Choose the Best CutePDF Editor for Mac (10.15 Catalina Included)


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CutePDF Editor is a cloud-based application that enables the users to edit PDF-type files and generate great quality PDF documents in just a few simple steps. It is made available for free and can be enjoyed by users with the Operating System (OS) of Windows, Mac OS, Android, Linux and Solaris. However, CutePDF has many limitations. In this article, I will introduce you a CutePDF for Mac alternative: PDFelement Pro.

Part 1. Top Alternative to CutePDF Mac

PDFelement Pro - The Best CutePDF Editor Alternative

There are a tremendous number of PDF editor out there, but if you're looking for a simple and elegant solution in editing your PDF documents, look no further as PDFelement Pro answers your call for a better alternative of CutePDF Editor for your Mac. Ease of use is what this program excels in. Besides that, among the amazing key features of this PDF editor include its ability to:

  • Create PDF and PDF Forms Easily.
  • Protect Your Documents with Password and Watermark.
  • State of the Art OCR Technology.
  • Easily transform native PDF files to Word and other types of documents.
  • Add, modify and delete elements in PDF such as text, graphics and images.
  • Give you full control to move, extract, rotate, crop, delete and insert PDF pages.
  • Fill PDF forms using interactive fields.
  • Annotate and highlight PDF documents easily.
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Steps to Edit PDF Using Alternative to CutePDF on Mac (macOS 10.15 Catalina Included)

Step 1. Import Your PDF File

Firstly, launch PDFelement Pro for Mac and now you are ready to import the files. Click the "Open File" button to browse your local folder and choose the PDF file you want to edit.

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Step 2. Edit the PDF File Accordingly

You can start editing the files once your file is successfully imported. One of the ways you can do this is by clicking on the "Edit" menu. Next, simply double-click on the area that you would like to edit and add the text desired within the editable text area. You can also select the "Add Text" tool under the same "Tools" menu and thereafter click and edit areas that you would like to make modifications on.

Tips: For your convenience, this program comes with an auto-matching system that will automatically detect the font type from the original PDF document. Consequently, the text that you are adding will follow the same format. Of course, you will be able to change accordingly under the "Format" menu.

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Step 3. Annotate PDF File with Diversified Annotation Tools

Next, you can make annotations on your files as well. Add any sticky notes or a text box by selecting these tools that can be found in the "Comment" menu.

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Step 4. Convert the PDF File to Other Format

If you need to convert the file to a Microsoft Word or other popular document format, you can do so by clicking "Convert" button on the top toolbar. In the pop-op window, choose your file and select Word format and click "Convert".

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Part 2. Comparison between CutePDF Editor and PDFelement Pro for Mac

CutePDF is a good software of selection if you need to perform basic editing on a PDF document. However, if you need to use a more enhanced feature like comments and adding a logo on a document, these feature not readily available from CutePDF Editor. If you would like to use another PDF editor from the same provider, you will have to upgrade to the next version or simply purchase other programs that offer those functions.

PDFelement Pro on the other hand is a one stop solution for all your PDF editing needs. You can leave comments, feedbacks or add logo by using its annotation or watermark functions.


Ivan Cook

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