Cisdem PDFMaster User Guide

2020-09-23 06:10:32 / Posted by Rosa Reyes to OS X Follow @ Rosa

Cisdem PDFMaster is a solution to solve your PDF problems, which brings together 8 commonly used PDF tools in one place. With a straightforward interface, you can easily customize your settings to create, convert, encrypt/decrypt, merge/split, compress and edit PDF files. To facilitate your use, here is a step-by-step introduction with all the tools in Cisdem PDFMaster.  

Part 1 Download & Install

1.    You can download the installation package from the link below.

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2.    Install Cisdem PDFMaster with the downloaded package. Double-click the .dmg file.

Drag the Cisdem PDFMaster icon to Applications folder.

Part 2 Activation

After installing the program, you need to activate the program if you want to use the full version.

1. Go to Launchpad or applications folder, double click Cisdem PDFMaster to run the program, and then click the key icon at the right upper corner.

Copy-n-paste your license code into the pop-up window, and then click “Activate”.

Part 3 Application Operating

Part 3.1 PDF Convert

PDF is widely used cause it can keep the file’s format no matter what you open with, but it is a problem when you want to edit the PDF’s content. Here we will show you how to convert PDF to other editable formats, so that you can edit the PDF’s content as you like.

Step 1 Import files

Click “PDF Convert” to enter the interface of Convert module, there are 4 ways to import your files:

1. Click , select the target files and click Open;

2. Directly drag the target files into the blank area on the right column;

3. Click File> Open… (Or press shortcut key Command+O), select the target files and click Open;

4. Click File> Open Recent to open the files you recently opened before or directly double click the files on the left column under “Recent”.

Tips: After importing files, if you want to remove the files from the program, just select the file you want to remove, click ; Also, you can click  to import more file.

Step 2 Select Range (Optional)

You can select to convert the whole pages or partial pages of your file. If you just want to convert partial pages, click “Range”, type the page number you want to convert, separate the number with comma.

Step 3 Convert

Click  to select the format you desire, and then click Output folder to select the save location, click 

Tips: If you want to extract the images from your file, select image format following “extract image”, select save location and click “Convert”.

 

Part 3.2 PDF Merge & Split

In the daily use of PDF, sometimes you may need to merge multiple PDFs into one, but seconds later, you may need to split a PDF into multiple PDFs. Below is the steps how to merge/split PDFs with Cisdem PDFMaster in an easy way.

1. How to merge multiple PDF files into one?

Step 1 Import Files

Click “PDF Merge” to enter the interface of Merge module, there are 4 ways to import your files:

1. Click  , select the target files and click Open;

2. Directly drag the target files into the blank area on the right column;

3. Click File> Open… (Or press shortcut key Command+O), select the target files and click Open;

4. Click File> Open Recent to open files you recently opened before or directly double click the files on the left column under “Recent”.

Tips: After importing files, if you want to remove the files from the program, just select the file you want to remove, click ; also, you could click  to import more file.

 

Step 2 Adjust the file (Optional)

Before merging into one PDF, you may need to change the order of the imported files or rotate some of the files.

To change the order of the files, just select the target file, drag-n-drop it to the place you desired;

To rotate the files, just select the target file, and then click  until you are happy with it.

Tips: In the process of adjusting files, to view the files clearly, you can also move the Zoom slider to zoom in or zoom out the files.

Step 3 Merge

Click  after you are done with adjusting, enter the name of the merged file while a pop-up window is showing, select where to save it and click Save.

 

2. How to split a PDF file into multiple PDF files?

Step 1 Import Files

 

Click “PDF Split” to enter the interface of Split module, there are 4 ways to import your files:

1. Click  , select the target files and click Open;

2. Directly drag the target files into the blank area on the right column;

3. Click File> Open… (Or press shortcut key Command+O), select the target files and click Open;

4. Click File> Open Recent to open files you recently opened before or directly double click the files on the left column under “Recent”.

 

Step 2 Adjust the file (Optional)

Before splitting the PDF file, you may need to change the order of the imported files or rotate some of the files.

To change the order of the files, just select the target file, drag-n-drop it to the place you desired;

To rotate the files, just select the target file, and then click  until you are happy with it

Tips: In the process of adjusting files, to view the files clearly, you can also move the Zoom slider to zoom in or zoom out the files.

 

Step 3 Split

Click  after you are done with adjusting, enter page ranges you want to split to on the right column, click Output folder to select the save location and click .

 

Part 3.3 PDF Encrypt & Decrypt

To protect your files from unintended access, it is an efficient way to add a personal password on it. At the same time, there is a chance that you may forget your password, so that to own a tool to encrypt and decrypt your PDF is imperative.

1. How to encrypt your PDF files?

Step 1 Import Files

Click “PDF Encrypt” to enter the interface of Encrypt module, there are 4 ways to import your files:

1. Click , select the target files and click Open;

2. Directly drag the target files into the blank area on the right column;

3. Click File> Open… (Or press shortcut key Command+O), select the target files and click Open;

4. Click File> Open Recent to open files you recently opened before or directly double click the files on the left column under “Recent”.

Tips: After importing files, if you want to remove the files from the program, just select the file you want to remove, click ; also, you can click  to import more file.

 

Step 2 Encrypt setting

Click  at the rightmost, a pop-up window will show you the encrypt setting. Enter the password after ticking the password type you desired, you could select to add Open password or Owner password, and then click Ok.

Tips: If you want to add same password with all the imported files, you can directly click  to set a password for all the files at once time.

Step 3 Convert

Click Output folder to select a location to save the encrypted file, and then click 

 

2. How to remove password from your PDF files?

Step 1 Import Files

Click “PDF Decrypt” to enter the interface of Decrypt module, there are 4 ways to import your files:

1. Click , select the target files and click Open;

2. Directly drag the target files into the blank area on the right column;

3. Click File> Open… (Or press shortcut key Command+O), select the target files and click Open;

4. Click File> Open Recent to open files you recently opened before or directly double click the files on the left column under “Recent”.

Tips: After importing files, if you want to remove the files from the program, just select the file you want to remove, click ; also, you can click  to import more file.

Step 2 Enter your password

#1. For the situation you know the open password:

Click  at the rightmost of the line, enter your password in the blank area when a pop-up window is showing up, and then click OK

#2. For the situation you forgot the open password:

Click  at the rightmost of the line, click  on the pop-up window, select the related options of your password, and then click .

Step 3 Convert

Click Output folder to select a location to save the decrypted file after enter or crack the password, and then click 

 

Part 3.4 PDF Create

Got some documents but prefers to view in PDFs, here is an easy way to create PDF from an array of formats.

Step 1 Import Files

Click “PDF Create” to enter the interface of Create module, there are 4 ways to import your files:

1. Click , select the target files and click Open;

2. Directly drag the target files into the blank area on the right column;

3. Click File> Open… (Or press shortcut key Command+O), select the target files and click Open;

4. Click File> Open Recent to open files you recently opened before or directly double click the files on the left column under “Recent”.

Tips: After importing files, if you want to remove the files from the program, just select the file you want to remove, click ; also, you can click  to import more file.

Step 2 Encrypt, Compress and Merge(Optional)

Encrypt & Compress: Click  at the rightmost of the line, enter the password when a pop-up window is showing, also you can select the quality level with the drop-down box of Quality and Page Size.

Tips: The password you set is the open password, which can only protect files from unauthorized opening instead of copying or printing.

Merge:Slide on , then the imported files will be merged into one PDF, click  after , you can set the password and change the quality with the merged PDF.

Step 3 Convert

Click Folder icon to select a location to save the created PDF, and then click 

 

Part 3.5 PDF Compress

Sometimes you may need to reduce the file size for the purpose of sending in email or uploading on webpage. PDF Compress allows you to customize the quality and size as you like.

Step 1 Import Files

Click “PDF Compress” to enter the interface of Compress module, there are 4 ways to import your files:

1. Click , select the target files and click Open;

2. Directly drag the target files into the blank area on the right column;

3. Click File> Open… (Or press shortcut key Command+O), select the target files and click Open;

4. Click File> Open Recent to open files you recently opened before or directly double click the files on the left column under “Recent”.

Tips: After importing files, if you want to remove the files from the program, just select the file you want to remove, click ; also, you can click  to import more file.

Step 2 Compress setting

Click at the rightmost of the line, select the file size you desired when a pop-up window is showing. When you select “Custom”, then you can slide to adjust the image quality, click OK when you are happy with it.

Step 3 Compress

Click Folder icon to select a location to save the compressed file, and then click 说明: Macintosh HD:Users:love:Desktop:Screen Shot 2020-09-18 at 2.32.10 PM.png

 

Part 3.6 PDF Edit

If you want to add annotations or signatures on your PDF without converting to other formats, PDF Edit feature can help you a lot to make it.

Step 1 Import Files

Click “PDF Edit” to enter the interface of Edit module, there are 4 ways to import your files:

1. Click , select the target files and click Open;

2. Directly drag the target files into the blank area on the right column;

3. Click File> Open… (Or press shortcut key Command+O), select the target files and click Open;

4. Click File> Open Recent to open files you recently opened before or directly double click the files on the left column under “Recent”.

Step 2 Edit

There are some tools available on the toolbar, here we will introduce you all the tools, so that you can pick and choose the one you need.

: Click it to overview all the pages of the file.

: Slide the mark to zoom in or zoom out the file.

: It is used to highlight the target texts in the file. Click , select a color on the right column, and then move your mouse on the target texts, the selected texts will be highlighted.

Tips: If you want to remove the color after highlighted, click to select the target area, once you see the blue dotted rectangle, press "Delete" ;

        If you want to change the color after highlighted, click to select the target area, once you see the blue dotted rectangle,  click the color you desire on the right column.

   

: It is used to add underlines on the target texts in the file. Click , select a color on the right column, and then move your mouse on the target texts, the selected texts will be underlined.

: It is used to add strikethrough on the target texts in the file. Click , select a color on the right column, and then move your mouse on the target texts, the selected texts will be added strikethrough.

: You can use it to add an optional shape on the page, there are Square, Circle, Line and Arrow available. For the shape, you can also select the string color, fill color and the border width.

Click , and then you can select the shape, border width, line color and fill color at the right column. Move your mouse to select the area you want to mark, the selected area will be marked with the shape you set.

:It is used to add text on the page. Click , then you can select Font name, Font size, Font color and Background color on the right column.

:It is used to add the text which is written by hand. Click , select the thickness of the line and color, move your mouse on the page to write.

: It is used to add signature on the page. Click , then click  on the right column. When a pop-up window is showing, select color and thickness on the top, move your mouse on the blank area to write down your signature and then click OK.

All the added signatures will be showing on the right column to be prepared to use. Just drag and drop it to the target place when you need to add a signature on your file.

: It can be used to add a note on your file. Click , select the note color you desire, and then double click on the place you want to add a note, enter the note content in the pop-up blank area.

: You can use it to cut out the page part you desired. Click , drag the rectangle box to lock the crop area, and then click 

Tips: If you want to crop the same area with all the pages of this document, you can directly click  after locking the crop area.

 

Part 4 Update Application

When you want to check if your current version is the latest one, you can follow the steps below to update it.

Step 1 Click Cisdem PDFMaster – Check for Updates… on the left top menu bar.

Step 2 Click Install to update it.

 

 

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