iSkysoft PDF Editor can help you create, convert, read, annotate, edit and protect PDF documents. The tool has a very nice interface, very similar to those of Microsoft Office products. Likewise, the tabs in the ribbon compartmentalize the features and adapt to the operation being performed, which certainly contributes to the program´s usability.
Unlike other similar applications, iSkysoft PDF Editor can create documents from scratch. Besides, it can also open existing PDF documents or even convert other file types on the fly. Moreover, the program installs a virtual printer so practically any type of printable document can also be converted to PDF. Additionally, the tool supports converting PDF to other popular formats, including Office documents, images, simple text, epub and HTML. Finally, it’s also possible to combine various source documents into a new one.
The program can be used as a standard PDF reader supporting most common operations, like bookmarking, annotating, highlighting and underlining. Also, it lets you edit the contents of your documents by modifying and creating objects. In terms of restructuring a document, the tool allows you to extract, replace and insert pages as well as split the original file into various parts. In addition, it permits to edit forms and their objects. Finally, to protect a document´s contents and copyright, the application can add password protection with encryption and insert signatures.
All in all, iSkysoft PDF Editor is an affordable yet powerful alternative to more sophisticated software as it supports most of the operations involving PDFs. As an additional value, it can upload your documents to on-the-cloud storage services. However, it also has some limitations. For instance, it cannot help you insert media contents, such as video or audio into your files.
- It’s easier to use than many other PDF editors
- It has a nice interface
- As it installs as a virtual printer, it can convert practically any type of printable document
- It can open Office documents directly
- It supports converting to other formats
- It can share your documents on the cloud
- It can create documents from scratch
- The OCR function has to be purchased separately
- It doesn´t allow inserting media
- It doesn´t support pasting objects directly to the page