The best standalone PDF app in the Windows Store.

Designed to replace pen and paper, an extensive array of tools and intuitive interface make Drawboard PDF the #1 rated engineering productivity app on the Windows Store.

Reliable mobility on Windows® 10

Anywhere, anytime.

Wherever you are, get your redlining and PDF work done with Drawboard PDF and Windows 10.

Reduce waste, work faster

Get it done, fast.

No more paper or frustrating interfaces. Choose from a wide array of markup tools.

Precise, flexible, fast

Sketch, draw in detail.

Drawboard PDF provides relevant industry tools from drafters and detail oriented engineers—all the way to project managers.



Feels like real ink

Drawboard PDF's pressure sensitivite ink is second to none. Color choice, custom opacity and thickness create an experience even better than pen and paper.


Text review tools

Highlight, underline, squiggly line and strikeout documents. Add custom notes to each text annotation.



Bookmarks, markup history and keyword search within the document Discovery panel.


Favorite tools and folders

Add your most-used tools to the collapsible favorites bar, and pin your most-accessed files to the Start Menu.


Insert objects

Insert editable shapes, lines, arrows, polygons and clouds, and insert dynamic content like ink signatures, images, text boxes and notes.


Intuitive layout

Edit tools in Drawboard's radial menu, switch between documents quickly with the Tabs panel, and customise your layout style.


And more…

  • Rotate, insert and delete pages
  • Flatten all annotations
  • Import and Export
  • Night mode
  • Annotate with Pen or Touch

Drawboard PDF PRO

  • Document Builder—Merge, re-order and arrange PDF documents.
  • Calibrated Annotations—Calibrate your document to scale and add linear and area measurements.
  • Digital Protractor—Measure and rule ink at precise angles - fully integrated with Surface Dial.
  • Grid and Line Templates & Overlays—Select from a range of overlays to enhance your experience.
Free trial available from the Windows Store

Drawboard PDF PRO is available as an in-app purchase for 30, 90 or 365 days. Free trial also available in-app.

Perfect for your device

Made for Windows 10, recommended by Surface.

Redline, markup and manage your PDFs with industry-specific tools, whether created through CAD or Microsoft Office. Sketch, measure or review PDFs with ease.


Drawboard PDF PRO

Take your Drawboard PDF experience to the next level with enhanced features:

  • Document Builder to combine and re-order PDFs
  • Calibrated Annotations, area and line measurements
  • Digital Protractor for ruled lines and precise angles.
  • Grid and Line Templates & Overlays - isometric, notebook, Gregg, grid and more.

Available as in-app purchase

3 day free trial available

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Johnston Marklee and Drawboard PDF on Surface® Book

Johnston Marklee use Drawboard PDF on Surface Book for the construction phase of the new Menil Drawing Institute

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