PDF Extra: Scan, Edit & OCR


With PDF Extra Editor and Scanner, users can easily access a robust set of tools to quickly and efficiently view, edit, and create PDF documents on their mobile devices, no matter their location.
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May 4, 2023
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Looking for a comprehensive PDF solution that lets you scan and recognize text, edit, sign, print, read, share and protect PDF files on-the-go? PDF Extra Editor and Scanner offers a robust set of tools that enables you to view, edit, and create PDFs quickly and efficiently on your phone, no matter where you are.

PDF Extra is a proud member of the PDF Association, and it offers the following features:

Scan to PDFs
• Digitize your paper documents into editable PDF files with ease
• Turn your phone camera into a portable scanner for all kinds of paper documents: receipts, contracts, invoices, notes, and certificates
• Use your phone camera to scan your ID or passport

Recognize text (OCR)
• Use OCR technology to recognize text from your scans and images
• Share the recognized text by email, messaging apps, or uploading it to the cloud

Edit PDF files
• Edit PDFs with the most advanced editing tools available on smartphones
• Create blank PDFs
• Insert, remove, or modify any document aspect you want: text, pictures, signatures, comments, drawings, certificates, and more

Fill and Sign
• Fill out and share forms on the go
• Sign documents by drawing your signature on the document or using your saved digital signature
• Make all the changes you need with advanced support for fillable PDF forms

Print PDFs
• Print PDF documents straight from your phone with ease

Convert PDFs
• Convert PDFs to Word, Excel or ePub while keeping the original layout and formatting
• Save Word, Excel, and ePub files as PDFs and share them with ease

Protect PDFs
• Protect your sensitive documents with passwords to lock, encrypt, and restrict access to them
• Work with advanced PDF certificates to validate their authenticity

Turn images to PDF
• Convert your images to editable PDF files
• Select an image from your gallery or use the “Share to PDF Extra” feature to turn images from other apps into PDF files

Back-up your scans and PDFs
• Log into your account and receive your free cloud storage of 5GB on MobiDrive
• Get 50GB by upgrading to PDF Extra Premium

Export to JPEG
• Quickly turn a PDF document into an image file with the free JPEG converter

View and Comment
• Enjoy advanced reading and choose between different layouts with PDF viewer and reader
• Make comments on PDFs using sticky notes and drawing tools
• Highlight and markup text with the classical annotation tools

Combine PDFs
• Merge multiple PDFs into one to make your life easier

Organize pages in PDFs
• View and organize pages in PDFs, enjoy full control of your PDF’s structure
• Rearrange, insert, delete, and rotate pages to create a perfectly organized PDF document

PDF Extra Editor and Scanner is available for free for personal use with unlimited storage. You can also invite your team members and start getting organized with a free trial. Use In-App Purchases to unlock the best mobile scanner and editor experience. PDF Extra also offers a free version for Windows desktop, which you can check out at https://pdfextra.com/.

What's new

We’re introducing new features to stay on top of your PDFs. Here's what's new in this version:

• Improved Scanner UX - Switching between different modes is now easier.
• Edit Hyperlinks - You can now add, edit, or remove hyperlinks in your PDF documents.
• Bug Fixes & Improvements - Continual improvements making PDF Extra more user-friendly and reliable.

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