Your opinion of the best PDF editor may be swayed as to what your priority is. Is it cost? Is it usability? Is it the latest version and is it by the most popular, big names in software providers? The best PDF editor really does come down to matter of opinion and in that respect you are the best judge.
Before buying a car you often take a test drive, the same should be true for software purchases. The good news is that the best PDF editor software allows you to trial the product before committing to a purchase. By going online and visiting the provider's website there are often links to 'try now' and 'download free trial version'.
Some of these differ in what the trial allows. Some trial versions are for a period of time, thirty days for example. After which point you would be offered the opportunity to purchase the full version or the software becomes unusable and needs to be uninstalled. Other trial versions offer locked down versions of the full product. Basically, this means that not all of the features of the product are available and the free download is essentially a demo of some of the simpler aspects of the PDF editor.
Other free downloads allow the user to edit a limited number of PDF documents. Once this limit has been reached the software becomes unusable unless the full version is purchased. Whatever the style of the free trial it is always recommended to download one and try the PDF editor out. By taking the time to download a trial version you can see how the product works and if the PDF editing method suits you. The only way of determining if you like the product is by having a go with it and editing a PDF. The results of the PDF editing can vary from product to product so trials are always recommended to see what's best for your needs.
The best PDF editor software providers are the ones which work quickly and allow you to edit the PDF within the application itself.
Essentially this means that you can open the PDF editor then open the PDF within the software as if were a normal Word document. The best PDF editor features allow you to edit the original formatting of the document, all of the text included in the original document including the font type, as well as allowing you to edit and add or remove any images or charts that may be in the document.
The functionality of PDF editing software does vary quite dramatically from software to software. Some allow a full range of editing options and some convert the file into a word document. The software is basically just a converter that does the best it can to retain the original format of the document but can often lead to less than satisfactory results. Obviously the converters tend to be on the cheaper side and are only recommended if budget is an issue. The best PDF editor software available is slightly more expensive but by searching online you can normally find a decent product at a competitive price and well within budget.