• PDF Studio

    PDF Studio

    PDF Studio

    Create, Review and Edit PDF Documents

    on Windows, Mac, and Linux.

PDF Studio Features

PDF Studio Features


Below is a brief summary 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, pencil annotations
  • Add hyperlinks (url, file, or email)
  • Attach files to a PDF document
  • Add shapes: circles, rectangles, lines, arrows, polygons, clouds
  • Add sound annotations, record audio into a PDF document
  • Add rubber stamps, predefined stamps or build your own
  • Precision measuring tools for distances, areas & perimeters
  • Annotation review statuses; ability to flatten annotations
  • Import and export in FDF/XFDF/XDP formats

Creating and Assembling Documents

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

Working with PDF Forms

  • Fill in and save interactive PDF forms
  • Flatten interactive form fields
  • Support for JavaScript
  • Fill non-interactive forms with typewriter tool
  • Interactive form designer Pro
  • Import and export form data in FDF/XFDF/XDP formats

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

Conversion and PDF Sub-Formats

  • Convert PDF to text, images (JPG, TIFF, GIF, PNG)
  • Convert images (JPG, TIFF, GIF, PNG) to PDFs
  • Convert Text, Microsoft Word and Excel 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 Pro

Advanced User Interface

  • Text Search
  • Loupe tool; Rulers and grid views
  • Touch mode for tablets & touch screens
  • Powerful tool chest to store recent & favorite markups
  • Third Party Integrations with Docusign & Document Services (Dropbox, Google Drive, One Drive)
  • Drag & drop pages to move them across documents
  • Easy navigation through thumbnail, bookmark & comment panes
  • Compare 2 PDFs side by side
  • Compare multiple PDFs using overlay 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
  • Manage digital ids and trusted certificates Pro

Batch Functions Pro

  • Work on multiple documents at once Pro:
  • Batch form functions (Export, Flatten, Reset)Pro
  • Batch conversion functions (Imgs, Text, PDF/A)Pro
  • Batch annotation functions (Delete, Export, Flatten)Pro
  • Batch document functions (Set Initial View, Set Security)Pro
  • Batch page functions (Print, Crop, Delete, Apply Watermarks)Pro
  • Advanced functions (Merge, Split, OCR, Rasterize) & more…Pro


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