PDFescape Premium for your PC

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Edit, Create and Convert PDF files

PDFescape Desktop

While PDFescape Basic will always be free, PDFescape Premium & Ultimate include PDFescape Desktop features for advanced PDF editing functionality on your Windows® PC. PDFescape Desktop gives you pro tools to directly edit PDFs, merge documents, convert to Word, and more.

Edit Text & Images

PDFescape Desktop makes it easy to change the existing text & images in your PDF, change fonts or colors, or highlight, underline, & cross out text. Annotation & markup tools include freetext & freehand drawing tools, shapes, sticky notes, & more. Give your documents professional polish by adding bookmarks & hyperlinks, as well as stamps, watermarks & letterhead.
Edit Text and Images in PDF files

Merge PDFs

Merge PDFs, crop, rotate, delete & extract pages, add comments for collaboration, and more! PDFescape Desktop is everything you need to edit PDFs.

Create & Convert

PDFescape Desktop is a powerful suite of tools including a PDF converter & creator as well. Create PDFs from printable files, scan to PDF, or create PDFs from images. Convert PDFs to Word, Excel, HTML, or image formats. PDFescape Desktop includes a variety of tools for assembling documents, merging PDFs, inserting blank pages, importing pages directly from another PDF, re-arrange pages, or extract a page into a new PDF. Pages can be rotated, cropped, or deleted, and page sizes can be adjusted on the fly.

Sign & Certify

PDFescape Desktop + PDFescape Ultimate is the ultimate paperless solution. With the sign tool, your documents can be signed with a single click of the mouse.
Sign and Certify PDF files

Secure & Protect

PDFescape Desktop + PDFescape Ultimate provides multiple tools for securing & protecting your PDFs. Protect your outbound PDFs with up to 256 bit banking grade encryption including password protection for the ultimate in PDF peace of mind.

Desktop Features by Plan

  Free Premium Ultimate
Create PDFs from 300+ file types Yes Yes Yes
Print files to PDF Yes Yes Yes
View PDF files Yes Yes Yes
Edit PDFs on your desktop No Yes Yes
Edit existing text & images No Yes Yes
Merge multiple PDFs at once No Yes Yes
Convert PDFs to text or image formats like .jpg and .png No Yes Yes
Add page numbers, headers & footers, and watermarks No Yes Yes
Attach files, extract pages, & compress PDFs No Yes Yes
256 bit encryption & password protection No No Yes
Create advanced PDF forms No No Yes
Electronic signatures & certificate signing No No Yes
Redact (permanently blackout / erase) content from a PDF No No Yes

System Requirements

OS: Windows® XP / Vista / 7 / 8 / 10
Processor: Pentium III or equivalent
Memory / RAM: 1 GB
Disk Space: 100 MB or more free
Internet connection is required for version updates, activation, to download paid-for features, and for online services. Microsoft Office is required for plug-in use & conversion to Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
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