PDF Metadata Editor lets you gain control of the hidden metadata on your PDF files.

Metadata helps your computer find documents for you, both in your system and online.

Metadata is used by your system to keep track of your files. However, most scanned PDF documents and lots of documents you can find online are missing this valuable information or include incorrect data.

With PDF Metadata Editor you can include proper author, subject, title and keywords information on your documents and give your computer a boost in finding things for you.

You can also selectively apply new metadata to your files in batches, using the new batch editor.

Known issues:
* PDF Metadata Editor currently does not handle password-protected PDF files. To edit metadata in a password-protected file, please use a different application to make an unprotected copy of your document first.
* Creation date, modification date and PDF producer software may be automatically updated by the system when saving your files.

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What’s New

Version 1.7

Support for Dark Mode in macOS Mojave. Improved compatibility with older macOS versions.

Ratings and Reviews

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Fabulous. Works perfectly.

I have tried many, many PDF metadata editors across both Mac and Windows environments, this is the best one.

For future updates / releases, it would be even more awesome if the ability to edit other file types metadata, I have in mind .chm and .epub but I suppose the more the better. Thus far I have not found any good .chm or .epub metadata editor.

Lorring ,

Deletes OCR

The app deletes the OCR layer in most of my PDFs. MacOS and OSX before it have sufferred a well-documented and unfixed bug for more than 10 years in which the OCR layer (of ClearScan and other vectorized PDFs) is deleted when PDF changes are made in Preview (highlighting, etc.). Curiously however, your app removes the OCR layer even on many PDFs unaffected by the bug. I would love to see this fixed in future updates. Until then the app ruins most of my documents.

Developer Response ,

Thank you for your feedback. We'll try to address this issue as soon as possible.

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Best PDF metadata editor anywhere!

Works perfectly! I would love if in future release the ability to edit .chm, .epub metadata included as there are currenty no good metadata editors for those.


Matusalem Marques
6.1 MB

OS X 10.10 or later, 64-bit processor


English, Portuguese

Age Rating
Rated 4+
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