How to edit a PDF

How to edit a PDF

In principle, it is quite complicated to edit a PDF if you do not want to subscribe to Adobe. Fortunately, there are many tools that you can use to still perform edits. In this article you will learn how to edit your PDF.

PDF editors

There are websites where you can upload, edit and save (download) a PDF. Such sites are quite numerous, but of different quality. Some can be used endlessly, others limit you to a few documents per day or irritate you with a lot of advertising. A commonly used variant is PDFescape. PDFescape allows you to view and edit PDFs online, even without downloading them. You install the program as an extension in your browser, when you open a PDF file you get the choice to edit it, view it online or download it. PDFescape works in Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Chrome and Opera.

When editing, you can choose from several options: insert (or delete) a page, add objects and text blocks, delete text, and so on. In addition, PDFescape is also very useful when pointing out adjustments, because you can add shapes, arrows and notes. The program can be used for free without registration, but a registered account does have some advantages, including storing your documents online.

For more information, see the website from PDFescape.


Convert PDF to Word

Of PDF To Word from Nitro Cloud you can easily convert PDF files to Word, Excel or PowerPoint-files. Make your changes and then easily return the file to PDF. Nitro Cloud, as the name suggests, comes with a handy cloud feature. This allows you to immediately share your documents and they are available to you anytime and anywhere.

You have various conversion options via the site. You upload the file and then enter with your email address where the converted file should go. The PDF document, or the other chosen file, will then appear in this inbox.

Check out the website of PDF To Word if you want to get started with the service.

If you don’t like Nitro Cloud, there are also many alternatives that allow you to convert PFD files to Word documents, even without having to install any software. For example, there is or


Adjust immediately

With the commonly used Adobe Acrobat you can easily add, rearrange, replace or move or delete entire pages. Images can also be removed or replaced.

The big disadvantage of Adobe Acrobat is that this PDF editor also has an Adobe price. You can choose from various options and extensions, with the standard variant costing approximately 16 euros per month.

For this price, you can do a lot more with Acrobat than just edit texts and adjust images. For example, you can add comments, make drawings and formulate, fill in and sign. In this article we take a closer look at the capabilities of Acrobat.

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