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Can't save PDF on Mac? 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 macOS X 10.14 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 PDFelement for Mac to fix this can’t save PDF on Mac problem.

PDFelement for Mac will give you multiple ways to save PDF files which is one of the biggest problems on Mac. 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.

  • It is PDF converter that supports editable output formats like PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Plain Text, Rich Text, HTML, images and EPUB.
  • It can convert texts, webpages, clipboards and images to editable PDF files.
  • It combines multiple PDF files together or split large PDF into separate files.
  • It is smart PDF viewer that enables you scroll pages, navigate and zoom PDF.
  • It prints and saves PDF files that are compatible with other PDF softwares.
  • It is compatible with Mac OS X 10.10, 10.11, 10.12, 10.13 and the latest macOS 10.14 Mojave.
  • Underline, strikethrough, highlight, add sticky notes, add texts box add callout comments, and add links to your PDF file.

How to Save PDF on Mac

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.

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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.

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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 on Mac 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.

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Some Useful Tips for Working with PDF on Mac

  • Always try to save the PDF file on the cloud, so that you don't lose them and can access them anywhere.
  • PDFelement for Mac will also let you convert your document to the appropriate format that will help you maintain your documents in a good state.
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Published: Oct 20,2017 17:36 pm / Updated: Sep 27,2018 17:03 pm

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