PDF files are not editable by nature. This is, in fact, what makes PDF the most popular format for exchanging documents with third parties. For example, when you don’t want the recipient and user of your document to modify the content of your file.
However, the practice has shown that PDFs need to be edited from multiple reasons. The answer to this need are PDF converters. These come as desktop, online and mobile applications that can extract the content of your PDFs into a desirable editable file format like Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, HTML, JPEG, AutoCAD, or others.
Although there are really quality PDF converters available today, wouldn’t it be great if you could directly edit PDF content without conversion to an editable file format like Word?
Thankfully, this is more than possible with the help of an advanced PDF editor like Able2Extract Professional 11. You can quickly to check out how easy it is to edit PDF by clicking the Start button on the interactive graphic that simulates PDF editing here.
As this handy visual shows, Able2Extract allows you to perform edits on your PDF in just three clicks:
1) Open the PDF you want to modify in Able2Extract by clicking the open icon shown below and choosing the file on your computer:
2) Now click the edit icon you can also see in that image above: a sheet of paper with a pencil across.
3) You are ready to start making PDF edits! You will see the Edit PDF content and pages panel in the right sidebar:
As you can see, you can add text, delete or redact it (especially useful when you need to wipe out sensitive information from your files). To add text to your PDF just click on the Add Text icon and select the line where you would like to input additional text. Start typing in the text: you changes will be immediately visible.
You can also customize the content of your PDF by changing the font type, size, and color, or adding the outline. The color of the outline can also be adjusted. To customize PDF even further, you can add shapes (vector graphics) or images to it. Able2Extract allows you to insert BMP, JPG, PNG, GIF or TIFF images in your PDF.
Apart from editing content of the PDF — adding text, vector graphics and images, deleting and redacting PDF, you can also modify pages of your PDF. For example, delete one or more PDF pages by clicking the Delete button and defining the single page or entire page range in the dialog that appears:
Using delete option, you can redact your PDF much faster when you need to wipe out the content of entire page or a number of pages. Just check the box Wipe Out Pages’ Content after specifying the page or the page range you want to remove and click the button Delete.
In a similar fashion, it is possible to insert pages from another PDF, split PDF, move around pages, and so on.
Once you’ve made all the edits you wanted, save them to your computer by choosing Save on the File menu. To save it as a new version, but keep the original document as well, just opt for the Save as option, customize the filename and location on your disk before clicking the Save button.
Also See: When Do You Know You Need a PDF Software
Since Able2Extract is a desktop software, it goes without saying that your files and sensitive information in your documents are completely secure and private. No need to upload your PDFs to any website and risk sharing the content of your documents with third parties. Able2Extract is available as a free 7-day trial and runs on Windows, MacOS and Linux. Download Able2Extract Pro 11 here and start editing your PDFs now!