What is Pdfpals

Pdfpals is a platform that allows users to chat with any PDF document on their Mac. Users can instantly extract important information from research papers, academic articles, legal documents, and technical documentation, improving productivity and efficiency. The platform is fast, secure, and privacy-friendly, with no file size limit. It also supports scanned PDFs and complex forms using a powerful OCR engine. Pdfpals is a valuable tool for researchers, academics, software developers, and legal professionals.

Key Features

  • Powerful OCR Engine: PDF Pals utilizes a robust OCR engine that enables it to handle scanned PDFs and complex forms, making it easier to interact with any PDF document.
  • Secure and Private: The application ensures that documents stay on your Mac, with no need for uploading, and stores your API key securely in the Apple Keychain.
  • Flexible API Support: Offers flexibility by allowing users to bring their own API key or rent one from supported providers like OpenAI, Azure OpenAI Service, and OpenRouter.
  • Local Data Storage: Emphasizes privacy by storing all data, including training data, locally on the user’s Mac, without relying on cloud storage or middle servers.
  • Multi-PDF Support: Enables users to chat with multiple PDFs at once, providing quicker and more comprehensive answers to queries.
  • Customizable Experience: Users can customize their experience by picking response temperature, AI chat model, changing response language, and using markdown among other features.

Pricing

Personal

  • Cost: $34 (One-time purchase, lifetime access)
  • Features:
    • Use on 1 device
    • Unlock all pro features
    • Perpetual license
    • One year of free updates

Standard

  • Cost: $54 (One-time purchase, lifetime access)
  • Features:
    • Use on 2 devices
    • Unlock all pro features
    • Perpetual license
    • One year of free updates

Pro (Most Popular)

  • Cost: $80 (One-time purchase, lifetime access)
  • Features:
    • Use on 3 devices
    • Unlock all pro features
    • Perpetual license
    • One year of free updates

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