As everybody knows, to solve the display problems of present documents on the different operating system, font types, and devices, Adobe developed a new file format – Portable Document Format (PDF)
To simplify the procedure of document managing, improve work efficiency, decrease the use of paper, more and more companies, governments and schools are trending to use PDF file instead of paper. Then many PDF Editors, PDF converters and PDF readers are developed by the various software company. And now, I would like to introduce 4 PDF software which is very worth recommending to yours.
PDF was created by Adobe Acrobat, no one knows kids better than their parents, Adobe Acrobat has a full solution for PDF, for users to read, edit, sign and share on any devices at anywhere.
Main Interface Simplicity user interface design, navigation pane, view pane, and tool pane are designed from left to right, this design makes users comfortable when they working with it and also lets new users learn its functions easier.
PDF Edit One-click to edit PDF files, very simple, the tools menu at the right, which is very much Adobe’s style.
PDF Convert Adobe Acrobat Pro can finish many PDF converting works in daily use, like PDF to Word, PDF to Excel, PDF to PPT, PDF to Image, PDF to HTML, etc. No problem at all.
PDF Annotation Adobe Acrobat provides many features in comment and annotation tools, moreover, Adobe developed easy-to-use review function.
PDF Encryption Support 3 encryption method: Password, Certificate, Adobe LiveCycleRights Management ES
Quickly PDF file comparison
One link to share file between computers and devices, no need of attachment.
Tracking sends for signature in the entire process.
Quickly Auto form fill
Pros Full-featured, stable performance, good compatibility, high efficiency, professional
Cons The Price is too expensive, heavy size MindMap
Nitro PRO is one outstanding PDF software which is called the best alternatives to Adobe Acrobat on Windows platform. To improve user experience, the designer uses a Microsoft Office-style interface, even new users are easy to get started. This year, Nitro combine Nitro Pro and Nitro Cloud to Nitro Productivity Suite, Synchronous editing feature makes co-working happen on multi-platform on the go. From its first edition to the version 12, Nitro Pro is welcome worldwide.
Main Interface You will see designers’ attention and enthusiasm from Nitro's friendly interface.
PDF Edit Nitro pro rivals Adobe acrobat pro in PDF editing features.
PDF Convert Not only convert PDF to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Image, and Text, but also extract images from a PDF.
PDF Annotation PDF comment features meet most users' daily office life.
PDF Encryption Nitro Pro provides two PDF protection methods: 256-bit AES Password security and certificate security.
Quick page layout function.
Easy and smooth PDF edit tools
Improved OCR function, more accuracy
Nitro Cloud service makes PDF online signatures workflow simpler, the users can edit, convert PDF files on their laptops, tablets and mobile devices anytime anywhere.
Pros Excellent PDF viewing experience, easy to use, the best alternative to Adobe acrobat pro.
Cons No mac version, only support the Windows platform. MindMap
PDFelement is a star product under contract to Wondershare, which focus on PDF solution. PDFelement features fully integrated PDF editor, PDF converter, PDF annotator, PDF OCR, and PDF Form, as well as PDF signature. PDFelement expresses many-sided abilities in PDF software, has become one of the most popular PDF software in the market.
Main Interface Modular designed quick-start interface, intuitive and convenient.
PDF Edit Click 'Edit' on the menu bar to activate PDF edit function, then all elements in the page are editable, and you can add image, text, and links to the page, too.
PDF Convert PDFelement supports PDF to Word, PDF to Excel, PDF to Text, etc.
PDF Annotation PDFelement provides a collection of PDF Annotator to meets daily use.
PDF Encryption You can enable 256-bit AES encryption to protect your PDF files really well.
Amazing data extraction technology.
Easy and simple PDF converting function.
High OCR accuracy rates. (This software includes ABBYY FineReader Engine recognition technologies)
Pros well-structured PDF tools with batch processing at an affordable price.
Cons A little slow on file loading, average reading experience, you must choose interface language during installation, otherwise, you can't change it in the software settings. MindMap