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Nitro PDF Professional 6
Developer(s) Nitro PDF Software
Stable release 6.01 / September 15, 2009
Operating system Windows only
Type PDF viewer, creator and editor
License Proprietary, Shareware

Nitro PDF Professional is commercial software for creating and editing portable document format (PDF) files. The product is intended for the professional market and runs on Windows PCs. The base software features include creating PDFs from over 300 file types; viewing, searching and printing PDFs; drag and drop PDF creation; convert PDFs to Microsoft Word; combining into one PDF; reviewing documents with text notes, stamps, drawings, and markup tools; fill, save and submit PDF forms; edit and insert text, images, and objects; perform advanced image editing and document assembly; design PDF forms; generate bookmarks, hyperlinks, and Bates numbering. The software contains a system printer driver for 'Printing To PDF'.

The software supports the current Adobe Acrobat open PDF specification.

Nitro PDF Professional's award-winning software is available for download on time-limited trial from the Nitro website. The company also supplies the widely used freeware PDF creator, PrimoPDF and freeware PDF converters, PDF to Word and PDF to Excel.


Support policies

Nitro provides customers with online knowledgebase access and 14 day email only support. Additional support is available for purchase.


  • April 2005 – Nitro PDF Desktop launched in beta release at Acrobat & PDF Conference in Orlando, Florida
  • May 2005 – At conclusion of the beta program Nitro Pro goes on sale
  • July 2005 – PDF industry veteran and The Adobe Acrobat Bible author Ted Padova writes the Nitro Pro User Guide, included with Nitro Pro in print and electronic versions
  • August 2005 – Nitro PDF Desktop changes name to Nitro PDF Professional
  • Early 2006 – Nitro Pro surpasses 100,000 product downloads
  • Mid 2006 – Version 4.91 addition of new features that include batch processing and advanced technology drawn directly from a number of ARTS plug-ins. It is the last version that runs under Windows Me
  • Early March 2007 - Nitro PDF Professional version 5.0 released including the new Office 12 Ribbon interface
  • Late March 2007 - Nitro PDF Express, a slimline version of Nitro PDF Professional released for creation, conversion and security
  • December 2008 - Nitro PDF Professional 5.5 is released, this is the first version to support 64-bit operating systems.
  • March 2009 - The free web based service, PDF to Word is released.
  • April 2009 - The free web based service, PDF to Excel is released.
  • June 2009 - Nitro PDF Professional 6.0 released
  • September 2009 - Update to Nitro PDF Professional from 6.0 to 6.01

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