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The top 5 uses for Nitro PDF Tool

The top 5 uses for Nitro PDF Tool


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Nitro PDF has everything you need to edit, manage, and customize your document files. In addition to the core functionality that makes Nitro PDF worth a download, there are many extra features that are not readily apparent until you dive deep into the interface.


However, these extra features are what truly make Nitro PDF shine above the sea of other similar applications. Let’s take a look at some of the finest features that the document managing program has to offer.

Workspace customization

Most modern apps have a set interface that you must familiarize yourself with. Any shortcomings in the design that clash with your workflow just have to be lived with. What makes Nitro PDF stand out is the ability to customize your workspace. You can place the tools you use most in convenient spots that allow you to access them with fewer clicks. You can also hide the myriad other tools and widgets that you never need. With a bit of customization, the user interface is guaranteed to facilitate your specific purpose. The cumulative time saved by clearing the extraneous icons adds up tremendously over the course of a year.

Change the Nitro workspace to include only your favorite features.

Automatically and efficiently sign PDF documents

Many formal documents require your signature to be finalized. The introduction of all digital files has made this step trickier than in the days of paper. The good news is that Nitro allows you to automatically add your signature to the appropriate fields within a digital contract or document. Even in a web browser, you enjoy the rapid e-signing functionality typically reserved for mobile devices. After a few seconds, your signature is fully represented on the digital page without any flaws.

Quickly sign digital documents with saved signature profiles in Nitro.

Combine and convert different file types

When reviewing multiple bodies of large work, condensing it all into a single, searchable document is a game changer. Nitro allows you to merge multiple files, even of different extensions and styles. You can convert any file into the extension type that you intend for the finalized document. Once all pictures and documents are converted to the new format, you can merge them all into a massive file. From there, the Ctrl + F search functionality allows you to stay organized throughout thousands of pages worth of text. This functionality can save you dozens of hours when implemented properly.

Combine multiple Nitro files into one for easy reading or searching.

The suite of security options

If you need to oversee sensitive or confidential documents, Nitro PDF also has you covered. You can encrypt sensitive data before sending it to someone else or storing it in the cloud. Furthermore, you’ll be able to track when any activity is detected around the document. See who has access to each file, when they decide to open it, and a comprehensive log of all the changes made. The log updates in real-time to alert you to any nefarious or unwarranted actions. Overall, Nitro PDF is the ideal way to keep a tab on documents after they leave your personal machine.

Set security features like passwords and document tracking.

Integrate and utilize external applications

Nitro allows you to save even more time by quickly accessing and editing documents from other platforms. Your files from services such as Google Docs or Dropbox can be managed with the same efficiency as documents stored natively on your device. Sign your documents, convert them into new file extensions, or make simple edits without actually exporting your file from the other platform. Nitro streamlines the connection between all the apps where you store documents.

Search for and modify documents from a variety of other platforms.

More great options for PDF files

Nitro PDF is a great app, but you may decide it’s not compatible with your computer setup. If that’s the case, you can always use Adobe Reader DC instead. The PDF Editor for Chrome is another great option if you want a simple and free option. Read our guide to improving documents with PDF Editor for Chrome to learn more.



Ever since his brother brought home the original PlayStation, Doug Fakler knew he would be a gamer for the rest of his life. He has been glued to the screen with a controller in hand for over 20 years. While he will always acknowledge that gameplay is king, he's equally interested in the stories that can be told through interactive means. This inspired him to earn a bachelor's degree in Game Design from Full Sail University in 2015.

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