Thank you for downloading PDFpen!

Next step: Install it



Install
  1. Locate the app in your Downloads.
  2. Drag the app to your Applications folder.
  3. Double-click on the app to launch it.

When PDFpen first launches you will be asked to register. Click “Demo” to use the free trial.

Time Limit: The demo has no time limit.

Features: The demo will stamp the Smile logo on all saved and printed documents. Once you purchase and register the app, re-save the documents to remove the logo from the document and its subsequent printouts.

The demo allows full access to all the app features except Microsoft® Word export and PDFpenPro’s Excel, PowerPoint, and PDF/A export.

Check out our video tutorial for a great introduction to PDFpen!

Buy now from our web store: PDFpen | PDFpenPro

Once you purchase you will receive an email with your registration information.

Buy from Within the App:

  1. Select Purchase / Register… from the PDFpen menu.
  2. Click the Buy Now button.
  3. Fill in your info and credit card details, and click the “Checkout” button.
  4. Verify your order details, and click the “Submit Order” button.
  5. Your name and serial number are automatically registered with the product. You will also receive an email with your serial number. If you ever need to enter it manually, select Purchase / Register again, enter your name and serial number from the email and click the “Register” button.

(Not applicable to Mac App Store purchases.)

Updates within a major version are free to registered users of that version. For example a free update would be from v.8.1 to v.8.2.

Upgrades between major version numbers are charged an upgrade fee. For example a paid upgrade would be from v.7.9 to v.8.1.

Free upgrade: If you purchased version
7 on or after January 1, 2016, the upgrade to the Smile Store version is free. Free upgrades are not available to the Mac App Store version.

Buy an Upgrade

You can upgrade from any version of PDFpenPro to PDFpenPro 8, or PDFpen to PDFpen 8, for $30. Upgrade pricing is not available in the Mac App Store.

How to Upgrade 

  1. Download PDFpen 8 or PDFpenPro 8. Do so either by choosing “Check for Update…” from the PDFpen/PDFpenPro menu, or downloading from the Smile website.
  2. Launch v.8. It will notice your previous version and offer to check for a free upgrade.
  3. If your upgrade is…
    – Free you’ll be prompted to enter your name and email address, and will be issued a free license for v.8. Finished!
    – Not free you can click on “Buy an upgrade license” for upgrade pricing.
  4. Go through the screens to purchase the US $30 upgrade to v.8 or the US $50 upgrade to PDFpenPro from PDFpen.
  5. Complete your purchase and PDFpen/PDFpenPro will register with your new license. You will also receive an email of your new license for your records.

How to Upgrade if you purchased from the Mac App Store

  1. Download PDFpen 8 or PDFpenPro 8 from our site.
  2. Launch v.8. It will prompt you to locate your Mac App Store app so that we can verify the receipt.
  3. If your upgrade is…
    – Free you’ll be prompted to enter your name and email address, and will be issued a free license for v.8. Finished!
    – Not free you can click on “Buy an upgrade license” for upgrade pricing.
  4. Go through the screens to purchase the US $30 upgrade to v.8 or the US $50 upgrade to PDFpenPro from PDFpen.
  5. Complete your purchase and PDFpen/PDFpenPro will register with your new license. You will also receive an email of your new license for your records.

PDFpen 8: $74.95

Family Pack: $94.95

  • Registers up to 5 computers in one household.
  • Upgrade from earlier versions of PDFpen: $30

Office Pack: starting at $224.95

  • Register up to a 5 different users in one physical office location. Larger office packs are also available. More details.

PDFpenPro 8: $124.95

Family Pack: $149.95

  • Registers up to 5 computers in one household.
  • Upgrade from earlier versions of PDFpen: $30

Office Pack: starting at $349.95

  • Register up to a 5 different users in one physical office location. Larger office packs are available. More details.

Upgrades

Upgrade from a previous PDFpen to PDFpen 8: $30
Upgrade from a previous PDFpenPro to PDFpenPro 8: $30
Upgrade from a previous PDFpen to PDFpenPro 8: $50

Buy with Confidence

Smile is proud to offer a 90 day money-back guarantee. If you’re not satisfied within 90 days of your purchase, we’ll give you a refund at your request. We urge you to contact us first for technical support issues, as most are resolved quickly. (Applies to the Smile Store version. Contact Apple for refunds on Mac App Store purchases.)

Smile believes in supporting the work of charitable organizations. We will consider donating licenses for our software to qualified 501(c)(3) non-profits. Please send a brief description of your organization along with your request when you contact us.

See System Requirements for all the previous versions and downloads.