The Best Alternative to Nitro PDF Editor for Windows 10


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"Nitro Pro cannot work well on Windows 10, what to do?" Many users update their PC to Windows 10 but find that Nitro PDF for Windows encounters this or that problems:

  • Nitro PDF is not as highly flexible and polished as Adobe.
  • Nitro PDF for Windows doesn't support PDF indexing.
  • Crashing of OCR in case of large documents has also been reported from time to time.
  • Nitro PDF for Windows takes more time to load larger PDF files as compared to Adobe.

This made us wonder if there were any other PDF editors out there that could outdo Nitro PDF and be a better Nitro alternative for Windows 10 users. Here is the best solution for you, PDFelement.

How to Edit PDF on Windows 10 with Nitro PDF Editor Alternative

Once we started looking through the long list of PDFelement Pro, we were pleasantly surprised to find out about PDFelement Pro . It is powerful Nitro PDF for Windows alternative that lets you create, convert and edit PDF very easily. In fact the users of PDFelement Pro have found it to be as easy to use as MS Word. You can do so much with it, for example, edit PDF files, encrypt the PDF files with password and convert PDF documents to MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint and vice versa apart from this fabulous program. After going through its features in detail, we can confidently say that Nitro PDF has a worthy alternative in PDFelement Pro. (You can also download PDFelement Pro for Mac.)

Why Choose This PDFelement Pro:

  • Powerful editing tools to edit PDF texts, images, pages, links and more.
  • Convert PDF to other formats including Microsoft Office formats and images.
  • Create PDF from Word, Excel, PPT, images and more other formats.
  • Protect PDF with password, watermark. And quick sign PDF files.
  • Easily fill out PDF form and create PDF form from free templates.
  • Extract data from PDF form and scanned PDF on 1 click.
  • OCR PDF to edit scanned PDF as easy as working on Word files.

Step 1. Import Your PDF into the Editor

After you have downloaded PDFelement Pro on to your Windows 10 computer, install it as well by following the simple instructions. Once done, launch the software and from the main interface, select "Open File" to add your PDF file you want to edit.

launch the pdfelement pro

Step 2. Edit Texts, Images and Pages in PDF

Once the PDF file has opened, go to the "Edit" tab and click on the "Edit" button. Now, you can double click on anywhere in the PDF file and start editing it as you wish. You can add or delete the words in the PDF file to your liking. It also gives you the option of customizing the text including font size and styles as well as the color.

Inserting an image is also very easy, go to "Edit > Add Image". To edit an image, you can go to "Edit" and then click on the image you want to edit. You can customize its properties including its position on the PDF file.

edit pdf texts, images and pages


Step 3. Merge and Split PDF

In order to combine 2 or more PDF documents, go to the main interface and select the option of "Combine PDF". On the next window, add the files you want combined, rearrange their order and simply click on "Combine". It will only take a few seconds for you to get your new PDF file.

In order to split a PDF file, go to "Page > Split" and then select the number of pages you want the file to be split into on the next screen. You can also specify the location to save the split PDF file.

combine pdf

Step 4. Highlight and Markup

Click on the "Comment" tab and you will see the various options such as Highlight, Strikethrough, Note, Stamp and Underline in the Annotations section. Whichever of these options you want to use, first select the option and then the text you want to edit.

Right next to the Annotations section is where you will find Drawing Markups. All that you have to do to use these Markup options is to select the one you need and simply drag the cursor across the PDF wherever needed.

markup pdf

Step 5. Convert to Word, Excel, PPT etc.

Find the options of "Convert" under the Home tab and click on it. You will see various file format options - "To Word", "To PowerPoint", "To Excel" and To Image and more. Select any one of these as needed and select the output properties before hitting "Convert".

convert pdf

Things to Remember

I am sure you would agree that the Nitro PDF Editor prized at $159.99 certainly looks way overprized as compared to the PDFelement Pro here that you can get just for $99.95. On top of that, you also get all the features that Nitro PDF Editor offers and much more in PDFelement Pro in terms of design, stability and functionality, certainly making it the best option of the two.


Ivan Cook

chief Editor

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