What’s New in LightPDF(Desktop)

Last updated on 01/16/2023 by

We released LightPDF web and desktop version to help people solve PDF problems. LightPDF can do a lot, including edit, combine, convert PDF files and more. We do hope people can manage their PDF files in LightPDF easily.

If you need to process a large number of PDF files with high frequency, you can download our desktop version:

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LightPDF is dedicated to simplifying the process when people working with people, if you have any advice, you can send feedback to us.

Version 2.0.0

  • Upgraded a brand-new re-designed user interface with better usability.
LightPDF New UI

Version 1.6.0

  • Added redaction under “Protect” feature

Version 1.5.4

  • Added “Text Box” and “Callout” features under the “Comment” tab
  • Added “Stamp” feature under the “Comment” tab

Version 1.5.3

  • Added merge PDFs and images to PDF features into “Batch Process”
  • Added typewriter feature under the “Comment” tab
  • Added Stamp feature under the “Comment” tab
Typewriter Feature

Version 1.5.2

  • Added replace function

    Replace Function

  • Added share button at the upper right corner of the toolbar, which helps users easily and quickly share the PDF

    Share Options

Version 1.5.1

  • Added contextual menu and supports right click the PDFs to edit, split and merge PDFs

Version 1.5.0

  • Added batch process feature, which can help users merge, compress, and convert PDFs in bulk
Batch Process

Version 1.4.2

  • Fixed the issue where some users were experiencing compression failures

Version 1.4.1

  • Optimized homepage experience
  • Optimized OCR feature
  • Cloud document can now be downloaded locally

Version 1.4.0

  • Updated the interface of Cloud Document

Version 1.3.1

  • Updated new logo and interface

Version 1.2.14

  • Fixed user center display problems

Version 1.2.11

  • Added OCR enhancement mode (higher recognition accuracy)

Version 1.2.10

  • Optimized the display of remarks and enabled replying
  • Optimized search function, support shortcut keys search and cursor positioning
  • Added full-screen reading mode

    full-screen reading mode

Version 1.2.9

  • Added VIP limits on functions like split, extract and combine PDF
  • Added right-click menu for pictures under PDF selecting condition
  • Fixed the saving problem of tiling watermark

Version 1.2.7

  • Support to upload documents to the Cloud

    upload to cloud

Version 1.2.6

  • Support to print document


Version 1.2.4

  • Added functions of PDF encryption and decryption

    add or remove password

  • Added functions of signature adding, viewing and managing historical files


Version 1.2.2

  • Added functions of OCR recognition, page insertion, and searching


    insert page


Version 1.1.0

  • Support adding headers and footers, compressing, cropping PDF document
  • Support adding watermark, changing PDF background, inserting links in PDF

    example image

    insert link

Version 1.0.0

  • LightPDF Desktop was released
  • Added functions of image editing, PDF converting, annotation and etc.
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  • Wow, the update is really good and worth trying. thank you to all developers who are trying their best for the innovative of the tool