Compare MadCap Flare vs PDF Forte

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comparison of MadCap Flare vs. PDF Forte
based on data from user reviews. MadCap Flare rates 4.4/5 stars with 217 reviews. PDF Forte rates 4.5/5 stars with 42 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

Pricing

 
Perpetual License
$1,799
USD
 
Free Trial
Free Trial Unavailable
MadCap Flare
Perpetual License
$1,799USD
Free Trial
PDF Forte
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.5
9.3
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
7.4
9.5
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
7.9
Not enough data available
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
7.8
Not enough data available
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.5
9.1
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.9
Not enough data available
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
8.1
9.7
Meets Requirements
MadCap Flare
8.5
PDF Forte
9.3
Ease of Use
MadCap Flare
7.4
PDF Forte
9.5
Ease of Setup
MadCap Flare
7.9
PDF Forte
Not enough data available
Ease of Admin
MadCap Flare
7.8
PDF Forte
Not enough data available
Quality of Support
MadCap Flare
8.5
PDF Forte
9.1
Ease of Doing Business With
MadCap Flare
8.9
PDF Forte
Not enough data available
Product Direction (% positive)
MadCap Flare
8.1
PDF Forte
9.7

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
15.2%
7.1%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
54.8%
38.1%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
30.0%
54.8%
MadCap Flare
Small-Business
15.2%
Mid-Market
54.8%
Enterprise
30.0%
PDF Forte
Small-Business
7.1%
Mid-Market
38.1%
Enterprise
54.8%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Computer Software
34.6%
Food Production
38.1%
 
Information Technology and Services
17.1%
Food & Beverages
21.4%
 
Writing and Editing
5.1%
Banking
9.5%
 
Internet
3.2%
Internet
4.8%
 
Computer & Network Security
3.2%
Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing
4.8%
 
Other
36.9%
Other
21.4%
MadCap Flare
Computer Software
34.6%
Information Technology and Services
17.1%
Writing and Editing
5.1%
Internet
3.2%
Computer & Network Security
3.2%
Other
36.9%
PDF Forte
Food Production
38.1%
Food & Beverages
21.4%
Banking
9.5%
Internet
4.8%
Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing
4.8%
Other
21.4%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Eric M.
Industry Analyst / Tech Writer in Computer Software

(1) Single-sourcing is a requirement when publishing similar content for multiple products or platforms. Flare has very robust features for sharing content like this, plus a comfy user interface that lets you make style changes while keeping the gritty...

Luisana l.
User

What I call the attention of this application is that it helps us to make better digitized documents, which gives us a greater clarity in the images and synchronization to organize our documents in a more orderly manner..

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
Industry Analyst / Tech Writer in Computer Software

There are a lot of weird, one off bugs that really impact QOL. The fact that topics marked as excluded in the TOC show up in the search panel SEVERELY impacts my life.

Aura M.
User

1.- the program seems not to be signed correctly since when installing windows it asks for authorization to carry out this action. 2.- the most important error or problem is that it does not work ... it installs without problem, but when you double click...

 
MadCap Flare
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Eric M.
Industry Analyst / Tech Writer in Computer Software

(1) Single-sourcing is a requirement when publishing similar content for multiple products or platforms. Flare has very robust features for sharing content like this, plus a comfy user interface that lets you make style changes while keeping the gritty...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Industry Analyst / Tech Writer in Computer Software

There are a lot of weird, one off bugs that really impact QOL. The fact that topics marked as excluded in the TOC show up in the search panel SEVERELY impacts my life.

PDF Forte
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Luisana l.
User

What I call the attention of this application is that it helps us to make better digitized documents, which gives us a greater clarity in the images and synchronization to organize our documents in a more orderly manner..

Most Helpful Critical Review
Aura M.
User

1.- the program seems not to be signed correctly since when installing windows it asks for authorization to carry out this action. 2.- the most important error or problem is that it does not work ... it installs without problem, but when you double click...

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