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Nitro PDF Pro Essentials for Mac

Edit and annotate PDFs with ease (formerly PDFPen).

$9.99
In English
3.6
Based on 112 user rates

Nitro PDF Pro Essentials overview

Nitro PDF Pro Essentials allows users to easily edit PDF's. Add text, images and signatures. Fill out PDF forms. Merge or split PDF documents. Reorder and delete pages. Even correct text and edit graphics!

Features:
  • 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

What’s new in version 13.3.0

  • Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated.
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Nitro PDF Pro Essentials for Mac

$9.99
In English
Version 13.3.0
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2.0
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1.0
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1.0

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3.6

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Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
May 25 2022
13.1
2.0
May 25 2022
2.0
Version: 13.1
v13.2.1 is the current version. Marketing at Nitro has renamed the PDFPen series, if only to confuse their customers. PDFPen is now 'Nitro PDF Pro Essentials'. PDFPen Pro is now 'Nitro PDF Pro.' The version numbers have stayed the same. - - I've personally moved on to PDF Expert as my goto PDF editing app. The price is more sane. The app is more reliable and easy to use. The updates are regular without being charged a gauging upgrade fee.
Afmac
Afmac
May 16 2021
13.0
0.0
May 16 2021
0.0
Version: 13.0
I will not be updating to 13.0, I find PDF PEN to be buggy and slow with jerky scrolling compared to PDF EXPERT which has very smooth scrolling and overall works much better.
Odysseus
Odysseus
May 27 2020
12.0.2
3.0
May 27 2020
3.0
Version: 12.0.2
I concur with the others who observe that PDF Pen is "buggy as hell." Not only that, it is much less easy to use than its less-full-featured competitor, PDF Expert. They keep adding features, but they don't seem to fix long-standing bugs or update the dated UI.
Cerniuk
Cerniuk
May 22 2020
12.0.2
5.0
May 22 2020
5.0
Version: 12.0.2
Supported by SME's not *Tear*-1 help desk script readers. Just had a great support experience and they even figured out what caused the problem (CleanMyMac corrupted the app when pulling localizations) with only a few small clues. Nice call Jeff!
nekton123
nekton123
Jan 23 2020
11.2.1
0.0
Jan 23 2020
0.0
Version: 11.2.1
In terms of price performance vs Acrobat, PDFPenpro is good value BUT it is buggy as hell when dealing with any complex PDF. I've sent numerous example of files that PDFprenpro cannot handle but none of the bugs seem to ever get fixed in the endless releases. A pet hate is how sometimes the text edit tool creates a duplicate of the text to be edited but leaves original ghost test behind. Checkboxes are another major fail.
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
May 25 2022
13.1
2.0
May 25 2022
2.0
Version: 13.1
Odysseus
Odysseus
May 27 2020
3.0
May 27 2020
3.0
Version: null
Cerniuk
Cerniuk
May 22 2020
5.0
May 22 2020
5.0
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DragonMaster
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5.0
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kfr3
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Jeremyan
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3.0
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3.0
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Ujpesti
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5.0
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EarlaFern
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3.5
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streblov
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3.0
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Ervins Strauhmanis
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5.0
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5.0
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VitoLT3403
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5.0
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Krag Surtur
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4.0
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4.0
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