MiniTool PDF Editor Upgrade History

To satisfy users’ advanced needs, MiniTool PDF Editor keeps updating with new technologies, new features, experience improvements, and bug fixes.

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Note: When the 7-day trial expires, some of the features are only available to paid users. To check for the difference, just visit the edition comparison.


V2.0.3.2 (July. 11, 2023)Latest Upgrade!

  • Support Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Japanese, Korean, and Chinese (Traditional).
  • Added Text Box, Callout, Measure and Eraser in Annotate.
  • Added Rulers in View.
  • Added check mark to PDF files.
  • Added the "Star File" list and the "DRAFT" watermark.
  • Maximized "Print" window for better user experience.
  • Improved user experience for PDF file conversion, editing, and annotating.
  • Improved the "Find and Research" feature.
  • Fixed possible software crashes.

V2.0.2.0 (Feb. 21, 2023)

  • Added Office file compression.
  • Expanded PDF conversion features.
  • Added more languages (now 26) in the OCR feature.
  • Removed the length limitation on added links.
  • Improved the interface display compatibility on different DPIs.
  • Optimized the interaction and sidebar in PDF annotation.
  • Fixed possible app crashes.


V2.0.1.6 (Oct. 26, 2022)

  • Fixed some bugs that might cause program crashes.

V2.0.1.5 (Oct. 20, 2022)

  • Added new features to the PDF converter.
  • Added a search feature to search for tools within the app.
  • Added the Incognito mode for viewing files privately.
  • Added 2 PDF reading modes: Reverse View and Reverse Page.
  • Redesigned the converter window.
  • Improved the Edit tool to allow text wrapping.
  • Fixed several bugs.

V2.0.1.2 (Aug. 01, 2022)

  • Added French and German installation packages.

V2.0.1.1 (June 27, 2022)

  • Added text-to-speech converter and PDF reader.
  • Redesigned the main UI.
  • Improved the Quick Translation feature to allow language switches.

V2.0.1.0 (May 25, 2022)

  • Added Quick Translation function to translate select text.
  • Added translation among English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Chinese, Korean, and Arabic.
  • Stabilized the app performance.
  • Fixed the bug while showing the status of accounts.

V2.0.0.7 (Apr. 08, 2022)

  • Added the feature to create a PDF from various sources in the Home window.
  • Added a feature to pin/hide the ribbon.
  • Added a feature to view PDF in full screen.
  • Added a feature to show/hide the sidebar.
  • Added a feature to count words in a PDF file.
  • Added a feature to increase/decrease the value in an input field by scrolling the mouse.
  • Added a feature to rename the saved PDFs.
  • Added a feature to search for specific files in recent files.
  • Improved Home windows design.
  • Removed the Background feature from the View window.
  • Integrated the Show Annotations and Hide Annotations options.
  • Corrected some typos in copies.
  • Revised some tips.

V2.0.0.6 (Jan. 19, 2022)

  • Added a feature to create PDFs from scanners.
  • Added a feature to convert PDF to DXF.
  • Added a progress bar for conversion and compression tasks.
  • Added this tip before compressing a file: Higher PDF compression will lead to lower quality image in the PDF file.
  • Changed the compress level from Normal, Standard, and HD to Low, Medium, and High.
  • Removed the estimated file size after compression.
  • Created a shortcut for adding a bookmark (Ctrl+B); changed the Restore shortcut from Ctrl+B to Ctrl+Y; changed the Custom Windows Zoom shortcut from Ctrl+Y to Ctrl+E.
  • Added a feature to custom your stamps.
  • Added a feature to split specific pages at one time by typing their page numbers.
  • Added a checkbox for Keep Page Margins while printing files.
  • Added the Manage Annotations tab under the Annotate window.
  • Added the Scale by Default option in the Scale drop-down list in the View window.
  • Added the Convert to Searchable PDF feature to make a scanned PDF searchable.
  • Added a notice window to remind users to save changes before performing OCR.
  • Added a feature to move annotation options (arrow, line, shape, pencil, note, stamp, and attachment) by pressing the arrow keys on the keyboard.
  • Added a feature to press ESC to exit the current mode.
  • Improved the advanced search performance.
  • Optimized cursor status when adding hyperlinks. When a link has been added, just click on any area to add further ones.
  • Optimized cursor status when in Edit or Annotate mode.
  • Optimized file compression. While compressing, if there isn’t any picture in the former 5 pages, it will define the file as a plain text PDF with a T icon next to the file name.
  • Optimized the search utility. When searching for texts in a scanned or image-only file, it will pop up to recommend you use OCR to recognize the PDF.
  • Added the electronic signature for specified pages.
  • Added a feature to delete the built-in pictures in the Hand mode by left-clicking on the signature.
  • Optimized the display of the picture size when dragging the image.
  • Optimized picture editing menu.
  • Optimized the visual effect of picture rotation to let the rotation or angle clear.
  • Improved user experience during the process of removing permission passwords.
  • Improved the speed and result for PDF to CAD conversion.
  • Added the feature to open the file by default after converting PDF to a scanned copy and offered the Open File option.
  • Added the feature to redirect you to an external page by clicking on added links.
  • Set the default storage location as the document’s current directory for the converted files.
  • Fixed GDI leaks while adding E-signature.
  • Fixed the problem of failing to open the directory in the Office to PDF conversion window.
  • Fixed the issue that the merged PDF couldn’t be found in the file directory when Current Directory is chosen in the Merge PDF window.


V2.0.0.5 (Dec. 20, 2021)

  • Added support for right-to-left system languages such as Arabic and Hebrew.

V2.0.0.3 (Nov. 19, 2021)

  • Fixed the issue that some antiviruses mistakenly reported an issue about our product.

V2.0.0.2 (Oct. 28, 2021)

  • Fixed a problem that the login window prompted too early even when the app was still loading.
  • Fixed the bug that drawing on PDFs could cause errors.
  • Resolved the crash led by time zone difference.