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Review: With PDFpenPro 6, Smile makes a great PDF utility even better

PDFpenPro just might be the best PDF editing and annotation tool available for the Mac.

Microsoft Word export highlights PDFpen overhaul

The popular PDF-editing tools offer new features, including a revamped editing bar and the ability to export documents to Microsoft Word.

Mozilla debuts in-browser PDF, patches 13 Firefox bugs

Mozilla Tuesday released Firefox 19, adding a built-in PDF viewer to the browser and patching 13 security vulnerabilities.

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Solving the mystery of the empty PDF form

You've filled out a PDF form in Preview and sent it to a colleague or friend, but they report the form's empty. What gives? Dan Moren's got the skinny and the fix.

Bugs & Fixes: PDFs saved from the web fail to open

Ted Landau recounts the tale of web-based PDF files refusing to open when saved.

How to sign digital documents

Have you received a PDF file that needs your signature? No need to print it, sign it, scan it, and send it. Christopher Breen shows how it's done with Preview and Adobe Reader.

Review: Adobe Acrobat XI Pro advances the paperless office concept, but also highlights obstacles

Trees will find a lot to like in the new Acrobat, but Adobe's implementation of a paperless workflow may not make it easy enough for businesses to change their ways.

Weekly Wrap: Final Draft, handcuffs, and other Apple news

As inevitably as one second follows the next, you know that Macworld's Weekly Wrap will once again appear come week's end, offering up pointers to some of our biggest stories from the past seven days.

How to create read-only PDFs in OS X

Sure, it's easy to create a PDF, but can you protect what you share? In this Macworld Video, Scholle Sawyer McFarland shows how to encrypt a PDF using only OS X's built in tools.

DocAS for iPad

As a basic PDF reader and editor, this app is acceptable, provided you're not picky about your user experience. But rival apps handle the job better.