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Originally, PDF was a kind of read-only file used to transfer and read in different platforms and devices. Later, we get used to using this format to save the digital information. Gradually, we need to edit text on the PDF files. In this essay, we will talk about how to easily edit PDF files without Adobe Acrobat Pro.

Part 1: How to Easily Edit PDF Files?
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Now, the functions of the PDF software are divided into two aspects. Some PDF applications are the multifunctional editors used to edit text, add notations, create PDF files, merge pages and review files. The other kinds of PDF apps focus on converting PDF to Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Text.
Next, we will talk about how to easily edit PDF with Adobe Acrobat Pro and the other applications.

1. Edit PDF with Renee PDF Aide

① What is Renee PDF Aide?
Renee PDF Aide is the software that supports to edit PDF and convert PDF. With utilization of the advanced OCR (Optical Character Recognition) technology, it can convert PDF to Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Image/HTML/TXT and the other common formats. You can designate the specific pages to be converted at the speed of 80 pages/min. Besides, it can repair the damaged PDF files, compress PDF files to shorten the loading time, merge several files into one and rotate the file position. En/decryption and watermark are allowed to add for PDF files, too.
What’s more, Renee PDF Aide supports English/French/German/Spanish/Portuguese/Chinese/Korean/Japanese. Under the mode of OCR, it can greatly improve the accuracy of character recognition. Even though you are a new user, you can use this software easily.
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2. How to Use Renee PDF Aide?

Renee PDF Aide includes two functions [PDF Tools] and [Convert PDF]. Next, we will show you how to use the software.
It is very easy to use Renee PDF Aide to convert PDF to Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Image/HTML/TXT.
Step 1: Download and install Renee PDF Aide. Select [Convert PDF].
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Step 2: Select one of the formats and then, click on [Add Files] to select the target file. Check the option [Enable OCR] to improve text recognition.
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TipsAbout the OCR function:

The OCR function can improve text recognition in two ways:

A. Recognize words on image and PDF. You can use this function to improve text recognition when you are going to convert the image-based PDF and the scanned PDF.

B. Recognize the font style to avoid garbled codes when there are different embedded font styles on the PDF file.

Step 3: Click on [Convert] to convert the format.
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Now, let’s learn about how to edit PDF files when you download the file in Chrome.
How to edit PDF files with Renee PDF Aide?
Renee PDF Aide offers many editing functions.
Step 1: Download and install Renee PDF Aide. Select [PDF Tools].
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Step 2: Select one of the functions at the top menu.
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Instruction of each tool:
Repair: Fix the broken PDF file or the file that cannot be opened
Optimize: Compress large PDF file
Split: Split a PDF file into small files
Merge: Merge several PDF files into one, or merge the selected pages
Rotate: Adjust a PDF file at different angles
En/Decrypt: Lock and unlock PDF files
Watermark: Add overlay watermark or background to PDF files
Image→PDF: Merge one or more images into PDF files
Step 3: Click on [Convert] to output the edited PDF file.
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2. Edit PDF with Adobe Acrobat Pro

Adobe Acrobat Pro is the PDF editing software developed by Adobe. Users can create, edit and convert PDF files. The software can not only convert the scanned image to PDF, but also convert Excel and Word to PDF. Besides, users can add notations, share, manage, compress, print and encrypt PDF files. No matter you frequently or slightly use PDF files, Adobe Acrobat Pro can help you easily edit PDF files.
Adobe Acrobat Pro can be compatible with all Windows versions, and it is suitable for different devices. Adobe Acrobat Pro includes the advanced technology and the high market share. Next, we will show you how to edit PDF files with Adobe Acrobat Pro.
Download and install Adobe Acrobat Pro; then, select [File] – [Open] or press the hot key [Ctrl + O] at the top menu to select the PDF file; Use the functions to edit the PDF files, such as merging pages, making sheet, and adding multimedia and annotation. After that, select [File] – [Save as] to save the PDF file.

3. Edit PDF with Wondershare

Wondershare PDFelement is the multifunctional PDF editing software. It can not only edit PDF files, such as filling in the PDF sheet, creating different PDF styles and adding annotation, but also it can merge and split pages, adjust the pages and extract words from the PDF file. Windows 7/8/10/Vista/XP is available.
It is easy to use Wondershare PDFelement to edit PDF. By clicking on [File] at the top menu, you can select the PDF file and then click on [Edit] or the other functions to edit the file.
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Part 2: Comparison
From the above contents, we’ve learned about how to edit PDF with Adobe Acrobat Pro and the other applications.
Adobe Acrobat PDF can edit PDF file but it exports fewer formats than Renee PDF Aide does, such as the formats of PowerPoint and Excel. Meanwhile, it annually costs $359.
Wondershare PDFelement can be also used to edit PDF files. It cost $79 annually.
Renee PDF Aide cannot be used to directly edit the PDF files, but you can use it to convert PDF to the other formats and then modify the converted files. Besides, it can repair/split/merge/encrypt/decrypt PDF files. It annually costs $39.95 and you can use the trial version to convert 50 pages, including 20 pages with OCR scan.
Now, try one of them to edit your PDFs!