Foxit PDF Editor (FoxitPhantom) vs. Kofax OmniPage

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Foxit PDF Editor (FoxitPhantom)
Score 8.5 out of 10
N/A
FoxitPhantom PDF is a document management software offering from FoxIt.
$14.99
per month
Kofax OmniPage
Score 10.0 out of 10
N/A
Kofax Omnipage is optical character recognition (OCR) software that allows users to digitally edit documents. As OCR software, it allows users to scan in physical documents and turn them into digital files.
$149
one-time fee per desktop license
Pricing
Foxit PDF Editor (FoxitPhantom)Kofax OmniPage
Editions & Modules
Foxit PDF Editor
$14.99
per month
Foxit PDF Editor Pro
$16.99
per month
Foxit PDF Editor Pro - Education Edition
$29.95
per year
Foxit PDF Editor
$159.00
one-time fee
Foxit PDF Editor Pro
$179.00
one-time fee
OmniPage Standard 18.0
$149
one-time fee per license
OmniPage Ultimate 19.2
$499
one-time fee per license
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Foxit PDF Editor (FoxitPhantom)Kofax OmniPage
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional DetailsOmniPage Ultimate and Standard are perpetual licenses - buy once, own forever. No subscription or maintenance fees. OmniPage Server and CSDK are enterprise level products - contact us for a free quote
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Community Pulse
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User Ratings
Foxit PDF Editor (FoxitPhantom)Kofax OmniPage
Likelihood to Recommend
9.0
(27 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Usability
6.1
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Performance
10.0
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
8.9
(22 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Ease of integration
9.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
Foxit PDF Editor (FoxitPhantom)Kofax OmniPage
Likelihood to Recommend
FoxIt
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.
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Kofax
I use it for nearly every application to import from scanner or file. Kofax PDF Create is my option for direct document to pdf import.
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Pros
FoxIt
  • 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.
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Kofax
  • High percentage accuracy of OCR.
  • Scan and create fillable documents.
  • Import images to be processed from file folders.
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Cons
FoxIt
  • 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.
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Kofax
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Usability
FoxIt
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.
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Kofax
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Performance
FoxIt
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.
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Kofax
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Support Rating
FoxIt
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.
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Kofax
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Alternatives Considered
FoxIt
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.
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Kofax
I use both.
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Return on Investment
FoxIt
  • 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.
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Kofax
  • Best value for its capability.
  • Fast throughput.
  • Accuracy.
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