ChatPDF by PDF Pals 4+

Personal AI Chat with PDF

Long Nguyen Hai

    • 4.0 • 4 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



ChatPDF by PDF Pals is the fatest way to build you own AI chatbots powered by ChatGPT. It allows you to chat with any PDF on your Mac, instantly and without any file size limitations.

Unlike other alternatives, ChatPDF by PDF Pals uses the native, standard UI provided by macOS.

The tool offers a fast and powerful OCR engine, enabling it to handle scanned PDFs and complex forms effectively. 

* Compatibility: macOS 13+, Intel or Apple Silicon (M1/M2)



PDF Pals is super simple to use. Just open your PDFs with PDF Pals then start asking question.

Yes. It's _that_ simple.



1. Gain insights from PDFs instantly

- Simply open your PDFs with PDF Pals and you can start asking questions. All answers include the cited sources from your documents.
- Powerful: PDF Pals supports scanned PDFs and complex forms using a powerful OCR engine
- Easy to use: The app comes with an intuitive user interface
- Prompt with highlighted text & PDF page content

2. Chat with multiple PDFs

- Extract insights from multiple PDFs on a same topic.
- You can Edit / Regenerate / Delete chat messages to better refine your conversations with ChatGPT

3. No file size limit:

- PDF Pals uses a state-of-the-art AI model to analyze your PDFs
- Tested with a 2000-page ebook. Chat with confidence!

4. Highly customizable:

- You can tweak advanced GPT paramameter such as GPT model, temperature and context limit...
- Tweak the app apperance to fit your need
- Support multiple output languages: You can request AI to answer in your language
- Support markdown, code highlighting & LateX expressions

5. Privacy focused:

- PDF Pals automatically redact sensitive information found in your PDFs such as Credit Card numbers or Monetary Amounts
- PDF Pals does not store or analyze the content you type


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We DO NOT store or analyze the content you type. We do not upload your documents.

More information on our privacy page:

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions.



What’s New

Version 1.7.1

- Fixed a critical bug which prevents some users from using the app

Ratings and Reviews

4.0 out of 5
4 Ratings

4 Ratings

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