How to Install Master PDF Editor 5 on Ubuntu 16.04, 18.04, 19.10

This tutorial is going to show you how to install Master PDF editor 5 on Ubuntu 16.04, 18.04, 19.10. Master PDF editor is a complete solution for viewing, printing and editing PDF files. It’s developed by Code Industry Ltd and available for Linux, Mac OS X and Windows. The latest stable version is 5.4.38.

Master PDF Editor Features

The following is a list of features in the commercial version. Some of them are not available for unregistered version, and you have to buy the commercial version to remove the “Created in Master PDF Editor” watermark.

  • Scan paper document into PDF file.
  • OCR (optical character recognition) converts scanned PDF files into editable texts.
  • Convert image files to PDF.
  • Add/delete headers, footers, background and watermarks in your PDF files.
  • Export PDF to text format.
  • The “Send by email” function allows you to send the PDF files directly in the application.
  • Use system fonts in PDF forms.
  • Fill PDF forms in a fast and simple way.
  • Comment and annotate PDF documents.
  • Split and merge PDF documents.
  • Sign PDF document with digital signature.
  • Encrypt PDF files with a password.

How to Install Master PDF Editor 5 on Ubuntu 16.04, 18.04, 19.10

Since master PDF editor is not available from the Ubuntu software repository, so you can’t use apt-get or apt to install it. First, you need to download the deb package from the official website.

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Alternatively, you can open a terminal window and download master PDF editor 5 with the following command.

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Then use apt package manager to install it. For example, if the package is downloaded to ~/Downloads/ directory, then open up a terminal window and run the following command:

sudo apt install ~/Downloads/master-pdf-editor-*.deb

If there are any dependencies, apt package manager will automatically install them.

Once installed, Master PDF editor can be started from Unity Dash or your preferred app launcher.

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Editing PDF Files in Master PDF Editor

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That’s it!

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