How to Edit PDF without Adobe Acrobat

Besides Microsoft Office documents, PDF document is very popular as one kind of electronic documents in our daily life and work. It was created by Adobe in 90s, and favored by a large number of users due to its portability and security.

Therefore, it is required by more and more users to be able to edit PDF document. Adobe Acrobat can meet the requirement very well, but it is very expensive. Here we would like to introduce a PDF editing tool which is very cheap and easy to use.

Section 1One Cheap and Easy to Use PDF Editor Tool


VivPDF is a PDF editing software with comprehensive functions. It allows you to create, view, annotate PDF documents, edit text and image in PDF documents, add header and footer, watermark, and security protection to PDF documents and everything else you may need. All the editing to PDF document can be achieved by VivPDF.

  • Create PDF file from over 200 file formats.
  • Convert PDF file to multiple Microsoft Office file formats.
  • Edit PDF document, easy to use and powerful.
  • Rich page organizing feature, such as to merge and split, rotate and clip, even add header and footer, and watermark and etc.

Section 2Edit PDF

Step 1. Import and Open PDF File

Start VivPDF. Click "File >> Open" button on the menu bar. Select the file you want to change size from the pop-up window. Click "Open". The file loads into the VivPDF.

open files

Step 2. Edit PDF

In the top toolbar of the program, you can choose the editing tool you need. If it is not enough for you, you can find more in the right toolbar. It almost includes all PDF editing tools. There must be one that you need.

    Common main features:

  • Create document:Create PDF document and combine several documents into one.
  • Convert document:Convert PDF files into multiple Microsoft Office file formats, text, image or other files.
  • Edit document: Edit PDF content including text and image.
  • OCR:Run OCR to scanned document to make it editable text.
  • Form: Fill in PDF form, or create PDF form.
  • Security: Add password protect or digital signature to protect the document from editing or leaking.
edit text

Step 3. Save file

After editing your document, please click on menu File>Save to save the changes. Please do save the PDF document, if not, all the changes will be gone.

save file