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People always ask: Which software should I use to improve working with PDF?

These days a PDF is the most preferred document format used in business dealings and many other occasions. It used to be impossible to edit PDFs until Adobe PDF editor, Foxit PDF editor, PDFelement and others came up with their PDF editing products. Wondershare’s PDFelement and PDFelement Pro are the best on the market. They are all-in-one solutions that enable users to create, edit, merge, split, annotate, fill forms, convert, compress, secure and sign PDF documents whether they are working on Mac or Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10 and Vista. They are also available in iOS and Android, meaning that PDF documents can be edited on tablets.

What are the features of PDFelement?

PDFelement is a great software that can be used by anyone. It has a great user interface that makes it easy for users whether they want to know how to create a PDF file or simply work with their PDF documents.

Create PDF file: The basic function of PDFelement standard version is to create PDF files from other formats. It can also convert documents to PDF in various formats and multiple unusual fonts. It offers more features than Adobe.

Convert: Users can convert PDF documents to other formats such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Image, HTML, etc. at the click of a button. 

Edit. With PDFelement the user can edit, add or remove text seamlessly. With just a click the user can edit any text or image just like in a word processor, e.g. watermarks, headers, footers, and backgrounds. 

Annotate: The user can also annotate the text using highlighting, underlining, drawing, attachments, notes, stamps, markups, boxes, etc.

Security: PDFelement enables users to put password levels for security.

Price: PDFelement is $69 per year for a single license and special prices are available sometimes on Wondershare website.

For more features, users can turn to PDFelement Pro.

What are the latest features of PDFelement Pro?

PDFelement Pro 7 is the latest version. It is a full-featured alternative to Acrobat. It combines a simple but sophisticated user interface with essential business features. It has included changes to the user interface for better usability but it keeps the features that made Pro 6 great.

Improved user interface: Version 7 has an improved user interface that displays all the main functions on its Home screen in large clickable icons. From the Home Page the user can start the process of creating, editing, converting, combining or batch processing PDF documents. The user can also access a library of PDF templates. The top of the UI has a Microsoft Office-style toolbar which contains all the master functions such as security, sharing, commenting and page management. The streamlined user interface gets the user where he wants to go using only a few clicks. Behind the nice-looking interface there is a business-ready feature set.

Document opening: Working a PDF document is the same as it was in version 6. Each document opens in its own tab. A toolbar down the left side enables the user to open thumbnails of all the document’s pages, review comments, add bookmarks, manage attached files, and search text within the document.

Editing: Document editing is the basic function of PDFelement Pro. The user can edit text-in-line or within a text box. She can drop in and insert links, create headers and footers, play around with images, change the document’s background, add or remove watermarks and add automated consecutive numbering.

Annotate: PDFelement Pro also includes a list of tools such as sticky notes, stamps, text highlighting, shapes and freehand markup. It is also easy to format the font, color, etc. in order to customize the document. 


Sharing: It is easy to share documents for review, either through emailing and tracking with DocSend or sending to Google Drive and Dropbox. 

Conversion: A user can convert PDFs to Word, Excel, EPub, PowerPoint, Pages, RTF, HTML and text formats. She can also create PDFs from images, text files and HTML. This feature was carried over from version 6.

OCR: Optical character recognition is much better than competing products. Now scanning files is easier. You can edit scanned PDF file via the feature. Plus, it support more than 23+ languages.


Merging: Merging files is easy so a user can take several PDFs and create one document out of them.

Security: PDFelement Pro enables users to create forms and to fill them.

Signature: The user can add a digital signature to any PDF document.

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Redact: The user can censor or obscure part of the text for security or legal purposes.

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