edit PDF Content with a Word Processor in Mac OS X

Open your PDF file with Wondershare PDF Editor for Mac; Click "Convert" on the toolbar; Customize page range for conversion, output folder in the pop-up window and click "Convert" button; Your PDF file will be converted to Word document in seconds, after conversion, you can edit PDF files in Word in Mac then.

If you're a Windows user, you can download Wondershare PDFelement (Windows version) to edit PDF files on Windows PCs. The main interface of the Mac version of PDFelement is a little bit different from that of Windows PDF Editor. If necessary, read the guide to learn how to edit PDF in Windows.

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Published: Jul 15,2015 10:15 am / Updated: Sep 23,2016 16:29 pm

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