PDF Search

PDF Search

AI-powered text search inside PDF documents

When you’re trying to hunt down specific facts or figures, PDFs can be tricky documents to handle, sometimes running hundreds of pages long. And with standard apps, such as Preview, going only so far, quick and easy text search is a challenge. Enter PDF Search. Unlike other apps, which only try to find content matches, this powerful utility brings a sophisticated relevancy search to bear on your documents. PDF Search doesn’t just find matches for your search terms — it checks related terms, multiple combinations of terms, and returns results in a format you can actually make sense of.
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Latest Version: 7.3
System Requirements: Mac OS X 10.10+

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PDF Search features

High-Speed PDF Search Tool

Pore through hundreds of pages of documents in a flash, finding every possible combination of your search terms or a specific sequence. Even search PDF files in bulk. The app’s blazing-fast results help raise the overall speed of your workflow, so you can get back to the tasks that actually matter.

Artificial Intelligence Support

Automatically correct mistyped keywords and perform parallel searches for related items by leveraging the context-dependent information that most basic search apps completely miss. AI-assisted search packed with proprietary search algorithms that compensate for human error is what sets this PDF search tool apart from the competition.

Ranked Results

See the most timely, relevant, or otherwise particular PDF search results in the right order, arranged by a handy power-ranking feature that also shows whether matches appear in headings, titles, or body paragraphs. In addition, the app automatically prioritizes more recent files, so you know you get the most frequently used results first.

Built-in Reader

Read, interact, and search PDF documents in one convenient place with a built-in PDF reader, which includes a full suite of annotation tools, such as highlighting and underlining, to help you keep track of what you find and seamlessly put it to use.

WiFi Sync for All Devices

Search PDF files on your Mac using iPhone or iPad. Just click once to sync your files over WiFi and your documents will accompany you everywhere. No cables or iTunes required — simply make sure your devices are on the same network and PDF Search iOS will automatically detect its macOS counterpart. Now, look through your documents easily.

More than PDFs

Convert Microsoft Office, iWork, and RTF files into PDFs and index them effortlessly with PDF Search. While the iOS version of the app makes conversions automatically, the macOS app needs a PDF Converter, which is another useful and free utility you can download on the PDF Search website.

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