Adobe Acrobat vs. AODocs

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Adobe Acrobat
Score 8.8 out of 10
N/A
Adobe Acrobat DC is the current version of the well-established document / PDF management solution, part of the Adobe Document Cloud (the other part being Adobe's eSign services based on technology acquired with EchoSign in 2011).
$12.99
per month
AODocs
Score 8.3 out of 10
N/A
AODocs is a document management platform built for Google Drive. AODocs promises to let companies build powerful, secure business applications without limiting collaboration or sacrificing user experience. AODocs promises to provide security and processes without limiting collaboration or sacrificing user experience. The product aims to allow people to build human-friendly business applications, at the same time ensuring companies operate safely and efficiently, in full…N/A
Pricing
Adobe AcrobatAODocs
Editions & Modules
Acrobat Standard for Individuals
$12.99
per month
Acrobat Standard for teams
$14.99
per month per user
Acrobat Pro for Individuals
$19.99
per month
Acrobat Pro for Teams
$22.19
per month per user
Acrobat for Enterprise
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Adobe AcrobatAODocs
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesYes
Entry-level Setup FeeOptionalNo setup fee
Additional DetailsPlease visit our pricing page - https://www.aodocs.com/pricing/
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Score 9.7 out of 10
Medium-sized Companies
MSB Docs
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Score 9.6 out of 10
MSB Docs
MSB Docs
Score 9.6 out of 10
Enterprises
M‑Files
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Score 9.2 out of 10
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M‑Files
Score 9.2 out of 10
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User Ratings
Adobe AcrobatAODocs
Likelihood to Recommend
8.9
(474 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
10.0
(11 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
8.6
(232 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Availability
10.0
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Performance
9.9
(7 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
8.1
(52 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Online Training
9.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
7.5
(4 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Ease of integration
10.0
(6 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Product Scalability
9.7
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
Adobe AcrobatAODocs
Likelihood to Recommend
Adobe
If your organization uses PDFs frequently, then Adobe Acrobat feels like must-have. I could not imagine our organization not using it. The ability to create, organize, and edit PDFs easily and intuitively are the main reasons my organization uses it. The other additional functions and features are "nice to haves", but ultimately, don't impact our day-to-day
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Bonnie Bailly
AODocs provides a world-class corporate content management solution for enterprises of all sizes. This company has top-notch product development, support, and professional services team, and they're building a community of like-minded customers who can benefit from one other's knowledge and experiences. A remarkable set of extensions, migration tools, and links to other relevant services make up the ecosystem of functionality.
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Pros
Adobe
  • Easy to understand- the program has a very intuitive layout that is great for people who doesn't use the product very much
  • Includes all features you might need. There are many features I didn't even think we would need that they have included.
  • They have a very recognizable name so my clients feel they can trust what they are being asked to open/sign since the Adobe name is next to it.
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Bonnie Bailly
  • With this technology, you don't have to rely on experts all the time to design functional processes, which is a big plus for me.
  • There is a superb support team and expert services, and they'll get you up and running in no time.
  • Our document management system has been enhanced, and it now updates and maintains itself more quickly.
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Cons
Adobe
  • It would be good if Adobe Acrobat could utilize less system resources. I have had crashes due to memory and CPU load this week
  • Quicker load times from a cold launch
  • Easier collaborative commenting for offline documents - knowing where and who wrote what
  • Ensuring documents don't have issues where text cannot be copied before publishing
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Bonnie Bailly
  • There is some difficulty in understanding the training material. Make it easier to understand how to use key features in real-world work situations by providing more thorough examples or videos.
  • Custom scripts would benefit from greater online training and certification options.
  • The user interface is a nightmare to work with. It could take anywhere from five to ten clicks to move a file to a new subfolder.
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Likelihood to Renew
Adobe
I bought a perpetual license to Acrobat some time ago, but if the software ever stopped being supported in my version of windows or other solution that makes me need to buy another license I would not hesitate to do so since it saves me a lot of headaches. There are workarounds to merge files and edit pdfs with an online interface but I dont think those are a good usage of time when Acrobat exists.
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Bonnie Bailly
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Usability
Adobe
My overall experience with Adobe is great because because the it has almost all of the tools in one place and it can be used it for most of my work without going anywhere else. Because the tools are available right there in the main interface, it makes it very easy to use.
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Bonnie Bailly
No answers on this topic
Reliability and Availability
Adobe
Pretty much always there for my business and personal needs.
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Bonnie Bailly
No answers on this topic
Performance
Adobe
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.
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Bonnie Bailly
No answers on this topic
Support Rating
Adobe
Because I don't need it. Used it years ago for account management/billing issues but they have changed the user experience so more of that can be managed online. If I have a question the knowledge base or a video that Adobe has posted answers
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Bonnie Bailly
No answers on this topic
Online Training
Adobe
Answered basic questions.
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Bonnie Bailly
No answers on this topic
Implementation Rating
Adobe
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.
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Bonnie Bailly
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Alternatives Considered
Adobe
There really is no comparison. Although we use other PDF programs, we mainly utilize Adobe. Not only because we find it to be a better program but also because everyone is more familiar with it. However, the other products are implemented for various reasons, such as a feature or 2 that we find necessary to use at times.
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Bonnie Bailly
Using AODocs, we can solve difficult business procedures immediately. Regular updates bring new capabilities to the platform. This workflow engine is superior to all others I've used in SharePoint and Nintex over the years. Until now, I (we) have not encountered a business problem that we couldn't solve. AODocs is a top-notch service.
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Scalability
Adobe
I find that many users aren't aware of many features of the software they use, nor may they be comfortable with learning multiple-step processes. For the simplest of PDF purposes (scanning, downloading, exporting), it gets a thumbs-up. For anything involving electronic signatures, meh--causes eyes to glaze over, or forgetting what all is involved.
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Bonnie Bailly
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Return on Investment
Adobe
  • Adobe Acrobat has improved the security of our documents, resulting in less risk, as protecting documents is essential to ensure compliance with privacy laws.
  • It saves our company money, as the product makes it easier for our employees to complete their jobs.
  • The product assists our employees with providing quality work product.
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Bonnie Bailly
  • There are two methods used to regulate access: workflow and state-based.
  • Improved content discovery abilities.
  • An understanding of the content and usage of our organization's resources.
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ScreenShots

Adobe Acrobat Screenshots

Screenshot of Create, edit, convert, and share PDF files all from within Microsoft Teams – as part of Acrobat integrations with Microsoft 365 apps.Screenshot of With Liquid Mode in Adobe Acrobat Reader mobile app, users can read PDFs on phones and tablets without having to pinch and zoom. Navigate lengthy documents with intelligent outline and search tools, while maximizing readability and comfort with font size and line spacing that are adjustable.Screenshot of Fill and sign PDF forms from anywhere and on any device.  Collect signatures, digitally track progress, and automatically archive the signed document.Screenshot of With Adobe Scan mobile app, capture and convert documents into high-quality, interactive PDF documents that can be filled out, signed, and shared.  Eliminates the hassle of finding a printer, filling a form by hand, and scanning it again.