Readdle’s PDF Expert 5 gains Apple Pencil support and seamless Wi-Fi file transfer

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Now you can take the most from your Apple Pencil and iPad Pro with a new version of Readdle’s PDF Expert for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, which was pushed to the App Store this morning.

In addition to swiping with your finger and sketching with Apple Pencil, the application now permits you to transfer PDF documents from your Mac to the iPad, or vice versa, with a single tap, courtesy of Readdle’s all-new Transfer technology.

Apple Pencil support

“We’ve seen many requests to add more Apple Pencil support, and we understand how inconvenient and sometimes not obvious it was to get your stylus to work,” said Readdle. “Well, that’s already in past, and some day you’re gonna long those good old days.”

The app supports pressure sensitivity via Apple Pencil, too.

Readdle Transfer

As for the new Readdle Transfer technology, it’s a proprietary solution that doesn’t rely on Apple’s Handoff, which PDF Expert for iOS and OS X already support. In order for Readdle Transfer to work, devices running the app must be on the same Wi-Fi network.

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Not just yet another PDF app

With this full-on productivity software, you can do so much more than just view PDF documents: the app includes advanced features that let you annotate PDFs, sign contracts and documents, fill out forms, merge multiple PDFs together and more, right on your Mac, iPhone and iPad.

Check out the latest PDF Expert features in a promo video below.

Pricing and availability

This update is free for all existing users.

PDF Expert 5 is available on the App Store for $9.99 a pop.

PDF Expert for Mac is $59.99 on the Mac App Store.

A free Mac trial is available via the Readdle website.