With PDFpen, you can edit PDF files and more!

New! In version 7:

  • Viewable OCR text layer for proofing OCR text from scanned pages 
  • Sign PDF forms via interactive signature fields (not digital signatures) 
  • Context-sensitive popup-menus enable quick edits 
  • Compatible with iCloud Drive 

Main Features:

  • Add text, images and signatures to PDF
  • Correct text in original PDF with editable text blocks
  • Fill out interactive PDF forms and sign them
  • Redact or erase text, including OCR text
  • Search and redact text; search and replace text
  • Export to Microsoft® Word (.doc, .docx) format (requires Internet connection, must be licensed user)
  • Scan directly from Image Capture or TWAIN scanners
  • Perform OCR (Optical Character Recognition) on scanned documents
  • Viewable OCR text layer for proofing OCR text from scanned pages (new!)
  • Adjust resolution, color depth and contrast, skew, and size of an image or scanned document
  • Sign PDF forms via interactive signature fields (not digital signatures) (new!)
  • Insert and remove pages; re-order pages in a PDF by drag & drop; combine PDFs
  • Move, resize, copy and delete images in original PDF
  • Save PDFs directly to Evernote
  • Insert page numbers and specify positioning and format, including Roman numerals and Bates Numbering
  • Copy and paste rich text; retain fonts and formatting when copying from PDFs, including columns
  • Context-sensitive popup-menus enable quick edits (new!)
  • 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
  • Apply business-related and sign here stamps via the Library
  • Print notes and comments with or without the original text
  • Print a list of all annotations along with the document
  • Full screen mode, as well as zoom to document width and zoom to actual document size
  • Password protect a document with up to 256-bit AES encryption
  • Compatible with iCloud Drive (new!)
  • Sync Library items with PDFpen for iPad & iPhone via iCloud (Mac App Store version only)
  • Use iCloud (Mac App Store version only), iCloud Drive or Dropbox for seamless editing with PDFpen for iPad & iPhone
  • Automate PDF manipulations with AppleScript and JavaScript Automation
  • 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 7 and PDFpenPro 7 require a Mac running OS X 10.10 or later. For previous versions see our downloads page.