Edit PDF and XPS Files in Ubuntu Linux with Master PDF Editor [Free]

PDF IconIf you are looking for a free alternative of a powerful, feature rich PDF editors like PDF-XChange ViewerFoxit Reader or Adobe Reader in Ubuntu or other Linux distributions, then you may consider Master PDF Editor worth a try. This PDF (and XPS) editor is available for both Windows and Linux. While Master PDF Editor is a propriety tool, the Linux version is free for home usage.

You can also read this article to find the easiest way to edit PDF files in Linux. or check out other PDF editing tools available for Linux.


• Creating documents from any Windows application, which supports printing function.
• Changing of any PDF or XPS file content.
• Quick display of PDF and XPS files.
• Adding, removing and changing text and/or images.
• Import XPS and PDF files to BMP, JPEG, PNG, TIFF with the resolution from 80 DPI to 600 DPI.
• Bookmarks editing.
• PDF encrypting
• PDF form fields creating and editing.
• Encrypt PDF file using 128-bit encryption method.
• Convert XPS files to PDF.

Download Master PDF Editor:

Master PDF editor is available for $0 (i.e. free for home users) in Ubuntu Software Center. Alternatively, you can use this link to download Master PDF Editor.

Update: The article is wrongly put under the Open Source Software category. I cannot remove it from this category and hence I apologize for the error.


  1. I couldn’t find the free download for this software, and there’s no option to download its source code. There are licensing options so it’s also not free. The claim that this software is FOSS (Free Open Source Software) appears to be misleading because it is incorrect.


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