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A product suite that includes all of the above PDF products and allows you to do pretty much whatever you want with PDFs

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PDF-XChange Editor

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New PDF-XChange Editor SDK Released SDKs for PDFs: Clarion® SDKs:

NEW PDF-XChange Editor SDK Released

Providing a wide range of features and functions such as PDF creation abd editing, searching, rendering and printing, importing and exporting PDF documents

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Clarion® Developers now have the choice of using our generic SDKs, or downloading our Clarion® specific SDKs which include extra Clarion® classes, templates and examples for fast and easy integration into their Clarion® based applications.
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PDF-XChange Editor

Those wishing to View/Edit/Modify and even OCR Image based PDF files on their Windows PC's now have a FREE pdf reader alternative to the Adobe Reader! The PDF-XChange Editor is smaller, faster and more feature rich than any other FREE PDF Reader/ PDF Viewer/ PDF Editor available. This free pdf editor download also allows users to try the extended functionality offered by the PDF-XChange Editor in evaluation mode - for free. No PDF reader or Editor offers more features than PDF-XChange - or does so without compromising performance and quality. Checkout the feature list below and save $100's in unnecessary expenditure on your PDF software today!

The licensed PDF-XChange Editor, is a PDF creator in it's own right, allowing users to create PDF files directly from scanners, image files and can even take a .txt or .rtf file and convert it to PDF. Users can also build their PDF documents from scratch!

The FREE OCR functionality supports a base language set of English, French, German & Spanish. Additional Language Extension Packages are available here.

The FREE download of the PDF-XChange Editor may be used without limitation for Private, Commercial, Government and all uses, provided it is not:
incorporated or distributed for profit/commercial gain with other software or media distribution of any type - without first gaining permission.

**Now included PDF converter: PDF-XChange Lite 2012 ... Free (licensed end users only)  !**

Tracker Software Products is pleased to offer our customers who have purchased a license for the advanced features of PDF-XChange Editorthe means to convert to PDF from any windows based application with a 'FREE' 'Commercial' licensed copy of PDF-XChange Lite 2012 (Business use allowed)* . - more info

*PDF-XChange Editor included with PDF-Tools purchase does not qualify for the Free PDF-XChange Lite offer.

Now available: Free Stamp Collections for PDF-XChange Viewer/Editor - Click here



Included FREE features:

  • Full Page Text Content Editing (text based PDFs, not scanned PDFs) !!!!
  • (NEW) Open MSOffice Document formats natively
  • (NEW) *Google Drive™, Microsoft® Office365™ & SharePoint® Support
    *Google Drive™ online storage service is a Trademark of Google Inc and provided under license
  • (NEW) Extended Multi-Language document OCR options
  • (NEW) Improved Full Document Spellchecker
  • PDFA plugin to convert existing or newly created PDF files to PDF/A-1, PDF/A-2 or PDF/A-3 format.
  • OCR image-based/scanned PDF's to make fully text searchable PDF files.
  • Expanded XFA forms support
  • Listen/add audio comments
  • View embedded Multimedia support
  • Add application preferences and Presets options
  • Significantly improved rendering and page load speed
  • Add Comments and Annotations to any PDF file (subject to security settings) - unlike the Adobe Viewer which requires the PDF creation tool to be 'certified' by Adobe !
  • Add & apply Custom Stamps from any Image or PDF File and even your Windows Clip board !
  • Measurement Tools incl. perimeter and area
  • Mark-up pages with text and objects
  • Type directly on any PDF page, not just Adobe enabled forms documents - in Typewriter mode.
  • Export PDF pages or entire files to any one of the supported Image formats including BMP, JPEG, TIFF, PNG and many more ...
  • Extract text from a PDF page/File
  • Make your navigation of large or complex PDF files both simple and enjoyable with the extended functionality of our 'Loupe' and the 'Pan' Window tools
  • PDF Security Support including 40/128 bit RC4 and 128/256 bit AES Encryption Password and Permissions Add/Edit
  • Data Execution Prevention (DEP) - stops the execution of nefarious scripts from Virus's/trojans etc.
  • Fill and Save Adobe Forms to disk, email or 'post' - including XFA and dynamic forms (new in V2.5) ! 
  • New Full Java-script engine included
  • Store/Restore of last opened files (last session)
  • Updated JPEG2000 Compression support - improving speed.
  • Plug-Ins for both MS IE or Firefox Browser's included
  • Integrate seamlessly with your favorite translation software to translate text on the 'fly' - including :  ABBYY Lingvo 12, Translate It!, Lingoes.
  • Auto-Highlights Fillable Form Fields
  • Integrated Shell Extensions for PDF thumbnails and document preview in Windows Explorer
  • Document Search. Probably the fastest PDF document search engine available today !

Included FREE features:

  • Improved image embedding (supported formats)
  • Add/Edit Hyperlinks to pages within same PDF, pages in another PDF and external links to Web based URLs
  • Adobe® Porfolios® Supported
  • Includes comprehensive Help file and PDF Manual - no extra downloads required to add features etc. 
  • Support for PDF File Attachments (portfolio)
  • Send PDF files via email from viewer
  • Undo/Redo functionality for text editor
  • Portable version is available - can be run from any suitable device such as a Memory stick/CD/DVD etc - simply unzip and use - no installation required!
  • Compatible with Windows XP and later (32/64 bit)
  • Simple editing options - see latest releases 
  • Add/Edit/Move Bookmarks (Now a Free Feature)

Advanced features - License Required.

  • (NEW) Convert PDF to MS PowerPoint format
  • (NEW) Reduce PDF file size by Image compression/downsampling & embed/unembed Font, PDF Optimization
  • (NEW) Advanced PDF Bookmark creation and management
  • Direct Content Editing (Paths & Images)
  • Combine PDFs open/closed pdfs
  • Import Directly from XPS and other support formats
  • Header & Footer Support
  • Bates Numbering
  • Delete Pages
  • Move Pages - By Drag&drop in Thumbnails View.
  • Insert/Import Pages (from existing PDF files) 
  • Extract pages to a new file (PDF or Image format - 15 formats supported)
  • Crop Pages/Files  
  • Flatten Annotations/Comments
  • Insert Blank page
  • Summarize Comments
  • Export Comments
  • Scan Direct to PDF (now with inline OCR option during scanning process)
  • Create PDF documents from text and RTF files
  • Convert 15 supported image formats to PDF
  • New Extended Digital Signature Support (incl. Time Stamps)
  • Security Profiles (for adding security to documents conveniently)
  • Improved Browser Plug-ins to reduce compatibility issues
  • And now even more value! Purchase an Editor license and  receive a FREE copy of PDF-XChange Lite 2012. Click Here for Details.
  • and much more...


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Current Version: 5.5.316.1 (Updated on 18 Jan 2016)
Supported Operating Systems: Windows XP and later
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by Marie-Claude Boivin 5 May, 2015 11:03 AM PDT

Very user friendly. Easy to use and good for all sorts of documents, projects, etc.

by Giuseppe Iampieri 26 Jun, 2013 08:28 AM PDT

Excellent integration for the Viewer!
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by Andrew 14 Jan, 2016 05:27 PM PDT

I checked out the PDF-XChange Editor and purchased it. It was faster than the Foxit Reader and has highlighting of the search terms.
It is just the software I need! It enables me to be more effective in evaluating the many PDF research papers I have in my digital library (over 10,000).
It has more commenting features and a better and faster file search (with context of line, paragraph, etc.) than Adobe Acrobat. Plus all the other features.
I had been using Acrobat for years but not all that happy with the 'feel' of the new DC version. The 'kindergarten' style is not for me

Best regards

by Barbara 2 Jan, 2016 04:39 PM PDT

It worked right out-of-the -box. The download was easy and I was impressed that it interfaces well with Windows 10. Thank you for writing an easy to use and essential piece of software!

by Asif Farooq 23 Oct, 2015 09:54 AM PDT

I've enjoyed PDF Xchange for over 5 years now. I've used the viewer, standard, and pro editions. It's the best pdf software at the price. I have turned many companies on to it and they all love it.