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PDFPEN IS NOW NITRO
PDFpen products have been rebranded to Nitro Pro Essentials and Nitro PDF Pro. The all-purpose PDF editor for Mac, iPad & iPhone. Add signatures, text, and images. Make changes and correct typos. OCR scanned docs. Fill out and sign forms.
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The Features Users Need at the Value You Want

Whether you’re working with contracts, forms, spreadsheets, blueprints, or beyond, PDFpen gives you the tools to simplify PDF editing and signing.
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EDIT PDF FILES WITH EASE
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  • Mark up documents with highlighting, underscoring and strikethrough
  • Add text, images and signatures to PDF
  • Correct text in original PDF with editable text blocks
  • Move, resize, copy and delete images in original PDF
  • Copy and paste rich text; retain fonts and formatting when copying from PDFs, including columns
  • Add, edit, preview and extract file attachments and annotations
  • Record and playback audio annotations
  • Add notes, comments, and cloud annotations
  • Snap objects in place with guides
  • Add page numbers, bookmarks, headers and footers, line numbers and watermarks
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SCAN & OCR — PREVIEW TEXT
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  • Perform OCR (Optical Character Recognition) on scanned documents singly or in batch OCR
  • Edit OCR text from your scanned pages
  • Scan directly from Image Capture or any Mac-compatible scanner
  • Adjust resolution, color depth and contrast, skew, and size of an image or scanned document
  • Context-sensitive popup-menus enable quick edits
  • Automate PDF manipulations with AppleScript and JavaScript Automation
  • Compress PDF documents for smaller file sizes
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REDACT PERSONAL INFORMATION
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  • Redact or erase text, including OCR text
  • Password protect a document with up to 256-bit AES encryption
  • Edit document permissions to restrict saving, printing, copying, etc.
  • Full screen mode, as well as zoom to document width and zoom to actual document size
  • Print notes and comments with or without the original text
  • Print a list of all annotations along with the document
  • Add (and print) notes and comments
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SIGN & FILL FORMS
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  • Validate digital signatures for authenticity and trust of digitally signed documents
  • Digitally sign documents using AATL or create a self-signed certificate
  • Fill out interactive PDF forms and sign them
  • Apply business-related and sign here stamps via the Library
  • Save frequently-used images, signatures, objects and text in the Library
  • Sync Library items with PDFpen for iPad & iPhone via iCloud
  • Use iCloud or Dropbox for seamless editing with PDFpen for iPad & iPhone
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AUTO-GENERATE FILLABLE FORM FIELDS
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  • Convert websites to multi-page PDFs, complete with hyperlinks
  • Create and edit cross-platform fillable PDF forms
  • Export PDFs to Microsoft® Word (.docx) while offline, and to Microsoft® Excel (.xlsx), Microsoft® PowerPoint (.pptx), and PDF Archive (PDF/A) formats with an Internet connection
  • Create form fields automatically in a non-interactive form
  • Create and edit document Table of Contents
  • Create Portfolio documents, combining related files together
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DRAW, HIGHLIGHT, SCRIBBLE, CORRECT TEXT
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  • Mark up documents with highlighting, underscoring and strikethrough
  • Add text, images and signatures to PDF
  • Correct text in original PDF with editable text blocksMove, resize, copy and delete images in original PDF
  • Copy and paste rich text; retain fonts and formatting when copying from PDFs, including columns
  • Preview and extract file attachments and annotations
  • Record and playback audio annotations
  • Add notes, comments, and cloud annotations
  • Snap objects in place with guides
  • Add page numbers, bookmarks, headers and footers, line numbers and watermarks
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SCAN & OCR — PREVIEW TEXT
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  • Perform OCR (Optical Character Recognition) on scanned documents
  • Viewable OCR text layer for proofing OCR text from scanned pages
  • Scan directly from Image Capture or any Mac-compatible scanner
  • Adjust resolution, color depth and contrast, skew, and size of an image or scanned document
  • Context-sensitive popup-menus enable quick edits
  • Compress PDF documents for smaller file sizes
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REDACT PERSONAL INFORMATION
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  • Redact or erase text, including OCR text
  • Password protect a document with up to 256-bit AES encryption
  • Full screen mode, as well as zoom to document width and zoom to actual document size
  • Print notes and comments with or without the original text
  • Print a list of all annotations along with the document
  • Add (and print) notes and comments
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SIGN & FILL FORMS
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  • Validate digital signatures for authenticity and trust of digitally signed documents
  • Digitally sign documents using AATL or create a self-signed certificate
  • Fill out interactive PDF forms and sign them
  • Apply business-related and sign here stamps via the Library
  • Save frequently-used images, signatures, objects and text in the Library
  • Sync Library items with PDFpen for iPad & iPhone via iCloud
  • Use iCloud or Dropbox for seamless editing with PDFpen for iPad & iPhone
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REORDER & DELETE PAGES — MERGE PDFS
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  • Insert page numbers and specify positioning and format, including Roman numerals and Bates Numbering
  • Insert and remove pages; re-order pages in a PDF by drag & drop; combine PDFs
  • Measure distances with the measurement tool, including scale within architectural documents
  • Export to Microsoft® Word (.doc, .docx) format (must be licensed user)
  • Automate PDF manipulations with AppleScript and JavaScript Automation
  • Save PDFs directly to Evernote
Feature Comparison
Essentials
Pro
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user/month
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user/month
Edit PDF files
Review, Markup, and Annotate PDFs
Sign and fill out forms
Build and Fill PDF forms
Scan and OCR
Add and edit images
Create PDFs and Combine Files
Keep PDFs secure
Redact and highlight
Redact sensitive information
Convert to Microsoft® Word
Convert to images
Attach files and audio
Add links
Digitally Sign and Certify Documents
Compress PDF files
Batch OCR & edit OCR
Convert to Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
Convert to PDF/A
Turn websites into PDFs
Permissions: add and edit
Create and edit: Tables of Contents, bookmarks
Create links from URLs
PDF Portfolios
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