Edit PDF and XPS Files in Ubuntu Linux with Master PDF Editor

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If you are looking for an 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 has a limited free version 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.

Not Open Source

Master PDF Editor is not an open source software. We have covered it here because it’s available for Linux.

Master PDF Editor Features

Some of the main features of Master PDF Editors are following:

  • Creating documents from any 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
  • Optical Character Recognition
  • Watermarking the PDF
  • Sign PDF documents with digital signature

Please note that many of the above mentioned features are available through the paid premium version of Master PDF Editor.

Download Master PDF Editor for Ubuntu and other Linux

Master PDF editor is available in two versions:

Update: There was a free version of Master PDF Editor with limited features like filling PDF forms, bookmarking and annotating PDFs and splitting and merging PDFs. This free version has been discontinued.

The premium version costs around $60 and has all the features possible.

You can download Master PDF Editor for Linux from the link below:

You’ll also get the purchase option on the same page.

Have you ever used Master PDF Editor? How’s your experience with editing PDF files with it in Linux?

About the author
Abhishek Prakash

Abhishek Prakash

Created It's FOSS 11 years ago to share my Linux adventures. Have a Master's degree in Engineering and years of IT industry experience. Huge fan of Agatha Christie detective mysteries 🕵️‍♂️


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