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Install

  1. Download the standard disk image (DMG) file on your Mac.
  2. Double-click on the .dmg file to mount it. You will see the Nitro PDF Pro Essentials application and the link to your Applications folder.
  3. Drag the Nitro PDF Pro Essentials application over to your Applications folder. This action copies Nitro PDF Pro Essentials onto your Mac’s hard drive.
  4. After installation, you may eject (unmount) the disk image and discard the .dmg file.
  5. Double-click on the app in Applications to launch it.
    • When PDF Pro Essentials or PDF Pro first launches you will be asked to register. Click “Demo” to use the free trial.

      Time Limit: The demo has no time limit.

      Features: The demo will stamp the Nitro logo on all saved and printed documents. Once you purchase and register the app, re-save the documents to remove the logo from the document and its subsequent printouts.

      The demo allows full access to all the app features except Microsoft® Word export and Nitro PDF Pro's Excel, PowerPoint, and PDF/A export.

      Check out our video tutorial for a great introduction to Nitro PDF Pro and Nitro PDF Pro Essentials!

    • Buy now from our web store

      Once you purchase you will receive an email with your registration information.

      Buy from Within the App:

      1. Select Purchase / Register… from the PDFpen menu.
      2. Click the Buy Now button.
      3. Fill in your info and credit card details, and click the “Checkout” button.
      4. Verify your order details, and click the “Submit Order” button.
      5. Your name and serial number are automatically registered with the product. You will also receive an email with your serial number. If you ever need to enter it manually, select Purchase / Register again, enter your name and serial number from the email and click the “Register” button.

      (Not applicable to Mac App Store purchases.)

    • Updates within a major version are free to registered users of that version. For example a free update would be from v.13.1 to v.13.2.

      Upgrades between major version numbers are charged an upgrade fee. For example a paid upgrade would be from v.12.9 to v.131.

      Free upgrade: If you purchased version 12 on or after January 1, 2021, the upgrade to the Nitro Store version is free. Free upgrades are not available to the Mac App Store version.

      Buy an Upgrade

      You can upgrade from any version of PDFpenPro to PDF Pro 13, or PDFpen to PDF Pro Essentials 13, for $35. Upgrade pricing is not available in the Mac App Store.

      How to Upgrade

      1. Download PDF Pro Essentials 13 or PDF Pro 13. Do so either by choosing “Check for Update…” from the PDF Pro Essentials/PDF Pro menu, or downloading from the Nitro website.
      2. Launch v.13. It will notice your previous version and offer to check for a free upgrade.
      3. If your upgrade is…
        • Free you’ll be prompted to enter your name and email address, and will be issued a free license for v.13. Finished!
        • Not free you can click on “Buy an upgrade license” for upgrade pricing.
      4. Go through the screens to purchase the US $35 upgrade to v.13 or the US $50 upgrade to PDF Pro from PDF Pro Essentials.
      5. Complete your purchase and PDF Pro Essentials/PDF Pro will register with your new license. You will also receive an email of your new license for your records.

      How to Upgrade if you purchased from the Mac App Store

      1. Download PDF Pro Essentials 13 or PDF Pro 13 from our site.
      2. Launch v.13. It will prompt you to locate your Mac App Store app so that we can verify the receipt.
      3. If your upgrade is…
        • Free you’ll be prompted to enter your name and email address, and will be issued a free license for v.13. Finished!
        • Not free you can click on “Buy an upgrade license” for upgrade pricing.
      4. Go through the screens to purchase the US $35 upgrade to v.13 or the US $50 upgrade to PDF Pro from PDF Pro Essentials.
      5. Complete your purchase and PDF Pro Essentials/PDF Pro will register with your new license. You will also receive an email of your new license for your records.
    • PDF Pro Essentials 13: $129.99

      Office Pack: starting at $406.39

      • Register up to a 5 different users in one physical office location. Larger office packs are also available.

      PDF Pro 13: $179.99

      Office Pack: starting at $519.33

      • Register up to a 5 different users in one physical office location. Larger office packs are available.

      Upgrades

      Upgrade from a previous PDF Pro Essentials to PDF Pro Essentials 13: $35
      Upgrade from a previous PDF Pro to PDF Pro 13: $35
      Upgrade from a previous PDF Pro Essentials to PDF Pro 13: $50

      Buy with Confidence

      We urge you to contact us first for technical support issues, as most are resolved quickly. (Contact Apple for refunds on Mac App Store purchases.)