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Sept 12 2023

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Are you looking for a way to boost your online productivity and make text editing a breeze? Xodo can help!

Xodo offers everything you need to edit your PDF text from simple text edits like changing font size or color to more sophisticated tasks such as annotating paragraphs.

You’ll be able to use Xodo in no time - saving yourself time and energy so you can focus on what matters most. Whether you're a student making last-minute revisions to a research paper, a freelancer fine-tuning an MS Word resume you already saved in PDF, or a creative mind designing collaborating around a presentation, the power to manipulate text within a PDF is invaluable.

Xodo's free online PDF Text Editor simplifies the art of text editing and can help you enhance your document's readability and functionality.

How to edit PDF text online

With our free Edit PDF Text tool the entire process becomes simple. It starts by heading over to xodo.com. Once you land on the site, follow the steps below:

1. Select and open your file in our free Edit PDF Text tool.

2. Start by double-clicking to select an editable text block on the page.

3. Edit your text as needed. Type on PDF page text and paragraphs and use any of the text editing tools available in the right-hand panel.

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  • Paragraph editing options: You can edit the alignment of your paragraphs – Center-, Left-, or Right-aligned, or change the overall font or font size of the text of the whole paragraph.
  • Text editing options: For more granular text edits, select from formatting options such as Bold, Italics or Underline. You can also opt to change the colour of the text, or even add a hyperlink into your document. 

3. Once done, click on the Download button to save the PDF file to your device or click on Save Copy to save edits to Xodo Drive. You can also choose to Start over and clear your current edits.

Getting to know your options will help you edit PDF text efficiently. With Xodo, you save valuable time when working and editing PDF documents.

How to edit PDF text on Mac 

You can also edit PDF text on Mac or any other device and OS. You can use Xodo online from your browser and then write on PDF or edit text using the same steps described above.

The same powerful editing features are available, so you don’t miss out. Then once you’re done editing your PDF text, download the PDF to your device or online cloud service.

Share edited PDFs easily via cloud options

Collaborating with others on a project can be tricky, especially when it comes to sharing documents. This is where Xodo's connection to your cloud services comes in.

You can easily integrate your PDF work with services you already use. Edit your PDFs and upload those documents to popular cloud services such as Google Drive and Dropbox. You can share documents with other users and collaborate on any changes or updates. You don't have to worry about losing important files.

Tips for editing PDF text from anywhere 

Let’s not forget that you’ll also need to frequently access your PDFs on the go. Fortunately, you can edit PDF text from anywhere. Why not try the below:

  • Use Xodo PDF Reader & Editor: PDF text editing features are also accessible when using Xodo’s free PDF Reader or PDF Editor. Convenient for accessing the same powerful PDF text editing features while already in the middle of another PDF task. 
  • Use the Xodo Chrome extension: You can easily open, view, and edit PDF files directly within Google Chrome by using our Xodo Chrome extension
  • Take advantage of the Xodo mobile apps for Android and iOS: Xodo also offers a free Android app and an iOS app, which can be useful for editing PDFs on the go. The app offers many of the same features as the desktop version, so you can continue to work on your PDFs from any platform in a more compact and mobile-friendly way.
  • Use the PRO plan for more features: If you find yourself using Xodo frequently, consider upgrading to the PRO plan. This gives you access to additional features such as bulk conversion and unlimited document processing. 
Editing and annotating PDFs with Xodo Android app

Edit PDF text quickly and easily online

Why not give Xodo a try and see how it can simplify your text editing process? 

Xodo’s suite of more than 30 online PDF tools will enable you to edit, annotate, sign, and share PDFs all in one place. 

Begin your Xodo journey today with our 7-day Xodo Pro free trial. You'll have access to even more tools you can include into your routine to improve how you work with PDFs.

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