With PDFpen, you can edit PDF files, including:

  • Add text, images and signatures to PDF
  • Correct text in original PDF with editable text blocks
  • Move, resize, copy and delete images in original PDF
  • Redact or erase text, including OCR text; use search-and-redact or search-and-replace
  • Adjust resolution, color depth and contrast in an image or scanned document
  • Scan directly from Image Capture or TWAIN scanners
  • Perform OCR (Optical Character Recognition) on scanned documents
  • Insert and remove pages; re-order pages in a PDF by drag & drop; combine PDFs
  • Insert page numbers and specify positioning and format, including Roman numerals and Bates Numbering
  • Fill out interactive PDF forms
  • Copy and paste rich text; retain fonts and formatting when copying from PDFs
  • Select and copy text across multiple columns
  • Add (and print) notes and comments
  • Mark up documents with highlighting, underscoring and strikethrough
  • Save frequently-used images, signatures, objects and text in the Library and sync that Library via iCloud (Mac App Store version only)
  • Save PDFs directly to Evernote
  • Automate PDF manipulations with AppleScript
  • Autosaving and document versions
  • Password protect a document with 256-bit AES encryption
  • Export to Microsoft® Word (.doc, .docx) format (requires Internet connection, must be licensed user)
  • Use iCloud (Mac App Store version only) or Dropbox for seamless editing with PDFpen for iPad and PDFpen for iPhone
  • Need to convert websites to multi-page PDF documents? How about edit document permissions? Want to create and edit cross-platform fillable PDF forms or document Table of Contents? Check out the additional PDF editing power of PDFpenPro!

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Available in English, Spanish, Japanese, German, Italian, and French.
Note: Localized versions can be downloaded via the Download button above. Spanish, French, German, Italian and Japanese localizations are contained in the same file as the English version.


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System Requirements:

PDFpen 6.x and PDFpenPro 6.x are compatible with OS X 10.7 (Lion), 10.8 (Mountain Lion), 10.9 (Mavericks), and 10.10 (Yosemite). For 10.6 please download PDFpen 5.9.X or PDFpenPro 5.9.X.