What's New
PDFpen 8.2.1 PDFpen 8.2.1

PDFpen 8 users, please note: PDFpen 8 is a paid upgrade unless you purchased on or after January 1, 2016.

  • Displays first page correctly in print preview
  • Fixes "selected folder not writable" when scanning on Sierra
  • Resolves numerous issues on 5K Retina iMacs running Sierra
  • Syncs your Library via iCloud for Smile store purchasers
  • Syncs Library with PDFpen for iPad & iPhone for Smile store purchasers
  • Supports tabs on macOS Sierra (10.12)
  • Other fixes and improvements
  • Adds new “Snap to Guides” option:
    • Shows center and edge alignment guides when dragging objects
    • Snaps objects to guides
    • Snaps text box to baseline when creating, moving, and resizing
  • Click and move existing objects while new object tool active
  • Improves display of self-signed certificates
  • Other fixes and improvements
  • Resolves occasional incorrect presentation of document colors
  • Other minor fixes & improvements

PDFpen 8 users, please note: PDFpen 8 is a paid upgrade unless you purchased on or after January 1, 2016.

  • Press shift-space to scroll a page up
  • Improves signature field compatibility with Adobe® products
  • Other minor fixes and improvements

This update must be installed manually via the Learn More button below. Our apologies for the inconvenience.

PDFpen 7 users, please note: PDFpen 8 is a paid upgrade unless you purchased on or after January 1, 2016.

  • Validate digital signatures for authenticity and trust of digitally signed documents
  • Digitally sign documents using AATL or self-signed certificates
  • Create a digital certificate for self-signing
  • Preview and extract file attachments and annotations
  • Record and playback audio annotations
  • Measure distances with the measurement tool, including those within architectural documents
  • Export PDF to Microsoft® Word (.docx) offline
  • Create Portfolio documents, combining related files together (PDFpenPro only)
  • Add and delete file attachments and annotations (PDFpenPro only)
  • Choose widget styles for radio buttons and checkboxes (PDFpenPro only)
  • Rearrange tab order of form fields via sidebar drag and drop (PDFpenPro only)
  • Export PDF to Microsoft® Excel (.xlsx) offline (PDFpenPro only)

PDFpen 6 users, please note: PDFpen 7 is a paid upgrade unless you purchased on or after August 1, 2014.

  • Resolves issue with File -> Open command

PDFpenPro 6 users, please note: PDFpenPro 7 is a paid upgrade unless you purchased on or after August 1, 2014.

  • Adds Services menu support for selected text and single images
  • Supports OCR of business card size documents
  • Uses Measurement Units preference when showing page size in Document Info
  • Resolves case where Correct Text could increase file size
  • Other fixes and improvements

PDFpen 6 users, please note: PDFpen 7 is a paid upgrade unless you purchased on or after August 1, 2014.

  • Fixes crash when opening specific documents
  • Compatible with El Capitan (OS X 10.11)
  • Minor fixes and improvements
  • Improves scanning performance and reliability
  • Resolves numerous scanning issues
  • Fixes to prepare for upcoming releases of OS X
  • Other minor fixes and improvements
  • Restores double-click to keep a tool selected
  • Fixes appearance of Overview button in Scan window
  • Removes save prompt for unedited graphics files
  • Adds new Cloud annotation tool
  • Adds case-sensitive search option
  • Adds Editing preference for automatic selection tool switching
  • Improves popup notes for highlights and stamps:
    • Adds Edit Note and Delete Note menu commands
    • Adds Delete Note button
  • Enhances annotation list:
    • Shows annotation icons
    • Wraps text for improved readability
    • Shows date, author, and location when available
  • Adds read-only Document Permissions window to PDFpen
  • Exports new unsaved documents
  • Other fixes and improvements

PDFpenPro 7 is a paid upgrade for users of PDFpenPro 6.x and earlier. It's a free update for registered 7.x users.

  • Minor fixes and improvements
  • Adds formatting options for page numbering:
    • Font Family
    • Font Size
    • Color
    • Format
    • Page Range
  • Create custom stamps
  • Adds additional stamps: Copied, Faxed, Paid, Scanned
  • Auto-deskew when performing OCR
  • Improves German localization
  • Improves VoiceOver support in PDF forms
  • Other fixes and improvements

PDFpen 7 is a PAID UPGRADE. It's easy to go back to PDFpen 6, so we encourage you to try it out. If you purchased on or after August 1, 2014, your upgrade is free and should be automatic.

Here's what's new in 7.0.2:

  • Adds Share button to default toolbar
  • Fixes a form-related incompatibility with Adobe® Acrobat® / Reader®
  • Fixes case where signature compresses when resized
  • Other fixes and improvements

PDFpen 7 is a PAID UPGRADE. It's easy to go back to PDFpen 6, so we encourage you to try it out. If you purchased on or after August 1, 2014, your upgrade is free and should be automatic.

Here's what's new in 7.0.1:

  • Adds pure color options to color picker
  • Uses default email reader for File > Mail Document command
  • Resolves issues with color selection for text and comment boxes
  • Dismisses file dialog when a document is opened
  • Resolves issue with Combine PDFs script
  • Other minor fixes and improvements

This update is free for registered PDFpen 7.x users.

PDFPen 7 is a paid upgrade. It's easy to go back to PDFpen 6, so we encourage you to try it out. If you purchased on or after August 1, 2014, your upgrade is free and should be automatic. Here's what's new:

  • Modern user interface updated for Yosemite
  • Viewable OCR layer for proofing OCR text from scanned pages
  • Context-sensitive popup-menus enable quick edits
  • Performance enhancements for load and save
  • Compatible with iCloud Drive
  • Tools remember last chosen colors and properties
  • Freeform highlighting
  • Sign PDF forms via interactive signature fields (not digital signatures)
  • Text fields support combed/segmented display
  • Correct typos in OCR text layer (PDFpenPro only)
  • Export to Microsoft® Excel (.xlsx, .xls), Microsoft® PowerPoint (.pptx), and PDF Archive (PDF/A) formats (requires Internet connection and must be a licensed user, PDFpenPro only)
  • Add interactive signature fields to forms (PDFpenPro only)
  • Fixes to prepare for upcoming releases of OS X
  • Other fixes and improvements
  • Improves performance on Mavericks
  • Fixes crash when scanner is unplugged while PDFpen is running
  • Fixes potential crashes with the scanning window
  • Improves editing bar appearance on Yosemite developer preview
  • Resolves issue with access to tools when search results are displayed
  • Adds Text-to-Speech support
  • Improves save performance, especially with large or complex PDFs
  • Improves search performance
  • Restores ⌘5 as keyboard equivalent for Tools -> Text
  • Improves VoiceOver support for fillable text fields
  • Improves Accessibility of several user interface elements
  • Improves performance of Split PDF script
  • Adds preference to restore all disabled alerts
  • Adds AppleScript support for owner password, permissions, and selected page
  • Other fixes and improvements

PDFpen (com.smileonmypdfpen) is a Mac software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of Software.com. The latest version that our users have reported running on their systems is PDFpen 821.5. The most popular version of this application used by our users is PDFpen 4.1.

Operating System: Mac

Minimum OS version: 10.10

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