PDFill Free PDF Tools

PDFill Free PDF Tools

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.7
out of 162 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    10.0
  • Total Downloads:
    603,855
  • Date Added:
    November 21, 2012
  • File Size:
    5.73MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    3,360
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 98/Me/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8

Editors' Review

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PDF files are a common format for most businesses today. However, altering and creating fresh PDFs remains a mystery for many people. PDFill PDF Tools hopes to make this process simpler with a number of options, but the busy interface may overwhelm less experienced users.

This freeware program has a cluttered interface that will take some studying and experimentation to master. However, all the elements serve a purpose, and many will look familiar to those who have used a word-processing program. The screen looks very much like Microsoft Word's display, with a ruler running down the side and familiar buttons for saving, creating, printing, and fonts along the top. Along the left side are a string of icons with tools for creating PDF-specific tools like check boxes, drop-down menus, radio buttons, and more. The right side of the screen features icons that help give PDFs a professional sheen, by sizing and balancing the page with various tools. Along the bottom are still more buttons; these allow users to do everything from drawing text boxes, highlighting text, or even adding videos.

PDFill allows users to alter existing PDFs or create documents from scratch. One of its most unique aspects is the helpful hints. When our test PDF opened, it contained no fillable fields and offered to show us how to create them. Boxes pop up regularly throughout and offer other helpful hints.

The only negative is PDFill's crowded interface. With all four sides covered in buttons, it can get overwhelming. However, with a little practice we think that anyone can create and alter PDFs using this excellent download.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    4.3

    out of 13 votes

    • 5 star 8
    • 4 star 3
    • 3 star 1
    • 2 star 0
    • 1 star 1
  • All Versions

    3.7

    out of 162 votes

    • 5 star 78
    • 4 star 29
    • 3 star 18
    • 2 star 4
    • 1 star 33
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5 stars

"This FREE software exceeded my expectations."

October 14, 2014  |  By omarjuvera

 |  Version: PDFill Free PDF Tools 11.0

Pros

TOTALLY FREE
No Ads
No Spam
No limitations
No branding (Software company's watermark or logos added to PDF)
No bothersome third-party software
Best of all: IT WORKS!!!

Cons

Absolutely NONE

Summary

This software exceeded my expectations!
It did what it had to with absolutely no limitations, and the best of all...it is totally FREE.

It is a hassle to find a good, free, PFD software. I usually have to go through ten or more before I give up. This was on the top list and worked perfectly. I recommend it

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5 stars

"Absolute life saver! I highly recommend this!"

October 09, 2014  |  By tonya.hersey

 |  Version: PDFill Free PDF Tools 11.0

Pros

Quick download and super easy to use so anyone can do this.

Cons

None that I can see so far.

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5 stars

"Very useful, simple"

September 14, 2014  |  By espertus

 |  Version: PDFill Free PDF Tools 11.0

Pros

Easy-to-use tools for manipulating PDF files. Free (no limitations, watermarks, etc.).

Cons

None found.

Summary

I am a teacher and have relied on PDFill for years. It was generous of the developers to make it complete free to use.

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5 stars

"Sweet, simple, powerful."

August 25, 2014  |  By juniper47

 |  Version: PDFill Free PDF Tools 11.0

Pros

"Prints" files to PDF or images (in a lot of different formats.)
Converts PDF to images and vice versa.
Edits PDF.
Fills forms in PDFs , creates PDFs with form fields.
Can use it to strip form fields out of a PDF so I can fill it the way I want (font, additional notes, whatever.)
Removes or inserts or reorders pages in PDFs.
Encrypts/decrypts PDFs. Your reader can decrypt with the password/pin you provide them.
This and Irfanview are the must-have utility programs I put on every machine I work on.
I use it to "print" from a document I created to get an image for business cards or letterhead or whatever.
I have rarely (maybe twice) needed support, but both time I had my answer within a couple of hours.
This program has stayed in active development as long as I have owned it.
A one-time purchase makes you eligible for upgrades for the rest of your life.

Cons

I just don't know any.
Oh, sometimes it makes mistakes in super-complicated MS Word files when I have created a document with every feature in the book. However MS Word can often (not always) can save them as PDFs. If PDFill can't do it, then I usually have to take a screenshot and crop and save it that way.

Summary

The three programs are a suite, that work together to do anything you want with PDF files. I have used this program for YEARS. Maybe 15 years? Over 12, for sure. Definitely the best $20 I ever spent on software. The multi user license I purchased for work was reasonable also. I use it daily.

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5 stars

"Just what I needed"

June 13, 2014  |  By XXBarnes

 |  Version: PDFill Free PDF Tools 11.0

Pros

I received a document which I needed to split into 7 separate files & this software was perfect. It could not have been any easier to use.

Cons

I haven't found any.

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4 stars

"Great Product"

April 24, 2014  |  By Amanda399

 |  Version: PDFill Free PDF Tools 11.0

Pros

I do not like Adobe Acrobat. For me, it's kinda of complicated. I prefer the PDF tools. It is simple enough to manage PDF files.
I am settled with another similar tool named wondershare pdf editor

www.pdf-file-converter.com/pdf-editor-for-mac/

Cons

Nothing bad to say

Summary

For me, this is exactly a handy tool for me to read and manage PDF file. And Awesome tool for multilingual PDF's. and its backward compatible with all Microsoft word not just 2010 version.

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4 stars

"Good for free"

February 13, 2014  |  By crashermasher

 |  Version: PDFill Free PDF Tools 11.0

Pros

This is awesome for a free PDF tool. You really can't complain cuz it's free.

Cons

The interface is a little weird but not that hard to understand unless you're dumb.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 10.0
Version 10.0 has a lot of bugs fixed; Merge Tool to select all the PDF under a folder; Split Tool to add Reverse Option; Redesign the Rotate/Crop interface; Image to PDF Tool to add all images under a Folder; PDF to Images Tool to add a File Save as Dialog; Add WIA Scanning method; Add option for the Single Color Selection Tolerance; Add View Menu.
General
Publisher PlotSoft
Publisher web site http://www.pdfill.com
Release Date November 21, 2012
Date Added November 21, 2012
Version 10.0
Category
Category Graphic Design Software
Subcategory PDF Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 2000, Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 98
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 5.73MB
File Name PDFill_PDF_Tools_FREE.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 603,855
Downloads Last Week 3,360
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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