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  • This video was sponsored by the. DOX gang.

    Erik de la ForestErik de la ForestNapja
  • Love your content ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

    Gaurav KholeGaurav Khole2 napja
  • well that pulseway video explains the state of IT systems all over the world

    Fr0z3n 4ng3rFr0z3n 4ng3r2 napja
  • When I have to sign something that's in PDF format I have to physically print it, sign it, scan and save it as pdf... I refuse to pay money for a feature that should be free to use.

    dutchguy1975dutchguy19754 napja
  • "Who uses Microsoft Word anyway?" *looks at statistics* "Oh, those people"

    Daniel SiekerDaniel Sieker4 napja
  • DVI gang

    Connor KingConnor King4 napja
  • Awesome. Now I'm curious _why_ the PDF format is reliable between different software environments even though word etc is not. Are the formatting and font options different or more comprehensive?

    Kevlar CanuckKevlar Canuck6 napja
  • There was a pulsway ad on ur vid and I was just watching it thinking it was the vid

    Seth GloverSeth Glover6 napja
  • My teacher keeps assigning pdfs for online school, idk how to edit them

    GFX DanielGFX Daniel6 napja
  • Btw shoutout to Drawboard PDF for Windows.. pretty great Adobe alternative :)

    AldoAldo6 napja
  • When reading documents I much prefer them to come in a format that means you don't accidentally edit them. Also when publishing it is normally desirable to have a format that is difficult to edit

    Duckbilled WalrusDuckbilled Walrus6 napja
  • PDF is the native format of MacOS. Its GREAT! your video title is the only thing that "SUCKS", this video was a waste of electrons

    Melvin AstrahanMelvin Astrahan9 napja
  • I print to PDF all the time. It's a good way to save digital receipts. You know, all those pages that say "Print a copy for your records"? My records are a folder on my NAS. No way I'm wasting paper on that.

    Viced RhinoViced Rhino10 napja
  • PDF is gucci on Mac!

    GooseFeatherGooseFeather11 napja
  • "PDFs suck" every 60 seconds in africa, a minute passes

    Raditiya ValendetoRaditiya Valendeto12 napja
  • Anyone remember DjVu? Those were the days

    SugaryHullSugaryHull12 napja
  • i got an ad for an app wondershare pdfelement lol

    Sonic Fan Channel: Triple TroubleSonic Fan Channel: Triple Trouble12 napja
  • You forgot to say that Adobe is the standard for the print and press industries. Back in the 80's we had to use eps files to print large format and to use the file for press, for exemple we have console cartridges, from microsoft, to convert word files to postscript for the printer, they are inserted. After pdf you not only can sent your file to any place to print... you save money a lot doing pre-press, proofs and, the one of the most important things after fonts, "color correction" Adobe RGB, Adobe Gamma that´s the magic words! Because these, you pay a premium for adobe pdf, mostely...

    Luiz PessoaLuiz Pessoa13 napja
  • LaTeX is the way to go

    Leon MotoLeon Moto13 napja
  • Linus the only dude who can spend a whole video talking about a document format we use in college

    Ninja JNinja J13 napja
  • Microsoft print to pdf is a lifesaver

    PoushalPoushal14 napja
  • Agree, editing a PDF is a pain in the ass. I had to edit one on my phone the other day to request a refund for an undelivered item via Yodel.

    Lucifer MorningstarLucifer Morningstar15 napja
  • Here some (good) alternatives to Adobe if you want to edit PDFs (although the "edit" part doesn't really seem to be standardized, at least it doesn't feel like it, but hey, just print when you are finished to pdf (or paper) and you are good to go again): - KDE Okular (originally from Linux, but also available on Windows (Store) these days) - Foxit Reader Both are pretty good (knowing from experience), so yeah, give it a try if you want to.

    KuhluhKuhluh16 napja
  • Print to PDF is my daily savior at work.

    Miguel RodriguezMiguel Rodriguez16 napja
  • Libreoffice draw saved me multiple times when I had to quickly edit PDFs on my laptop. No reason to pay Adobe

    Smit PatilSmit Patil18 napja
  • Why is he wearing a winter hat indoors?

    Joseph1NJJoseph1NJ18 napja
  • i import my pdf into libreoffice drawer then re export it as pdf

    R ValentR Valent19 napja
  • I thought it was "Printable" Document format. in the sense that it's the pre-publication version of the document before it goes to mass printing, designed specifically for consistent print layouts.

    Stephen VStephen V22 napja
  • I Apple was gonna be dropped somewhere, hoping for a free refresher. :) From what I remember Apple either partnered or contributed to it so they've had Adobe-levels on insight since the beginning all the way from NeXTSTEP. It was open sourced for Apple or royalty-free or some like that. It's deeply integrated with macOS, with the kittens era the golden. It's written into Quartz..or Quartz from it?--IDK, somebody will correct me but the point is that it forever has been crazy smooth and seamless, it still isn't like that in some viewers outside of Apple, let alone authoring tools. macOS itself is a pretty sick PDF author without any extra 3rd or even 1st-party (Pages, Keynote...) software It's one thing I'm really going to miss now that I'm sick of Apple's biiIIsh*t and moving away from the eco. :/

    Gustavo DomínguezGustavo Domínguez24 napja
  • any of the 3rd party viewer/creators lend themselves to indexing folders of PDF's?

    PatPat24 napja
  • PDFs are great and this video is not lol

    aesir1 asesaesir1 ases25 napja
  • Adobe Acrobat DC is part of the subscription Adobe suite bundle without anyone needing to pay for the PDF creation/editing app subscription alone.

    Jim BJim B25 napja
  • didn't pdf stand for print da faq?

    josir1994josir199426 napja
  • So is there an alternative? A file format that contains every necessary content to display consistently but is able to be edited easily? Sounds like it should already exist right?

    BlueBlue27 napja
  • So why do they suck ???

    Dominic TorettoDominic Toretto29 napja
  • Ah yes pdf, java of word processors. Portable across systems and machines...

  • People pay for pdf editing? I've been editing mine using open source software lol

    Vinnie DavisVinnie DavisHónapja
  • He mostly said positive things about PDF but then titled it negatively. I’m confused.

    Salman HussainSalman HussainHónapja
  • I hate it when I download pdf service manuals and I have to edit them because some pages need rotating, and then the website that hosts the pdfs locks them with a password! Arghhhh

    Fivos SakellisFivos SakellisHónapja
  • So many pro PDF comments. It is so handy to print and have final copies saved as published softcopies - because it is hard to accidentally edit!

  • On Android there is a widget that scans to your Google Drive folder. It also creates PDFs. What I like is that the black and white is crisp, no blotches all over or other stuff. The only downside is it does not look like a document that is typed but that is only because it does not correct any waves in the page. It is great if you need a way to save a scan of a receipt or other important document that you might prefer to keep for a while. That can be tax documents that you absolutely would prefer to keep for deductions or even as evidence in an audit (should you be so unfortunate).

    Charles HinesCharles HinesHónapja
  • I want something exactly like PDF or better and i want it open source. Maybe google can help here. 👍😉

    Naeemul HoqueNaeemul HoqueHónapja
  • HAHAHA really ??, just remember when back in the days you had 1000 versions of editing programs (that were not free), i could not open something in some places because they don´t have the exact editing program you have, PDF is not for editing, PDF is to have a document that will open anywhere you want, it's purely for reliability

    Davi FiksDavi FiksHónapja
    • Addressing the main issue he pointed, the document you do is in your editing tool, the document you deliver is in PDF, as you deliver the document you can simply delete the one you deliver and just stay with the one original one in your editing tool, you simply don´t need to edit PDF if you are well organized

      Davi FiksDavi FiksHónapja
  • the captions are *G E K O L O N I S E E R D*

    Box ColliderBox ColliderHónapja
  • Frankly, nothing said is new. A debate over a solution offered by Adobe. Well, you don't like it, don't use it. PDF editors are everywhere these days at very low prices.

    Mr. ArshedMr. ArshedHónapja
  • I hate PDFs, I bought a PC in 1995, it played wing commander privateer very well, which was great, to read the manual I had to run adobe acrobat, It brought that DX2 66 to its knees.

    Robert GlysenRobert GlysenHónapja
  • Just a quick addendum, back in the day, most word processing programs wouldn't even open files created in other word processing programs. Computer file has a awesome video about it from a guy who was around at the time.

  • Winar is trash

    Nanto shiroganeNanto shiroganeHónapja
  • Captions only available in Dutch, please add English captions.

    Pole TookePole TookeHónapja
  • remember when adobe was the vector for 30-35% of all attacks on computers? adobe coasted on pdf to create other software that got people hax0red, like flash, for years

  • Just treat PDFs as a final version. That's exactly what I do. You should then have a draft version somewhere else like a word document which has all the details you need to change, then print to PDF when you are done. If you need to make changes, makes those changes in the word document then export as a PDF again.

    Jack KrakenJack KrakenHónapja
  • Reads title: Angry Latex Users

    bilishu alissbilishu alissHónapja
  • The de facto ebook file format

    Federico Jimbo SmithsonFederico Jimbo SmithsonHónapja
  • So is this why all schools have a boner for PDF’s?

    Rik Den BreejenRik Den BreejenHónapja
  • Portable? They take up more space then ODT files!

    Rik Den BreejenRik Den BreejenHónapja
  • I have edited PDF files for years, without ever knowing there was a service that charges money for this. Not sure why I'd ever want to pay.

    Baruch Ben-DavidBaruch Ben-DavidHónapja
    • i got a add for a pdf thing while watching this video

      bilishu alissbilishu alissHónapja
  • 3:23 insane how they want you to install more bloatware for paying 15$

  • Reads title: Angry Latex Users

    mikea hiooimikea hiooiHónapja
  • And they make us use PDFs a bunch in online school.

  • DAMN... look at that golden beard, curly hair and perfect face, are u a greek god dude??? fucking gorgeous

    Videos ArgentinaVideos ArgentinaHónapja
  • Like every other piece of Adobe software Acrobat is so bloated it shouldn't be legal. Just Acrobat is about the same size on disk as the entire Microsoft Office suite. I use Fox It for most things and if I really need to edit I convert files using free tools if they don't convert cleanly in Word.

    Jonas FermeforsJonas FermeforsHónapja
    • thousands for editing suite too.

      mikea hiooimikea hiooiHónapja
  • audiophile? wireless? closed back? oxymoronic?

  • Wait, you can edit PDFs with LibreOffice Draw? Oh my god!

  • Doesn't PostScript do this? /me glances at the Adobe red and black books on his reference shelf.

    Christopher OliverChristopher OliverHónapja
  • I only pay for Adobe PDF Writer, because the standard built in stuff doesn't do A1 (large page) sizes...luckily though my copy of Writer 9 STILL works, and on Windows 10 too! 😊

  • ok getting libre office now

    Quentin FarrellQuentin FarrellHónapja
  • Clippy hehe

  • piracy go brrrrrr

    Lone DragonLone DragonHónapja
  • Isn't it 15 a year?

    SOVA RidesSOVA RidesHónapja
  • i got a add for a pdf thing while watching this video

    fumblingcow 9577fumblingcow 9577Hónapja
  • Comments: Complaining about Adobe pricing Me: Looking at the cost of second Bluebeam Revu seat........

  • adobe reader is the worst pdf reader ever.

    Minhaj SixByteMinhaj SixByteHónapja
  • all my life i thought PDF stands for protected document format

    hello there good guy!hello there good guy!Hónapja
    • I use PDFs for the final version of any documents I have

      sokin jonsokin jonHónapja
  • To Linus: You told nothing in this video, wasting my time.

    Bane279 - GospBane279 - GospHónapja
    • subscription

      sokin jonsokin jonHónapja
  • So, I got a Linus ad on a Linus video

    Tarlok TarlokTarlok TarlokHónapja
  • pdf is literally the life of my laptop. 99% of my research documents are in pdf, whether journals, books, or my own reports and papers will always have a pdf copy. if you need to read through dozens of files and make edits all the time, I don't even care if adobe is robbing my money(btw, they are not, im not gonna pay them anything), just like LMG pays thousands for editing suite too.

    Honglu ZhangHonglu ZhangHónapja
  • PDF:s are awesome if you are on linux and not use adobe software. Adobe reader sucks, almost any other PDF reader is better. Also you are not supposed to edit a PDF, if that is what you trying to do you are doing it wrong.

    Tor DjärvTor DjärvHónapja
  • wait what part 2 is missing.

  • we need this for websites so they are the same across different browsers and platforms

  • I’ve had to write EXAM PAPERS WITHIN THE DOCUMENT in college.

    El Has MusicEl Has MusicHónapja
  • Sir can you do a video about Ghost spectre Windows lite It is super fast but there are not many tutorials how to install Windows few features.. If u make video about it many will know about Ghost spectre

    Gamerzz 96Gamerzz 96Hónapja
  • Linus: casualy speaks english HUworld for some reason: netherland captions

    gioyu comigioyu comiHónapja
  • I love libre office, and I didn't even know this

    Ethereal SwordsmanEthereal SwordsmanHónapja
  • This feels like a re-upload...

    Roberto FontigliaRoberto FontigliaHónapja
  • Imagine if Adobe wasn't so shitty about modifying files like the PDF

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  • If you need to fill and sign something on a phone or iPad and then send it off there are apps now that make it relatively easy

    Conor StewartConor StewartHónapja
    • @gioyu comi not sure what you mean but you can edit pdfs, I bought an app for like £5 and it lets you create and open and edit pdfs

      Conor StewartConor StewartHónapja
    • because regular PDF won't cut it sadly

      gioyu comigioyu comiHónapja
  • PDF’s are also used for construction drawings as converted from CAD. Dell workstations can even come with Foxit Reader preinstalled, which can work without a monthly subscription

    Scott BairdScott BairdHónapja
  • I use PDFs for the final version of any documents I have

  • Me who uses Kami to edit PDFs for school: 👁👄👁

    BlazingBlueFlame 094BlazingBlueFlame 094Hónapja
  • Oh my god I got an ad by this guy before the video started

  • 0:12 "they are annoying to edit" PDFs were designed as a final format document, never to be edited. Want good edits? Compile PDFs from *TeX.

    • @Xeverous yes. Bit the option to edit it is still available. I can drag the mp3 into Audacity or Vegas Pro or FL Studio and do some modifications to it. Such as change volume levels, add effects, or trim the duration. Then You can render it out into a file of your choice. With Pdf all I can do it copy and paste the content, and reedit the vector files. but I need to recreate the typeface, and formatting. Just wish that there was.more options to support editing pdfs other than adobe acrobat.

      Vitaly TomachevskiVitaly TomachevskiHónapja
    • @Vitaly Tomachevski For mp3 you actually can not so easily as this format is not open and requires to purchance a license in order to legally use the file.

    • So are mp3 for music, mp4 for videos, and jpeg for images. But you can still use other applications to edit them.

      Vitaly TomachevskiVitaly TomachevskiHónapja
  • Adobe Acrobat is absolute boat

  • So PDF sucks, because it doesn't.

    Smash BoySmash BoyHónapja
  • This title sucks. Content sucks as well: where's CutePDF, FoxIt, Nitro?

    Bill BBill BHónapja
  • Linus is that you from LTT

    Soul Fire667Soul Fire667Hónapja
  • ,PDF became a part of ISO and no longer owned by adobe

  • They just fixed Edge to properly have PDF display options... I will never likely install reader.

    Thomas HimeThomas HimeHónapja
  • Use LaTeX in Texworks and PDFs aren't a hassle anymore.

  • I work in printing, PDFs looking differently than intended or lacking fonts are every day errors to deal with. It's gotten to a point were we ask for PDF/a whenever possible, because regular PDF won't cut it sadly

  • oh i thought PDF stood for Proprietary Document Format

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