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Score 8.4 out of 100
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Score 9.2 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Nitro Productivity Suite

Nitro Productivity Suite is well suited for PDF viewing and editing and conversion of PDF documents to MS Word. It is also good for e-signatures and PDF post-processing, like page numbering, combining PDF documents, and inserting header and footer information on documents.Nitro is not perfect and can have issues converting complex items into MS Word, particularly with some tables and special formatted forms. It also doesn't have all the fonts and document editing features that MS Word has.
Austin Lin | 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

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

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

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

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

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

Smallpdf

Smallpdf 8.7
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

Nitro Productivity Suite

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

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

Nitro Productivity Suite

Nitro Productivity Suite 9.8
Based on 5 answers
Nitro checks all the boxes for what we need. It is fairly priced, it allows us to read and edit PDF documents, convert PDF to MS Word and convert MS Word to PDF. It allows us to combine multiple files and do all the post processing like adding page numbers and adding headers and footers
Austin Lin | 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

Nitro Productivity Suite

Nitro Productivity Suite allows a user to accomplish all of the things you would want to do to a document that Adobe does not. Much easier to find the operation you are looking for in Nitro Productivity Suite compared to Adobe
Matthew McGinnis | 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

Nitro Productivity Suite

  • Being able to publish beautiful PDF eBooks has given my freelance automotive writing business the edge needed to stand out from the competition.
  • Currently, Nitro is a one-time-purchase software package, better for my business needs than subscription models offered by the competition.
Benjamin E. Jerew | 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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Nitro Productivity Suite

Pricing Details

Nitro Productivity Suite

General

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

Nitro Productivity Suite Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

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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