Update: We regret to inform you that this offer has now ended, but more premium software will be coming your way completely free next week.

Tech Advisor is offering readers a completely free one-year licence to Soda PDF Desktop Standard 12! Following the success of our Revo Uninstaller Pro 3 giveaway earlier this week, the second of our Christmas freebies is brought to you in collaboration with our colleagues over at PC-Welt

The PDF editor usually costs £6 per month and is billed annually, but follow the instructions below in return for a completely free licence, valid for one year. This is the desktop version of the software; you must subscribe if you wish to access it online.

There is a catch - you must download it today. This offer is available for one day only, and ends on Friday 4 December at 23:59.

There are more goodies to come over the next few weeks, so keep your eyes peeled!

Why install Soda PDF Standard 12?

There are dozens of PDF readers out there, but when it comes to editing and converting PDF files not all are up to the task.

Soda PDF offers full editing control over any PDF, allowing you to play around with fonts, alter text and layouts. You can add or remove pages, links, images and paragraphs, and fill in forms and resave the files.

It's easy to create PDFs from any file, and also to convert PDFs to image, text or HTML files, plus Office formats including Word, Excel or PowerPoint.

The user-friendly interface lets you switch between side-by-side, continuous and full screen viewing modes. You can even use Soda PDF as an e-reader.

How to take advantage of this free offer

Enter your email address on the Soda PDF Desktop 12 Standard registration page. You will receive an email asking you to confirm your registration (check your spam folder if it doesn't arrive). Your licence key will then be sent to you via email.

Armed with your registration key, download the Soda PDF 12 Desktop 12 Standard installation software. Double-click the .exe file to begin the installation, then follow the prompts. Enter your licence key when requested.

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