PDF-XChange Editor - Download Notes

Please note that, in order to keep the size of the installer files as small as possible, the PDF-XChange Editor manual comes as a separate download from the product installer. The PDF-XChange Editor manual is available at the following links:

PDF-XChange Editor Help Manual - Ribbon UI

PDF-XChange Editor Help Manual - Classic UI

PDF-XChange Editor can be used to create new PDF files from third-party document formats such as MS Office, images files, plain text (*.txt) and many more. If you want to convert documents of these formats into PDF format then simply open them in PDF-XChange Editor and they will convert automatically. If you want to create PDF files from other Windows applications that can print to paper, then you should use the PDF-XChange Printer Lite virtual printer that is included with PDF-XChange Editor. You can also use PDF-XChange Editor to convert scanned paper documents into PDF format, and to view, edit and annotate PDF documents.

If you are unsure of which download is applicable to you, then you should use the zip installer as it will identify the version of Windows that you are using and download the correct installer for you. Note that this installer is a .exe file wrapped in a zip file, which is a necessary step as some download management software blocks .exe files. Alternatively, you can use the .msi installer - but in that case it is necessary to download and install the correct version for your operating system.

Virtual Print Drivers

PDF-XChange Printer Lite (this product is now free for non-commercial use, and included for commercial use with PDF-XChange Editor/Editor Plus and PDF-Tools).

PDF-XChange Printer Standard

PDF-XChange PRO (includes PDF-XChange Editor Plus).

MSI Installer Options
These installers are designed for corporate-level system administrators, as opposed to general users. If you are unsure of how to approach installation then you should use the default .zip installer instead of the .msi installer.

International Editor Language Support
The PDF-XChange user interface language support files are available from the Language support page.

FREE OCR Support
OCR functionality is available at no charge in both the free and licensed version of PDF-XChange Editor. The default installation supports a wide range of languages and language extension packages are available here.

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