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Widely-used PDF files capture text and images nearly exactly as they display in the application that created them. The format is designed to store text and both bitmapped and vector images, with the text available for searching, copying, and even editing in the proper app. That “copying” part can lead to oceans of trouble, when people trying to remove details from a PDF before distribution—redacting details from a court case, government documents, or even inter-company communications—by drawing black boxes over the words and paragraphs they want to protect
Today’s business world sees professionals from all industries work with PDF documents. Often, those documents need to be signed, but the process of printing them out, signing them, and sending scanned copies where they need to go is too time-consuming. Instead, businesses need a way to review, edit, sign, and create PDFs that happens almost instantly
If you've ever tried to edit a Portable Document File, or PDF, you've almost certainly discovered that it's a lot more trouble than editing a Microsoft Office document. That's because the PDF format was never designed to be edited at all. A PDF was supposed to be a virtual printout, the on-screen equivalent of hard copy