PDFs Cant Be Edited- FALSE- 5 Ways To Edit A PDF!!!

Whether you are a student or a working person, knowing how to edit a PDF file is important. Especially with everything turning digitally, many documents including id proofs, resumes, etc., are saved in PDF files. Sometimes when in a hurry you might mess with the arrangement or format of your PDF file. That time knowing how to edit a PDF can come in handy.

You can edit PDF files on mobile and laptops, or PC. In case, you don’t want to download an app and edit PDF files, then you can make use of online PDF editors. There are plenty of online PDF editors available on the web.

How to edit a PDF file in Word?

If you are not able to install an app for editing your pdf files and not even able to access an online PDF editor, then MS Word is the best for you. MS Word works the best when you have to edit PDF files that contain mostly text.

  • Open the MS Word from the Windows menu. And go to “File”.
  • Now click on ‘Open’ and browse for the PDF file that you need to edit.
  • Once the PDF file is opened in MS Words you can now edit the text as well as images on Word.
  • Once done save the edited file and necessary changes have been made in the format it can be saved back to a PDF file.

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How to edit PDF files using Google Drive?

Another way of editing a PDF File can be achieved using Google Drive. Google Drive can not only be used to save data but can also edit one. It is an online PDF editor.

  • Open the Google Drive app. Click on “Open with” and open the file.
  • Once the file has been opened and edited the text, image, etc. make sure you save it by pressing “Ctrl” plus ”s”.Alternatively, you can either name a copy of it or download it. For this click on the “Fie” and then select the “Make a Copy” or “Download” option. 
  • You can download the file in a number of formats like .pdf, .docx, .odt, .rtf, etc.

How to edit a PDF using an online PDF editor: Seja?

Seja is one of the many free online pdf editors available in the market. There are various other platforms as well like small PDF, SmallPDF, PDFEscape, etc. you can edit up to 200 pages to 50Mbs. The files uploaded to the site are automatically deleted after two hours.

  • Click upload the PDF file that needs to be edited. Select the PDF file and press “Upload”. 
  • You can edit the file by adding various tools to it. Like Adding text to your file, editing existing text, having additional features like Images and Signature to the PDF. You can even draw, add a shape, highlight the page and even add an extra page into it.
  • Once you are done editing and have made the required changes to your file. You can save those changes by clicking on the “Apply Changes” button. There is a green button at the bottom of the page.
  • The website will now start processing your PDF file now.
  • Once the processing has been completed, you can click on the “Download” button.  There is a green button at the top of the page.
  • Once you click the button the edited PDF will be downloaded and can save it even in Dropbox, OneDrive, Google Drive, etc.
  • If you want you can even rename and print the document.

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How to edit a PDF file using LibreOffice Draw editor?

Download and install LibreOffice from their official website. It is a free alternative PDF editor for  MS word. This software can be used in both Windows and macOS

  • Once you have visited their site and clicked on the link to download the app, you must download the entire suite to use the LibreOffice Draw.
  • Now open the LibreOffice Draw. LibreOffice Draw has a yellow icon that will resemble a triangle and circle on it.
  • Click on the icon in your Windows start menu or Applications folder on macOS.
  • Now open the PDF you want to edit and format in the LibreOffice Draw. to do this click on “File”, and then on “Open”. Now select the PDF you want to open and click on the “Open” option. 
  • Once the file has opened it will look different from the originally intended file.
  • Now edit the file as you wish. You can move and resize an object or add new text to it. You can even edit an existing text file, add images to the document, add shape and rotate an object in it. To save your work click the “File” option and then on the “Save” option.
  • To export your PDF. Go to “File”, and then click on “Export as” and generate the PDF of the file.

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How to edit a PDF file using Adobe Acrobat Pro Reader?

You can read PDF for free using Adobe Acrobat Reader DC. But, to edit PDF files you will need a subscription to Adobe Acrobat Reader DC. This software works best when you have to deal with existing PDFs.

  • Open the PDF file in Acrobat Reader. You can do this by clicking on the “File” in the menu bar at the top of the Acrobat Pros little screen menu. Click on open now. After this select a PDF file and open it.
  • Click on the edit PDF. in this option you can edit the existing file, display the outline to text boxes, add an image or even remove a student. You can even edit the file using the Objects tools to images and PDF. you can even add and remove your signature in a document.
  • Now save the PDF by clicking on the File option and then click on the save option.

Final words

That said, these are a few of the handpicked PDF editors from our side. All this software adobe has a nice and wide range of editing options to edit a PDF. Most of it is the same as MS Word. If these PDF editors haven’t met your requirement you can search for a new one online.

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