InvestInTech Able2Extract Professional 11 is a cross-platform PDF editor available for Mac, Windows and Linux. With it, you can annotate your PDFs with highlights, underlines and pop-up notes, edit the text of a PDF and add images, and create searchable PDFs from paper documents.
If you've lost some important files due to drive failure or human error, the last thing you want is a lecture on the importance of backups. You need help recovering your files. That's the promise of Data Rescue, and in my tests it was able to recover files even after a drive format.
WebMinds Easy Duplicate Finder helps you find and remove duplicate files on your computer and external drives, freeing up storage space in the process. Once the duplicates have been found, the program can automatically delete them for you, while retaining the original file. Or you can review the duplicates and decide what to do with them. I found the file scan very good; some of the other scans were lacking.
Readdle PDF Expert is a fast and intuitive PDF editor for Mac and iOS. While you are reading a PDF, an extensive set of annotation tools allow you to highlight, take notes, and doodle. A set of editing tools allow you to make corrections to the text of a PDF, as well as change or adju...
Adobe Acrobat Pro DC is the industry standard PDF editing program creating by the company who invented the format. It's designed for those who need the most comprehensive feature set, and are willing to commit to learning how the program works.
All of that power comes at a price: subscriptions co...
MacPaw Setapp is a subscription based software library for your Mac. Every program is available for use as long as you are paid up. The choice of software is quite broad, so it may be the only subscription service you need. The team have put some thought into the apps they offer, giving you a smaller collection of quality apps to choose from. At $9.99 a month, that's quite reasonable.
Parallels Desktop 13 lets you run Windows apps on your Mac. That can be very handy if you rely on certain Windows apps for your business, or have switched to Mac and can't find alternatives for everything you need.
Drive Genius promises to keep your computer running smoothly while ensuring you don't lose any valuable data. The app combines virus scanning, data recovery and cleanup, defragmentation and cloning, and more. The DrivePulse utility constantly scans for issues before they become a problem. That's a lot of value for $99. More expensive plans are available for professionals and enterprise customers.
PDFelement makes it easy to create, edit, markup and convert PDF files. The ability to create complex PDF forms from paper forms or other documents is a huge plus. So is the ability to edit entire blocks of text, rather than just line by line, and convert a PDF to Word or Excel format. The app feels capable, stable and surprisingly easy to use.
PDFpen is an easy-to-use yet powerful PDF editor for the Mac. You can mark up PDFs with highlights, drawings and comments. You can add or edit the text of a document. You can fill in forms and add a signature. You can even create searchable PDFs from paper documents. We often think of PDFs as read-only documents.
MacClean promises to spring clean your Mac, freeing up disk space, protecting your privacy and increasing your security. The app excels at freeing up space on your hard drive. By running a series of scans it gave me an extra 35GB on my MacBook Pro, and most of the scans took just seconds. The privacy and security features of the app are helpful — but only marginally.