As an office people, you must be quite familiar with Nitro Pro, right? As a professional PDF app, Nitro Pro enables you to edit, create and convert PDF files with less energy and time. However, Nitro Pro now has only Windows version and no Mac version is available. If you are Mac user, you may have to find a Nitro PDF Pro Alternative for your Mac.

Here I will recommend you two kinds of Nitro PDF alternative for Mac OS X, the first one is online PDF editing tool, and the second one is PDFelement. With help of the first alternative tool, you can conduct basic edit for your PDF files, however, there are many limitations and the tool normally has no OCR! In controversy, PDFelement provides more functions for Mac user and you can easily edit and convert PDF files in a click.

Actually, the excellent Nitro PDF Pro Alternative – PDFelement is such a professional program that works well with OS X Yosemite, Mavericks and Mountain Lion. Since the PDF program is developed with the built-in leading edge OCR technology, it can digitize text on a scanned PDF file seamlessly.

In this article, I will show you how to use the powerful Nitro PDF Pro Alternative – PDFelement for Mac to edit, convert and create PDF files step by step.

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Step 1: At the very beginning, please install the program on your computer and run it by double click. You can now download free trial version to have a try before purchasing it. Then please open a scanned PDF and choose your language for the PDF file.

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Step 2: Now, please click the button “Perform OCR” to enable the OCR feature in the pop-up window. Thus you can then edit your PDF files, including the images, text, pages and add annotations in one click. Also, you can convert the PDF file to other formats by clicking the “Convert” button.

How to Edit Text: It is quite easy to edit PDF text by clicking the “Touchup” in the toolbar. Then please move your mouse over the PDF text you need to edit and double click it to enter new text. In addition, the font will be matched automatically in the process.

How to Edit PDF Pages: It needs only one click to edit PDF pages. Firstly, please turn to Document menu in the window and choose the task you need, for example, you can delete/extract/insert/crop/rotate pages and split/merge PDF files, add/delete/upgrade watermark, etc.

How to Mark Up PDF Content: In the toolbar, you just need to choose the annotation to add text box, sticky note and other shapes in one click.

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How to Convert PDF files to Popular Format: You just need to turn to toolbar and click the “Convert” button in starting window of the program. Then you can choose the format, such as Excel, Microsoft Word, HTMP, PowerPoint, Text and EPUB format to convert. The program will complete the task for you automatically then.

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