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Score 8.6 out of 100
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Score 8.6 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

Kofax PaperPort

It's a good tool for the organization which still send or receive a lot of paper documents. Keeping a track of paper receipts and documents is messy and not sustainable beyond a point. With Kofax PaperPort, the documents can be digitized and stored and even the information can be structured and the processes can be automated.
Annie Jain | 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

Kofax PaperPort

  • The editing of a PDF or image by cleaning up an image are most important to me.
  • Ability to remove scanning artifacts from difficult to scan items at the actual pixel level.
  • The ability to set scanner profiles makes workflow easier.
Anonymous | 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

Kofax PaperPort

  • It should have a back button, so if you go from one folder to the next, it would be simple to get back to the first folder.
  • When you combine two PDFs, it should retain the title of the one that's on top.
  • The send to bar should be easier to change.
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

Kofax PaperPort

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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

Kofax PaperPort

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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

Kofax PaperPort

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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

Kofax PaperPort

I don't know of any other software that manages as much as PaperPort and have never looked as I have been using the software for over 20 years! I started using the Pro version likely about 10-15 years ago.
Diane Leigh Davison | 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

Kofax PaperPort

  • Less amount of money is spent for filing purpose as less number of people and space are required for filing purpose now.
  • Information retrieval has become way faster as documents can be searched based on labels or on the basis of their content.
  • Lot of options to improve the quality of the scanned image.
Annie Jain | TrustRadius Reviewer

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

Kofax PaperPort

General

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

Kofax PaperPort Editions & Modules

Edition
PaperPort Professional$1991
PaperPort Standard$991
  1. per perpetual license
Additional Pricing Details
Perpetual license products, there are no subscription or maintenance fees. Buy once, own forever.

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