If you are reading this article, I am assuming that you understand the advantages that PDF presents to business and the corporate world. The benefits of PDF do not stop with the corporate world, they extend to households where people use this file format to share information with other people. Because of the increase in popularity of PDF, there has been an increasing need to be able to edit PDF files. That is why companies such as Microsoft endeavor to make various applications contained in MS Office suite capable of editing PDF documents.
There are several methods that can be used to edit PDF documents. Some of these methods are more recent than others. Similarly, some of these methods produce better results than other. In this article, I am going to discuss three methods that you can rely on to easily edit a PDF. However, you should also read about how you can convert PDF to word.
Edit PDF using Adobe Acrobat
One of the easiest and most common way of editing PDF documents is by use of Adobe Acrobat. Adobe Acrobat is usually available for purchase through their online platform. If you can’t afford to buy the software, you can use the trial version for up to seven days after which you will be locked out and required to make a purchase to continue using the product.
To edit a PDF document, you will need to start by going to the File option in your Adobe Acrobat software and then choosing the Open command. From there, you should proceed to the Edit PDF command. You should have access to all the tools you need to edit your PDF document at this point.
Editing PDF using Google Docs
This is an easy alternative option that you can use to edit PDF documents. To use this method, you will need to start by logging into your Google Drive account. You can do this by using your Google account. On the upper left hand side of the page that opens up, you should click on “New.” Next, you should click on the file you intend to edit so that you can upload it.
Next you should proceed to the document window from where you should find the PDF document you intend to edit. Click on Open at this point. When the upload finishes, you should click on “Recent” so that you can locate the PDF document you just uploaded.
Next, you should select Open With and then go to Google Docs. You should be able to see a new editable file that you can now edit as much as you want and then download it as a PDF document.
Using a PDF editor
Lastly, you can use a PDF editor to edit PDF documents. These are tools that are easily accessible online. Some websites may require you to create an account while others give you free unfettered access. You will upload the document and then edit it once it completes uploading. You can then download the edited document as a PDF file.