PDFpen is your PDF editor for Mac. From signing and filling forms to correcting typos, OCRing scans and redacting sensitive info, PDFpen is your go-to app.
Everything in PDFpen plus — Powerful form-building tools, more export options, control over permissions and tables of contents and more.
Your all-purpose PDF editor for Mac
PDFpen makes you more efficient. Fill out and create forms. Electronically sign PDFs.
Edit text. Export to other formats, reduce file size, and more.
Get to the finish line sooner. You decide what comes next.
Be more efficient
PDFpen and PDFpenPro offer a comprehensive solution for reliable paperless workflows. Starting with a robust document reading, proofing and PDF navigating experience. Combined that with a variety of editing tools, giving users the power to: sign PDFs, fill-in forms, add comments, and search and redact sensitive information.
Get full control over your PDFs
View, print, edit, and comment on PDF documents using PDFpen
Edit, annotate, redact, sign and fill forms
Export to Microsoft® Word, reduce file sizes
Scan, OCR, extract and organize pages, combine files
Pro only: create interactive forms, create TOCs, batch OCR, send with DocuSign®
“PDFpen for Mac is the Superior Acrobat Alternative Solution.”
Della Harris, The Sweet Bits
Compare PDFpen and PDFpenPro
|Text: add, remove, ﬁx typos, make corrections||✓||✓|
|Markup: highlighting, notes, comments||✓||✓|
|Fill out forms||✓||✓|
|Sign documents, including digital signatures||✓||✓|
|Share via cloud, email etc.||✓||✓|
|Sync via iCloud||✓||✓|
|Optical Character Recognition (OCR) to convert scan to searchable text||✓||✓|
|Draw: shapes, arrows, scribbles||✓||✓|
|Images: add and remove||✓||✓|
|Image touch up||✓||✓|
|Pages: add, edit, pull out, combine, number, Bates, headers+footers, bookmarks||✓||✓|
|Redact sensitive information||✓||✓|
|Library: keep frequently-used items||✓||✓|
|Export: Microsoft® Word||✓||✓|
|Add password (up to 256-bit AES encryption), view Table of Contents, annotations||✓||✓|
|File & audio attachments *||✓||✓|
|Compress PDF documents for smaller file sizes||✓||✓|
|Batch OCR and edit OCR Layer||✓|
|Turn websites into PDFs||✓|
|Create and edit forms||✓|
|Permissions: add and edit||✓|
|Create and edit Tables of Contents, bookmarks||✓|
|Export: Microsoft® Excel, PowerPoint, PDF Archive (PDF/A)||✓|
* Add/delete file attachments is Pro only
This is not a comprehensive list. Please contact us for any inquiries regarding specific features.