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    2 Methods of How to Add Text to PDF?

    PDF is commonly used in your daily life, no mater you are a student, teacher, office staff, etc. The biggest advantage of PDF is that it can not be modified easily, and this sometimes is PDF’s disadvantage, since in some occasions, you need to edit the PDF document, such as adding text to PDF. Then how to achieve this task? Here I will show you available ways with which you can add text to PDF freely and at ease.

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    Password protected PDF files can’t be edited directly, unless you know the password. But don’t worry, a PDF password remover can address this issue. iPubsoft PDF Password Reomval Software is such an application which is able to decrypt both owner password and user password. After decryption, you can use either of the following methods to add text to PDF.

    Method1: Add Text to PDF with PDF Editing Freeware

    PDFedit is a totally free PDF editor which allows us to read, change, and extract information from a PDF file. But this program is not easy to use, because every operation is scriptable. You may requre familiarity with PDF specifications so as to make substantial modifications. Currently, this tool only applies for Windows and Unix platforms.

    free pdf editor

    Note: There are also commercial software which has powerful PDF editing ability, such as Foxit. But most PDF editors have high price. If you have enough budget, Foxit is a good choice.

    Method2: Add Text to PDF after Conversion

    Although PDF is not easy to edit, plain TXT format or MS Word type allows. To add text to PDF, you can consider converting PDF to other format. iPubsoft PDF Converter (supporting both Windows&Mac) enables you to convert Adobe PDF documents into TXT, DOCX, HTML, Image, etc. The tool has intuitive interface and easy operations. The PDF Converter guide shows the detailed steps of how to use it.

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    After converting files, you can open the converted TXT or DOCX files with Notepad or Microsoft Office Word, to add text as you wish. Try it out for yourself.