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How to Edit PDF with Adobe Acrobat XI Alternative

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Adobe has a five-year policy, which means that the supports given to its products end after five years. In line with that system, the support of Adobe® Acrobat® XI will end on October 15, 2017. By putting an end to the support, it means that all the technical support offered by Adobe will not be available. All the adobe acrobat XI users will miss support services such as product minor upgrades connector products, security updates among others. The good news for the Adobe Reader XI users is that there is a perfect alternative for Adobe Acrobat XI. Details about how to edit PDF with the Adobe Acrobat alternative are discussed below.

Part 1Best Tool to Edit PDF without Adobe® Acrobat® XI

PDFelement is the best alternative to Adobe Acrobat XI. It helps edit your PDF and perform other functions with ease. It is a complete solution to all PDF needs. With this tool, you will get all that you need to convert, create, edit and sign PDF. With its intuitive interface, the tool has made it easy to edit PDFs like a word without compromising the format or style.

how to edit pdf adobe acrobat alternative

Benefits of PDFelement:

  • You can change the font size, style and type in your office documents without the font and the format.
  • The OCR feature helps transform scanned texts into editable, searchable and selectable PDFs.
  • The form creation feature lets users create PDF forms from more than 8000 form templates.
  • You can create PDFs from almost any document format including Microsoft office documents and other more than 300 file types.
  • Password protects files with a 256-bit AES encryption. You can also use digital signatures to approve and sign documents electronically.
  • You can also sign PDFs with digital and electronic signature.

Part 2How to Edit PDF with Alternative to Adobe Acrobat XI

After downloading PDFelement, you can now go through the following steps to learn how to open PDFs and edit PDFs.

Step 1. Open PDF File

Launch the PDFelement on your computer. To open the file into the program, just click the "Open File" button, which is at the top left of the first window. The PDFelement will show you to a finder where you can search and open the PDF file that you want to edit.

The alternative way of opening the file is by clicking the “Edit PDF” button, which is boldly shown in the blue area, and the file will be opened automatically by the application. You can also click on "File" and then select "Open" button.

Step 2. Edit PDF Content

To start editing the line or the paragraph, click the "Edit" button. You can also double click the text block to add, modify or delete text. To add a text click "Edit" and then choose "Add Text". Then use the cursor of your computer to draw a text block where you want to insert the text. You can modify a PDF text in two ways.

To choose the editing mode and make a choice between "Paragraph Mode" and "Line Mode". If you select the whole paragraph, you will be able to edit an entire paragraph in a PDF, one at a time. The single line mode lets you edit the line in a text, one at a time.

Step 3. Change Font Settings

To edit the font color, size and style, just click the formatting bar at the right hand side of the program and then adjust the font according to your needs. To change the font color, just highlight the text and then click the font color option from the formatting bar and choose the color you want. To select a font size, just click the format bar, then go to the font size options and click to choose the font size from the list.

In addition, if you want to delete a text, use the cursor to highlight the text and then click “Delete” on your keyboard. To modify the text, just highlight it and add the changes that you want.

Step 4. Save PDF File

To save the changes you have made on the PDF go to the "File" option on the top menu and then click the "Save" tab. If you want to enter a new name, just click "Save As" and type the name of the file and then click "Save".

Comparison of PDFelement 6 and Adobe Acrobat

Items PDFelement Adobe Acrobat Standard DC
Compatibility
Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP Mac OS X 10.10 or later
Windows 10/8/7
Create PDF
Create PDF almost from any source such as Microsoft Office, text, images, EPUB, webpage and more

Create PDF from documents and images

Edit Text and Images in PDF
Add, delete and modify texts and images in a PDF

Add, delete and modify PDF texts and images

Edit Pages in PDF
Insert, delete, crop, rotate, extract, replace, rearrange pages in a PDF

Insert, delete and organize pages in a PDF

PDF OCR
Turn Scanned PDF into editable files with OCR plugin. Over 20 OCR languages are supported
Annotate PDF
Markup PDF with highlight, sticky notes, comment box, free hand drawing etc.

Highlight text, add comments, draw shapes and free-hand markup

Split PDF
Separate PDF into multiple files

Split a PDF into multiple files

Combine PDFs
Combine multiple PDF files into one single file

Combine multiple PDFs together

Convert PDF
Convert PDF to editble Word, Excel, PowerPoint, RTF, text documents, image formats (JPG, TIFF, BMP, GIF, PNG) and EPUB, HTML

Only export PDF to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, RTF, JPEG, TIFF and PNG

Protect PDF
Protect PDF with open password and permission password to restrict unauthorized viewing, copying, editing and priting

Encrypt PDF with password to secure your document

Redact PDF
Permanently redact PDF to remove sensitive content from PDF
Bates Numbering
Add bates numbering to PDF for easily indexing legal documents
Sign PDF
Put electronic signatures on your PDF document

Electronically sign PDF documents

PDF Forms
Create fillable PDF forms and fill out both interactive and non-interactive forms

Create and fill out PDF forms

Compress PDF
Reduce PDF file size with offered or custom compression options

Optimize PDF to shrink file size

Share PDF
Send PDF by email or upload it to Dropbox for sharing

Share PDF via email and Adobe Cloud service

Print PDF
Print PDF with original formatting

Produce high quality printout

Price

$59.95 for Standard Version
$99.95 for Professional Version

$299 for full version

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Published: Jul 26,2017 14:42 pm / Updated: Aug 17,2017 16:23 pm

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