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Score 8.6 out of 100
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Score 7.6 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Foxit PDF Editor (FoxitPhantom)

If you are looking for a cheaper replacement to Adobe Acrobat, this is the product for you. It does just about everything Acrobat does and some of the similar features work even better on FoxitPhantom. The ribbon UI on the software is similar to the Microsoft Office suite products, so it is an easy transition to make.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Foxit PDF SDK

I prefer another program for a few reasons. One is that I am more familiar with another program, and two is that I feel that the other application has more capabilities for what I am trying to do. However, that is not saying that Foxit PDF SDK is not a powerful and useful tool. Many other engineers and estimators in our department love using Foxit PDF SDK because of its ease of use. It is much more user-friendly, and there are not as many options available, which can be intimidating to some. For those that want full capabilities and customization, I would say another program might be better suited for them. However, if you want a step up from something like adobe, with more options and that is more user-friendly, I would say Foxit PDF SDK is an excellent choice.
Dustin Clark | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Foxit PDF Editor (FoxitPhantom)

  • In my experience, FoxitPhantom can do everything that its better known pdf software competitor can do but it does it for a much better price.
  • Arranging pages, deleting pages, or merging documents is super easy.
  • I much prefer to "print to pdf" instead of printing out hard copies of documents. This software makes saving straight to pdf a breeze.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Foxit PDF SDK

  • Converting .pdf documents to Word without losing the context of the sentence.
  • Conversion is very clean compared to the market leaders.
Guy G. Gray | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Foxit PDF Editor (FoxitPhantom)

  • One thing that can be a problem for some users is that at least when running on Windows 10 you can easily find yourself opening PDF files with Microsoft Edge when what you really want is to use Foxit. Somehow Edge overrides the default reader for PDF files and you need to know how to set your default program and do it manually. This is not a particular problem of Foxit but it would be nice to prevent Edge from overtaking the PDF files.
  • Foxit does so many things that it takes time to get familiar with all the small icons that are pretty much everywhere around your interface. You have this tiny quick access tool bar on the top left and some others on the top right, then a couple more on the lower middle. The only problem that I see is that they are tiny and I understand that we all want to maximize the working area on the screen but there could be an option to make them bigger.
  • One downside for some users is that you need to be logged in to your user. I mentioned this as an advantage because it gives you all the connectivity but on the other hand if you don't have internet access or you want to work as a stand-alone user it may be complicated.
Julián González | TrustRadius Reviewer

Foxit PDF SDK

  • Its mobile application is not as good as its Windows application.
  • Sometimes it takes lots of time to generate large PDF files compared to Adobe.
  • Its toolbar is slightly difficult to use for me because of its arrangements.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Foxit PDF Editor (FoxitPhantom)

Foxit PDF Editor (FoxitPhantom) 6.1
Based on 2 answers
Foxit Phantom is pretty easy to use, but it is not as intuitive as the latest Adobe PDF products. Although the initial transition across the organization was filled with negative reactions, I think that over a few months, all departments were able to adapt to the new software and feel like they could find what they need within the tool.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Foxit PDF SDK

Foxit PDF SDK 8.0
Based on 1 answer
I rated the Foxit PDF Software Development Kit high for its usability in my work. Daily I need to send many documents to my clients over email. So to keep their originality on every system I convert them into PDF and then I send to my clients and colleagues. It is also very much useful to encrypt my confidential documents.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Foxit PDF Editor (FoxitPhantom)

Foxit PDF Editor (FoxitPhantom) 10.0
Based on 2 answers
FoxitPhantom PDF integrates very well with the Microsoft Office products, which is where I found I use this the most. It performs about as well as can be expected, without any out of place latency. Whether it be merging, deleting, editing or rearranging pages, its performance holds up even with larger documents.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Foxit PDF SDK

Foxit PDF SDK 8.0
Based on 1 answer
I rated this software very high on performance because it is really very quick on my Windows system. It can create any type of PDF files in seconds. It also gives good upload speed when I try to modify my documents for inserting digital signature space. It also gives very good encryption speed to secure my documents.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Foxit PDF Editor (FoxitPhantom)

Foxit PDF Editor (FoxitPhantom) 8.9
Based on 22 answers
I haven't personally had interaction with the customer support from FoxitPhantom, however based on conversations I have had with members in the organization, I was given positive feedback. Their website has a lot of information and tutorials. If you need to contact them, they are quick to respond. User manuals are readily available.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Foxit PDF SDK

Foxit PDF SDK 8.4
Based on 3 answers
I would give it this rating because I personally have never had to contact support regarding Foxit PDF SDK or anything I am trying to do within the program. As I mentioned before, it is very user-friendly and easy to navigate. I think the program in itself lends support to the user because it is so user-friendly and has an easy to use interface.
Dustin Clark | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Foxit PDF Editor (FoxitPhantom)

FoxitPhantom PDF works just as well for a fraction of the price, and I feel more secure not using an adobe product on my computer. While the feature sets are very similar Foxit is both easier to use personally and easier to teach to new employees. We used Adobe for several years and it was always viewed as a necessary evil.
Jeremiah Alexander | TrustRadius Reviewer

Foxit PDF SDK

Foxit is number 1, not only for the quality of the product but the pricing is 60% less expensive. It is a great product. Thank you, Foxit.
Guy G. Gray | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Foxit PDF Editor (FoxitPhantom)

  • It's a less expensive alternative and for smaller businesses, that's a must, especially when needing multiple copies for employees at times.
  • Their call support will work with you on discounts at times to further minimize the cost.
  • They have at times helped me with transferring licenses of older versions (but still useful) by providing executables when they can't be found locally.
Chris Johnson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Foxit PDF SDK

  • Cost of use is not as high
  • Great ROI
Dustin Clark | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Foxit PDF Editor (FoxitPhantom)

Pricing Details

Foxit PDF Editor (FoxitPhantom)

General

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

Foxit PDF Editor (FoxitPhantom) Editions & Modules

On-premise Edition
Foxit PDF Editor$159.001
Foxit PDF Editor Pro$179.001
  1. one-time fee
SaaS Edition
Foxit PDF Editor Pro - Education Edition$29.951
Foxit PDF Editor$14.992
Foxit PDF Editor Pro$16.992
  1. per year
  2. per month
Additional Pricing Details

Foxit PDF SDK

General

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

Foxit PDF SDK Editions & Modules

Edition
Licensing PDF SDK$3,000.001
Foxit.NET PDF SDKContact sales team
  1. per platform/per year
  2. none
Additional Pricing Details

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