PDFpen & PDFpenPro 11 Press Kit

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What’s new in PDFpen & PDFpenPro 11?

This major new version of PDFpen and PDFpenPro introduces split view, a new Font Bar, Continuity Camera support, and for Pro users, enhancements to interactive form creation and editing.

Split view mode quickly and simultaneously shows different parts of a document. Partition your window horizontally or vertically, scroll to reference another page while editing.

The new Font Bar enables convenient font selection, styling, and justification for new and selected text.

Continuity Camera adds scanning options for users running macOS Mojave and iOS 12. Effortlessly scan documents and images into PDFpen and PDFpenPro 11 on your Mac right from your iPhone or iPad.

PDFpenPro 11 users can select and edit multiple form fields at once. Table of Contents text now wraps, simplifying navigation and editing.

PDFpen 11 includes many additional improvements, including the ability to add multiple items as one to the Library, specify margin positioning for page numbers, and turn position guides on and off.

PDFpen and PDFpenPro 11 work with PDFpen for iPad & iPhone version 4, allowing seamless editing across devices when used with Dropbox or iCloud.

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New Features:

  • Split-view mode for editing
  • New Font Bar for expressive font control
  • Import scans from Continuity Camera
  • Customize page-number locations
  • Add multiple items to the Library at once
  • Adds option to turn off guides
  • Adds Medical/Legal dictionaries for OCR (English language)
  • Various improvements and fixes

Full Features:

  • Add text, images and signatures to PDFs
  • 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 replace, search and redact, and search and highlight text
  • Export in Microsoft® Word format, TIFF, JPEG, PNG, and flat PDF
  • Scan directly from Image Capture or TWAIN scanners
  • Perform OCR (Optical Character Recognition) on scanned documents
  • View OCR layer for proofing OCR text from scanned pages, or remove OCR layer
  • Edit original images, including adjusting resolution, color depth and contrast, skew, and size of an image or scanned document
  • Sign PDF forms via drawing, interactive signature fields, or AATL or self-signed certificates
  • Insert and remove pages; re-order pages in a PDF with drag & drop; combine PDFs maintaining Table of Contents entries
  • Move, resize, copy and delete images in original PDF
  • Save PDFs directly to Evernote
  • Preview and extract file attachments and annotations
  • Record and playback audio annotations
  • Copy and paste rich text; retain fonts and formatting when copying from PDFs, including columns
  • Context-sensitive popup-menus enable quick edits
  • Add notes and comments, print annotation summary with or without the original text
  • Mark up documents with highlighting, underscoring and strikethrough
  • Save frequently-used images, signatures, objects and text in the Library; sync Library items with PDFpen for iPad & iPhone via iCloud
  • Add page numbers, bookmarks, headers and footers, line numbers and watermarks
  • Apply business-related and Sign Here stamps via the Library
  • Password protect a document with up to 256-bit AES encryption
  • Automate PDF manipulations with AppleScript and JavaScript Automation
  • Available in English, Japanese, German, French, Italian, and Spanish

PDFpenPro Only Features

  • Export to Microsoft® Excel (.xlsx, .xls), Microsoft® PowerPoint (.pptx) and PDF Archive (PDF/A) formats (requires Internet connection for .pptx and PDF/A, must be a licensed user)
  • Create cross-platform fillable PDF forms including interactive signature fields and email or web submission buttons
  • Create and edit Table of Contents and bookmarks
  • Convert websites into PDFs
  • Add and edit document permissions
  • Automatic form creation makes existing PDF forms fillable
  • Gather submitted form data via backend integration
  • Add and delete file attachments and annotations
  • Create Portfolio documents, combining related files together
  • Correct typos in OCR text layer and batch OCR
  • OCR horizontal Chinese, Japanese & Korean

Requirements

OS X 10.12 (Sierra) and later.

Pricing

PDFpen

US $74.95
Family Pack: $94.95 (home use; up to 5 computers in one household)
Office Pack: starts at $224.95 for 5 users
Single user upgrade from earlier versions of PDFpen: $30
Upgrade pricing for Family Packs and Office Packs: http://smle.us/pdfpenup
(Free upgrades for purchases made on or after January 1, 2019; no free upgrades available in the Mac App Store)

PDFpenPro

US $124.95
Family Pack: $149.95 (home use; up to 5 computers in one household)
Office Pack: starts at $349.95 for 5 users
Single user upgrade from earlier versions of PDFpenPro: $30
Upgrade pricing for Family Packs and Office Packs: http://smle.us/pdfpenproup
(Free upgrades for purchases made on or after January 1, 2019; no free upgrades available in the Mac App Store)

Single user upgrade from any previous version of PDFpen to PDFpenPro 10: US $50

Site licenses: PDFpen $1249.95, PDFpenPro $1624.95
Site license terms: Single contact for support; single physical address or company with fewer than 1,000 employees. Visit our site license store:
https://smilesoftware.com/sitelicense

PDFpen for iPad & iPhone

US $19.99 on the App Store.

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What is PDFpen?

Edit PDFs easily with PDFpen! PDFpen is a heavy-duty document editing app for Mac.

Add text, images, signatures, highlights, and comments. Make changes, fix typos, fill out forms, and redact sensitive information. Use OCR (Optical Character Recognition) to turn a scan into editable text. Export from PDF to Microsoft® Word. Stash your documents in iCloud, Dropbox, Evernote or any other cloud service.

For more advanced features try PDFpenPro, which has everything in PDFpen and more. PDFpenPro has a number of powerful features for form creation and form filling. Use PDFpenPro to convert HTML to PDF, edit tables of contents, edit document permissions, and export PDF to Microsoft® Excel, PowerPoint, and PDF/ Archive formats.

PDFpen and PDFpenPro 11 work with PDFpen for iPad & iPhone version 4, allowing seamless editing across devices when used with Dropbox or iCloud.

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