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Highlights is a PDF reader that extracts highlighted text, notes, and image selections from PDFs and lets you share them via email, archive them to shoebox applications such as Evernote, DEVONthink, and VoodooPad, or just save them to portable formats such as Markdown and HTML.

PDFs are like paper, abundant and made for reading. And like paper, they are typically the end-point of creation, making them difficult to edit or interact with. However, many of us like to highlight, comment, and make notes on PDFs to give feedback, bring out important parts, or summarize the content. If you end up having to go back

What's New

Version 1.5.2 (1.5.1):

Note: The downloadable demo is at 1.5.1. The version available for purchase on the Mac App Store is version 1.5.2.

  • Improves compatibility with macOS 10.13 High Sierra
  • Adds support for MultiMarkdown equations using MathJax (disabled by default. Preferences --> Markdown)
  • Adds compatibility for exporting to the new version


  • OS X 10.10 or later

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Current Version (1.x)


Downloads 2,739
Version Downloads 145
License Demo
Date 13 Oct 2017
Platform Intel 64 / OS X
Price $29.99