Tag: PDF

Link: 5 Scribd Alternatives to Host Your PDF Files

As you probably know, Scribd is a popular document-hosting website, and if someone wanted to share a PDF file online, chances are they would upload it on Scribd. However, its interface and restrictive features, like paywall and required sign-up to download files, have been making a lot of people unhappy. Since Scribd is modifying its business model to become a “Netflix for books,” maybe it’s time to consider some Scribd alternatives. Luckily, there are more than enough to choose from. Some are simple and offer only basic file upload, while others provide a complete PDF hosting and reading experience.

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5 Scribd Alternatives to Host Your PDF Files (Make Tech Easier)

Link: 5 Free Tools that Let You Edit PDF Files

Isn’t it really annoying when you have a PDF file that you need to modify or change? Actually going into the PDF and changing it requires a slew of expensive Adobe software that, quite frankly, very few people can legally afford. I am not a proponent of illegally downloading software – especially Adobe’s expensive software – so I have compiled a list of my five favorite tools that let you openly edit PDF files.

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5 Free Tools that Let You Edit PDF Files (Make Tech Easier)

Note: Some of the suggestions in the above article are Windows-only. If you run OS X, you could try running one of the Windows-based programs, or use one of the “Universal” solutions in the above-mentioned article. Alternately, here is a somewhat dated article that may offer some additional suggestions, and note that Preview (which comes with all recent versions of OS X) has the ability to edit unprotected PDF files. If you run Linux, you could try PDFEdit or some other editing tool.

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