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Likelihood to Recommend

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

Kofax Power PDF

1) Attorneys' pages handling, where there are hundreds of existing litigations documents and we need to select some pages and create new ones.2) Filtering out sections of very long documents and create new ones only with the selected ones.3) Apply images to documents even signatures and logos.4) Office automation, especially manual forms evolving to electronic PDF forms.5) Consolidation of several document types such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel and many other non-MS Office into one single document.
Ricardo G Lopes | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

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

Kofax Power PDF

  • Managing and inserting digital signatures or images of signatures is quick and easy. Secure documents can be created quickly.
  • Modifying an existing PDF is very quick and easy with PowerPDF.
  • Creating a new PDF from an existing source is extremely quick and easy. I often have to combine a directory of scanned pages into a single PDF file and I can complete the task in seconds.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

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

Kofax Power PDF

  • File compression features could be better
  • Scanning interface could be better
Robert Bass | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

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

Kofax Power PDF

Kofax Power PDF 8.0
Based on 1 answer
Most tasks are intuitive, but the ones, I have cited already. To get a 10, the Help file should be rewritten. It is not thorough, confused, and sometimes inconsistent.Menus are well structured, although the Page Rotated section of the ribbon looks a bit out of place.Recent files are well located front and center.
Ricardo G Lopes | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

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

Kofax Power PDF

No score
No answers yet
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Support Rating

Foxit PDF SDK

Foxit PDF SDK 9.0
Based on 2 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

Kofax Power PDF

Kofax Power PDF 10.0
Based on 3 answers
I have had to contact PowerPDF support on two occasions that I readily recall. In both instances, I worked with very high level technicians that truly understood the capabilities, features and use of their product. In both case, the resolution required several interactions with support and a lot of trial and error. The technicians worked with me every step of the way to get the bottom of the issue and determine the best way to move forward.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

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

Kofax Power PDF

Power PDF is easier to use and less expensive than Adobe Acrobat.
Robert Bass | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Foxit PDF SDK

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

Kofax Power PDF

  • Productivity is so high that I could not work without it. Of course, I could go to competition, but with a dent in my current productivity.
  • Power PDF includes some limited OCR version, which is a big plus, especially for not so complex OCR tasks. It saves you money by not buying a full OCR.
  • Power PDF integration with the proprietary scanner driver software makes a seamless transition as you don't need to be retrained on the scan procedure.
Ricardo G Lopes | TrustRadius Reviewer

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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

Additional Pricing Details

Kofax Power PDF

General

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

Kofax Power PDF Editions & Modules

Edition
Power PDF Advanced$1791
Power PDF Standard$1291
Power PDF Standard for Mac$1291
Power PDF Advanced Volume LicenseGet a Quote2
  1. per perpetual license
  2. Per seat
Additional Pricing Details
Get a free quote for Power PDF Advanced Volume Licensing for 5 or more users: https://www.kofax.com/Products/power-pdf/advanced-request-a-quote

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