The Best Preview Alternative to View, Edit, Convert and Create PDF

Preview is one of the most popular programs for Mac users to view and edit PDF documents. With just a single click, Preview will make you have a better and more convenient PDF reading experience. You can easily select texts or images from a PDF file then copy and paste them to other applications. But Preview cannot do everything and it comes with many limitations in PDF reading and editing. Preview cannot merge or split PDF files. And it will not allow you to convert PDF to Word format for other purpose. So if you are looking for a Preview alternative, here is the right place.

The Best Mac Preview Alternative to Read and Edit PDF

iSkysoft PDF Editor 6 Professional - The Best Preview Alternative

I would like to introduce you to an all-in-one alternative to Preview - iSkysoft PDF Editor 6 Professional for Mac. It allows you to view your PDF files conveniently and convert PDF documents to other editable formats. It provides you with multiple viewing options, so that you can customize the page display, zoom in or zoom out the PDF pages. If needed, you are able to convert PDF documents to any editable formats. To secure your PDF documents, you can encrypt your PDF files with password. Below you can see more features of this Mac Preview alternative. (And iSkysoft PDF Editor 6 Professional for Windows is also available.)

Why Choose This PDF Editor:

  • Open PDF, and view PDF files with multiple PDF viewing tools.
  • Edit PDF texts, images, links and more in the same way as on Word files.
  • Convert PDF to Word, images format, EPUB, and other formats.
  • Combine, compress and split PDF files easily.
  • Secure PDF with passwords and OCR scanned PDF files.

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How to View and Edit PDF with Preview for Mac (Sierra) Alternative

Step 1. Open and View PDF File

You only need to take a few clicks to install this editor with the help of simplified installation wizard. Then go to “Open File” and open the PDF document with this program. To view PDF file, you can click on the "View" button or click the "Zoom", "Up", "Download", and other button to view the file. You can customize the page size by selecting “Fit Width” or “Fit Height”. You also can directly select the zoom percentage.

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Step 2. How to Annotate PDF Files

In the “Comment” tab, you can add sticky note and text box to any part of PDF page. To do so, you can simply click the “Sticky” button and drag the box to anywhere you want. Then just type the information to the box. You can also make annotation by using drawing tools. If you want to highlight some texts, you can click the “Highlight” button and select the texts to do so.

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Step 3. How to Convert PDF Files

Click on the “Convert” button, you will get options for selecting output format. And you can select your desired output format. Then customize the page range and specify an output folder to save the converted file. Last, click the “Convert” button to start the PDF conversion.

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Jun 16,2017 13:49 pm / Posted by to PDF Editor

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