How to Edit PDF on Mac

When you have a document in PDF format, you have the chance to view in different devices and browsers without changing its format. PDFs are also light thus it's a convenient format to use when you want to upload files on the Internet. However, you may notice that you want to edit texts, images or objects on the PDF file before uploading or sharing it on the web. You will notice that even with inbuilt PDF readers it is not that easy to change content on your PDF file. But now you will get a great solution to edit PDF on Mac.

How to Edit a PDF on Mac

Here is how you can fully edit PDF files on Mac using Wondershare PDFelement. Download and install this fabulous PDF editor for Mac and then follow the steps below to modify PDF on Mac.

STEP 1. Open a PDF to Edit

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After installing PDFelement for Mac, you can now launch it. Upload your PDF file by clicking on the "Edit PDF" button on the Home window. You will be able to access your local folders and select the PDF file. Another way is to move the cursor to the bottom right and click on black icon indicated "Open File". From there, you can browse the PDF file to edit and open with the program.

STEP 2. Edit PDF Text on Mac

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The imported PDF file will be uploaded and opened on the PDFelement. To change texts, click on the“Edit” button at the mid of the tool bar next to the "Markup" icon. A formatting tool bar will appear below it. Click on any text block and it will be highlighted. From there you can now delete text, insert text or change font style.

STEP 3. Edit PDF Image on Mac

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  • If you have images on the PDF file, you can also edit them. On the toolbar, click on the "Edit" button. When the formatting bar appears, click on the "Add Image" button. A new window will appear that allows you to add image to the PDF text. Select image from your local folder and upload it. From there you can adjust it to fit the desired position.
  • You can also double click on the image that you want to edit. A pop will appear, select Replace, Crop. Rotate, Extract options to make changes on PDF images.

STEP 4. Edit PDF Page on Mac

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With PDFelement for Mac you can also modify the pages. Go to the left side of the interface and you will see the“Pages”option. Click on the Arrow Down button on it, and a list of options for editing pages in PDF will appear.

  • To remove a page, click on "Delete Pages" and a window will appear to specify a page range. You can choose to delete current page, even pages, odd pages or manually enter the page range. After that, click on "OK" and the page will be deleted.
  • To insert new page, click on "Insert Blank Page" or "Insert from File". After that, enter the number of pages that you want to insert and click on "OK".

STEP 5. Save PDF after Editing

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Once you are done editing images, text and pages, you need to save your document. To save it with its original name, go to“File”and then click on "Save". Also, you can simply click on "Command + S".

To save it on a new destination, click on "File" followed by "Save AS" button. A pop up window will appear. Enter title of the document, location, and file format. Finally, click on "Save" and your file will be saved.