Edit text within a PDF.

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It’s finally here: the PDF editing tool we’ve all been waiting for. Edit text using a PDF editor that has all the tools without the big price tag.
  • The easy way to edit PDF text

    The easy way to edit PDF text

    Edit PDF text without converting your document. There’s no catch! If your document isn’t exactly what you want, simply edit the raw text directly in your PDF. 

  • Keep the formatting you love

    Keep the formatting you love

    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 the changes you want

    Make the changes you want

    No more printing, red pen, and re-printing. Fix typos, update terms and conditions, and delete irrelevant information – all in the cloud, and all in seconds.

  • The easy way to edit PDF text

    The easy way to edit PDF text

    Edit PDF text without converting your document. There’s no catch! If your document isn’t exactly what you want, simply edit the raw text directly in your PDF. 

  • Keep the formatting you love

    Keep the formatting you love

    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 the changes you want

    Make the changes you want

    No more printing, red pen, and re-printing. Fix typos, update terms and conditions, and delete irrelevant information – all in the cloud, and all in seconds.

  • The easy way to edit PDF text

    The easy way to edit PDF text

    Edit PDF text without converting your document. There’s no catch! If your document isn’t exactly what you want, simply edit the raw text directly in your PDF. 

  • Keep the formatting you love

    Keep the formatting you love

    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 the changes you want

    Make the changes you want

    No more printing, red pen, and re-printing. Fix typos, update terms and conditions, and delete irrelevant information – all in the cloud, and all in seconds.

Start editing the text on your PDF.
Free for 7 days.

How to edit PDF text

  • 1. Sign-up or upgrade

    Head to app.luminpdf.com and start a free 7-day Pro trial. Open your file in Lumin, and click the ‘Edit Text’ button.

  • 2. Edit text

    Once you’ve selected the ‘Edit Text’ tool, you can select the text block you’d like to change. If we don’t have the font you’re using, we’ll default to the closest option.

  • 3. Save and share

    Once you’ve finished editing the text in your PDF, it’s ready to go! You can save your edited PDF as a template, download it to your device, or share it straight from Lumin, Google or Dropbox.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Does Lumin have a free plan?

    Sure is! We have options for people and businesses wanting to unlock all our features – such as unlimited storage and certain tools only available to Pro and Business users – but you can try Lumin Pro free for 7 days, or stay on a Free plan. Discover our plans to learn which one is the right fit for you.

  • 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 our 7 day free trial. We have a range of affordable plan options to help you get stuff done in the cloud.

  • How do I use Lumin?

    The Lumin app 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 Lumin’s most popular features.

  • Can I edit a PDF without Adobe?

    Yes. While we acknowledge Adobe for the PDF pioneers they are, you don’t need their software to edit PDFs. Lumin’s cloud-based software makes editing PDFs quick and easy on any device.

  • How can I write on a PDF document?

    You can use our Annotate tool to add text, images, and shapes to your document, and our Edit Text tool to change the text on your PDF. Make your mark on PDFs with Lumin.

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

    No, you don’t need to do that anymore. 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 edit away. 

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