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Attribute Ratings

  • ActiveDocs and PDFTron are tied in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

9.0

ActiveDocs

90%
4 Ratings
9.0

PDFTron

90%
1 Rating

Usability

9.0

ActiveDocs

90%
1 Rating

PDFTron

N/A
0 Ratings

Performance

8.0

ActiveDocs

80%
2 Ratings

PDFTron

N/A
0 Ratings

Support Rating

8.0

ActiveDocs

80%
2 Ratings

PDFTron

N/A
0 Ratings

Ease of integration

10.0

ActiveDocs

100%
1 Rating

PDFTron

N/A
0 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

ActiveDocs

There are not a lot of competitors to compare this product with, but ActiveDocs holds its own as a very useful software for the need. I recommend doing a demo to see how the process works, but it's rather streamlined and easy to create a template and produce a document from it.
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PDFTron Systems Inc.

PDFTon is best suited for larger organizations in order to maximize the multiple features and functionality and to justify the cost. The users will need a programmer that can develop solutions to deploy using multiple programming languages. They need to be able to understand how the different types of code can interact. Small organizations would have a hard time justifying the cost and may not have the skill sets to deploy it easily.
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Pros

ActiveDocs

  • The User Interface was pleasant to use.
  • it is a very intuitive software
  • the available templates help and facilitate the day-to-day work
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PDFTron Systems Inc.

  • Great customer support
  • New releases with added features
  • Very configurable
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Cons

ActiveDocs

  • Template could be better by adding features that make it easier for users.
  • Some features are missing like image editing, and SEO management.
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PDFTron Systems Inc.

  • Lowering the cost
  • Remove evergreen clause from contract
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Pricing Details

ActiveDocs

Starting Price

Editions & Modules

ActiveDocs editions and modules pricing
EditionModules

Footnotes

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    No setup fee

    Additional Details

    PDFTron

    Starting Price

    Editions & Modules

    PDFTron editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules

    Footnotes

      Offerings

      Free Trial
      Free/Freemium Version
      Premium Consulting/Integration Services

      Entry-level set up fee?

      No setup fee

      Additional Details

      Usability

      ActiveDocs

      Very good usability overall. Any user can pick this up and run with it. HotDocs, the closest competitor, has similar end-user usability, but from a designer of templates perspective, ActiveDocs definitely has the edge in this regard. I would recommend this for any company that mass produces documents from templates as deliverables.
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      PDFTron Systems Inc.

      No answers on this topic

      Performance

      ActiveDocs

      The software overall is very excellent. It responds quickly and produces documents well. The integration with systems makes data input easy. Questions can be designed to allow further expansion of template creation/customization. The rules section is very useful for complicated If/Than/Else style templates. Although experience and training help, the software is very user-friendly out of the box.
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      PDFTron Systems Inc.

      No answers on this topic

      Support Rating

      ActiveDocs

      ActiveDocs can be a considerably complex product because your use cases can be potentially endless. In our experience, when we have come across a problem or issue with the product ActiveDoc's support has always responded to our queries within 24 hours. Support is only provided via email in 95% of cases. Each year your support and maintenance includes support hours. These are used when you contact support and your issue is not found to be a bug or problem with the product (completely fair and understandable). When we've identified or discovered bugs (mainly with the latest version of Word) it is patched by the next release. They typically release about 4-5 updates per year.
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      PDFTron Systems Inc.

      No answers on this topic

      Alternatives Considered

      ActiveDocs

      In relation to other software that have a functionality similar to ActiveDocs, they don't even compare in relation to the interface, I didn't use all the software available on the market, but the ones I used and I can compare, ActiveDocs is without a doubt the best among them. We really likes the interface.
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      PDFTron Systems Inc.

      PDFTron was our first choice because it was the best solution we could find at the time. it was the most versatile and easiest for us to deploy mostly because of the great support they provided. I had the opportunity to meet with them prior to purchasing and they seemed like a company that would continue growth of the product and listen to their customers for improvements.
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      Return on Investment

      ActiveDocs

      • ActiveDocs allows us to create, edit and validate any type of content quickly and with no coding skills.
      • Easy and quick editing.
      • Really flexible and simple to set up
      • Helped us achieve a much higher level of efficiency in our daily operations.
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      PDFTron Systems Inc.

      • It has allows our organization to stay ahead of the competition.
      • The demonstrations we perform for potential customer are very impressive
      • Our customers appreciate the versatility of features
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