Compare PDFCreator vs PDFsam Basic

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comparison of PDFCreator vs. PDFsam Basic
based on data from user reviews. PDFCreator rates 4.4/5 stars with 55 reviews. PDFsam Basic rates 4.2/5 stars with 35 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

Pricing

 
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PDFCreator
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PDFsam Basic
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Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
9.4
9.1
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
9.0
9.0
Ease of Setup
Ease of SetupNot enough data availableNot enough data available
Ease of Admin
Ease of AdminNot enough data availableNot enough data available
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.6
7.3
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business WithNot enough data availableNot enough data available
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
7.6
8.4
Meets Requirements
PDFCreator
9.4
PDFsam Basic
9.1
Ease of Use
PDFCreator
9.0
PDFsam Basic
9.0
Ease of Setup
PDFCreator
Not enough data available
PDFsam Basic
Not enough data available
Ease of Admin
PDFCreator
Not enough data available
PDFsam Basic
Not enough data available
Quality of Support
PDFCreator
8.6
PDFsam Basic
7.3
Ease of Doing Business With
PDFCreator
Not enough data available
PDFsam Basic
Not enough data available
Product Direction (% positive)
PDFCreator
7.6
PDFsam Basic
8.4

Features

Organization
Protect
PDFCreator
8.9
PDFsam Basic
8.3
Document Management
PDFCreator
9.1
PDFsam Basic
9.0
Document Scanning
PDFCreator
8.7
PDFsam Basic
8.4
Editing History
PDFCreator
8.8
PDFsam Basic
8.2
Editing
Size
PDFCreator
8.4
PDFsam Basic
8.6
Edit Fields
PDFCreator
8.9
PDFsam Basic
7.7
New PDF
PDFCreator
9.2
PDFsam Basic
8.2
Field Functions
PDFCreator
8.8
PDFsam Basic
7.9
Annotate
PDFCreator
8.6
PDFsam Basic
8.2

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
42.6%
41.2%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
22.2%
38.2%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
35.2%
20.6%
PDFCreator
Small-Business
42.6%
Mid-Market
22.2%
Enterprise
35.2%
PDFsam Basic
Small-Business
41.2%
Mid-Market
38.2%
Enterprise
20.6%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Information Technology and Services
7.4%
Information Technology and Services
11.8%
 
Automotive
7.4%
Staffing and Recruiting
5.9%
 
Marketing and Advertising
5.6%
Marketing and Advertising
5.9%
 
Insurance
5.6%
E-Learning
5.9%
 
Food & Beverages
5.6%
Wholesale
2.9%
 
Other
68.5%
Other
67.6%
PDFCreator
Information Technology and Services
7.4%
Automotive
7.4%
Marketing and Advertising
5.6%
Insurance
5.6%
Food & Beverages
5.6%
Other
68.5%
PDFsam Basic
Information Technology and Services
11.8%
Staffing and Recruiting
5.9%
Marketing and Advertising
5.9%
E-Learning
5.9%
Wholesale
2.9%
Other
67.6%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Nisam v.
User in Design

Simplicity is the main reason to like this software.This software convert documents to jpg, png, pdf and more formats in a fast and simple way.This also help us to merge multiple documents to a single file.Also we can compress and resize images to reduce...

User in Higher Education

the ability to extract and rotate bits and pieces without moving unnecessary things makes life a lot easier. As a teacher, the software makes creating good presentations easy.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
Jenna L.
User

In terms of familiarity, everyone in the office already knew how to use adobe acrobat so while more expensive that just seemed like the better product option.

User in Computer Software

I dislike how some of the actions are way too confusing too do even though it's easy to find it on the dash board.

 
PDFCreator
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Nisam v.
User in Design

Simplicity is the main reason to like this software.This software convert documents to jpg, png, pdf and more formats in a fast and simple way.This also help us to merge multiple documents to a single file.Also we can compress and resize images to reduce...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jenna L.
User

In terms of familiarity, everyone in the office already knew how to use adobe acrobat so while more expensive that just seemed like the better product option.

PDFsam Basic
Most Helpful Favorable Review
User in Higher Education

the ability to extract and rotate bits and pieces without moving unnecessary things makes life a lot easier. As a teacher, the software makes creating good presentations easy.

Most Helpful Critical Review
User in Computer Software

I dislike how some of the actions are way too confusing too do even though it's easy to find it on the dash board.

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