Easily Edit & Fill Out PDFs–PDFpen Standard and Pro Are Both 50% Off

PDFs are great for making sure your words and images are presented the way you planned, but they are horribly inflexible. Hence, Mac app PDFpen — which lets you easily change PDFs and save them as Word docs — is a neat utility. Lifehacker readers can now get PDFPen Standard or Pro for 50% off.

Of course, Preview is fine for occasional annotations, but for folks who need a bit more, PDFpen strikes a good balance between functionality and price. Like Acrobat, it allows you to edit original PDFs, annotate with images, redact sensitive information and scan documents with OCR, but at a far less eye-watering price — with the current 50% discount we're offering, it's $29.98.

>> Get PDFpen, a great Acrobat alternative, for 50% Off

Here's a run-through of PDFpen's best features:

  • Add text, images, signatures, and markup to your PDFs.
  • Make changes and corrections in the original text of a PDF.
  • Export PDFs to Microsoft® Word format.
  • Redact or erase sensitive information.
  • Store frequently-used signatures and images in the Library for reuse.
  • Use Dropbox storage for seamless editing on Mac, iPad, and iPhone.
  • Optimized for Retina displays.

PDFpen Pro (also 50% off) can even do the following:

  • Convert websites to multipage PDFs
  • Edit document permissions (saving, printing, copying, etc)

And a look at the kind of reviews it's getting…

"PDFPen is perfect for anyone who fills out a lot of paperwork, but it's just as handy for those on=off documents." – Adam Pash, Lifehacker

"PDFpen goes well beyond Preview's PDF processing power, yet it offers some of the same features you'll find in the much more costly Acrobat Pro." – Rob Griffiths, Macworld

Bear in mind that PDFpen is only compatible with Mac OS X 10.7, 10.8 and 10.9 (Lion, Mountain Lion, and Mavericks). To get the deal and all the extra info, head for the link below.

>> Get PDFpen, a great Acrobat alternative, for 50% Off

Written by Mark Myerson


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