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Likelihood to Recommend

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

Smallpdf

Well suited: organizations that work extensively with PDF files and need to quickly and efficiently create a "good enough" product with non-technical users. Not appropriate: organizations that require extensive fine-tuning to their final product. In this case, they should spend more time and resources on more specialized tools and employee training.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Kofax Power PDF

  • It is very easy to use and straightforward for figuring out the basic and intermediate level usages. I was able to switch from Adobe almost seamlessly.
  • They keep the cost to a minimum compared to other options. As a smaller company, this allowed us to purchase the product for each of our employees and the cost has easily been paid off in paper usage savings as well as productivity.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Smallpdf

  • One of the best things that Smallpdf does is pdf conversion both to and from pdf. It is especially great to transform pdf tables into Excel documents.
  • PDF splitting is really great since allows for cropping large files and just keep the information necessary; something that comes really handy when presenting information to your supervisors.
  • PDF merging also works wonders, it allows for mixing several different pdf documents into just one of them. It is extremely easy to set up.
  • This a really fast pdf reader, it feels really fast compared to other options that tend to feel clunky. Its workspace is super comfortable and well organized so finding a tool you need is always a simple task.
Manuel Aguilar | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Kofax Power PDF

  • When saving as PDF using the Microsoft Office add-in, there needs to be a confirmation box asking if the user is happy to continue with the current settings or whether they need to be modified. There are too many times where I have forgotten to configure the settings beforehand and then realised only after the document has been converted. This is particularly painful when working with large documents as they take time to convert.
Bhavik Samani | TrustRadius Reviewer

Smallpdf

  • Improve the conversion from .pdf to Excel. Sometimes when we have a lot of tables in .pdf and convert them to a spreadsheet, the fonts and tables will be messed up.
  • Being worried about uploading documents with personal data for editing or conversion.
Darren Megginson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

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

Smallpdf

Smallpdf 8.6
Based on 8 answers
My most of the work is based on office files so I always require this software. Sometimes I need to print my survey documents so I need to convert them into PDF for actual formatting of the original document. There this software helps me a lot. And its PDF compression is the most required feature for me to help me in my office work.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Kofax Power PDF

No score
No answers yet
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Smallpdf

Smallpdf 9.1
Based on 7 answers
1.- Because it is easy to use and each function is duly indicated so you can not go wrong.2.- Its service is fast, it takes only a few seconds to transform the files and in less than a minute it is downloaded and you can occupy it without problem. 4.-This IS online so you do not install anything, which is very useful because you can also use it from a tablet or your mobile
Aura Munguia Cepeda | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Kofax Power PDF

Kofax Power PDF 7.4
Based on 12 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

Smallpdf

Smallpdf 8.7
Based on 3 answers
I gave this rating because it has become mostly a useful tool as it is accessible online, and any PDF-related tasks can be sorted out only through it. However, it is not available in offline mode.
Sushil Kharel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Kofax Power PDF

I stopped using Adobe products primarily because I was CONSTANTLY being marketed to, both via email and through the products I already paid for. They were always trying to upsell me and get me to subscribe to more monthly/annual payment plans. I am sick and tired of ridiculous software subscriptions and would much rather make a one-time payment for "native" software that is not running in the cloud.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Smallpdf

I used to convert my PDF files with LightPDF software. But It was slightly difficult for me to navigate on that software. The interface of that software was not very easy to understand. And compression result quality was also not satisfactory. So I selected Smallpdf for all my PDF-related work.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Kofax Power PDF

  • Power PDF has increased my ability to provide quality documents to my clients without working what software they use (Office, QuickBooks, etc.).
  • The learning curve for Power PDF was very short, which enabled me to get up and running quickly.
  • Power PDF is a lot less expensive than most alternatives.
Tom Lutman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Smallpdf

  • It helps us in creating beautiful and informative content for email campaigns, and those campaigns give us good results in revenue generation.
  • It helps us ensuring error-free documentation when documents go for printing. Those error-free documents create good impressions on our clients.
  • Document compression helps us to send important documents via email only. And it helps us close a deal in less time.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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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

Smallpdf

General

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

Smallpdf Editions & Modules

Edition
Smallpdf Basic$0
Smallpdf Pro$122
Smallpdf Pro$1083
  1. per month
  2. per year
Additional Pricing Details
Discounts are available for bulk purchases

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