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How to edit PDF files online

The PDF files have now reached such a diffusion that they are known by anyone who has to do with a computer, smartphone or tablet.

The acronym for PDF "Portable Document Format" and nothing more than a file format used to represent documents, which can contain text, images, graphics and multimedia content.

Given their widespread use, it may happen that you have a PDF document to make changes to and do not know how to do it, for this reason in this article we will explain how to edit PDF file online, without installing any program and from any device you use, computer, smartphone, Tabletin short, everywhere.

For edit PDF files online we will use an online service, in Italian, very simple to use, which allows you to make a lot of operations and conversions available in it.

The online service in question is called PDFCandy, in this article we will show you its functions and try some for you.

First we open the site by clicking on this link: PDFCandy

Here's what the site looks like:

PDF Candy to edit pdf files online

The operations that can be done with this free online service to edit PDF they are many and are all present in this main screen or can be called up by clicking on one of the three voices, which you can find next to the site logo:

convert from pdf

  • In the voice Convert from PDF, we can convert our PDF file to the following formats: PDF in Word,PDF to JPG,PDF to PNG,PDF in TIFF,PDF to BMP.
  • In the voice Convert to PDF, we can convert different types of files to a PDF, the available conversions are as follows: Wordin PDF, JPGin PDF, EPUB in PDF, MOBI in PDF, FB2 in PDF, PNG in PDF, TIFF in PDF, BMP in PDF, ODT in PDF, Excelin PDF, PPTin PDF.
  • In the voice Other tools, we find the most common and useful operations to perform on a PDF: Merge PDF, Split PDF, Compress PDF, Unlock PDF, Protect PDF, Rotate PDF, Add Watermark, Delete Pages.

Practical example on how to edit a PDF file

Let's now take a practical example to show you how to edit PDF with this online service. In our test we will do the following:

  1. Convert a Word file to PDFonce converted,
  2. We will delete some pages of this PDF and finally,
  3. We will protect this PDF file.

actions available to edit pdf files


HOW TO CONVERT A WORD FILE TO PDF

The first thing we will do to convert a Word file to PDF. As you have seen, there are also many other conversion possibilities in different files, we will try the most common and we will show you the simple steps to make this conversion.

From the main pages of thePDFCandywe click as indicated by the arrow (1) of the image above on the button "Word in PDF".

At this point we click on ?Add file or drag and drop it?To load our Word file (* .doc, * .docx, * .odt) to convert to PDF (see image below).

word in PDF

Once done, just wait a few seconds for the conversion to be complete and complete, at this point we can Download the newly converted PDF file by clicking on ?Download the PDF files", Or convert another Word file or try the PDF Suite version than the software version that performs all these PDF file editing operations.download the converted files


HOW TO DELETE PAGES IN A PDF FILE

With this operation we have the possibility to delete some pages of a PDF file, in a very simple and effortless way, here's how.

From the main pages of thePDFCandywe click as indicated by the arrow (2) of the initial image, on the button "Delete the pages".

At this point we click on ?Add file or drag and drop it"To upload our PDF file (*. Pdf) of which we want to delete some pages, as shown also in the previous conversion operation.

Once the file is loaded, we will indicate how many pages it is composed of, in our example our 8-page PDF file.

Now we can simply delete some specific pages by inserting in the white field indicated by the arrow, the page number followed by a comma or a range of pages by entering the number of the first page followed by a dash and the number of the last page.

Example (1): if we want to delete page 2, 4 and 7, in the field we will write 2,4,7 and click on ?Delete the pages"

Example (2): if we want to delete the pages that go from number 2 to 6, in the field we will write 2-6 without going to write all the pages and click on ?Delete the pages"

delete specific pages from pdf files

In my example I wanted to delete page 2 and the page range from 4 to 6 or I deleted the pages in total (2,4,5,6).

Once done, just wait a few seconds for the deletion of the pages to be complete and complete, at this point we can download the PDF file by clicking on "Download the PDF files", Or delete the pages of another PDF file or try the PDF Suite version than the software version that performs all these PDF file editing operations.


HOW TO PROTECT A PDF FILE

If you want to password protect a PDF file, all you have to do is:

From the main pages of thePDFCandyclick as indicated by the arrow (3) in the initial image, on the button "Protect PDF"

At this point we click on ?Add file or drag and drop it?To upload our PDF file (*. Pdf) that we want to protect with a password.

Once our file has been uploaded, insert the password in the fields indicated below by the arrow and click on ?Protect PDF"

password protect a pdf

Once done, just wait a few seconds for it PDFCandy insert password protection on your PDF file, at this point we can Download the PDF file as soon as it is protected by clicking on ?Download the PDF files?, Or password protect another PDF file or try the PDF Suite version than the software version that performs all these PDF file editing operations.

As you have been able to see, each operation is really simple and affordable for everyone, convenient to perform not only from desktop and notebook computers but also from smartphones and tablets.

For those who prefer not to connect to the internet, there is also the software version for Windows at 39.95, which can be purchased in the site store.