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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.

Watermark your PDFs and images with Bronson Watermarker

Bronson Watermarker fills a small--but vital--niche for those who need to create watermarked PDFs and images. You can even export your files as a single image to make sure that someone can't strip the watermark from your PDF.

Remarks for iPad

This PDF reader and annotation app for the iPad is good for making quick notations on a PDF, and it's a decent note-taker as well. That said, a few additions would make a good app oh so much better.

Type on PDF and Type on PDF Pro for iPhone and iPad

Most iOS users will find Type on PDF and Type on PDF Pro to be missing easy-to-use features available in other apps. But both versions of the PDF creation app offer capabilities that could serve businesses well.

PDF Editor Pro 1.6 offers OCR and file conversion

PDF Editor Pro is a reasonably good PDF editing tool that offers up some compelling features.

Java-based PDF Studio 7.4 Pro has a non-standard user interface

Non-standard interface and unnecessary access to the Mac's file system make this PDF creation tool a less than optimal option.

Adobe's security chief praises Apple for Flash-crippling move

Adobe's head of security applauds Apple's move to block outdated versions of his company's Flash Player.

PDFpen for iPad

For iPad owners who also work with the Mac version of PDFpen, this mobile PDF editing tool is a great companion to the desktop application.

PDFPenPro 5.8.1 a feature-filled app for PDFs

PDF power tool offers premium features for little more than a smile.

App Guide: iOS PDF tools

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These apps can help you mark up, sign off, and otherwise annotate PDFs directly from your iOS device.