PDFpen® Family

Powerful PDF editing tools, available for Mac and iOS.

Whether you're on the road or at your desk, whether you need advanced editing features or just need to sign and email back a contract, the PDFpen family of tools has you covered. (What kind of PDF user are you? | Detailed PDFpen feature chart)

 

For Mac

   

For iPad® and iPhone®

PDFpen

The all-purpose Mac PDF editor! Add signatures, text, and images. Make changes and correct typos. OCR scanned docs. Fill out forms. 

 

PDFpen for iPad and iPhone

Edit your PDFs anywhere you are! Sign contracts, make changes, fill out applications, and more.

PDFpenPro

Everything PDFpen can do and more! Make interactive forms, build tables of contents, and convert Web pages to PDFs when you go PDFpenPro. 

 

PDFpen Scan+

The power of your office in your pocket! Scan contracts, invoices, or receipts as PDFs with your mobile device. Use OCR (Optical Character Recognition) to make that scanned image into editable text!

What kind of PDF user are you?

  • Do you breathe PDFs day in and day out? Need to secure your documents with a password, or make your own fillable forms for customers and clients?
    Get PDFpenPro! With its advanced PDF-handling features, it's made for power users like you.
     
  • Is the road your office? Do you do your best work in a coffee shop? Need clients to sign on the dotted line while on location?
    With PDFpen for iPad and iPhone, it's easy to sign contracts and fill out forms. Add PDFpen Scan+ and you add the power to scan and OCR to your shoulder bag. You may never go back to a desk!
     
  • In the office one day, out the next? Need a PDF editor at work, but want to finish those comments and highlights at home on your couch?
    You need a family of PDF tools so you can annotate and sign PDFs anywhere you are, at a desk with PDFpen for Mac, and everywhere else with PDFpen for iPad and iPhone.

 

Detailed Feature Chart

  PDFpen 
6
PDFpenPro 
6
PDFpen for iPad 
1
PDFpen Scan+ 
1
Price $59.95 $99.95 $14.99 $4.99
System requirements OS X 10.7 - 10.9 OS X 10.7 - 10.9 iOS 7 iOS 7

Text and Images

       
Add text, images, and scanned signatures Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark -
Correct text in original PDF with editable text blocks Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark -
Move, resize, copy, and delete images in original PDF Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark -
Redact, erase and replace text, including OCR text Checkmark Checkmark - -
Make image background transparent Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark -
Selectively resample images to reduce file size Checkmark Checkmark - Checkmark
Add text, images, and scanned signatures Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark -

Scanning / OCR

       
Adjust resolution and contrast in an image or scanned document Checkmark Checkmark - Checkmark
Import PDFs directly to your Mac from scanner Checkmark Checkmark - -
One-touch scanning directly from your iPhone or iPad camera - - - Checkmark
Perform Optical character recognition (OCR) on scanned documents Checkmark Checkmark - Checkmark
Import scans or images from your photo library Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Import scans or images from image and PDF files via “Open In…” - - Checkmark Checkmark
Copy and paste OCR results Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Edit OCR results Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark -

Document Editing

       
Insert, remove, and reorder pages Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark -
Rotate pages Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Insert page numbers and specify positioning and format, including Roman numerals and Bates Numbering Checkmark Checkmark - -
Deskew pages and images Checkmark Checkmark - -
Import Microsoft Word documents Checkmark Checkmark - -
Export a PDF to Microsoft Word format Checkmark Checkmark - -
Crop document pages Checkmark Checkmark - Checkmark
Table of contents creation - Checkmark - -
Import HTML website - Checkmark - -
AppleScriptable Checkmark Checkmark - -

Forms

       
Fill in form fields Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark -
Create cross-platform PDF forms - Checkmark - -
Insert advanced form features: pop-up menus, buttons - Checkmark - -
Submit form data Checkmark Checkmark - -
Create active form fields in a non-interactive form - Checkmark - -

Drawing

       
Draw ellipses and rectangles Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark -
Draw freeform scribbles, polygons, and rounded rectangles Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark -
Create & edit dashed borders, lines, and arrowheads Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark -
Library to store frequently-used text, images, scribbles, and signatures Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark -

Mark-up

       
Add (and print) notes and comments Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark -
Add and edit hyperlinks Checkmark Checkmark - -
Built-in proofreading marks library Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark -

Document Sharing

       
Save PDFs directly to Evernote Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark (copy to Evernote) Checkmark (copy to Evernote)
iCloud support Checkmark* Checkmark* Checkmark Checkmark**
Autosave and document versions Checkmark Checkmark - -
Supports import and export of documents via Dropbox, Evernote, Box, Alfresco, and Google Drive cloud services Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Supports import and export of documents via iTunes, FTP, and WebDAV Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark

Printing and Security

       
Selective printing of comments Checkmark Checkmark - -
Print form fields only for printing on preprinted forms Checkmark Checkmark - -
Edit document permissions - Checkmark - -
Save with 256-bit AES encryption Checkmark Checkmark - -
Print Documents Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Supports TextExpander input Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
  * Apple restricts iCloud access to applications purchased through the Mac App Store
** Documents in iCloud can only be accessed through the same app on other devices (PDFpen cannot access iCloud documents in PDFpen Scan+ and vice versa)