Compared to other operating systems, Mac computers have it easy when you need to print PDF on Mac. Unlike Windows and Linux users, the Mac does not need Adobe Reader in order to work with PDFs, because support for PDF files is already built in to the OS X operating system. Therefore, there is no need for any outside applications, drivers, or software.

Using the "Preview" feature, you can open a PDF file and print it with a Mac compatible printer. Also more attractive is the fact that PDF files are accessed and processed much faster on a Mac than on a PC. PC users know all well that creating PDF files can be an arduous task, and a lot of money can be spent on third-party software programs in order to view, edit, and print PDF files. Perhaps a switch to the Mac OSX operating system is the perfect relief for PC users who need to work with PDF files on a regular basis.

Before printing, if you want to make some edition on PDF, you can choose a third party PDF Printer for Mac with PDF editing function. Here comes a good Mac PDF Printer - iSkysoft PDF Editor for Mac, which allows you to edit PDF file on Mac (OS X 10.10 Yosemite included) with high output quality.

  • Print PDF on Mac with original layout and formating.
  • Edit, add or delete PDF texts, images, links and more.
  • Combine or split PDFs. Suport batch print PDF files.
  • Annotate or mark up PDF and print PDF with comments.
  • Convert PDF to Word preserving the layout.
  • Easily fill out PDF forms and print the form correctly.

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Troubleshooting on Can't Print PDF on Mac

1. PDF is protected by a open password and cannot be opened.

You need to insert the open password and then directly click "File"->"Print" to start printing. You can learn more on how to print secured PDF on Mac.

2. PDF is protected by a permission password and cannot be edited and printed.

You can convert PDF file to Word document with iSkysoft PDF Editor by clicking "File"->"Convert to Word" before printing, then print the Word file.

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