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When it comes to editing PDF files, the "read-only" documents prove to be a bit of a challenge for many people. Users often need to compile and merge two existing PDF files together. You may have encountered problems like needing to compile two or more PDF documents together in a specific order, but because your PDF document is set to "read-only" you are unable to do so. In this article, we'll discuss one of the best PDF compiler tools - PDFelement.

PDFelement is the perfect PDF compiler to help you compile and merge PDF documents. The OCR feature lets you turn "Read-Only" PDF files into editable text. PDFelement can also help users edit PDF like they would a Word document.

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Below, we'll cover the basic steps to easily compile PDF files. The process is incredibly easy and user-friendly. With PDFelement, you now have an easy-to-use application that lets you compile PDFs in a more efficient way.

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How to Compile PDF Files

Step 1. Click "Combine" to Compile PDFs

Launch PDFelement on your PC after installing the program. On the right side of the home screen, you should be able to see the "Combine PDF" button beside the "Create PDF" button as shown below. Click on the "Combine PDF" tab, and a dialogue box will open.

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Step 2. Add Files and Set Options with PDF Compiler

Click on "Add Files" in the top left-hand corner of the dialogue box, and choose the PDF files you wish to compile from their current locations on your PC. Once you have located the PDF files you wish to compile, you can either click the "Open" button in the bottom right corner of the dialogue box, or you can drag and drop the selected files by clicking on the PDF files and dragging them into the "Combine Files" dialogue window.

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Step 3. Compile PDF Documents Successful

Once you have selected the PDF files you wish to compile, you can arrange their orders by dragging the PDF files up and down the list. Once you have compiled the PDF files in the order that you wish, click on the "Next" button as indicated below.

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Step 4. Edit PDF after Compiling (Optional)

Now that you have successfully compiled your PDF files, you can edit the new PDF file using the PDF editing tools provided by PDFelement.

Once you are finished with the editing process, you can simply save your compiled PDF file to the location of your choice on your PC by clicking on the "File" tab on the top left-hand corner of the screen, and then selecting "Save" from the drop down menu.

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Other PDF Compiler Tools

1. SodaPDF

This is one of the best PDF compilers that allows users to compile their PDF documents with relative ease. Join multiple PDF files within a matter of seconds. It is a complete PDF solution with a lightning fast loading time. SodaPDF comes in two versions - the desktop version and the online version. This means it is useable anywhere you go. In addition, it is also safe and secure.

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2. Adobe Acrobat

Adobe is one of the pioneers of PDF technology, and therefore one of the best tools for compiling PDF documents. Adobe is capable of compiling multiple files and arranging documents in any order you'd like during the compilation. It has user friendly interface with a drag and drop functionality. In addition, it boasts of a lot of advanced features, making it one of the best PDF editors on the market. The only downside with Adobe is the pricing, which tends to be on the high side when compared to other PDF compilers.

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3. Nuance Power PDF

Nuance Power PDF is another powerful PDF compiler that can easily compile PDF documents. It has intuitive editing features and many other powerful features that make it a productive tool for you and your team. With Nuance Power PDF, you can also create and convert PDF documents into other formats, make electronic signatures, and fill out PDF forms. Like many other PDF editors, Nuance PDF is easy to use because of its well-designed interface.

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4. PDFsam

Another very good PDF compiling tool is PDFsam. It runs on Windows as well as other operating systems. It has both basic and enhanced features. With the basic feature, you can do many things like merging, splitting, extracting and rotating PDF files easily. It offers security to PDF documents with 256 bits AES encryption. There is a lot that can be done with PDFsam and that is why it is on the list of our best PDF compilers for PDF documents.

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Published: Nov 16,2017 15:32 pm / Updated: Jun 24,2019 17:44 pm

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