What's New in PDF Annotator 6

Completely Redesigned Full Screen Mode
New! Completely Redesigned Full Screen Mode
  • We have redesigned Full Screen Mode, especially for presentations, and to make best use of screen estate.
  • Full Screen Mode now has one single, but fully configurable toolbar.
  • Automatically adapts to screen orientation
  • 12 customizable favorite tool buttons
  • 8 customizable action buttons
  • Additional navigation buttons
Full Screen Menu
New! Full Screen Menu
  • Open & save documents
  • Switch between multiple open documents
  • Open most recently used documents
Full Screen Customization
New! Full Screen Customization
  • Customize all tool and action buttons via the customization button.
  • Right click customization button for more options.
Full Screen Options
New! Full Screen Options
  • Display the new full screen toolbar either permanently, or display a flap which will bring up the toolbar temporarily after clicking on it.
  • Select a preferred toolbar position (left/right, top/bottom)
Capture from Camera
New! Capture from Camera
  • Capture photos from any internal or external (USB) camera
  • We support all kinds of tablet cameras, web cams, and document cameras.
Image Editor
New! Image Editor
  • New image editor to apply basic editing to inserted or captured images
  • Crop images (rectangular, with lasso)
  • Make selection transparent
  • Make transparent based on color (e.g. to crop signatures)
  • Rotate & flip images
Display 3rd Party Annotations
New! Display 3rd Party Annotations
  • PDF Annotator now also displays PDF annotations created in 3rd party PDF programs.
Send Email
New! Send Email
  • Send current document as email attachment without saving it first (requires a MAPI enabled email client being set up locally).
  • We will now set a useful default for the email subject.
Zoom History
New! Zoom History
  • Quickly zoom in to view a detail and get back to your previous view with a single click
Resize Options
New! Resize Options
  • Quick resize with default options (50%, 200%, ...)
  • Percentual resize
  • New Maintain Aspect Ratio option
Additional Page Backgrounds & Sizes
New! Additional Page Backgrounds & Sizes
  • Light blue lines/squares
  • 1/16", 1/8", 1/5" squares
  • Point grids
  • Size pages in typical screen sizes for screen presentations (3:2, 4:3, 16:9, 16:10 ratios)
Page Numbers
New! Page Numbers
  • Additional page numbering formats
  • Bold and italic font settings
  • Save current settings as default
Select & Move Pages
New! Select & Move Pages
  • Select a range of pages by entering page numbers (e.g. 1-3,5)
  • New Move Page to... command to move pages to a target page number instead of dragging them with the mouse.
Insert or Append Copied Pages
New! Insert or Append Copied Pages
  • Paste copied/cut pages above current page (insert)
  • or behind current page (append)
Extract Text Tools
New! Extract Text Tools
  • Remove line breaks from copied text with new option available on the Extracted Text Preview
Create Bookmarks from Text
New! Create Bookmarks from Text
  • Create a bookmark directly from selected text
Graphical Tool Helpers
New! Graphical Tool Helpers
  • Keep CTRL key pressed to create object from its center
  • We now display the current angle in a tooltip.
Configurable Tool Switch
New! Configurable Tool Switch
  • Configure the target tool for the tool switch.
  • Default is Pan tool.
Edit Font Styles
New! Edit Font Styles
  • You can now also bulk edit font settings for multiple text annotations.
AND MORE!
  • Configurable document tab width
  • Additional keyboard shortcuts
  • More placeholders for text extract actions
  • Additional file attachment information
  • New stamps: Small proofread symbols
  • Kinetic scrolling

Read On: What Was New in PDF Annotator 5

New, Modern Look-and-Feel
New, Modern Look-and-Feel
  • New, clear color scheme and symbols
  • Optimised for high resolution screens (high DPI)
  • Automatic switch to large icons on high resolution screens
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Stamp Symbols
Stamp Symbols
  • New, huge selection of modern symbols and arrows as stamps
  • Two sizes
Tool Switch
Tool Switch
  • Button on the bottom right, hovering over the document
  • Single click (or tap):
    Switches to Pan tool
  • Another single click (or tap):
    Switches back to previously used tool
  • Right click (or long tap):
    Opens a menu with recently used tools
  • Customizable to be visible in regular and/or full screen mode; can be moved around.
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Select Text Actions
Select Text Actions
  • After text selection in the original PDF content:
  • New menu with Copy, Preview, Search, Translate (and more) options
  • Immediately mark-up selected text with highlighter
  • Underline or strike-through
  • Define your own actions (program calls, URLs)
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Convert Search Hits into Annotations
Convert Search Hits into Annotations
  • Immediately mark-up search hits with highlighter
  • Underline or strike-through
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Extended Print Features
Extended Print Features
  • New Print dialog with page preview
  • Print current view
  • Duplex print
  • Automatically rotate pages
Page Numbers
Page Numbers
  • Automatic page numbering
  • Detailed positioning options for page numbers
  • Multiple numbering sections possible
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Align and Resize
Align and Resize
  • Align a selection of annotations
  • Resize a selection of annotations
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PDF Portfolios
PDF Portfolios
  • Open and manage PDF Portfolios
File Attachments
File Attachments
  • Overview on all embedded file attachments
  • Add or remove attachments
Document Properties
Document Properties
  • View and (partially) modify PDF document properties
  • Common properties
  • PDF properties
  • Security settings
Wavy Lines
Wavy Lines
  • New line style for the line tool
Separate Cover Page
Separate Cover Page
  • Display first page separately in two pages view (facing pages)
Copy and Paste Pages
Copy and Paste Pages
  • Copy single (or multiple) pages from the Page Manager.
  • Paste them into the same or a different open document.
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Crop Pages, Add Margins
Crop Pages, Add Margins
  • New page preview with the ability to move or resize the page area within the preview
Digital Copy
Digital Copy
Scroll / Draw with Touch
Scroll / Draw with Touch
  • On touch devices, the finger will now scroll the document.
  • To draw with the finger, enable the new 'Draw with touch' option on the tool properties toolbar
Keyboard Shortcuts
Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Configurable keyboard shortcuts for all commands
  • Use your own shortcuts instead of the defaults.
  • Define shortcuts for commands that don't come with a default shortcut.
Export/Import Settings
Export/Import Settings
  • Export and import all settings including stamps
  • Optimal for moving to a new computer, or synchronizing settings on multiple installations
AND MORE!
AND MORE!
  • Restore document tabs from last session on next start
  • Set border color for text boxes
  • Default text box width setting
  • Improvements when handling semitransparent images and objects
  • More efficient way to save annotations within the PDF

Read On: What Was New in PDF Annotator 4

Annotation Manager in the Sidebar
Annotation Manager in the Sidebar
  • Get a quick overview of all annotations in a document.
  • Navigate to any annotations quickly.
  • Perform operations on any selection of annotations.
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Filter Annotations
Filter Annotations
  • Only display a filtered subset of your annotations in the new Annotations sidebar.
  • Filter by type, color, or page number.
Print Annotations Overviews
Print Annotations Overviews
  • Print a detailed list with small previews of every single annotation in a document.
  • Print an overview only outlining the pages containing annotations.
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Export/Import Annotations
Export/Import Annotations
  • Export any selection of annotations.
  • Reimport those annotations into a different document.
  • Or reimport annotations into a new version of the original document.
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Page Backgrounds
Page Backgrounds
  • Select between various lined or squared papers for new documents or pages.
  • Additional pages will automatically use the right background.
  • Background lines will be saved into your document.
Auxiliary Lines
Auxiliary Lines
  • Display temporary lines to make writing on documents easier.
  • Select between a wide range of possible line styles.
  • These lines will not be saved into your document.
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Group and Lock Annotations
Group and Lock Annotations
  • Group annotations to keep them always together.
  • Lock annotations to avoid unwanted modifications or to avoid moving them.
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Edit Style Properties
Edit Style Properties
  • Edit any style properties of existing annotations, i.e. colors, line widths or styles.
  • Edit styles of multiple annotations at once.
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Semi Transparency
Semi Transparency
  • Select semi transparency level.
  • For Rectangle (Square) and Ellipse (Circle) tools.
Tool Groups
Tool Groups
  • Group your stamps in the Toolbox.
  • Exchange stamps through the new export/import.
  • We have also added a number of new default stamps for you.
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AND MORE!
AND MORE!
  • Extract pages into a new document.
  • Move bookmarks.
  • Automatically minimize text box size after editing.
  • Set DPI for snapshots.
  • Automatic backups.
  • Full Unicode support.
  • Switch between languages.
  • Many minor improvements

Read On: What Was New in PDF Annotator 3

Multi Document Capabilities
Multi Document Capabilities
  • Work within multiple documents
  • Switch between documents with a single click
  • Configurable documents tab bar
  • Document tabs support the new Windows 7 taskbar
Print to PDF Annotator
Print to PDF Annotator
  • Create PDF documents from within any application and annotate them directly in PDF Annotator
  • Simply print your documents from any application by selecting our new virtual PDF printer "Print to PDF Annotator"
  • Printer driver supports Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista and XP, both 32-bit and 64-bit
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Line Tool
Line Tool
  • Draw straight lines
  • Different line styles
  • Snap to 45° angles option
  • Full favorites and toolbox support -
    Create your own line tools
Arrow Tool
Arrow Tool
  • Draw arrows
  • Different styles for arrowhead and tail
  • Line styles
  • Snap to 45° angles option
  • Full favorites and toolbox support -
    Create your own arrow tools
Rectangle Tool
Rectangle Tool
  • Draw rectangles or squares
  • Transparent or filled
  • Different line styles
  • Full favorites and toolbox support -
    Create your own rectangle tools
Ellipse Tool
Ellipse Tool
  • Draw ellipes or circles
  • Transparent or filled
  • Line styles
  • Full favorites and toolbox support -
    Create your own circle tools
Extract Text
Extract Text
  • Copy text from the original document
Crop Pages, Add Margins
Crop Pages, Add Margins
  • Crop page sizes
  • Add margins to get extra space for annotations
  • Crop on the fly by selecting a region
  • Selected pages or whole document
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Zoom Tool
Zoom Tool
  • Zoom in and out by selecting a region
  • Multi-touch zoom gesture support
New Toolbar Concept
New Toolbar Concept
  • All editing tools within document area
  • Only related tool properties shown
  • Vertical Favorite Tools toolbar now optional
  • New Windows 7 style look and feel
Large Icons and Touch Support
Large Icons and Touch Support
  • Full support for large toolbar icons
  • Recommended for touch input
Rotate and Flip Annotations
Rotate and Flip Annotations
  • Rotate selected annotations in 90° steps or by free angle
  • Flip selection vertically or horizontally
AND MORE!
  • Optionally deactivate pressure-sensitivity for pen and marker (hardware needs to support pressure-sensitivity)
  • Multi-touch rotate gesture rotates pages
  • Improved file locking
  • Many minor improvements

Read On: What Was New in PDF Annotator 2

Page Manager
Page Manager
  • Page thumbnails
  • Move, clone, rotate pages
  • Multi-select support
  • Insert document
  • Always visible in new sizeable sidebar
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Toolbox
Toolbox
  • Predefined tools (pens, markers, text boxes, stamps)
  • Fully customizable: Add, move, delete tools
  • Favorites (mirrors favorite tools in main toolbar)
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Stamps
Stamps
  • Stamp tool to stamp multiple times
  • Save any selection to a stamp (like previous Macros)
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Bookmark Manager
Bookmark Manager
  • Create, delete and rename bookmarks
  • Always visible in new sidebar
Auto-Smooth
Auto-Smooth
  • Flatten vertical and horizontal free hand lines
  • Snap to 90°
  • Separate setting for pen and marker
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Full Screen Mode
Full Screen Mode
  • Customizable fly-in toolbars
  • All view styles accessible
  • More in detail improvements
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Text Search
Text Search
  • Highlight current/all search results
  • Floating search bar with automatic incremental search
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Snapshot Tool
Snapshot Tool
  • Take snapshots of any area on the document
  • Copy snapshots to clipboard
  • Paste to same document, blank page, other document, or 3rd party application
  • Save snapshots as image files
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Continuous View
Continuous View
  • Seamlessly scroll through the whole document
  • One or two page alignment
  • New view styles
Pan Mode
Pan Mode
  • Pan (hand) tool
Page Navigation
Page Navigation
  • Deviant Page Numbers
  • History (Back, Forward)
Menu/Toolbars
Menu/Toolbars
  • Fresh new look and feel
  • Improved command structure
  • Lock all toolbars
Text Box Styles
Text Box Styles
  • Custom background colors
  • Custom border styles
AND MORE!
AND MORE!
  • New crystal clear, fast rendering engine!
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