Compare PDF Studio 2018, PDFelement, and Nitro Productivity Suite

Pricing

 
PDF Studio Standard
$89
PDFelement
$79 (Perpetual)
1 User
Individual Plan
$159.99 US
Perpetual
 
PDF Studio Pro
$129
PDFelement Pro
$129 (Perpetual)
1 User
Business Plan
Contact us
Subscription
 
PDFelement Business
20+ Licenses
Contact Sales
Enterprise Plan
Contact us
Subscription
 
PDFelement Pro Team
$3180 (Perpetual)
20 Users
 
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial
Free Trial
PDF Studio 2018
PDF Studio Standard
$89
PDF Studio Pro
$129
Free Trial Unavailable
PDFelement
PDFelement
$79 (Perpetual)1 User
PDFelement Pro
$129 (Perpetual)1 User
PDFelement Business
20+ LicensesContact Sales
PDFelement Pro Team
$3180 (Perpetual)20 Users
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
9.4
9.0
8.5
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.3
9.0
8.5
Ease of Setup
Ease of SetupNot enough data available
9.3
8.8
Ease of Admin
Ease of AdminNot enough data available
9.1
8.5
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.3
8.7
7.6
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business WithNot enough data available
9.1
8.4
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
10.0
9.2
7.0
Meets Requirements
PDF Studio 2018
9.4
PDFelement
9.0
Nitro Productivity Suite
8.5
Ease of Use
PDF Studio 2018
8.3
PDFelement
9.0
Nitro Productivity Suite
8.5
Ease of Setup
PDF Studio 2018
Not enough data available
PDFelement
9.3
Nitro Productivity Suite
8.8
Ease of Admin
PDF Studio 2018
Not enough data available
PDFelement
9.1
Nitro Productivity Suite
8.5
Quality of Support
PDF Studio 2018
8.3
PDFelement
8.7
Nitro Productivity Suite
7.6
Ease of Doing Business With
PDF Studio 2018
Not enough data available
PDFelement
9.1
Nitro Productivity Suite
8.4
Product Direction (% positive)
PDF Studio 2018
10.0
PDFelement
9.2
Nitro Productivity Suite
7.0

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
45.5%
71.0%
47.5%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
27.3%
14.6%
36.6%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
27.3%
14.4%
15.8%
PDF Studio 2018
Small-Business
45.5%
Mid-Market
27.3%
Enterprise
27.3%
PDFelement
Small-Business
71.0%
Mid-Market
14.6%
Enterprise
14.4%
Nitro Productivity Suite
Small-Business
47.5%
Mid-Market
36.6%
Enterprise
15.8%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Real Estate
9.1%
Information Technology and Services
7.6%
Information Technology and Services
11.0%
 
Pharmaceuticals
9.1%
Real Estate
4.2%
Construction
6.4%
 
Packaging and Containers
9.1%
Management Consulting
3.9%
Computer Software
6.4%
 
Information Technology and Services
9.1%
Higher Education
3.9%
Financial Services
5.5%
 
Higher Education
9.1%
Education Management
3.7%
Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
4.6%
 
Other
54.5%
Other
76.6%
Other
66.1%
PDF Studio 2018
Real Estate
9.1%
Pharmaceuticals
9.1%
Packaging and Containers
9.1%
Information Technology and Services
9.1%
Higher Education
9.1%
Other
54.5%
PDFelement
Information Technology and Services
7.6%
Real Estate
4.2%
Management Consulting
3.9%
Higher Education
3.9%
Education Management
3.7%
Other
76.6%
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
Antonio R.
User

It is so easy to combine multiple PDFs. You can even drag and drop a word document into the program and it will automatically convert it to a PDF. It is also very easy to rotate, delete, reorder and add pages. It has a lot of editing capabilities that are...

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...

Robrecht (Robert) H. P.
User in Human Resources

- It does generally what you might expect: adding / changing / deleting pages, adding/deleting bookmarks easily, filling in PDF-documents. - Digital signing works nicely. Even my bank accepts the digital signatures (authenticated with my electronic...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
Nakari H.
User

PDF Studio 2018 need to allow more customizing option to it's interface.

Administrator

The PDF converter does not work well and the pdf editor is really clumsy. I chose this product because of online reviews but have not had a great experience. I contacted customer support with my concerns and was given a discount to upgrade to PDFelement...

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.

 
PDF Studio 2018
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Antonio R.
User

It is so easy to combine multiple PDFs. You can even drag and drop a word document into the program and it will automatically convert it to a PDF. It is also very easy to rotate, delete, reorder and add pages. It has a lot of editing capabilities that are...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Nakari H.
User

PDF Studio 2018 need to allow more customizing option to it's interface.

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
Administrator

The PDF converter does not work well and the pdf editor is really clumsy. I chose this product because of online reviews but have not had a great experience. I contacted customer support with my concerns and was given a discount to upgrade to PDFelement...

Nitro Productivity Suite
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Robrecht (Robert) H. P.
User in Human Resources

- It does generally what you might expect: adding / changing / deleting pages, adding/deleting bookmarks easily, filling in PDF-documents. - Digital signing works nicely. Even my bank accepts the digital signatures (authenticated with my electronic...

Most Helpful Critical Review
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.

Screenshots

 
1 of 5
2 of 5
3 of 5
4 of 5
5 of 5
1 of 6
2 of 6
3 of 6
4 of 6
5 of 6
6 of 6
1 of 3
2 of 3
3 of 3

Videos

 No videos provided
No videos provided
PDF Studio 2018
No videos provided
PDFelement
Nitro Productivity Suite
No videos provided

Downloads

 No downloads providedNo downloads provided
PDF Studio 2018
No downloads provided
Nitro Productivity Suite
No downloads provided
Ask PDF Studio 2018 a QuestionContact PDF Studio 2018Request More InformationRequest More Information