PDF Creator for Mac: The Best Alternatives

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You can quickly convert files to PDF and edit them with PDF Creator for Mac. We have summarized the 5 best alternatives for you in this practical tip.

Foxit Reader

  • Functions: In addition to simply viewing the PDF files, you can also make markings or underline lines of text and add a comment. In addition, files can be attached to an existing PDF (texts, images, videos, etc.). Marking with a pen is also possible.
  • Handling: The user interface is clear and tidy, the individual tools are quickly accessible with just one click. Large PDF files can also be opened quickly.
  • Language: multi lingual
  • Price: Foxit Reader is completely free


  • Functions: With Scribus you can quickly and easily create a PDF document and insert images and graphics. When opening PDF files, you can comment or add notes to them.
  • Handling: When you open a PDF document, you have all tools in one place. When creating a new document, the user interface can quickly appear confusing, but this quickly passes after a short familiarization.
  • Language: multi lingual
  • Price: Scribus is also completely free


  • Functions: AnyPDF combines all functions in one program. So PDF files can be created, edited and converted.
  • Handling: You will find most of the functions in the “Edit” tab. You can insert graphics or images under “Insert” – all in all a very easy handling.
  • Language: multi lingual
  • Price: absolutely free

PDF Converter Master

  • Functions: The creation of PDF files from images, text documents and multiple PDF documents is possible with the PDF Converter Master. You can also edit, zoom in, encrypt and compress PDF files.
  • Handling: You open the program and add the desired file and then select the desired format and the target folder. You can then choose whether you want to convert only individual pages or the entire document.
  • Language: multi lingual
  • Price: The trial version can only convert three pages of a document. The full version costs you a one-time fee of € 32.99.


  • Functions: Among other things, you can edit, comment and format PDF files in different file formats (including Word, Excel, PPT, EPUB). You can also modify pages, images and text with drawings and highlighting.
  • Handling: With a right click on the selected file you can convert it into a PDF file or import several files.
  • Language: multi lingual
  • Price: You can test PDFElement for free, but after the test phase you have to pay an annual rate of € 89 or purchase a permanent license for € 119.

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