Usually you convert your word documents to PDF because the size of a PDF file is much lesser that the size of a word file. However, the drawback is that you cannot edit (or modify) a PDF document in any way the way you can modify a word document.
After creating a PDF document, if you want to update it or correct some error, you can use many apps that you are familiar with. However, today I am going to show you a new app called DocAS which would offer many other features apart from modifying PDF documents.
Doc AS offers you straightforward Files Manager, Document reader, Handwriting, PDF Annotation, Advanced Note Taker, Audio Note and Air printing etc.
With file manager, you can import or export documents with many different sources like Box.net, Dropbox, iDisk, Google Docs , WebDav, File Transfer Protocol (FTP) Server, Email, Embedded browser, URL download, iTunes File Sharing and Photo Library. You can also drag and move supporting to move/organize the files between folders. Here you will have only Thumbnail view mode. You can drag to merge two documents (PDF and notebook only), Clone document, Advanced search for document or folder, Sorting document by name, date, favorite. You can also have a password for security purpose where you can lock a folder and unlock it by entering password when you want to open it.
With Document Reader, the supported formats are PDF, MS Office (Powerpoint, Word, Excel etc.), iWork (Pages, Keynote document), Text/RTF, HTML and image formats like JPEG, PNG and BMP. You have the feature of Text search in PDF document. Bookmark and Go-to page are also supported.
DocAS is equipped with the best handwriting engine for smooth, efficient drawing with great pen strokes and amazing ink. It will show surprised writing experience to you as actual pen and paper writing. Various fonts of texts like Italics, Bold, etc are supported.
Languages supported by DocAS are English, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese and Spanish.
DocAS is compatible with iPad. It requires iOS 4.0 or later version.
This review has been written after obtaining DocAS from the app store via gift card and the app has been used on an iPad.
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