Orion PDF Author

A new and easier way to create multi-page PDF format user guides, instruction manuals and booklets.

Compatible with High Sierra (10.13), Sierra (10.12), El Capitan (10.11) and Yosemite (10.10)
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Feature Overview

Drag and drop designer editor

Featuring advanced page management with auto page numbering, auto generated index table and shared base template.
Full suite of annotation objects

Supports text boxes, photos, gallery, outlines, shapes, lines and arrows. Simply drag and drop to add new objects to canvas. Easily apply formatting using the intuitive collapsible Style Editor panel.
Easy to publish and share

Automatically optimizes PDF document with quartz filter, this feature efficiently reduces PDF file size without sacrificing clarity of document graphics.
Shared Base Template

Manage consistent headers, footers and backgrounds across multiple pages using a shared base template. Options to inherit base template format are individually managed at the page level.
Multiple Ways To Publish

  • Export any selected page in PDF format
  • Export entire project in multi-page PDF document format
Supports Multiple Layouts

  • US letter and A4 HD and 72 DPI formats (both landscape and portrait)
  • Square: 4.75" x 4.75", 7" x 7", 8" x 8", 12" x 12"
  • Custom: 3.5" x 4.3", 4.3" x 3.5", 4.15" x 5.85", 4.25" x 5.5", 5" x 7", 7" x 5", 5.5" x 8.5", 8.5" x 5.5", 6" x 11", 11" x 6"
Advanced Page Management

Add, remove, duplicate and rearrange your pages with ease. Easily insert new blank pages into an existing book, at any location of your choice.
Auto Content Indexing

  • Auto-page numbering
  • Automatically generates page of content, easy one-click refresh quickly syncs page of content with page number changes and content edits.
Optimized PDF File Size

  • Optimize PDF document with quartz filter
  • Export and save "size friendly" PDF documents
Custom Photo Grids

Easily add a beautiful photo grid using your custom photos. Supports a full suite of photo editing features such as resize, shadows and transparency effects.
Reuse Saved Text Snippets

Save and reuse text snippets. Quickly select from database of saved text snippet collection.
For Everyone

Perfect for making PDF manuals, instruction guides, memoirs, photo books and portfolios