How to Edit PDF Files on Mac?
Apple's built-in Preview application is not only a PDF viewer like Adobe Reader, but also has some editing features for people to edit PDF files on Mac OS X 10.5 or later (Snow Leopard, Lion). Open a PDF file in Preview, click "Tools" in the top menu, choose "Mark Up" then you can see "Highlight Text", "Underline Text" and "Strike Through Text" options. You can also annotate your PDF. Actually you are adding a new layer over the PDF, like we draw something on the paint tool. However, if you want to edit PDF files, for example, change the content, delete or add new words, images or paragraphs, you can use PDF Editor for Mac or PDF to Word for Mac to help you. (Click this article to see The Best Way to Edit PDF Text on Mac.)
Converting PDF to Word with PDF to Word for Mac can help you easily edit PDF files including text and images in Word documents on Mac. That's much easier for most of PDF users. Following is how it works.
Step 1. Launch PDF to Word for Mac, you can click to enter your registration code, or click Evaluate to free trial the application. Trial version has the 5 pages limitation for each PDF files.
Step 2. To import PDF files, just drag and drop files into the main panel or click "File"->"Add PDF Files" on the top menu.
Step 3. Customize the output setting by clicking the gear icon. Or scroll down to "Output Setting" on the top menu.
You can select particular page range to convert, e.g. 1-3, 4,7-10. Or choose the output format from .doc and .rtf.
Step 4. Click Convert button, conversion will be succeed in seconds. You can view the target files by clicking the Word icon. You can edit PDF files then.
With PDF to Word Mac, now you can make corrections in editable Word document, you can also resize, insert or delete images. After editing PDF files, if you want to replace the modified pages to the original PDF, you can create PDF from Word on Mac, and then drag and drop the modified pages to the original one's sidebar, then select the original page and press Command-delete to remove. It's not hard to edit PDF files on Mac, is it?