Portable Document Format (PDF) is currently establishing itself as the most widespread and commonly-used format in both the online and offline world. It's used in almost every sphere of life and alternative formats are becoming obsolete. If you want to keep up with the pack then you need a method to edit and update your existing files - not to mention create new ones. PDF-Tools is the method for you. It's the only software you need for the creation and manipulation of PDF and image files. It can be used to convert files of almost any format to/from PDF. This is one of the most advanced and customizable PDF applications available worldwide – a dynamic and user-friendly solution for all your PDF needs. PDF-Tools is compatible with large PDF files and can also handle a huge number of files simultaneously – batch conversion is its strength.
There are thirty-two Default Tools that can be used to convert, enhance and customize documents/document pages, as well as functionality to clone and edit these tools and their variables as you desire. Use the Actions Library to fully customize your tools and the Tool Actions Sequence to determine the order in which they perform operations. Combine forty-two available actions to create your own tools - out of billions of possibilities.
No plugins required – just download, install and launch. All features are fully operational in the free version but they will create watermarks when files are converted. Please see below for an extensive list of available features and functionality.
Our support team endeavor to respond to all queries within eight working hours – and we are usually much faster. We are available via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, browse our free support forums for the answers to your questions.
Please note that if it is intended to incorporate and/or distribute this software with other software for commercial profit then you must first gain permission from Tracker Software.
If you buy a licensed version of PDF-Tools then you will receive two additional Tracker Software applications absolutely free:
PDF-XChange Editor – one of the fastest and most feature-rich options available to view, edit, OCR and modify PDF files.
PDF X-Change Lite – our award-winning technology that installs as a virtual printer and can be used to print-to-PDF from all Windows applications.
Create PDF files from all industry-standard formats, image files and/or text files. Extract pages from multiple sources into new PDF files. Create documents directly from your scanner or use the Split/Merge PDFs feature to create multiple files from a single document/combine multiple documents into single PDF files.
Utilize thirty-two Default Tools to create, edit, update, optimize, convert and/or secure PDF documents.
Add/remove Bates numbering, headers and footers, watermarks and backgrounds. Crop, OCR, optimize, overlay, resize, rotate, insert, replace and/or delete document pages.
Change document properties, convert to PDF/A or PDF/X format, extract images from files and/or discard special PDF-standard information such as PDF/X. PDF/A and PDF/E compliance data.
Use a certificate-based digital ID to add and sign signature fields. (Digital signatures can also be removed unless document security prevents it). Add document-level timestamps to verify signatures. Avail of certified signature fields to certify documents. Add customizable password security to documents.
Use the Convert Files to PDF tool to convert source files into PDF. This tool is specifically designed for files that contain both text and images and supports a wide range of formats.
Use the Change Document Properties feature to create/edit properties of PDF files. Available properties are Title, Author, Subject, Keywords and Creator. Add Macros to further enhance document dynamism.
If you buy a licensed version of PDF-Tools then you will also receive a licensed copy of PDF-XChange Editor. Simply put: this application is the smallest, fastest, most feature-rich PDF software available. Create, view, edit, annotate, OCR and sign PDF files – and that’s just the beginning. If you work with PDF then this fully-customizable product will optimize your work process to levels that no other product can achieve.
The all new PDF-Tools V6 has been completely re-designed, including over 20 PDF Batch Processing Tools straight out of the box as well as the flexibility of being able to clone and edit existing Tools and even created your own custom Batch Tools using any number of Action objects from the list of available Actions.
PDF-Tools V6 is a powerful PDF batch processing application with a myriad of tools for batch document creation & manipulation. Including OCR, Split/Merge, Add Bookmarks, Watermarking, Security, and much much more...
PDF-Tools V6 includes the ability to clone and edit existing batch processing tools and the power to design your own custom tools from the many available action objects, allowing you to create the perfect PDF batch tool for any job, mazimizing efficiency into your work flow.
PDF-Tools V6 offers multilingual support for it's UI in many available languages...
Edit, Annotate, highlight, re-order pages and add/modify bookmarks all in this customizable, feature rich PDF Editor/ PDF Reader that is quickly being recognized as second to none in it's class. PDF-XChange Editor is available as a free download, or purchase a license to unlock the many advanced features like the ability to directly edit text of text based PDF files!
Not only do you get the PDF-XChange Editor with the new PDF-Tools V6 license but we've also added the ability to create PDF files from thirdparty Windows applications by adding the PDF-XChange Lite V6 to the new PDF-Tools bundle.
PDF-Tools 4 supports all Windows (32/64 bit) operating systems from Windows XP** and later.
Version 4: Microsoft/Citrix Terminal Server compatible*.
* Note: Though many users have virtualized some of our component products such as the PDF-XChange Viewer and PDF-Tools application using XenApp, we do not support this at this time. Particularly the printer drivers are not designed to work in a virtualized environment.
To experience the best performance of our products on all Windows operating systems, the onus is on users to ensure that they have all the latest available Microsoft Windows Service Packs & Updates installed.
Please feel free to try any, or all, of our evaluation version; none have any kind of time limitation or restrictions to their respective feature-sets. The only caveat is that that any documents converted to a PDF will contain a demo stamp/watermark. (see below)
Should you decide to purchase the product in question, all new content is created without this watermark and your pages will be free and clear of such an evaluation image.
We guarantee that none of our evaluation products require registration, nor do they contain Spyware, Adware or any other invasive content. Each product allows you to easily uninstall at any time from the Windows Control panel - 'Add/Remove software' option!