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Master PDF Editor offers an easy option for correcting small typos and protecting documents against unauthorized access.

PDF format is an easy and ever-popular means for exchanging digital documents. However, unless you're willing to pay lots of money, the tools for working with PDFs are limited and sometimes cumbersome. For example, a simple typo often necessitates a time-consuming rework of the entire document.

Free software offers several rudimentary tools for generating PDFs. For example, OpenOffice and LibreOffice include an import filter originally from KOffice (now Calligra) that allows limited PDF editing (Figure 1), but the results are not always satisfactory.

Figure 1: LibreOffice exhibits significant weaknesses as a PDF editor.

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