Best way to sync large PDF's across multiple devices

boston04and07

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May 13, 2008
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I was hoping some of you knew of good PDF syncing software that might be out there. I'm in grad school, and currently have lots (and I mean lots) of large PDF files on my computer, mostly of scanned documents and handouts. I'm looking for a way to be able to sync these documents between my MacBook Air, iPad, and (preferably) iPhone via the cloud. I love the way iBooks syncs its own books, right down to the last page read, and I'm really looking for something similar for my PDF's.

I've tried Papers, and it seems really, really nice, but I wish it were able to sync to the last page read (a la iBooks) of your documents. Often I switch between reading on my MBA and my iPad throughout the day, and sometimes even read on my iPhone when I'm on the train, so being able to sync like that would be really helpful. Does anybody know of software that might be able to do that? Any help is appreciated!
 

muyaad

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Feb 21, 2011
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PDF Expert is what you need, it has many features that will let you do many things to your PDF. (editing, rearranging the pages, text to speech, review and so on.....)
I have a seagate backup plus which I hooked up with my router as NAS, on it, there's a folder full of PDF files, my laptop, iPad and iPhone connected to that NAS and everything get synchronized as soon as I'm on my wifi.
You can use the built-in cloud feature on PDF Expert and everything will be synchronized as long as you have connected to the Internet.
 

mtngoatjoe

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Jun 10, 2008
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iBooks?

If you're running Mavericks on your Mac, then iBooks should work. I haven't used it, so maybe I'm missing something. But I think it should work across all your devices.