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Fast: Native macOS app with powerful OCR
Secure: Your documents stay in your Mac
Privacy-friendly: Your data is stored locally. No cloud vector database needed.
Flexible: Bring your own API Key or rent one
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Not another 500MB Electron app. No file size limit!
PDF Pals supports multiple API providers: OpenAI, Azure OpenAI Service & OpenRouter.
PDF Pals supports scanned PDFs and complex forms using a powerful OCR engine.
Your documents stay in your Mac. We never upload your files. PDF Pals stores your API key securely in the Apple Keychain.
Respect Your Privacy.
No in-app analytics. Your training data is stored locally.
Easy to backup.
All your data is in a local SQLite database.

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“ PDF Pals is a great way to interact with multiple PDFs simultaneously on your local device. It's super-helpful when you need the ability to summarize information from multiple documents about a single topic. The ability to customize the AI model settings and the system prompt is also very useful.”

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For Researchers and Academics

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Easily extract important information from research papers, academic articles, and e-books to enhance your studies and research.
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Instantly find and extract the key information you need from documentation to accelerate software development and boost productivity.

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