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Completely redesigned for iOS 7, PDF Expert 5 brings many new features to the table like a unique Review mode and a text-to-speech feature.
What's NewMeet PDF Expert 5.2!
Amazing new features with a few iOS 8 exclusives.
- Zoom Writing (iPad)
This is a great tool to write with precision. Essentially, it adds the area that zooms in a part of the page and allows you to handwrite more on a single page or document margins. As you write, the zoomed box moves along the page, automatically adjusting to the pace you need to work at.
- AirTurn Support
Perfect news for musicians - now you can turn pages of notes and other documents simply by pressing AirTurn pedals or with your bluetooth keyboard arrow keys.
- Bookmarks Improvements:
Bookmarks manager gets amazing improvements in terms of features and looks.
+The Bookmark name editing is now inline
+The Position of the page you’re currently working on is now highlighted in your application PDF outline
+ All the bookmarked pages are clearly marked in the PDF pages manager
+ Annotations summary now includes the context from PDF outline.
iOS 8 Exclusives:
- iCloud Drive Support
Safely store all your presentations, spreadsheets, PDFs, images and any other kind of documents in your PDF Expert iCloud folder. Directly access them from iCloud Drive on your iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Mac or PC.
- Open files from iCloud Drive with Document Picker (iPad)
You can get documents stored on your iCloud Drive that are not in your PDF Expert application using Document Picker. It works almost like ‘Open in...’ dialog on your Mac or PC. On the PDF Expert side bar menu tap ‘Open...’ and navigate to the needed document.
- Open files from iCloud Drive with Document Picker (iPhone)
You can get documents stored on your iCloud Drive that are not in your PDF Expert application using Document Picker. It works almost like ‘Open in...’ dialog on your Mac or PC. On the PDF Expert bottom menu tap ‘Open...’ and navigate to the needed document.
- Use other iOS apps to work with the files from PDF Expert 5
In any Document Picker enabled application you can get access to all PDF Expert files that are outside the iCloud folder. Just tap ‘Locations’ in the Document Picker window and select PDF Expert from the list.
- Touch ID Support (iPhone)
Use Touch ID, Apple's fingerprint identity sensor, to unlock PDF Expert instead of a regular passcode.
App DescriptionPDF Expert 5 is a must-have app for anyone who reads, annotates or edits PDF documents on iPad or iPhone. It allows you to mark up documents with highlights and handwriting, insert text and stamps, sign and even merge PDFs. Moreover, PDF Expert is the best choice for filling out PDF forms right on your iPad and iPhone.
“PDF Expert 5 leapfrogs the competition” - AppStorm
"PDF Expert is one of my must-have iPad apps and […] a desktop-class PDF reader that I’ve been using every week for the past three years.” - MacStories.net
"PDF Expert is better in almost every way than every other iPad PDF app we tried.” - The Sweet Setup
You can open various file formats such as iWork, MS Office, Power Point, text files, images, even music and video files, etc. Get these files from desktop computers, email attachments, documents on Dropbox, OneDrive, GoogleDocs and “Open in" from other applications.
With PDF Expert 5 you can:
- Highlight Text -
Mark important things in books, journals or documents you want to review.
- Fill Forms -
Work with static PDF forms created in Adobe Acrobat.
- Create Notes -
Add comments to the texts you read.
- Draw with your finger-
Use it to make handwritten notes or highlight text in scanned books.
- Make Bookmarks -
Create table of contents for your document right on iPad and iPhone.
- Review Documents -
Mark up errors and place special emphasis on important sentences.
- Sign Contracts -
Additional types of PDF annotations are coming in the next updates.
Other things PDF Expert 5 lets you do:
+ Read PDFs with ease
PDF Expert has one of the best PDF viewers for iPad and iPhone. It opens large files, supports full text search, handles PDF links and outlines, opens password-protected documents and extracts text from PDFs.
+ Copy Files From Mac or PC via Wi-Fi and USB
Use iTunes file sharing to transfer files directly to your iPad or iPhone via USB cable. As an alternative connect your iOS device running PDF Expert via Wi-Fi and operate it like a wireless flash drive. No additional software is required.
+ Save Email Attachments
Open attachments directly from the Mail app. Also, you can open PDF files from any other application on the iPad or iPhone via "Open In..." dialogue.
+ Sync your files with various cloud services
PDF Expert allows you to download and upload files from Dropbox, OneDrive, Google Drive and other services. If you use more than one cloud storage, PDF Expert 5 will handle all of them.
+ Share Files With Your Friends
Email files directly from PDF Expert 5 with all annotations you made.
+ Protect Documents with Password and Encryption
Restrict access to PDF Expert 5 with a password to protect your files from unauthorized reading. Enable iOS Data Protection to encrypt everything while your iPad or iPhone is not in use.
+ Text To Speech
Now you can listen to e-books or audio files on the road or when you don’t feel like reading. PDF Expert 5 intelligently processes PDF books and uses iOS7 text- to-speech API to read them aloud.
And one more thing:
• Review Mode •
The Review Mode allows you to mark up PDF documents in a very special way. Just tap anywhere on the text where you need changes and correct it in the text editor. The text that you delete is marked as removed while everything you add is shown as new text in different colors. Currently available only on iPad.
September 28, 2014 New version 5.2
September 25, 2014 New version 5.1.4
August 06, 2014 Price Decrease: $9.99 -> $4.99
August 06, 2014 New version 5.1.3
July 07, 2014 New version 5.1.2
May 29, 2014 New version 5.1.1
March 14, 2014 New version 5.0.6
November 30, -0001 Initial Release