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8 Best Google Chrome PDF Editor Add-ons

You don’t need to invest in expensive software to view or edit PDF files. If you use Google Chrome, you can use a PDF extension to view, edit, convert, merge, etc.

Although there is no official Google PDF editor for Chrome, there are several third-party add-ons that offer great features and little extras for PDF documents. We’ve put tons of tools at your fingertips to bring you this list of the best Chrome PDF editor extensions (in no particular order).

Edit, print, sign, and fill out PDF forms for free with the Adobe Acrobat for Chrome extension. Open the extension using the toolbar button and select an option from Convert, Edit or Sign.

You can convert PDF to Microsoft Word, JPG, Excel or PowerPoint, compress PDF or convert Office file or image to PDF directly in the extension window. Simply drag and drop the file into the box or use the Choose the folder button.

To use the Edit or Sign tools, choose one such as Rearrange Pages, Rotate Pages, or Fill & Sign. This opens the Adobe Acrobat site directly to the web page where you can drag and drop your file to perform the action.

Upload your converted, signed, or edited file using your Google, Adobe, Facebook, or Apple account.

Smallpdf offers a good selection of PDF actions. You can compress, convert, edit, merge, split, rotate, sign, etc. Turn your PDF into a Microsoft Office document or image, or vice versa.

Open the extension window using the toolbar button. Choose the action you want to take and the Smallpdf website will open directly to your action page.

Use the The arrow to select your file or drag and drop it into the box. Select Apply Changes then download, export or share your PDF.

Capture a screenshot or use the PDF in your browser to make edits using PDFzorro’s PDF Editor extension.

Use the toolbar button to capture the screenshot or file, then drag it from the bottom Chrome bar to the screen. Select the page you want to work with, then use the tools on the left to edit your PDF.

Add shapes, boxes, lines, guides, and text boxes. You can also extract a page, redact parts, delete PDF pages and compress the file. Select to safeguard when you’re done and then Finish / Download to get your updated file.

With FormSwift PDF Editor, you have several ways to open, edit and sign PDF files. You can upload your document or hover over a PDF you see online or in your Gmail inbox to sign and edit it.

You will then arrive at the FormSwift website with your PDF in view and ready for your edits. You can add text, a check mark, an X, a circle or an image. Plus, you can strike through, highlight, erase, or sign your document using your keyboard, mouse, or an image.

Changes you make are saved automatically. When you are done, select Download PDF to save it or Email to recipient at send the PDF on his way.

To sign and edit PDFs, PDF Editor for Chrome shows a handy button next to a PDF you see in places like search results or the top of a PDF you open online.

You will then see your form open on the pdfFiller website with prompts to enter text or sign if needed. You can also use editing tools to add your initials, an X, a tick, a circle or the date. Additionally, you can highlight, erase, blacken, draw, add comments, or replace text.

Select Do when you’re done, then send the document to your printer, email or text, save it as a PDF or Office document, or get a link to fill out. Note that some of the document sending options require a free pdfFiller account.

With the Chrome extension, you can take advantage of Xodo’s PDF tools. You can crop, convert, merge or annotate.

Use the toolbar button to choose the action you want to perform. You’ll then head to the website where you can select your file, upload it from Google Drive or Dropbox, or drag it into the box.

You can use the drop-down list at the top to select View, Annotate, Edit, Fill & Sign, etc. You will use an intuitive interface for your PDF needs.

To annotate, you can highlight, add text, insert a shape, or include a comment. To fill and sign, you can add your signature, insert and edit text, include a check mark or an X, or use the rubber stamp.

You will also see the same tools in the side panel as you do in the extension window. This allows you to work with another PDF or perform a different action on the existing one. When you are done, select the down arrow at the top right to download your updated document.

Another Chrome extension with a set of actions is Online PDF Tools from What is good about this add-on is that it has certain actions that the others do not have. You can add page numbers, insert watermark, protect, unlock or repair PDF besides the basics of converting, merging, splitting and compressing.

Use the toolbar button to open the extension and make your choice. This opens the website directly to the page you need for the action you choose.

Select your file, drag and drop it or open it from Google Drive or Dropbox. When you’re done, download or share your updated PDF.

Similar to others on this list, Online PDF Editor from lets you edit, compress, convert, merge, split, rotate, and sort PDF files.

Open the extension from the toolbar and choose the desired action. You will then go directly to the site and the page you need to work with your PDF.

Select the file, drag it into the window, enter its URL, or upload it from Google Drive or Dropbox. So to safeguard changes and download the PDF. As a bonus, you can scan a QR code to download the file to your mobile phone.

Working with PDF documents is common, so having a tool that lets you view, edit, sign, fill, compress, and convert these files is essential. Try one or more of these free PDF editor add-ons for Chrome and see which works best for you!