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PDFelement - Edit, Annotate, Fill and Sign PDF Documents

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PDFelement 6 for Mac

Perfect Alternative to Adobe® Acrobat® DC

Intuitively designed for a better PDF experience.

The Complete PDF Solution

Create high-quality PDFs with a complete set of tools to create, edit, convert and sign your PDFs, and more. Best of all, it's affordable.

Edit PDFs like Word

The easiest way to edit Microsoft™ Office files without compromising formatting and style.

News & Updates

PDFelement 6 is here, with a re-designed interface and powerful features.

Edit & OCR

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Smarter Editing

Experience robust editing tools that empower users to finally edit any document without losing fonts and formatting.


Quickly locate and link to points of interests within your PDF or external webpage for easy, intuitive navigation.

Text Autofit

Intuitive paragraph and single line editing tools reflow text to maintain document style.


Turn paper documents and scans into fully editable, selectable and searchable PDFs in over 25 language.

Forms & Data Extraction

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Create Fillable PDF Forms

Transform non-fillable forms made in Word, Excel and other office applications into interactive, fillable PDF forms with a single click.

Export Form Data into Excel

Leverage our intelligent form technology to extract PDF data from hundreds of identical forms into a single Excel sheet in seconds.

Export Data from Scanned PDFs

Instantly and accurately convert piles of paper documents into office files for archiving and analysis.


Create a template from scratch. Or draw from PDFelement's extensive template library of 8000+ forms commonly used across different departments and industries.

Create & Organize

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Create from Files

Create professional-looking PDFs from image and text formats (.rft, .txt).

Speedy PDF Creation

Combine different files and file types into a single PDF.

Reorder, Split, Add

Manage drag-and-droppable page thumbnails in an enlarged window to add, split, delete, and reorder pages.

Bates Numbering

Apply unique labels to PDFs for easy organization and indexing.

Convert & Extract

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Convert PDFs

Transform PDFs into other file types, like Microsoft™ Word, Excel, PowerPoint, HTML, Image and more with a simple click.

Split & Extract

Split PDFs into smaller files by page number or bookmarks, and extract the pages you need into a new document without affecting the original file.


Convert PDF to PDF/A, the archival version of the PDF file format, for long-term archiving.

Batch Convert

Turn multiple PDF files into Microsoft™ Word, Excel, PowerPoint formats and more at one time.

Protect & Share

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Password Protection

Choose your preferred level of password protection to encrypt PDF files.


Permanently blackout sensitive content with custom colors and overlay text.


Apply industry-standard electronic and digital signatures for easy document verification, or create personalized signature from image of your handwritten signature.


Share revised PDFs directly to Dropbox, or attach them as an email right from the interface.

Review & Comment

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Sticky notes, comments and text boxes allow for easy collaboration of ideas.


Markup documents for review with highlights, cross-out, underline, and text tools.


Apply familiar shapes and drawing tools to your PDF, like lines, rectangles and arrows.


Insert commonly used stamps and manage a collection of custom stamps.

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Product Features
Standard IncludesAll of these great features Professional IncludesEverything in Standard, and
Create PDF Files
Edit PDF Files
Convert PDF Files
Annotations and Comments
Secure and Sign PDF Files
Add Watermarks, Backgrounds, Headers and Footers
Access to Hundreds of PDF Templates
Optical Character Recognition (OCR)
Automatic Form Recognition
Form Data Extraction
Bates Numbering
Batch Process PDF Files
Extended Compability Support for File Formats
File Size Optimization
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System Requirements
Operating System
macOS 10.12, 10.11, 10.10
512 MB RAM or above
1Ghz Processor or above
Available Disk Space
500 MB or above

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Digitize paperwork and accelerate the way you create, prepare and sign documents.

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