Nothing is more frustrating than trying to mass print documents with various settings one at a time. BatchOutput PDF for Mac seeks to fix this problem by helping you print multiple PDF files at one time with modifiable settings.
BatchOutput PDF for Mac is customizable but is only able to work with PDF documents. The interface allows you to drag and drop individual files into the queue. Each batch you create can have its own unique printing feature configurations. Printer configurations include copy number, pages, shrinking, page setup, layout, and other printer-specific features. The only real bad thing about this program is that you cannot save the print settings. However, the full version of the program allows you to save print configurations to hot folders that remain active. The free version is a partial copy of the program that you can use for a trial period of 30 days. The full version of the program retails for $24.95.
BatchOutput PDF for Mac is an effective time-saving program for dealing with complex and large print jobs made up of PDF files. Unfortunately, the inability to save settings makes the free version only appropriate for personal use. The configurable hot folders in the full version would make that version suitable for an office environment.
Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of BatchOutput PDF for Mac 2.0.1.