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PDF Box 2.0 app review: work with PDFs on the go



Working with PDF files on the go, as far as reading them and annotating them, can be a bit of a hassle.  The PDF Box 2.0 app for your iPod touch, iPad, and iPhone aims to take the hassle out of it by providing customers with a user-friendly option with many powerful features. The app has been created to be fast and simple so you won’t find yourself getting frustrated as you navigate. 

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PDF Box – read, edit and annotate your docs.


Getting to Know the App

The PDF Box 2.0 app is surprisingly easy to learn and get to know, as the developers put a lot of emphasis on making it clean and simple. And it’s not just about looking good it also performs well when it comes to speed, users won’t find any kind of lag here. As mentioned this one acts as a PDF reader and a multi-functional annotator. It's able to open even big files with ease and speed, users can zoom in, add a bookmark, open documents that are password protected, do a text search, and take on outlines and links. With the annotation tools you can use them in documents, magazines, and books. Go ahead and underline text, strike-through, highlight, and add sticky notes.

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The app requires iOS 8.0 or later to use and is free. In its most recent update everything got a facelift to provide a smoother and more modern experience. The app has four out of five stars from users who appreciate the latest update and how easy it is to navigate.

Keep Yourself Organized

Another aspect of the PDF Box 2.0 app is the fact it offers organizational tools so that your documents are quick and easy to find. Make use of virtual file boxes and then add color-coded tags to your documents. Manage your documents by deleting them (supports multiple deletes at once), and you can rename them. Open files from a variety of places and transfer to and from the iCloud and to your desktop by USB cable.

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The app supports AirPrint and if a document requires a signature go ahead and use your finger to sign it. It's easy to share your files with co-workers and others, and your annotations will be saved and show up in the file you send them.

PDF Box – read, edit and annotate your docs.


Pros and Cons


  • The app has been created to be smooth, simple, clean, and fast
  • Transfer files and to and from the iCloud and by USB cable when dealing with desktop
  • Make annotations in your PDF files
  • Share files with annotations
  • Sign documents using your finger
  • Create virtual file boxes to organize your documents
  • The app has just undergone a redesign


  • Some users would like to see a few cosmetic adjustments made

Final Thoughts

The PDF Box 2.0 app for your iPod touch, iPad, and iPhone is a great way to access, open, and make notes within your PDF documents. This option is ideal for those looking for a streamlined and user-friendly approach.


PDF Box – read, edit and annotate your docs.

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Cherry is a hard-working writer and an aspiring web designer who can't go a day without using her favorite apps. She's always on the lookout for new apps and enjoys discovering ones that others have overlooked.