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Score 9.1 out of 100

Smallpdf

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Score 8.4 out of 100

Attribute Ratings

  • ABBYY FineReader is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

9.8

ABBYY FineReader

98%
4 Ratings
8.2

Smallpdf

82%
28 Ratings

Usability

ABBYY FineReader

N/A
0 Ratings
9.2

Smallpdf

92%
7 Ratings

Performance

ABBYY FineReader

N/A
0 Ratings
9.1

Smallpdf

91%
14 Ratings

Support Rating

ABBYY FineReader

N/A
0 Ratings
9.7

Smallpdf

97%
3 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

ABBYY FineReader

It works exceptionally well for digitizing paper and scanned documents for storage and simple retrieval mainly thanks to OCR technology, which greatly simplifies the process. If there is a need for protection and/or signing scanned documents than ABBYY FineReader has all the necessary features implemented. It may not be the best choice for individuals, where advanced functionalities are not really needed.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Smallpdf

As per my knowledge and experience, Small PDF is well suited when we want to convert the large and bulk processing on the images to convert them into a single file and share. I found it well suited for college students because daily they scan multiple images and merge them to send as a single assignment file. Smallpdf has the future in the education field. Sometimes it is less appropriate for the people who want to share official documents by converting them into pdf without a watermark. I personally really like the Small PDF, it really helped reduce the difficulty of sending files, and photos to others.
DILIP JAIN | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

ABBYY FineReader

  • Read and analyze complicated documents
  • Automatically recognize tables and charts
  • Convert any documents into various common formats
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Smallpdf

  • It's PDF editing tool suite is extremely comprehensive.
  • Drag & Drop functionality and intuitive user interface means non-technical users can easily use most of its features.
  • It's online-first design avoids typical problems of depending on one specific computer for specific tasks.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

ABBYY FineReader

  • Conversion to MS Word (formatting accuracy issues occur)
  • Conversion to MS Excel (formatting accuracy issues occur)
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Smallpdf

  • It has everything I'm not sure what I will say. E-sign, Share, convert. You can give an option in upload priorities features which I can see later.
  • Background remover thing also you can add in it. So I can remove the unnecessary thing from an image.
  • You can add a chatbot for help.
Ankit Kumar | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

ABBYY FineReader

General

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

Starting Price

$19 per month per user

ABBYY FineReader Editions & Modules

Edition
FineReader PDF 15 Standard$191
FineReader PDF 15 Corporate$241
FineReader Pro for Mac$692
  1. per month per user
  2. per year per user
Additional Pricing Details

Smallpdf

General

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

Starting Price

$0

Smallpdf Editions & Modules

Edition
Smallpdf Basic$0.00
Smallpdf Pro$12.002
Smallpdf Pro$108.003
  1. none
  2. per month
  3. per year
Additional Pricing Details
Discounts are available for bulk purchases

Usability

ABBYY FineReader

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Smallpdf

Smallpdf 9.2
Based on 7 answers
I give this rating to Smallpdf because it comes with a large array of tools and gadgets. It allows not only pdf reading but also mixing, splitting, conversion to and from pdf, pdf compression or protecting. It is really complete and it works excellent compared to other much more expensive alternatives in the market.
Manuel Aguilar | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

ABBYY FineReader

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Smallpdf

Smallpdf 9.1
Based on 14 answers
The output quality of the results produced by this software is very good. In some of the situations where the size of the files are big, this software takes time to upload the files but the download speed is quite good and the quality of the documents are satisfactory. PDF compression results are amazing in this software. It reduces the size without compromising on quality.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

ABBYY FineReader

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Smallpdf

Smallpdf 9.7
Based on 3 answers
Everything is so simple and works so well, you shouldn't need support, but on the one occasion in several years that I needed it, support was quick and courteous.
Jason Morrell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

ABBYY FineReader

Although both have functionalities that they share, in ABBYY FineReader they are better implemented, they have a better performance, in addition to being a more intuitive and simple user that makes their learning curve relatively simple, it is as if the options I need are always available. the hand and not within complicated menus or overloaded interfaces
Moris Mendez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Smallpdf

I think that Smallpdf stacks up against its competitors in terms of easiness of use. The tool is very user-friendly, every feature is communicated in an efficient way and very simple to user so the user doesn't have to be particularly good at using software. Its features are superficial when compared to Acrobat but easiest to use for sure.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

ABBYY FineReader

  • Automated document conversion using Hot Folder heavily reduced workload [for] our IT Support department.
  • The amount of storage required for digitized paper documents has been reduced by 30%.
  • Ability to compare multilingual documents has increased productivity of our multinational departments.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Smallpdf

  • It has definitely increased efficiency. Lower paid employees can complete a simple task with Smallpdf rather than having a higher paid employee use their time to do it differently.
  • Smallpdf decreases the customer-response time. Being able to send over the proper sized file quickly makes us look great!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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