PDFill PDF Editor

PDFill PDF Editor

Download Editors' Rating:
3
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Average User Rating:
3.9
out of 266 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    11.0 build 4
  • Total Downloads:
    2,549,835
  • Date Added:
    Nov. 25, 2013
  • Price:
    Free to try (Watermark on output); $19.99 to buy (Buy it now)
  • File Size:
    10.25MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    12,780
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #3 in PDF Software

Editors' Review

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PDF files are easier to read than their Microsoft Word counterparts. However, in order to make changes to them, you need to have a rather pricy program such as Adobe Acrobat. PDFill PDF Editor is a great substitute. You can edit your PDFs the same as you would edit your Word documents. It gives you so many options that you might be overwhelmed.

PDFill PDF Editor smartly tries to mimic Microsoft Word with its layout. Sadly, it doesn't replicate Microsoft Word's ease of use. There are about 100 or more icons that all do different things. While this means you'll be able to do just about anything you want with your PDFs, it also means you'll have trouble finding some features. Though most of the things you'll use most often are in the toolbar, it's still a little too much to see right when you open the program. Whenever you try to make an edit, a new window or text box appears, which is an extra step the program doesn't need to take. Sometimes, this program believes documents are password-protected when they're not, which means even more clicks before you can finish your edits. You need to spend $19.99 to purchase this software, as it's free to try but it will leave you with a watermark on output.

While most users would be fine with a more slimmed-down program, PDFill PDF Editor with its variety of features is a blessing for designers. Users who just need some simple options should perhaps skip on this program and look for a much more user-friendly and less laborious option.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of PDFill PDF Editor 10.0 build 4.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    3.4

    out of 12 votes

    • 5 star 6
    • 4 star 1
    • 3 star 1
    • 2 star 0
    • 1 star 4
  • All Versions

    3.9

    out of 266 votes

    • 5 star 147
    • 4 star 46
    • 3 star 14
    • 2 star 20
    • 1 star 39
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5 stars

"Very suitable for me to use, really"

December 14, 2014  |  By SimonsFrankel

 |  Version: PDFill PDF Editor 11.0 build 4

Pros

Been using for long time now and no trouble at all.

Cons

can fight other software

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5 stars

"SAVED MY LAPTOP !!"

December 10, 2014  |  By Dsarreni

 |  Version: PDFill PDF Editor 11.0 build 4

Pros

THIS IS BY FAR THE BEST AND EASIEST PDF EDITING PROGRAM I HAVE EVER USED .... ITS SAVED MY LAPTOP FROM BEING THROWN AGAINST A WALL OUT OF FRUSTRATION ...... CANT WAIT TO TRY THERE OTHER PROGRAMS

Cons

This is a very intelligent program, but not free

Summary

This is really amazing fully functional pdf file editor software. i have tried free version and it works very well.
http://www.videotoflashmac.com/pdf-editor-for-mac/

Thanks for the team of this software.

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5 stars

"Simple and efficient"

November 26, 2014  |  By HensenGetz

 |  Version: PDFill PDF Editor 11.0 build 4

Pros

Great tool, no nagging appearance.

Cons

Still searching for any!

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5 stars

"A Basic Tool for any computer"

November 17, 2014  |  By eraserwtex

 |  Version: PDFill PDF Editor 11.0 build 4

Pros

A Basic Tool for any computer

Cons

It is completely up to my expectation

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1 stars

"you get so little for free"

November 14, 2014  |  By ygavryli

 |  Version: PDFill PDF Editor 11.0 build 4

Pros

It seems to be working.

Cons

It puts a watermark on every page of edited and saved text if you don't buy the program.

Summary

Ditto StuartHelm's review

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5 stars

"i have used paid version for years..."

August 07, 2014  |  By shutchison77

 |  Version: PDFill PDF Editor 11.0 build 4

Pros

their customer service is excellent.. the one time i had a problem i couldnt figure out, I emailed them and they replied back the same day. I said because of that I would write a review. I usually am too lazy :) i have edited hundreds of contracts for my real estate business using this program. i never print anything anymore, I use this to sign everything but deeds. I use the whiteout function and add text where ever i need it. it sets itself up as a printer option, so you can print to pdf.

worth every penny

Cons

no cons that i can think of

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1 stars

"PDFill does NOT edit PDF Text and Objects as advertised"

August 06, 2014  |  By robatmid

 |  Version: PDFill PDF Editor 11.0 build 4

Pros

I purchased PDFill to edit PDF text and objects, as the first paragraph clearly explains this is what this tool does "supposed to do". I quote "You can edit your PDFs the same as you would edit your Word documents." BS! Not only is not the same, its actually impossible... and the developer clearly states this in the Frequently Asked Questions page on their website. Search Question "Can PDFill edit the static text inside PDF?" Their suggested work a-rounds did not work either, one of which does not even exist in the product.

Cons

The Developer of this software clearly states on their site that PDFill can NOT edit PDF text... why they claim the software does on CNET is beyond me. Its a lie! Go to their FAQ section on their website to see for yourself "if" your intention is to edit PDF text like I was.

If I could get back 1/10 the time I spent trying to figure out how to make PDFill edit text and other objects, I would have most of my hair back.

Summary

http://www.pdfill.com/faq.html
Can PDFill edit the static text inside PDF? Not directly. There are two ways:
1. Use the Whiteout function to cover the original text and then retype over it.
2. Use PDF Object Remover to remove the original text to get a new PDF. Then, open this new PDF to type new text.
Good luck getting either of these suggested work a-rounds working. And please let me know when you locate the "Object Remover"... I searched all 10,000+ icons tools in this complicated piece of false advertised junk and couldn't located it.

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3 stars

"Great, frustrating and untrustworthy software"

August 03, 2014  |  By 1stewart111

 |  Version: PDFill PDF Editor 11.0 build 4

Pros

Great and easy to use.

Cons

As a very, very longtime purchased user, the company is so busy shooting out new, buggy versions that CONTINUE frustrate users in its BASIC functions. Everything is fine, and you spent hours preparing a document, only to find out that it will NOT allow you to print after popping up an error message. I have blown many an expensive deadline because of this, therefore I have no trust in the product.
Another critical concern is that it will not allow you to change the fonts when it is in the 'fill in the box in the imported .pdf form' mode. I have pulled out a lot of my hair over these two basic problems that have been part of the software since day one.

Summary

A wonderful, useful and useless product. Don't trust its use when you are on a deadline at crunch time. It will let you down.
The company needs to stop and get these two very basic and long-standing problems right before they ship Version 13.

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1 stars

"NOT FREE TO USE"

April 14, 2014  |  By stlcherokee627

 |  Version: PDFill PDF Editor 11.0 build 4

Pros

free to DOWNLOAD but NOT free to USE

Cons

COSTS TO USE IT

Summary

searched for FREE PDF EDITOR. got this - EVERYTHING indicated it was FREE but no AFTER you download THEN they tell you to PAY TO USE IT. UNINSTALLING.

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4 stars

"Only lets you scan one page at a time"

March 31, 2014  |  By Curtisne

 |  Version: PDFill PDF Editor 11.0 build 4

Pros

I thought it would let me scan multiple pages to PDF files but they limit you on the free trial version to only scanning one page at a time.

Cons

I gave a try to this tool to modify my scanned PDF files but no success. I'm using PDF (running on Mavericks) and it simply did not detect my document. Now finally, I am settled with another similar tool named Wondershare PDF Editor:

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

and it lived up to my expectations. The only thing missing is that it (Wondershare PDF Editor) does not provide an online technician support. But still would recommend it!

PS I'm not advertising this program. I just found it useful and thought of sharing with others. I would also advise you to try before you buy.

Summary

Look PDFill - If you're going to provide a product, you should provide some sort of support plain and simple.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 11.0 build 4
Version 11.0 build 4: Support Win 8 and Tablet PC, No Need for Java, Thumbnail View, Automatic Tab Order, Interleave Pages, Bates Numbering, Deskew, PDF Layer and more ...
General
Publisher PlotSoft
Publisher web site http://www.pdfill.com
Release Date November 19, 2013
Date Added November 25, 2013
Version 11.0 build 4
Category
Category Graphic Design Software
Subcategory PDF Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2003, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows 2000, Windows 8, Windows, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 10.25MB
File Name PDFill.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 2,549,835
Downloads Last Week 12,780
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations Watermark on output
Price $19.99

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