Edit text within a PDF

No more workarounds. Directly edit the text in any PDF.

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  • Edit PDF text

    Edit PDF text

    There's no catch! No converting documents, no workarounds - just upload a PDF and edit the text directly.
  • Keep your font

    Keep your font

    We can recognise the font you’re using. On the off chance our software doesn’t support it, we’ll default to the nearest font.
  • Make urgent changes

    Make urgent changes

    You can now fix typos, update terms and conditions and delete outdated info. Do it all in the cloud, in seconds.

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Try editing PDF text.

How to edit PDF text


Sign up or upgrade

You'll need a Pro, Business or Enterprise plan to use Edit Text. Start a free trial here, then open your file in Lumin.


Edit PDF

Select the ‘Edit PDF’ button from the toolbar, then click on the area you wish to edit.


Save and share

Once you’ve edited the text to suit your needs, save your changes. Done!

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Frequently asked questions

  • Is Lumin free?

    Lots of our tools are free. You can draw on PDFs, comment on them, add text, signatures and images; all the basics are covered.

    Unfortunately, Edit Text is not a free tool. You will need to be on the Pro or Business plan to edit PDF text directly. Discover our plans to learn which one is the right fit for you.

  • How do I use Lumin?

    Lumin works on your browser, or you can download our desktop app and keep Lumin handy on your computer. We’ve also got a mobile and tablet app which includes our most popular features

  • Can I edit text for free?

    Our ‘Edit Text’ tool is currently not available to users on our free plan, but you can try this feature on a 7 day free trial. We have a range of affordable plan options to help you get stuff done in the cloud.

  • Do I need to convert a PDF to a Word doc for editing?

    No, you don’t need to do that. You can edit a PDF’s text without converting the file – just upload it to Lumin, let our software scan the document for text, and then start editing.