PDFpen User Guide

Powerful PDF Editing On Your Mac

Thank you for selecting PDFpen, the premier all-purpose PDF editor for Mac. Explore our robust feature set, including the ability to fill and sign forms, add signatures, text, and images, correct typos, OCR scanned documents, and more.

PDFpen provides extensive online Help documentation and support. If you are new to PDFpen, please review the Getting Started section to familiarize yourself with the user interface, tools, and basic operations. You may also wish to review other sections covering capabilities specific to your PDF editing needs. Nevertheless, the best way to learn PDFpen is to use it.

For additional detailed guidance, our eBook, Take Control of PDFpen, is also available for download.

For users of PDFpen legacy versions, please take a few minutes to review our Release Notes which provides an overview of the latest improvements, enhancements, and capabilities included in the latest release. Downloadable PDFs of our Help/ User Guide for older versions are also available: PDFpen 12 Help, PDFpen 11 Help, PDFpen 10 Help, PDFpen 9 Help, PDFpen 8 Help, PDFpen 7 Help, PDFpen 6 Help, PDFpen 5 Help, PDFpen 4 Help, and PDFpen 3 Help.