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Simple open source PDF-editor for redacting

I am looking for a PDF-editor with the following specs: Import should not cause layout to change Import multiple pages must work Integrate well with Windows 10 (Drag a file from file manager to open, ...
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batch-processing PDFs with automated edits

I have 100 pdfs. All of them have a portion at two parts within them which I want to hide. ALSO, I have to put a .jpg image at a fixed position (in all pdfs). The image is different in all pdfs. The ...
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PDF Editor with Scan Feature

I'm looking for a PDF Software for Linux, mainly with scan feature and secondary edit the PDF (like merge, extract, delete, change PDF pages positions). Better if it is open source o has a trial ...
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PDF Solution that allows expandable text boxes

I used to create PDF's with expandable text boxes in Adobe LifeCycle. I have checked and Adobe LifeCycle is no longer an option. I'm not looking for an overflow text box as it doesn't show the ...
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Need a software for PDF to DOC converter

I'm looking for a software, which is able to convert a pdf document into a doc file. I know there is Adobe Acrobat Professional which does a good job concerning this. The drawback is that it costs for ...
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PDF viewer and annotator for iPad that can open views to the same document in different tabs

I read math textbooks in PDF format. I read them on my iPad. My iPad can connect to the Internet via WiFi only, but I often read outdoors and in other places where there's no WiFi access. Math ...
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Automatically synchronize OneDrive files when edited with specific software on iPad

Is it possible to edit PDF files, (for example,) with OneNote on my iPad and then those edited files are automatically updated also on my OneDrive? With edit, I mostly mean making notes with the Apple ...
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Minimally invasive low level PDF editor GUI

I'm looking for a GUI to edit the low level PDF file structure without incremental updates and with the minimal changes possible to the PDF structure. For example, I would like the capability to ...
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Is there any PDF Reader that support both searching through opened tabs and navigating with vim binding?

I have the need to open many PDFs at one time. In this situation, the name of each tab is truncated so many that I can't see the location of my expected tab. Is there any PDF reader that can search by ...
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Is there any PDF software for Windows which can print the target page number in the margin opposite a link?

If you have a link in a PDF which points to a page within the same document, is there any easy way to get the number of the page pointed to to appear in the right hand margin opposite the link, so ...
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convert pencil handwriting to pen handwriting online free

I have pdfs of my homework assignment written in pencil. I was supposed to write it in pen. I am looking for a software that changes the colour of my handwriting to blue/black colour. Please help, ...
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Photos to PDF with cropping - Software similar to OfficeLens

Before Windows disabled key features I could use OfficeLens on my desktop/laptop to open images of documents, crop, and save as PDF. That's all I need. Any free or one-time purchase replacements? I ...
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want to convert OCR PDF to computer font

my pdf text is too blurry. so i want to convert it to computer font from scanned image.i already tried increassing quality by adobe/edit/preferences/page display. Any OS is acceptable, any price. As ...
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Extract MP3 Audio or Sound from PDF

The MP3 audios are not Attachments, they don't show up on Adobe Acrobat Pro DC's Attachments panel, they show up on the Comments panel and Adobe Reader/Acrobat can only export them to an Adobe .fdf ...
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Which would be best web based PDF editor using dot net core and javascript?

I am working with a requirement for one of the modules in the project(.Net Core) which comprises multiple PDF operations, like converting from PDF to HTML, then editing the HTML in a web view editor, ...
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Annotate pdf in real time (android and pc)

What app can I use to annotate pdfs and view the annotations in real-time? Basically I would like to annotate a pdf on dropbox on my android and be able to view the changes on my PC on an ...
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PDF SDK compatible with .net core 3 wpf?

I'm searching a PDF sdk targeting .net core 3. This SDK should of course read/write pdfs (multiplatform) but also view/edit in a wpf (windows only) component All the sdk that i found don't have viewer/...
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A Simple Document creating software, with export options of PDF..?

I have checked Word, and other PDF creating software like PDF Element, Foxit, Adobe.. etc.. but they were difficult to use, and bloated.. I want something Simple and Easy as QUIP - software, or Google ...
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PDF viewer/editor with support for digital signatures that is free

Can anyone recommend a Windows PDF editor/viewer with support for digital signatures that is free? It doesn't have to be any good at editing, just allow signatures without having to pay for a ...
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PDF editor with emphasis on Preflight, PDF standards and PDF/X

What is, besides Foxit's PhantomPDF, the greater, greatest and most complete alternative for a PDF editor with an emphasis on Preflight, PDF standards and PDF/X. I would require also operations to ...
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Free or open-source PDF editing software for Windows

I'm seeking for open-source software that allows you to edit PDF files with a range of options similar to Adobe Acrobat's one. I found Sejda a good online tool for this purpose since it includes a ...
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Black/Dark/Night mode PDF/PPT Viewer MacOS?

I read a lot during the night and I have so many books in the .pdf .pptx format that my eyes get strained during whole reading sessions. on an average, I roughly read 200 pages daily. The thing is I ...
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Remove layers from a PDF without Adobe Acrobat on a Mac

I have a A0 size PDF document with multiple layers, and I want to get this document printed at a copy shop. The copy shop doesn't have the option to select/deselect the layers, and I only want 3 of ...
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Tools for generate PDF that contains graph and table

I'm looking for something for generate PDF. PDF requirement ; A4 ( 21 x 29,7cm ) ( A4 ISO 216 or ISO 269 ) Support landscape format Page concept ( do not print something between 2 pages )* Header / ...
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What software can I use to Edit PDF online?

I have already built a database and using php I can edit,delete etc... from the database. I need an app which I can integrate in my app to edit pdf. I should be in such a way that when I click on the ...
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Software to annotate PDF from Excel or Python

I have a large PDF files. Each PDF page contains a chart and also includes a unique identifier, i.e. chart number. I have individual comments for each chart and would like to insert these in the ...
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Is there a software that simulates a pen and paper?

My university requires us to scan homework to PDF and send it via the website, and I have a problem using paper because my writing is messy. I saw some students using an iPad or a Chromebook to write ...
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Software with post-scan abilities of Camscanner for windows?

I am looking for a software which mostly does what the android app Camscanner does after a photo is captured. I have lot of scanned PDFs with greyish page color. I want to primarily convert them to ...
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Normal PDF to Booklet PDF and vice versa

I am looking for the following Normal Sequential Page PDF: Assume a PDF has 51 or 50 or 53 pages sequentially. Wanted to print in booklet format. Either in single or duplex - backtoback via duplex ...
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Free software for creating fillable PDFs

I'm looking for Adobe Acrobat DC alternative (https://acrobat.adobe.com/us/en/acrobat/how-to/create-fillable-pdf-forms-creator.html) - PDF creator capable of creating PDF fillable forms. Is there ...
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Generate outline in existing pdf file

Is there a software that can generate outline in existing pdf files? From the style/level of the headers, for example? The OS can be Windows or Linux. I prefer the free solution, but if that is not ...
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PDF rotate for Windows

I am looking for a PDF editor that can: rotate add text ideally this would be open source, but freeware is acceptable - i would prefer to avoid anything that requires Java - as I dont want to ...
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PDF editor that can arrange pages visually (on a page-thumbnail grid...)

I'm looking for a Windows freeware that: can remove a page (example: remove page #7 from a 50-page PDF, and save the result as PDF) can move a page (example: move page #23 from a 50-page PDF to the ...
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Free pdf reader with typewriter capability

Is there any free pdf reader with a typewriter capability like the one provided by acrobat reader professional as in the below image (or in the link http://users.wfu.edu/yipcw/atg/pdf/705typewriter/...
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How to fill in an Adobe document? [closed]

I am trying to apply for a scholarship for graduate school. I need to fill out the PDF file (it has fillable fields) and then send it in via email. It has to be completed electronically. When I open ...
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Free / open source tool to flatten PDFs?

Looking for above-mentioned tool to work with PDFs. Following functions are desired: Draw lines, rectangles, circles for annotations Include comments (as in actual text onto the PDF, not speech ...
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Want to edit some PDF for my kids worksheets

Every semester of my son's test week, I need to scan all his past worksheets into PDF files and find a way to delete all the answers that he wrote so he could redo them as his revision. Normally I ...
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Marking comments and annotations on top of a PDF

I occasionally receive PDFs on which I want to mark comments, or some points/segments of which I want to annotate somehow - similarly to what I would do with printed PDFs. This does not mean editing ...
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Linux and/or Windows application like Mac Preview

I would really like an application for Windows and/or Linux that can view and do simple annotations on PDFs, JPGs, PNGs, and other file types quickly. For example, in Mac Preview, if I open a PDF of ...
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Crop and merge PDF files

I wish to edit PDF pages, crop them and merge the newly obtained pages into a PDF. Which software (preferably free) would be the best for this? I've heard of Adobe Pagemaker, but I was wondering ...
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Paint on PDF via PDF.js

We use the great library pdf.js It would be really cool if you could paint on the pdf which gets displayed via pdf.js. A commercial library would be ok, but open source is preferred. With "paint on ...
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Gratis, Libre, graphical PDF editor for UN*X with specific capabilities

I want to edit PDFs. Specifically, I want to be able to: Add elements to the (intra-page) PDF structure, from as wide a range of whatever constitutes the internal structure of a PDF. Specifically, ...
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Is there a PDF software capable of finding, extracting, selecting and then summarizing the annotations/comments based on a search criteria?

Here's the situation: I have 700 pdf files in one folder (those files have to be there!). Each file contains dozens or hundreds of annontations/comments. Each annotation/comment has keywords to ...
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Adobe Livecycle alternative

I have used for several years Adobe Livecycle in an enterprise environment. I am looking for an alternative, that would be able to meet the same usage needs that I had on that scenario. We had: 1 - ...
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Looking for a free Adobe Acrobat alternative for Business

Recently I switched from Microsoft Office to Open Office and it saved me a lot of money. I was wondering if there's a similar application for Windows that can replace Adobe Acrobat. Something that can ...
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Remove margins from PDFs

I would like a software to edit Pdfs. I have essentially margins on every page of the pdf I would like to take out before running it through OCR software. I would like to use free software. They can ...
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Document Viewer

Does anyone know of any good software choices that will either allow me to compare documents against a set of glyphs (character map behind pdf documents)? Or if anyone knows of a good OCR software ...
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Need pdf annotation supports handwriting / online / inserting pages in the middle of the pdf

I need pdf annotation supports handwriting / online / inserting pages in the middle of the pdf. kamihq does everything except does not let us insert pages in the middle of the pdf (you have to keep ...
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PDF editor for Linux

I am looking for a good PDF editor similar to Foxit Phantom for Linux. Unfortunately Foxit Phantom is for Windows only and I couldn't install it with Wine. What I need is an option to modify/delete ...
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Android feature rich PDF viewer/editor for free

I was looking for an Android app for a complete management of PDF files (reading, searching, editing and so on) that was as feature rich as possible and FREE. As first to notice, I came across ...
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