• PDF Studio

    PDF Studio

    PDF Studio

    Create, Review and Edit PDF Documents

    on Windows, Mac, and Linux.

PDF Studio Features

PDF Editing Features


Below is a brief list of features available in PDF Studio. For a complete list, see our grid comparison page.

Reviewing and Annotating

Highlight, cross-out, underline text
Add sticky notes, text boxes, and freehand (pencil) annotations
Add hyperlinks (web url, file, or email)
Add graphical annotations: circles, rectangles, lines, arrows, polygons, clouds
Add sound annotations and record audio right into the PDF document
Add rubber stamps, choose from predefined stamps or build your own
Attach files to a PDF document
Precision measuring tools for distances, areas and perimeters Pro
Annotation review status
Import and export annotations in FDF/ XFDF / XDP formats Pro
Flatten annotations

Working with PDF Forms

Interactive form designer  Pro Watch Video
Fill in and save interactive PDF forms
Support for JavaScript
Also fill in non-interactive forms using the typewriter tool
Import and export form data in FDF / XFDF / XDP formats Pro
Flatten interactive form fields

Creating and Assembling Documents

Scan papers directly to PDF
OCR to create searchable documents on Windows, Mac OS X, Linux Pro
Convert Microsoft Word, images and text files to PDF Watch Video
Extract, insert, move, rotate and delete pages Watch Video
Create documents by merging multiple files into a single PDF Pro
Split by bookmarks, page range, text search Pro Watch Video
Sophisticated bookmark / document outline creation
Apply headers, footers, watermarks or custom actions
Set document properties and initial view
Create Imposition layouts

Editing Content Pro

Edit text content and properties Pro
Edit shapes and path objects Pro
Move, resize images Pro
Redact text, images and shapes Pro
Optimize PDFs to reduce file size Pro

Adding Security to PDF Documents

Secure documents with passwords
Encrypt with highest level of encryption
Set user permissions on PDF documents
Fast sign PDFs (type, draw, import signature)
Digitally sign PDF documents Pro Watch Video
Manage digital ids and trusted certificates Pro

Batch Functions Pro

Work on multiple documents at once Pro: Print, Set security, Convert, Extract text, Crop, Merge, Split, Apply Headers & Footers / Watermarks, Preflight, OCR, Rasterize, Set Initial View, and many more batch functions….

Advanced User Interface

Text Search
Quick navigation through thumbnails, bookmarks, signatures and comments panes
Powerful tool chest to store recent and favorite markups
Drag & drop pages to move them across documents Watch Video
Compare 2 PDFs side by side Pro
Compare 2 PDFs using overlay Pro
Loupe tool
Rulers and grid views
Touch mode for tablets and touch screens

Conversion and PDF Sub-Formats

Convert PDF to text, images (JPEG, TIFF, GIF, PNG)
Convert images (JPEG, TIFF, GIF, PNG) to PDFs
Convert Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Text files to PDF
Convert PDF to HTML5 / SVG Pro
Convert to Fast Web View (Linearize PDFs) Pro
Convert to PDF/A Pro
Preflight for PDF/X, PDF/A, PDF/UA  Pro
Create accessible tagged PDF

Third Party Integrations

Integration with Docusign
Integration with Document Services: Dropbox, Google Drive, One Drive

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