If you work with PDFs, then you may have scoured the App Store for a helpful iPhone app. But what you might not know is that you already have a full-featured app for PDFs built right in.
The Apple Books app on iPhone and iPad can do more than just give you the books you want to read. You can save, share, sign, and mark up PDFs with it. If this is new to you, we’re here to help. Here’s how to save and mark up PDF files with the Books app on iOS.
Readdle, the Ukraine-based makers of some of the finest productivity software for the Mac, iPhone and iPad, announced today that their popular apps for iOS and macOS, such as PDF Expert and Scanner Pro, are available half price as part of their time-limited Black Friday sale.
The Documents app by Ukrainian developer Readdle is the best iOS file manager — think of it as the Files app on steroids. And now, it's gotten even better thanks to a major update bringing some great productivity enhancements and several features people have been waiting for.
While it’s awesome to have your appointments and events on your devices for quick and easy access, there may come a time when you want to print your calendar. Or maybe you’d like to save it so that you can share a physical copy later on.
You can export, print, or save a calendar from the Calendar app as a PDF. We’ll show you how to do this on both Mac and iOS.
When you’re reading a lengthy article in Safari on iOS, you might want to save it or share it as a PDF. For instance, maybe it’s a tutorial or a guide that you want to use as a reference for work or school. You now have an easy way to save or share a full Safari webpage as a multi-page PDF with Markup and here’s how.
Apple Card, a credit card that Apple created in partnership with the MasterCard payment network and the investment bank Goldman Sachs, includes a handy feature allowing you to download an Apple Card statement as a PDF document which contains not only payments you've made but also other transaction details such as your refunded purchases and more.
PDFs remain the most efficient format when it comes to sending and receiving files on multiple platforms. Whether you’re sending a compartmentalized presentation to a coworker or receiving a digitized version of your child’s most recent art project, PDFs have earned their reputation as being the most utilized and relied-upon file format on the Web.
But PDFs are also famously difficult to work with, and changing a single character of text (let alone reformatting entire sections of a file) can be an absolute nightmare.
Enter PDFpenPro, a top-rated Adobe Acrobat alternative for Mac-based professionals, which allows you to quickly and easily work with PDF files in a streamlined and intuitive fashion—and you can try it all out for free.
If you use the Notes app on iOS and Mac, then you know it’s a good note-taking tool. It syncs between your devices with iCloud, has formatting options for your notes, and lets you add passwords to secure certain notes.
Another handy feature of the Notes app is that you can export notes to PDFs. This is great if you need to import a note to a different app or need to share a PDF with someone for a specific purpose.
To help you out, we have this short tutorial that shows you how to export notes from the Notes app on iPhone, iPad, and Mac.
When you’re using Finder on your Mac, the Preview Pane can be very helpful. It gives you a quick glance at the file you select and includes details such as the date it was created, tags you’ve applied, and when it was last opened. For things like images and video files, you can see even more data like size, dimensions, and resolution.
The Preview Pane can also give you Quick Actions like the
ability to rotate or mark up the file with a click.
Each of the details you see in the Preview Pane depends on
the type of file you select, and that information can be customized. Here’s how
to change the Finder Preview Pane options on Mac to suit your needs.
One of the best things about electronic books and textbooks is that you can mark them up. Rather than a physical book that you rent or buy and want to sell later, with books on your iPad, you can make notes and highlight important points. Plus, you can read wherever you go with your device.
Here are the best apps to read and annotate PDF books on iPad.
Converting document and file types seems to be a regular occurrence nowadays. A Pages document needs to be converted to Word, a Keynote document needs to be converted to PowerPoint, and an HEIF file need to be converted to a JPEG. The list is really endless these days.
To help you get one step closer to converting the type of document you need, this tutorial shows you how to convert a PDF to an image file on iPhone and iPad with a free app called PDF Converter: Docs To PDF.
Whether you want to annotate an image for work, mark up a photo for fun, or add your signature to a PDF, it’s easy to do with the Mac Mail Markup tool. You have all the basics you need to add shapes, text, signatures, drawings, and more to your email attachments. And, here’s how to use this cool feature.