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Best Way to Modify PDF Files on Mac

Jul 14,2012 15:20 pm / Posted by to eBooks Topics
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PDF files are widely used on Mac OS X as they can be created, viewed and shared easily. But by nature, they are hard to be modified. Mac users are lucky because with the Mac built-in Preview app, they can make some kind of modifications on the PDF files directly such as adding annotations, merging PDF pages. But it is far from enough, if you need to modify text and images in the PDF, you need draw support from third-party software.

To save your time from trial and error in looking for a suitable PDF editing program, PDF Editor Pro for Mac is worth a try. It is an innovative PDF editing tool and it provides 2 methods for users to modify PDF files on Mac OS X. In addition to the powerful PDF editing ability, it also allows users to create PDF from other file types and even convert PDF to other formats flexibly. In this article, we are mainly telling how to edit PDF content with it.

First of all, you should free download and install the PDF editing software on your Mac. Run it by double-clicking the program shortcut icon on the desktop to get ready. Then, follow the operations describe as below:

How to Edit PDF Files on Mac?

Step 1: Add Text to PDF

Open a PDF file with PDF Editor Pro for Mac. Choose "Add Text" on the toolbar, and click on any area on the page to add text. After that, choose Touchup Tool and click on the text block, you can drag the text to the place on the page as you like.

Step 2: Modify Text in PDF

Click "Touchup Tool" on the toolbar, and double click on the text, when the text is in an editable block and the cursor becomes I-beam pointer, you can correct, insert, or delete the text.

Step 3: Insert images to PDF

Just click "Customize" on the toolbar and drag "Insert Image" and "Crop Image" button to the toolbar and click Done button to confirm. Also you can resize, move, and delete the images in the PDF file.

You can also modify PDF Files on Mac for converting PDF files to Word. Open a PDF file withPDF Editor Pro for Mac. Then choose "File > Convert to Word" in the top menu bar, you can quickly convert the current PDF file to editable Ms Word document. Then you can modify it in Ms Word.

Both the 2 methods allow you to make PDF files editable on Mac OS X. In my opinion, the first method is quicker if you only need to modify a few typos on the PDF file. But if you have to make large changes to the PDF file, converting PDF to Word to modify it in Word is more time-saving. Users can choose the suitable method according to the different situation.

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