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Score 9.4 out of 100

Kofax Power PDF

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Score 9 out of 100

Attribute Ratings

  • 12d Synergy is rated higher in 2 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Support Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

9.4

12d Synergy

94%
4 Ratings
9.0

Kofax Power PDF

90%
440 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

12d Synergy

N/A
0 Ratings
9.5

Kofax Power PDF

95%
101 Ratings

Usability

12d Synergy

N/A
0 Ratings
8.2

Kofax Power PDF

82%
41 Ratings

Availability

12d Synergy

N/A
0 Ratings
8.6

Kofax Power PDF

86%
12 Ratings

Performance

12d Synergy

N/A
0 Ratings
8.1

Kofax Power PDF

81%
12 Ratings

Support Rating

9.2

12d Synergy

92%
8 Ratings
8.3

Kofax Power PDF

83%
355 Ratings

In-Person Training

12d Synergy

N/A
0 Ratings
3.6

Kofax Power PDF

36%
1 Rating

Online Training

12d Synergy

N/A
0 Ratings
8.2

Kofax Power PDF

82%
1 Rating

Implementation Rating

12d Synergy

N/A
0 Ratings
8.3

Kofax Power PDF

83%
32 Ratings

Product Scalability

12d Synergy

N/A
0 Ratings
7.2

Kofax Power PDF

72%
11 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

12d Synergy

12d Synergy and its ability to handle all file types really suited the engineering industry.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kofax Power PDF

Kofax is particularly well suited when the work needed requires compiling a multitude of documents. The ease of functionality for compiling many PDFs into one large final product is imperative in my line of work and it exceeds all of my expectations. It vastly outperforms the competitors in this regard. Others do not have the same clean, final product with bookmarks and ease of compiling that Kofax provides.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

12d Synergy

  • Manages multiple files in a folder, while allowing file sharing (AutoCAD, xrefs, etc.)
  • Delivers HUGE (2, 3, or 5GB) files with minimal bandwidth
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kofax Power PDF

  • Power PDF integrates well with the Microsoft 365 (formerly Microsoft Office ) modules. This makes it very convenient to create .pdf documents directly from Microsoft Word and Excel and automatically open the resulting .pdf document in Kofax Power PDF for any required post processing.
  • Power PDF allows easy "drag-and-drop" assembly of a .pdf document composed of pages from various other .pdf documents. This capability is crucial to generating a single cohesive .pdf document from a variety of source applications.
  • Power PDF's cropping function allows for easily picking out excerpts from a .pdf document for use in other .pdf documents or other applications. The ability to save these files in JPEG format also provides good flexibility for importing to other applications.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

12d Synergy

  • 12d Synergy could provide additional analytical reporting on user behavior and usage out of the box.
  • Improved speeds when referencing shared files from other 12d model projects.
Travis March | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kofax Power PDF

  • Difficult to add stamps - wanted to add a "checkmark" stamp and had to first find an image then work hard to make it a stamp
  • Would be nice to have a better library of stamps for different use cases
  • Sometimes the "search and redact" feature misses things if they are not exactly right. For example, the same numbers with a hyphen are found but without a hyphen, they are not.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

12d Synergy

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional
$7.00

Starting Price

$0

12d Synergy Editions & Modules

Edition
Email Management$0.00
Document Management$0.00
Advanced Data Management$0.00
  1. none
Additional Pricing Details

Kofax Power PDF

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

$135 one-time fee per license

Kofax Power PDF Editions & Modules

Edition
Power PDF Advanced$1881
Power PDF Standard$1351
Power PDF Standard for Mac$1351
Power PDF EnterpriseGet a Quote2
  1. one-time fee per license
  2. per year per seat
Additional Pricing Details
Desktop licenses are buy once, own forever. No subscription fees! Enterprise server licenses are term-based with optional maintenance & support contract. Volume and upgrade discounts available. Visit any Power PDF page and ask for a human in the chat bot to learn more.

Likelihood to Renew

12d Synergy

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Kofax Power PDF

Kofax Power PDF 9.5
Based on 101 answers
It is an awesome alternative to adobe. We like the 1 time fee over the monthly. We are typically offered discounts on updated products and services offered by kofax, and are overall very happy with the performance of the program. I can't see any reason to switch at this point
Ashley Vogler | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

12d Synergy

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Kofax Power PDF

Kofax Power PDF 8.2
Based on 41 answers
I have rarely, if ever, had to search the help file or read up on features to make them work. The features I use are fairly intuitive and quickly mastered. Kofax also provides a YouTube Channel with training videos that have been helpful on occasion. Mastery of frequently used features was simple
Loren Piel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

12d Synergy

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Kofax Power PDF

Kofax Power PDF 8.6
Based on 12 answers
Other that a PDF partially disappearing if left up for a long period of time - no issues. (If you close it and reopen it, it is all there. We have some PDFs that are 400-600 pages long.)
Jill Cundy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

12d Synergy

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Kofax Power PDF

Kofax Power PDF 8.1
Based on 12 answers
Pages nearly always load at the expected rapid speed. Some documents that print quickly from Adobe Reader print much more slowly from Power PDF. I have never generated a report - that's a feature I didn't know existed until now and do not know what it's for
Bonnie Greene | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

12d Synergy

12d Synergy 9.2
Based on 8 answers
The 12d Synergy team is always ensuring our issues and needs are resolved promptly. Whether it be on the forum or phone, they are kind and helpful
Patrick Cavanagh | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kofax Power PDF

Kofax Power PDF 8.3
Based on 355 answers
Again, Kofax/Nuance Power PDF does everything I need for a fraction of the cost of other/competitor software. The switch to Kofax/Nuance Power PDF was a breeze. The interface has some familiarity to it. We're able to create, collaborate, revise, track changes, password-protect, encrypt and share all types of PDFs - fillable, non-fillable, pre-populated, secure, etc.
Michael Monsour | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

12d Synergy

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Kofax Power PDF

Kofax Power PDF 3.6
Based on 1 answer
I got an overview of the product from my predecessor who was about to retire from the job I now hold. He did not go into very many of the features and probably only knew about the ones he used most frequently.
Bonnie Greene | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

12d Synergy

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Kofax Power PDF

Kofax Power PDF 8.2
Based on 1 answer
We watched the training videos and tested out the features and functionality side by side. Some features are not used on a regular basis is it is convenient to go back and review training on that particular functionality when needed.
John Walters | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

12d Synergy

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Kofax Power PDF

Kofax Power PDF 8.3
Based on 32 answers
Easy and quick, with no problems or support needed. Worked as intended right out of the box. E-signing was the only area that implementation was dificult and required support
Scott Lawson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

12d Synergy

Hands down prefer 12d Synergy. Bentley ProjectWise is overly complex, expensive and has a very cluttered interface.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kofax Power PDF

Kofax Power PDF seems to be as good or better than any Adobe PDF product and is much more affordable for small businesses! Price and features were the main drivers for my choice, besides the fact that I was familiar with the product through Nuance. I've been very happy with the flexibility of Kofax Power PDF.
Sue Savoie | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

12d Synergy

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Kofax Power PDF

Kofax Power PDF 7.2
Based on 11 answers
Not really familiar since I'm the only person who uses it.But in the past it has been my understanding that Power PDF was offered only on a single-license basis, so it's been expensive for me to use it at home and at work because I had to pay for it on my own. In my current position management supports it so I at least only have to pay for it once.
Jayne Hardwick | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

12d Synergy

  • 12d Synergy has solved our multiple office syncing issues, adding the ability to have staff from remote offices collaborate together on projects.
  • Email saving used to be a nightmare, however, staff finds 12d Synergy's email saving easy to use and are able to search for saved emails quickly.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kofax Power PDF

  • The ability to make images of text searchable enables me to do my job. Without this ability it was virtually impossible to find relevant information in these large documents.
  • The return on investment was huge. I can now take on much more work than before.
Dean Sittig | TrustRadius Reviewer

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