Sunday, June 5, 2022

Best Free  PDF Editors Windows  2022

 You don't need a dedicated program to see a PDF's contents - just open and view the file in your browser. However, if you want to make changes, you'll need specialist editing software. We check out six free tools that let you tweak text and images in PDFs.

1. Apowersoft Online PDF Editor

Apowersoft Online PDF Editor

Apowersoft's PDF Editor comes in two flavors: an online version and a free download. We recommend using the online version because the free download stamps your PDFs with a watermark.

Using the online version requires that you download a launcher, so it doesn't feel like an online tool in the traditional sense that you need to access it in a browser. We loaded some complex PDFs into the software and it immediately discovered the text (even text in unusual fonts) so we could get on with editing it.

The tool is adept at distinguishing tricky elements such as images placed in layers and allowed us to move and remove them. All this is done by simply clicking the Edit button at the top and selecting the element you want to change.

It can't edit absolutely everything - we found a few fonts that it couldn't handle and it wouldn't work on text that had been rotated. It also failed to edit the images in some documents - we suspect it depends on how the original designer has saved the file. But don't let these minor setbacks put you off - there are still plenty of things you can do with this software.

At a document level, you can remove pages and insert new pages. You can also create PDFs from scratch, though it's not ideal for this because it doesn't have enough layout tools. Also, it uses American paper sizes, so you'll need to set the size of an A4 PDF manually.

2. PDF-XChange Editor

PDF-XChange Editor

PDF-XChange Editor provides both free and paid-for versions, but its website reassuringly claims that 60% of the tools in the full version are active and usable in the free one. Unfortunately, some of that missing 40% affects the editing sphere so while you can, for example, edit text for free, making other changes - such as manipulating images or other features or adding new pages - will leave your saved version stamped with a watermark.

Nevertheless, we were impressed with the power of the text editing, which was able to tackle some text items that even the award-winning Apowersoft tool couldn't make changes to.

The interface will look reassuringly familiar to anyone who's used a Microsoft Office program in the last decade. The tools are laid out in a ribbon toolbar that's very easy to find your way around, even when you're first getting to grips with the program.

3. Sejda PDF Editor

Sejda PDF Editor

Sometimes, all you want to do is make a small change to the text of a PDF file, such as correcting a typo in your otherwise carefully crafted document. In such cases, having to download a whole program seems like overkill, and you can just as easily do the job using a browser-based tool.

Sejda PDF Editor might be all you need. Most of the things it can do are concerned with adding elements to your PDF, such as extra pages and images - so long as you're happy for them to lay on top of the existing contents. If you need to block out a whole section, for example, this tool could handle that easily.

There's also a text-editing tool that did a surprisingly good job of detecting fonts and letting us edit the text in place.

4. Icecream PDF

Icecream PDF

Icecream PDF Editor's clean interface is very easy to use - simply click an element to edit it and make your changes. Unfortunately, the execution isn't quite as clean - some changes we made to documents didn't pick up the correct font and defaulted to a basic Windows version, which was disappointing.

5. pdfFiller  


This online PDF editor works with files of up to 25MB in size. Because it's online, you have to first upload your PDF to the site, so it's not as immediately usable as a downloaded program. Once that's done, though, just switch your browser to full screen and it's just like any other software. It wasn't so good at replacing unusual fonts, though, and switched them instead for similar-looking alternatives.

6. PDFescape 


This online editor is designed to accompany a more sophisticated paid-for program, and we found the tool had been pared-back too far. You can add elements - images, text boxes, and even more complex additions such as forms - to a page, but you can't edit what's already there without upgrading to the paid-for version.

Friday, June 3, 2022

10 Amazing Websites That Will Make Your Life Easier

I'm always on the hunt for useful websites that can help you to increase your productivity teach you a new skill or give you the resources you need to improve your online life.

coming up, I will show you 10 amazing websites in various categories. Hopefully, you find at least one or two of these to be useful for you.

let's get started.


typing calms, a fantastic resource that will help you to improve your typing skills. especially for those of you that are still using the hunt and peck method.

the interactive lessons will teach you the basics of typing along with more advanced facets including getting help with problem keys, speed drills, and techniques to reduce the strain that causes carpal tunnel syndrome. is completely free for all ages. just follow the steps in each lesson. you will need to sign up and log in to save your progress.

2. Atlas Obscura

When visiting a new town or city, this website is a must-have travel resource that will help you to find amazing places that you won't typically find in a guidebook. it's easy to use click in the search box, you will have the option to find places near your current location or you could enter the location you're planning to visit in the search box. according to this, it has found 73 places here in and around New Orleans. Click on it here it will show you the guide for the city you selected. if you scroll down, the page will show you the list of unusual attractions clicking on any of them will bring up photos along with a detailed description of that attraction.

3. Interneting Is Hard

if you're an absolute beginner internetting is hard may have a silly name but it's a great place to learn web development. it's 100% free with no hidden paywalls. their HTML and CSS tutorials are in the plain-spoken text making it easy for folks to easily follow along and includes more than 250 diagrams and code examples.

here at the top select start here to begin to be sure to read the introduction thoroughly it will give you background information expectations and will let you know the free tools that you will need to complete the course.

4. Firefox Send

If you haven't used it yet, Firefox Send lets you share your files with a link that will automatically expire. the files are encrypted up to one gigabyte. if you sign in that limit goes up to two and a half gigabytes. which is not too bad considering Gmail has a limit of only 25 megabytes. you have the choice to drag and drop your files into the window or select files to upload to browse your computer you can select the plus to select additional files just as long as the total size does not exceed the limit. the default when your link expires is 1 download or one day.

The downloads limit can be changed to up to 100 downloads and the daily limit is 7 days. you also have the choice to protect your files with a password. when you are ready click on upload, when it's done uploading just copy the link and share it with whomever you want.

5. Duolingo


If you've ever wanted to learn a new language Duolingo can help with a series of activities and games. they now offer more than 30 languages for you to choose from. including Spanish Korean, Portuguese, Swedish, Polish, and for the Star Trek fans out there you can now learn Klingon.

To begin to select the language you would like to learn. I'll go with Klingon, choose a daily goal 10 minutes per day seems like a decent amount it continued. it will then ask you if you're new or already know some of the languages. in this case, I'll choose new to Klingon from here on out just follow the instructions.

6. WhatTheFont


On the Myfonts website, they have a tool called WhatTheFont. that will help you to figure out the best match for the thoughts being used in your picture. it's easy to use just drag and drop a photo from your computer into the window.

It will then automatically select text from your image or you can left-click on any word in the photo to select it, then click on the blue button, it will now show you several fonts that closely match the word you selected in your photo up.

7. Scribd


Which is an ebook and audiobook service with more than 1 million titles. they're often referred to as the Netflix for books. the service offers unlimited reading each month for more than 1,000 publishers including Bloomsbury, Mcmillan & Simon & Schuster to name a few. you'll find that many of the top authors are available.

For example, if you're a fan of Stephen King you'll find a vast collection of his works on the script. they give you a 30-day free trial to try out the service. when the trial ends because it's just $8.99 per month. in addition to their website and support for Kindle devices, they also have apps available in the Apple and Google Play stores.

8. Techmeme


This will be a quick one Techmeme is one of the top sites I use when I want to find out the latest news in technology. none of the news stories are about politics, sports, pop culture, or anything else. they make it easier to get the top stories from the world of technology using various sources all on one page.

Which is all I want from a new site.

9. Creative Market

Creative Market

Creative Market is an online store featuring design assets generated from their community. here you can get new themes for your site, logo designs, cool-looking fonts, and a whole lot more. but the primary reason I'm showing you this Web site is that each week beginning every Monday. they give away six free things which are reason enough to bookmark this site.

10. Rainy Mood

Rainy Mood

Rainy Mood is a rain simulator, that can help you to focus and boost productivity with the sounds of a summer rainstorm. it's been around for many years and unlike some of the other noise generators, I've shown you in the past. it lacks the toggles and switches to customize it. which might be great for those of you that don't like having too many options. all you have to do is hit the play button to begin.

Let us know in the comments which amazing websites you use that could possibly benefit others.