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Score 8.7 out of 100

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Likelihood to Recommend

Adobe Acrobat DC

This program is a must for any office situation. From simple edits to more complex fillable forms, or even just for comments... this program is great. Even if someone doesn't have the full DC version, as long as they have the free Reader version, they are able to view your document. Also, the documents render well from laptops to mobile devices, which is a big plus!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Adobe Sign

Adobe Sign is very appropriate for our legal team for sending out client contracts for signature. Our legal department also has several templates that would be great in Adobe sign. In addition, we have a contracts manager at another division that would benefit from Adobe Sign.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Adobe Acrobat DC

  • Adobe Acrobat works particularly well with opening documents quickly and not having compatibility issues with various sources of documents.
  • Also, if you do not need some of the more advanced features that the more expensive professional version provides, there are free or less expensive versions that better suit your needs. that flexibility is welcome
  • The UI of zooming into documents that might have smaller font or unclear information is very helpful, and generally, anyone can sit down and figure out how to work the program with very little training. It's very intuitive.
Daniel Epstein | TrustRadius Reviewer

Adobe Sign

  • Adding my signature is VERY user friendly. The buttons to edit the document are clear and leave no room for confusion.
  • I love that when I click the "Sign" button my signature appears so I can drag it easily to the signature block on the document.
Katie Booth | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Adobe Acrobat DC

  • Search function is a little weak, especially if the original document is an older document
  • Image to text interface would be nice. If I can scan a document to a pdf, and the software is smart enough to recognize the text to make it searchable it would be beneficial
  • Merging files would be a nice add, but I believe that comes with the full version of Adobe Acrobat
Jonathan Kweder, Ph.D. | TrustRadius Reviewer

Adobe Sign

  • Automatic sizing is good when ensuring the text does not cut off, but I typically change to a set size or adjust the box so some field won't end up being comically large. I would like the ability to set a default size for all fields while allowing auto size to make it smaller if the text is too long.
  • Maintain the files names when executing multiple documents rather than part 1, part 2, etc. This would save time renaming and other recipient confusion after-the-fact.
  • Allow Digital Signatures on each document when sending multiples. Our Providers can only accept digital signatures (electronic does not suffice). The group needs to send multiple one page documents as a package to be signed. Because of this limit they are not able to utilize Adobe Sign.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Adobe Acrobat DC

Adobe Acrobat DC 10.0
Based on 2 answers
I use this program almost every day. Most of the documents we work with are already PDFs so it would be problematic if I didn't have this program anymore. I would renew it because it has made working with documents so much more efficient than when we used to rely on using Microsoft Word, printing, and scanning!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Adobe Sign

Adobe Sign 9.7
Based on 27 answers
It is by far the easiest service we have used to obtain digital signatures from employees. In the past we had done it by hand (a process I would not recommend for 1500+ employees) and with another company that would not allow us to create our own forms and would charge us for each form.
Lori Diggs | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Adobe Acrobat DC

Adobe Acrobat DC 7.6
Based on 7 answers
Overall, Adobe Acrobat DC provides an easy user interface. The program can take some time to get used to, just like most programming you use, but once the software is understood it is very easy for users to use. Compared to many programs this is very easy for people to use.
Kelsey Arnold | TrustRadius Reviewer

Adobe Sign

Adobe Sign 8.6
Based on 85 answers
Not much to say on usability, other than it does everything as advertised and does them well. Recent UI improvements have made it a bit snappier and streamlined to bring it in line with the user experience offered by its main competitor, DocuSign. The usability of integrations and seamlessly blending Adobe Sign with offerings in Adobe Acrobat and Acrobat Reader DC are great, as well
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Adobe Acrobat DC

No score
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Adobe Sign

Adobe Sign 10.0
Based on 7 answers
I would have rated this a 9 or greater had they not had had such critical outages. They have taken steps to resolve this so I may come in and revise this
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Adobe Acrobat DC

Adobe Acrobat DC 6.1
Based on 10 answers
One of the best features of Adobe Acrobat is its speed and stability. When dealing with massive multi-page files, having to reload a crashed program over and over again would slow down progress unnecessarily. And expanding on that, having the table of contents generated allows me to skip to different pages with ease, a necessary feature with exceptionally long files. word searches are even more helpful with text recognition.
Daniel Epstein | TrustRadius Reviewer

Adobe Sign

Adobe Sign 10.0
Based on 5 answers
Adobe sign is very fast. Pages load in real time. When we send/receive docs to/from our clients it only takes a matter of seconds. Once a client applies their signature it can be added to any field within one second. I am very pleased with the speed of adobe sign.
Shanna Kostopulos | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Adobe Acrobat DC

Adobe Acrobat DC 8.7
Based on 88 answers
I haven't had to use the customer support very often, it at all. Why? Because the software has a well though through user interface and has lots of horsepower when it needs to deal with gigantic documents. I don't think I've ever seen it crash.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Adobe Sign

Adobe Sign 7.5
Based on 101 answers
Support has been good however somewhat uneven across the board. I usually bring difficult questions to the table which can't be solved by a simple support document. Most L1 support engineers are helpful for the basics however I've found availability has been tough. Although support has been adequate, we get responses at off-work hours which is not ideal for the NE market.
Jose Madhavasseril | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

Adobe Acrobat DC

No score
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Adobe Sign

Adobe Sign 8.0
Based on 1 answer
The best types of training are well integrated into the product and Echosign does this well. As mentioned earlier in my review - there are some areas of functionality that can be difficult to understand ("only I sign") for the novice user.Other areas such as macro usage, bulk signature and so on were easily learned and understood via the online tools.
Joshua Lipton | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Adobe Acrobat DC

Adobe Acrobat DC 9.0
Based on 2 answers
Works well with JamF and SmartDeploy. These are our Enterprise imaging solutions for Mac's and PC's. The Enterprise installer is required when pushing out this app.
Jerome Pierce | TrustRadius Reviewer

Adobe Sign

Adobe Sign 10.0
Based on 11 answers
We did not use it in the manner that most companies do, so I am pleased with how our company handled implementation. We will be pushing the full company over into Echosign for various processes which will incorporate more of an implementation effect.
Jessie Mead | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Adobe Acrobat DC

Adobe Acrobat, in my opinion, is the gold standard - the pioneer and household name for all things PDF.However, in the last several years competitors have emerged who offer very similar functionality, solving the same problems as Adobe. Sometimes Adobe performs better, and in some areas the competitors do. For me personally, price is very important in deciding what application to go with for PDF-related need. Two other applications that I've used in past organizations, or purchased myself when prices were lower than Adobe, are PDFfiller and DocuSign. Again, some things are done best by Adobe, but a couple things the competition do BEST are:1. PDFfiller: I like this application the BEST for mobile use / accessibility. Has awesome integration with the G-Suite2. DocuSign: I like to use this, over Adobe, for getting legally-binding contracts executed.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Adobe Sign

Compared to one of the two that I've used before, Adobesign works better and is what I prefer. Adobe Sign has features that the other one doesn't and it just functions better. DocuSign also functions well too, but I can't remember why my organization moved to Adobesign instead. It could be due to budget or the number of licenses available.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Adobe Acrobat DC

No score
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Adobe Sign

Adobe Sign 10.0
Based on 2 answers
Anytime I have needed to log into Adobe Sign it has been available. It is being used by all our departments (intake, case management, medical records) at all times of day/night. We share agreements and legal docs with one another with ease through adobe sign.
Shanna Kostopulos | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Adobe Acrobat DC

  • Adobe Acrobat DC has greatly reduced our number of new accessibility issues.
  • Adobe Acrobat DC is easy enough for most users that request for ADA compliant PDFs no longer come through the web office, so our workflow is much more streamlined.
  • Adobe Acrobat DC has allowed us to generate fillable forms more easily, resulting in less time trying to interpret poor penmanship.
Charley Allen | TrustRadius Reviewer

Adobe Sign

  • Negative- Only the one case where a user had signed up for a trial before he was given the licensed product. Once the trial ended he started having issues. Solved by creating a new user with a different email.
  • Positive- Teams seem to love it.
Shawn DeLauney | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Adobe Acrobat DC

General

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

Adobe Acrobat DC Editions & Modules

Edition
Acrobat Standard DC22.991
Acrobat Pro DC24.991
Acrobat DC for Teams - Standard16.992
Acrobat DC for EnterpriseContact sales team
  1. per month
  2. per seat/per month
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Adobe Sign

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional
34.99*

* license per month

Adobe Sign Editions & Modules

Edition
Acrobat Pro DC with advanced e-sign$19.991
PDF Pack with e-sign$14.992
  1. user/per month (requires annual commitment)
  2. user/month
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