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PDF Annotator

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  • Date Added:
    Mar. 27, 2012
  • Price:
    Free to try (30-day trial); $69.95 to buy

Editors' Review


PDF Annotator is a powerful program that allows users to make a variety of different kinds of notes on PDF documents. The program's many features and intuitive interface make it a great choice. We wish we'd had it when we were in grad school!

The program's interface will be familiar to users of Microsoft Office products. Nearly all of PDF Annotator's features are accessed through the program's customizable toolbars. Although it may not be immediately obvious what all the little buttons do, a few minutes of playing around with the program makes most functions clear. The built-in Help file is well-written and thorough, giving users plenty of guidance on the program's less obvious features. And what a lot of features there are. Nearly anything you would do to a piece of paper can be done to a PDF using PDF Annotator. Highlight, underline, circle, and handwrite or type comments. If you can't draw a straight line with a mouse (and who can?), the program's autosmooth feature will straighten lines for you, keeping your document tidy. The program even has a stamp feature with arrows and other useful symbols, and users can create their own stamps from images on their computers. Users can keep their annotations editable or save them permanently to the document.

PDF Annotator has a 30-day trial period. It installs a desktop icon without asking but uninstalls without issues. We strongly recommend this program to all users looking for an easy but multifeatured way to annotate PDF documents.

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4 stars

"Effective but could be more"

July 31, 2012  |  By Genghis7777

 |  Version: PDF Annotator


Does everything its supposed to. Ideal for any Windows Tablet PC user. Very natural to use.


It is only a hop, skip and a jump away from being a fully fledged Adobe Acrobat replacement. Just needs a "scan to pdf" and an OCR capability to round it out.

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Full Specifications

What's new in version
Version has fixed bug transparent images lost their transparency when saved with PDF.
Publisher GRAHL Software Design
Publisher web site http://www.GRAHL-software.com
Release Date March 27, 2012
Date Added March 27, 2012
Category Business Software
Subcategory Word Processing Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 22.14MB
File Name PDFAnnotatorSetup.exe
Total Downloads 57,551
Downloads Last Week 164
License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-day trial
Price $69.95

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