PDF Shaper offers a variety of tools to protect, modify and convert PDF documents.
|License||Free (Limited features)|
|A collection of useful PDF tools including merge and split PDFs, encrypt and decrypt PDF, extract text and images, convert to and from images, etc.|
|Some features limited to the premium versions, bundled with optional software during install.|
PDF Shaper offers a different set of PDF tools which include Split and Merge PDFs, Encrypt and Decrypt PDF, Convert PDF to Image and vice versa, Extract Images from PDF, Rotate Pages and Extract Text from PDF.
The free version of PDF Shaper lacks some features that are available in PDFill PDF Tools, like adding the header and footer, reorder pages with ease, etc., but it has some other tools that PDFill PDF Tools does not have, such as the abovementioned Extract Text from PDF.
PDF Shaper sports a clean user interface and it’s easy to use. However, some useful features like convert PDF to Word documents, adding watermarks, numbering pages and sign PDF, are limited to the paid-for Premium or Pro versions.
Be aware of unwanted bundled software
During installation of PDF Shaper, uncheck the option for bundling a toolbar or any other component that you do not need.