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Can anyone recommend a good PDF editor?

Post by Clickbait » Fri May 24, 2019 8:44 am

This is one of those "exactly what it says on the tin" kind of threads. I need/want a good PDF editing program that I can use on linux mint. Something that's free would be preferred, but I am willing to pay for something if needed. As long as I don't have to pay for a subscription to use the program! I have a thing against subscriptions for programs... :evil:

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Re: Can anyone recommend a good PDF editor?

Post by absque fenestris » Fri May 24, 2019 9:05 am

Clickbait wrote:
Fri May 24, 2019 8:44 am
This is one of those "exactly what it says on the tin" kind of threads. I need/want a good PDF editing program that I can use on linux mint. Something that's free would be preferred, but I am willing to pay for something if needed. As long as I don't have to pay for a subscription to use the program! I have a thing against subscriptions for programs... :evil:
Okular has some tools for editing. If this is not enough:
MasterPDF - goes towards Adobe Acrobat and costs $70.

https://code-industry.net/purchase-masterpdfeditor/
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Re: Can anyone recommend a good PDF editor?

Post by phd21 » Fri May 24, 2019 11:37 am

Hi Clickbait,

+1 for MasterPDF Editor which is worth the money if you really need to edit PDF documents frequently. They used to have free versions without major limitations but now their free versions watermark any edited PDF documents. You can still find older free versions that you can use without the watermarking and there are posts in this forum with links to those.

There are also some browser extension add-ons you can try.

Hope this helps ...
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Re: Can anyone recommend a good PDF editor?

Post by 900i » Fri May 24, 2019 12:25 pm

Libre Office Draw component can edit pdfs. Inkscape can edit pdfs. Both free.
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Re: Can anyone recommend a good PDF editor?

Post by Clickbait » Sat May 25, 2019 8:31 am

Thanks for the replies everyone. I don't edit PDFs often enough to warrant a $70 program, but it would be nice to have something better than Libre Office Draw and Okular... And $70 for a for perpetual current version and 12 months of support and software updates for for MasterPDF isn't bad...

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Re: Can anyone recommend a good PDF editor?

Post by thx-1138 » Sat May 25, 2019 9:42 am

...you can find the older non-watermarked version of it here, thanks to jimallyn.

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Re: Can anyone recommend a good PDF editor?

Post by kc1di » Sat May 25, 2019 9:45 am

+1 for MasterPDF Editor work great for me.
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