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Score 8.4 out of 100
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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

Nitro Productivity Suite

Nitro Productivity Suite is a lot more user-friendly than Adobe products, as well as not costing nearly as much. I have used Nitro Productivity Suite is a company with 50000+ employees as well as my new company, which is much smaller. Very robust with great capability to scale up and down.
Matthew McGinnis | 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

Nitro Productivity Suite

  • Ability to combine files SEAMLESSLY and order them around as necessary (so underrated)
  • Signing not only for yourself but for others. Helpful for those who have been granted the authority to sign for VPs and directors
  • Much easier to use than some other PDF viewing services
Ariel Dunay | 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

Nitro Productivity Suite

  • The version we have which is a little older had features in odd places such as adding pages to a PDF was kind of buried.
  • Product seems to run a little slow in a Citrix environment. I believe it would run better on a dedicated PC.
  • I'd like for them to try and mimic Adobe more as that seems to be laid out a little better for end user features.
Anonymous | 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

Nitro Productivity Suite

Nitro Productivity Suite 8.0
Based on 1 answer
It's quick and easy to use for all users.
Anonymous | 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

Nitro Productivity Suite

Nitro Productivity Suite 8.0
Based on 1 answer
It works as advertised.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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

Nitro Productivity Suite

Nitro Productivity Suite 10.0
Based on 4 answers
Never contacted Nitro Productivity Suite customer support. The software is straightforward and straight forward and doesn't need any prior experience.
Alfred Simmons | 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

Nitro Productivity Suite

I downloaded the trial versions of both Acrobat DC and Nitro PDF, and found Nitro to be superior in price, while Acrobat was superior in software features and user-friendliness. I knew I would be using Nitro for basic publishing and editing of PDFs, which both programs do well, but I couldn't justify the extra expense for Acrobat for features I wouldn't use and a slight increase in user-friendliness.
Benjamin E. Jerew | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Foxit PDF SDK

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

Nitro Productivity Suite

  • Nitro has been an excellent product at a great value but to quantify the return on invest for a software product such as this is an attainable question.
John Plecki | 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

Nitro Productivity Suite

General

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

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