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side-by-side comparison of Foxit PDF SDK vs. PDFelement
based on preference data from user reviews. Foxit PDF SDK rates 4.6/5 stars with 25 reviews. By contrast, PDFelement rates 4.5/5 stars with 485 reviews. Each product's score is calculated with real-time data from verified user reviews, to help you make the best choice between these two options, and decide which one is best for your business needs.
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Foxit PDF SDK
Foxit PDF SDK
(25)
4.6 out of 5
Foxit PDF SDK
PDFelement
PDFelement
(485)
4.5 out of 5
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Foxit PDF SDK
Foxit PDF SDK
PDFelement
PDFelement
Market Segments
Foxit PDF SDK
Foxit PDF SDK
Mid-Market (48.0% of reviews)
PDFelement
PDFelement
Small-Business (69.7% of reviews)
Entry Level Price
Foxit PDF SDK
Foxit PDF SDK
No pricing information available
PDFelement
PDFelement
20+ Licenses Contact Sales

Foxit PDF SDK vs PDFelement

  • Reviewers felt that Foxit PDF SDK meets the needs of their business better than PDFelement.
  • When comparing quality of ongoing product support, reviewers felt that Foxit PDF SDK is the preferred option.
  • For feature updates and roadmaps, our reviewers preferred the direction of PDFelement over Foxit PDF SDK.
Categories
Shared Categories
Foxit PDF SDK
Foxit PDF SDK
PDFelement
PDFelement
Foxit PDF SDK and PDFelement are categorized as PDF Editor and Document Creation
Unique Categories
Foxit PDF SDK
Foxit PDF SDK is categorized as E-Signature
PDFelement
PDFelement is categorized as Desktop Publishing and Document Generation
Pricing
Foxit PDF SDK
Foxit PDF SDK Pricing
Free Trial
PDFelement
PDFelement Pricing
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
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Ratings
Meets Requirements
Foxit PDF SDK
Foxit PDF SDK
9.1
Responses: 23
PDFelement
PDFelement
9.0
Responses: 451
Ease of Use
Foxit PDF SDK
Foxit PDF SDK
9.3
Responses: 23
PDFelement
PDFelement
8.9
Responses: 454
Ease of Setup
Foxit PDF SDK
Foxit PDF SDK
Not enough data available
PDFelement
PDFelement
9.3
Responses: 149
Ease of Admin
Foxit PDF SDK
Foxit PDF SDK
Not enough data available
PDFelement
PDFelement
9.0
Responses: 147
Quality of Support
Foxit PDF SDK
Foxit PDF SDK
9.3
Responses: 17
PDFelement
PDFelement
8.7
Responses: 368
Ease of Doing Business With
Foxit PDF SDK
Foxit PDF SDK
Not enough data available
PDFelement
PDFelement
9.0
Responses: 140
Product Direction (% positive)
Foxit PDF SDK
Foxit PDF SDK
8.5
Responses: 23
PDFelement
PDFelement
9.0
Responses: 452
Features
Organization
Protect
Foxit PDF SDK
Foxit PDF SDK
Not enough data available
PDFelement
PDFelement
9.0
Responses: 117
Document Management
Foxit PDF SDK
Foxit PDF SDK
Not enough data available
PDFelement
PDFelement
8.7
Responses: 127
Document Scanning
Foxit PDF SDK
Foxit PDF SDK
Not enough data available
PDFelement
PDFelement
8.7
Responses: 119
Editing History
Foxit PDF SDK
Foxit PDF SDK
Not enough data available
PDFelement
PDFelement
8.8
Responses: 124
Editing
Size
Foxit PDF SDK
Foxit PDF SDK
Not enough data available
PDFelement
PDFelement
8.7
Responses: 135
Edit Fields
Foxit PDF SDK
Foxit PDF SDK
Not enough data available
PDFelement
PDFelement
8.5
Responses: 142
New PDF
Foxit PDF SDK
Foxit PDF SDK
Not enough data available
PDFelement
PDFelement
8.9
Responses: 135
Field Functions
Foxit PDF SDK
Foxit PDF SDK
Not enough data available
PDFelement
PDFelement
8.3
Responses: 133
Annotate
Foxit PDF SDK
Foxit PDF SDK
Not enough data available
PDFelement
PDFelement
8.7
Responses: 131
Reviewers' Company Size
Reviewers of Foxit PDF SDK were most often representing companies in the Mid-Market segment, while reviewers for PDFelement were more commonly in the Small-Business segment.
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
Foxit PDF SDK
Foxit PDF SDK
28.0%
PDFelement
PDFelement
69.7%
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
Foxit PDF SDK
Foxit PDF SDK
48.0%
PDFelement
PDFelement
15.2%
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
Foxit PDF SDK
Foxit PDF SDK
24.0%
PDFelement
PDFelement
15.2%
Reviewers' Industry
Foxit PDF SDK
Foxit PDF SDK Industry
Security and Investigations
8.0%
Marketing and Advertising
8.0%
Computer Software
8.0%
Professional Training & Coaching
4.0%
Primary/Secondary Education
4.0%
Other
68.0%
PDFelement
PDFelement Industry
Information Technology and Services
6.9%
Higher Education
5.5%
Education Management
5.3%
Real Estate
3.8%
Management Consulting
3.6%
Other
74.9%
Reviews
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Foxit PDF SDK
GC
User in Computer Software

It really helps my pdf work fast and marking things are really good which helps me identify the important thinngs and modify.

PDFelement
SALAMA Y.
Administrator in Higher Education

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
Foxit PDF SDK
GR
User in Graphic Design

It has its issues and glitches. While it is free, you do get what you pay for. It doesn't have nearly the support or capabilities as other PDF readers do.

PDFelement
G
Consultant in Retail

The concept of PDFelement is noteworthy. But the fun stops there. The software, aside from saying it was beta tested, is big ridden and at bit on the 'hard to use' side. Software, especially, business tools are supposed to reduce the time it takes to...

Discussions
Foxit PDF SDK
Foxit PDF SDK Discussions
Monty the Mongoose crying
Foxit PDF SDK has no discussions with answers
PDFelement
PDFelement Discussions
What is the best way to get good quality conversions from PDFs to Word documents that have complicated pictures and text?
2 comments
Matthew M.
MM
It's unlikely you'll find anything which can perfectly differentiate between legitimate text and random blemishes / marks. I would suggest using PDFelement's...Read more
Does the perpetual license for one user include future upgrades or do upgrades have to be purchased?
2 comments
SK
Susan, for a definitive answer you might want to contact the publisher, but in my experience a perpetual license includes support and upDATES but not version...Read more
What languages PDFelement available in?
1 comment
Offical Response from PDFelement
PDFelement supports 9 different languages like English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Russian, Japanese, and Dutch.Read more
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