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Likelihood to Recommend

Nitro Productivity Suite

This is a great alternative for an SMB company. The cost is fantastic, the features you are looking for are there and a few you may not have known about. If you're looking for a full-blown Acrobat type program, this is an alternative, but if you're using any other Adobe cloud features, I would go with that.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

PDFelement

It's a wonderful asset to have when you lose your original Word doc, etc. so you can still edit a document (and not have to start from ground zero). That feature alone is why I bought this product and why I will continue to recommend.
Abbie Duquette | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

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

PDFelement

  • PDFelement provides the same powerful features as Adobe Acrobat, but the interface is easy to learn and use. The product is extremely intuitive, which saves our clients from becoming frustrated as they learn the product.
  • PDFelement Pro's ability to create fillable forms with the click of one button is one of our clients favorite features. I was impressed at how accurately PDFelement performed this task and the ease with which these fields can be edited, if needed.
  • Security is more important than ever these days and PDFelement provides the encryption and permissions to protect documents quickly and easily. I especially like the batch encrypt feature, this makes it easy to protect multiple files with the same password.
  • PDFelement makes it easy to extract the data from form fields. This is a huge plus for our clients.
Coleen Carswell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

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

PDFelement

  • I wish there was a lighter program for just reviewing a document and then to transition seamlessly to an editing mode. It takes a few seconds longer to load than Preview on my Mac, and based on that frustration, I use Preview to view documents.
  • A lower price for upgrades.
Thomas Myers | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Nitro Productivity Suite

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PDFelement

PDFelement 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Excellent, easy to use product
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

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

PDFelement

PDFelement 8.7
Based on 5 answers
I am a novice and I am using it like a pro because it is so easy to work with
Amy Carter | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Nitro Productivity Suite

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PDFelement

PDFelement 10.0
Based on 1 answer
No issues. Works perfect
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Nitro Productivity Suite

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

PDFelement

PDFelement 8.5
Based on 2 answers
There is a lot of learning. Although some of the functions you can probably pick up relatively quickly, some of them, including compressing the size or using a different language, remains a myth to me.
Eric Y | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support

Nitro Productivity Suite

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PDFelement

PDFelement 9.5
Based on 5 answers
Support has been quick when we've had problems
nikhil jaitak | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation

Nitro Productivity Suite

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PDFelement

PDFelement 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Just pay, download, activate and start using it
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

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

PDFelement

I didn't try or buy other programs, but did a good bit of research on them. I went with PDFelement because of the lower pricing, and because of the rich features I learned it had.I also appreciated the great customer service I received from reps in the community forums, which showed me they have an aim in keeping their customers happy - which is always good to have when using fairly complex technical apps.
Steve Rafalsky | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Nitro Productivity Suite

No score
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PDFelement

PDFelement 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Super easy Word style layout and format.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

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

PDFelement

  • For me, it's been very important to me that my business as a pet sitter and dog walker not leave a negative footprint on the environment. To that end, it's been very important that i'm able to do as much paperwork as possible without using paper. PDFelement is wonderful at helping me meet those goals.
Lesley Maple | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Nitro Productivity Suite

General

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

Nitro Productivity Suite Editions & Modules

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PDFelement

General

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

PDFelement Editions & Modules

Edition
PDFelement Pro$129
PDFelement$79
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