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PDFelement - Edit, Annotate, Fill and Sign PDF Documents

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PDFelement 6 for Windows

Perfect Alternative to Adobe® Acrobat® DC

Re-designed for Smarter, Faster PDF Editing

The Complete PDF Solution

Get everything you need to create, convert, edit and sign PDFs. Best of all, it's affordable.

Edit PDFs like Word

It's never been easier to edit any Microsoft™ office files without compromising formatting & style.

News & Updates

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

Edit & OCR

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Smarter Editing

Take control of your Office documents by adjusting or changing the font type, size and style, without losing font and formatting.


Use a robust Optical Character Recognition feature to free text from scans and photos and transform it into editable, searchable and selectable PDFs.

Text Autofit

Automatically reflow text when altering paragraphs in single line or paragraph mode.

Spell Check

Fix typos and other small mistakes highlighted for you with automated spelling error detection.

Forms & Data Extraction

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Create Fillable PDF Forms

Turn any non-fillable form made in Word, Excel or other Office applications into a fillable, editable PDF with just one click.

Export Form Data into Excel

Use our intelligent form automation technology to extract data from all types of identical PDF forms into a single, accessible Excel sheet within seconds.

Export Data from Scanned PDFs

Use advanced OCR technology to quickly and accurately convert piles of paper documents into archive- and analysis-friendly Office files.


Create your own form template. Or draw from PDFelement's library of 8000+ forms used commonly across a range of departments and industries.

Create & Combine

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Create from Files

Create professional-looking PDFs from all the popular Office file types, plus 300+ other file types, and combine different file types into a single PDF.

Scan to PDF

Create PDF files directly from scanners with the option to produce searchable and editable digital copy with OCR.

Reorder, Split, Add

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

Bates Numbering

Add customizable Bates Numbering to documents for easy indexing and retrieval.

Convert & Extract

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

Split & Extract

Split large PDFs into several smaller files, or extract a range of pages from a document into a separate PDF.


Save PDF as the ISO-standard PDF/A format to digitally preserve your important documents for long-term archiving.

Batch Convert

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

Protect & Share

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Password Protection

Password protect PDF files with nearly unbreakable 256-bit AES encryption. Customizable controls let you lock specific functions like view, print, edit, fill and rotate.


Click-and-drag to permanently conceal text and images with user-selected colors. Then add custom overlay text or redaction codes.


Create and manage digital signatures to approve and sign documents electronically.


Share your protected, digitally signed PDFs directly via Dropbox, or click to send them as an email attachment.

Review & Comment

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Collaborate on PDFs by adding sticky note comments and text boxes anywhere you like.


Markup documents for reviewing with highlight, cross-out, underline and other text tools.


Use custom images and hand drawing tools to create familiar shapes -- like lines, rectangles and arrows.


Insert commonly used stamps, like "sign here"flags and "approved". Or customized your own stamps and save them for later.

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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
Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP
512 MB RAM or above
1Ghz Processor or above
Available Disk Space
500 MB or above

Internet connection is required for version updates, activation of paid features and product license.

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