Compare Adobe Acrobat DC, PDFelement, and Nitro Productivity Suite

Pricing

 
PDFelement Pro
$129 (Perpetual)
1 User
Individual Plan
$159.99 US
Perpetual
 
PDFelement Business
20+ Licenses
Contact Sales
Business Plan
Contact us
Subscription
 
PDFelement Pro Team
$3180 (Perpetual)
20 Users
Enterprise Plan
Contact us
Subscription
 
PDFelement
$79 (Perpetual)
1 User
 
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial
Free Trial
Adobe Acrobat DC
Free Trial Unavailable
PDFelement
PDFelement Pro
$129 (Perpetual)1 User
PDFelement Business
20+ LicensesContact Sales
PDFelement Pro Team
$3180 (Perpetual)20 Users
PDFelement
$79 (Perpetual)1 User
Free Trial
Nitro Productivity Suite
Individual Plan
$159.99 US Perpetual
Business Plan
Contact usSubscription
Enterprise Plan
Contact usSubscription
Free Trial

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
9.1
9.0
8.5
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.6
9.0
8.5
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.9
9.3
8.8
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.8
9.1
8.5
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.2
8.7
7.6
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.6
9.1
8.4
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
8.1
9.2
7.0
Meets Requirements
Adobe Acrobat DC
9.1
PDFelement
9.0
Nitro Productivity Suite
8.5
Ease of Use
Adobe Acrobat DC
8.6
PDFelement
9.0
Nitro Productivity Suite
8.5
Ease of Setup
Adobe Acrobat DC
8.9
PDFelement
9.3
Nitro Productivity Suite
8.8
Ease of Admin
Adobe Acrobat DC
8.8
PDFelement
9.1
Nitro Productivity Suite
8.5
Quality of Support
Adobe Acrobat DC
8.2
PDFelement
8.7
Nitro Productivity Suite
7.6
Ease of Doing Business With
Adobe Acrobat DC
8.6
PDFelement
9.1
Nitro Productivity Suite
8.4
Product Direction (% positive)
Adobe Acrobat DC
8.1
PDFelement
9.2
Nitro Productivity Suite
7.0

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
45.4%
71.1%
47.5%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
31.4%
14.7%
36.6%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
23.2%
14.2%
15.8%
Adobe Acrobat DC
Small-Business
45.4%
Mid-Market
31.4%
Enterprise
23.2%
PDFelement
Small-Business
71.1%
Mid-Market
14.7%
Enterprise
14.2%
Nitro Productivity Suite
Small-Business
47.5%
Mid-Market
36.6%
Enterprise
15.8%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Marketing and Advertising
5.7%
Information Technology and Services
7.5%
Information Technology and Services
11.0%
 
Higher Education
5.7%
Real Estate
4.2%
Construction
6.4%
 
Information Technology and Services
5.3%
Management Consulting
3.9%
Computer Software
6.4%
 
Design
4.9%
Higher Education
3.9%
Financial Services
5.5%
 
Computer Software
4.1%
Education Management
3.9%
Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
4.6%
 
Other
74.4%
Other
76.7%
Other
66.1%
Adobe Acrobat DC
Marketing and Advertising
5.7%
Higher Education
5.7%
Information Technology and Services
5.3%
Design
4.9%
Computer Software
4.1%
Other
74.4%
PDFelement
Information Technology and Services
7.5%
Real Estate
4.2%
Management Consulting
3.9%
Higher Education
3.9%
Education Management
3.9%
Other
76.7%
Nitro Productivity Suite
Information Technology and Services
11.0%
Construction
6.4%
Computer Software
6.4%
Financial Services
5.5%
Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
4.6%
Other
66.1%

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...

Anne H.
User in Outsourcing/Offshoring

This is a really easy package to use - there are tutorials but I've never needed them; just dived in and done what I wanted - such as producing PDFs from multiple pictures or documents, editing PDFs and using the 'quicksign' feature to automatically put a...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
GM
User in Marketing and Advertising

If you have never used it before, they don't really do a good job of explaining where everything is, and their user help information on their website is not very informational.

G
Consultant

Keeps crashing, I had it as standard for everything relevant, and it could sometimes take 5-10 mins to open a PDF.

GP
G2 User in Philanthropy

They gave so many warnings to get me to switch to Nitro Pro which was really annoying. I ended up switching back to the free version and am looking for a new pdf viewer/editor.

 
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
GM
User in Marketing and Advertising

If you have never used it before, they don't really do a good job of explaining where everything is, and their user help information on their website is not very informational.

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
G
Consultant

Keeps crashing, I had it as standard for everything relevant, and it could sometimes take 5-10 mins to open a PDF.

Nitro Productivity Suite
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Anne H.
User in Outsourcing/Offshoring

This is a really easy package to use - there are tutorials but I've never needed them; just dived in and done what I wanted - such as producing PDFs from multiple pictures or documents, editing PDFs and using the 'quicksign' feature to automatically put a...

Most Helpful Critical Review
GP
G2 User in Philanthropy

They gave so many warnings to get me to switch to Nitro Pro which was really annoying. I ended up switching back to the free version and am looking for a new pdf viewer/editor.

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