Compare Adobe Acrobat DC vs PDFelement

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comparison of Adobe Acrobat DC vs. PDFelement
based on data from user reviews. Adobe Acrobat DC rates 4.5/5 stars with 1,393 reviews. PDFelement rates 4.5/5 stars with 334 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

Pricing

 
PDFelement Business
20+ Licenses
Contact Sales
 
PDFelement Pro Team
$3180 (Perpetual)
20 Users
 
PDFelement
$79 (Perpetual)
1 User
 
PDFelement Pro
$129 (Perpetual)
1 User
 
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial
Adobe Acrobat DC
Free Trial Unavailable
PDFelement
PDFelement Business
20+ LicensesContact Sales
PDFelement Pro Team
$3180 (Perpetual)20 Users
PDFelement
$79 (Perpetual)1 User
PDFelement Pro
$129 (Perpetual)1 User
Free Trial

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
9.1
9.0
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.6
9.0
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.9
9.3
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.8
9.1
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.2
8.8
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.7
9.1
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
8.1
9.2
Meets Requirements
Adobe Acrobat DC
9.1
PDFelement
9.0
Ease of Use
Adobe Acrobat DC
8.6
PDFelement
9.0
Ease of Setup
Adobe Acrobat DC
8.9
PDFelement
9.3
Ease of Admin
Adobe Acrobat DC
8.8
PDFelement
9.1
Quality of Support
Adobe Acrobat DC
8.2
PDFelement
8.8
Ease of Doing Business With
Adobe Acrobat DC
8.7
PDFelement
9.1
Product Direction (% positive)
Adobe Acrobat DC
8.1
PDFelement
9.2

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
45.6%
70.6%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
31.2%
14.7%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
23.2%
14.7%
Adobe Acrobat DC
Small-Business
45.6%
Mid-Market
31.2%
Enterprise
23.2%
PDFelement
Small-Business
70.6%
Mid-Market
14.7%
Enterprise
14.7%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Higher Education
5.8%
Information Technology and Services
7.5%
 
Marketing and Advertising
5.3%
Real Estate
4.5%
 
Information Technology and Services
5.3%
Management Consulting
4.2%
 
Design
4.8%
Higher Education
4.2%
 
Computer Software
4.2%
Education Management
3.3%
 
Other
74.5%
Other
76.3%
Adobe Acrobat DC
Higher Education
5.8%
Marketing and Advertising
5.3%
Information Technology and Services
5.3%
Design
4.8%
Computer Software
4.2%
Other
74.5%
PDFelement
Information Technology and Services
7.5%
Real Estate
4.5%
Management Consulting
4.2%
Higher Education
4.2%
Education Management
3.3%
Other
76.3%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Jon J.
User in Religious Institutions

Adobe has made successfully made the terms PDF, and Acrobat seem very synonymous. I really like the commenting and create options that are available.

Youssef S.
Administrator

PDFelement is fast, robust and beautiful PDF editor for Mac and Windows. PDFelement Read, annotate and edit PDFs, change text and images. So Easy Like In Word the strong points that I have found in PDFelement: Completely edit PDF, anyway you...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
User

The year long contract isn't great they want you to pay half of your remaining year to break it.

James N.
User

Very slow. Not sure if it is Win 62-bit compatible. There is no way to actually contact the developer. Sent reports of multiple crashes and no answer. It is having a very hard time to open a 115 MB PDF file. It takes about 5 min to open it and right...

 
Adobe Acrobat DC
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Jon J.
User in Religious Institutions

Adobe has made successfully made the terms PDF, and Acrobat seem very synonymous. I really like the commenting and create options that are available.

Most Helpful Critical Review
User

The year long contract isn't great they want you to pay half of your remaining year to break it.

PDFelement
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Youssef S.
Administrator

PDFelement is fast, robust and beautiful PDF editor for Mac and Windows. PDFelement Read, annotate and edit PDFs, change text and images. So Easy Like In Word the strong points that I have found in PDFelement: Completely edit PDF, anyway you...

Most Helpful Critical Review
James N.
User

Very slow. Not sure if it is Win 62-bit compatible. There is no way to actually contact the developer. Sent reports of multiple crashes and no answer. It is having a very hard time to open a 115 MB PDF file. It takes about 5 min to open it and right...

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