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Adobe Acrobat DC Alternatives & Competitors

(1,726)4.5 out of 5

Looking for alternatives to Adobe Acrobat DC? Tons of people want Document Creation Software. What's difficult is finding out whether or not the software you choose is right for you. Google Docs, Microsoft Word, Foxit PhantomPDF, and PDFelement are the most popular alternatives and competitors to Adobe Acrobat DC.

Top Alternatives to Adobe Acrobat DC

  • Google Docs
  • Microsoft Word
  • Foxit PhantomPDF
  • PDFelement
  • Nitro Productivity Suite

Top 20 Alternatives & Competitors to Adobe Acrobat DC

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  1. Google Docs

    (5,456)4.7 out of 5

    Work Together Better with Google Docs. Create or upload documents, spreadsheets and presentations with Google Docs. Share securely.

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  2. Work Together Better with Google Docs. Create or upload documents, spreadsheets and presentations with Google Docs. Share securely.

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    AF
    I like how it can make pdfs without special authoring software from Adobe. I also like how it's free and can open word docx files. Overall speedy and good design and it seems to auto save a bit so...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Adobe Acrobat DC, Google Docs is:

    More usable
    Better at support
    Easier to set up
    #2
    #2
  3. Microsoft Word

    (642)4.7 out of 5

    Polished documents, anytime, anywhere, on all of your devices

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  4. Polished documents, anytime, anywhere, on all of your devices

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    Ravi T.
    RT
    Word has come a long way if you look at their history. I have seen Word evolve into the beautiful word editor it is right now. Word makes a lot of my workflow easier. Formatting of header is easier...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Adobe Acrobat DC, Microsoft Word is:

    More usable
    Better at support
    Easier to admin
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    #3
    #3
  5. Foxit PhantomPDF

    (544)4.6 out of 5
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    Intuitive and easy to use, FoxIt PhantomPDF is a powerful, fast, secure, and affordable PDF editor for anyone who needs to convert, create, collaborate, or edit PDF files.

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  6. Intuitive and easy to use, FoxIt PhantomPDF is a powerful, fast, secure, and affordable PDF editor for anyone who needs to convert, create, collaborate, or edit PDF files.

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    Joshua F.
    JF
    I like the multifunctionality and the diverse ways in which you can accomplish some of the most important business tasks. For example, when I create a pdf, I frequently have to purge the code from...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Adobe Acrobat DC, Foxit PhantomPDF is:

    Better at support
    Easier to do business with
    Easier to set up
    #4
    #4
  7. PDFelement

    (485)4.5 out of 5
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    Create, edit, convert, annotate, protect, merge, watermark, compress, and sign PDF files in a better way.

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  8. Create, edit, convert, annotate, protect, merge, watermark, compress, and sign PDF files in a better way.

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    Joanne M.
    JM
    It would be ideal to scan the document and convert it to pdf. I use it every day. Converting other files such as Word, Excel etc. is also very useful. Then I can edit any PDF document in the...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Adobe Acrobat DC, PDFelement is:

    Easier to set up
    Better at support
    Easier to do business with
    #5
    #5
  9. Nitro Productivity Suite

    (177)4.2 out of 5
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    Reduce printing and enable 100% digital workflows with the only integrated solution that combines powerful PDF productivity tools and unlimited electronic signatures. It's productivity unleashed!

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  10. Reduce printing and enable 100% digital workflows with the only integrated solution that combines powerful PDF productivity tools and unlimited electronic signatures. It's productivity unleashed!

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    TC
    Easy to use, very similar to Adobe. Great functionality. OCR converting.

    Reviewers say compared to Adobe Acrobat DC, Nitro Productivity Suite is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to do business with
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    #6
  11. FineReader PDF 15

    (90)4.5 out of 5
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    FineReader is an all-in-one OCR and PDF software application designed to increase business productivity. It provides easy-to-use tools to access and modify information locked in paper-based documents and PDFs.

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  12. FineReader is an all-in-one OCR and PDF software application designed to increase business productivity. It provides easy-to-use tools to access and modify information locked in paper-based documents and PDFs.

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    MH
    Accuracy, ability to select speed vs. accuracy settings (useful when you have high-quality 12 point material so the engine doesn't need extra "thinking" time). Ability to edit a PDF to make a minor...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Adobe Acrobat DC, FineReader PDF 15 is:

    Easier to admin
    Easier to set up
    Easier to do business with
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    #7
  13. PDF-XChange Editor

    (55)4.5 out of 5

    The smallest, fastest, most feature-rich FREE PDF editor/viewer available! Create, View, Edit, Annotate, OCR and Digitally Sign PDF files plus much more..

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  14. The smallest, fastest, most feature-rich FREE PDF editor/viewer available! Create, View, Edit, Annotate, OCR and Digitally Sign PDF files plus much more..

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    UT
    Absolutely nothing is good about this program.

    Reviewers say compared to Adobe Acrobat DC, PDF-XChange Editor is:

    Better at support
    More usable
    Easier to admin
    #8
    #8
  15. Soda PDF Anywhere

    (41)4.3 out of 5

    An affordable and highly powerful PDF software.

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  16. An affordable and highly powerful PDF software.

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    UO
    You can edit all PDF documents that you have. You can edit the text, the paragrafs, all the tables.
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  17. Drawboard PDF

    (23)4.3 out of 5

    Designed to replace pen and paper, an extensive array of tools and intuitive interface make Drawboard PDF the #1 rated engineering productivity app on the Windows Store.

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  18. Designed to replace pen and paper, an extensive array of tools and intuitive interface make Drawboard PDF the #1 rated engineering productivity app on the Windows Store.

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    Corey W.
    CW
    Drawboard PDF is light-weight, but is packed with features. I love that you can easily collapse or expand the tool panel and move it around. I also like that you can add preset sizes, colors,...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Adobe Acrobat DC, Drawboard PDF is:

    Better at support
    More usable
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    #10
  19. Conga Document Generation

    (484)4.4 out of 5
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    Conga Document Generation makes it easy for Salesforce.com users to create sophisticated documents and reports using their data in Salesforce CRM with just a few clicks.

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  20. Conga Document Generation makes it easy for Salesforce.com users to create sophisticated documents and reports using their data in Salesforce CRM with just a few clicks.

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    Mohit M.
    MM
    1) Use of word templates 2) Easy structure of procedures to follow 3) Data extraction tool giving query alias wise data 4) Conga Support team providing quick, polite and useful responses 5)...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Adobe Acrobat DC, Conga Document Generation is:

    Better at support
    Easier to do business with
    #11
    #11
  21. PDF Studio

    (11)4.5 out of 5

    PDF Studio is an easy to use, full-featured PDF editing software that is a reliable alternative to Adobe Acrobat and provides all PDF functions needed at a fraction of the cost. PDF Studio maintains full compatibility with the PDF Standard.

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  22. PDF Studio is an easy to use, full-featured PDF editing software that is a reliable alternative to Adobe Acrobat and provides all PDF functions needed at a fraction of the cost. PDF Studio maintains full compatibility with the PDF Standard.

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    UH
    It offers the same features as more expensive productivity suites, but at a much more reasonable price

    Reviewers say compared to Adobe Acrobat DC, PDF Studio is:

    Better at meeting requirements
    Better at support
    #12
    #12
  23. OmniPage

    (14)3.6 out of 5

    OmniPage solutions offer industry-leading optical character recognition (OCR) for fast, easy, accurate document conversion. Now you can instantly turn paper and digital documents into files you can edit, search and share securely.

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  24. OmniPage solutions offer industry-leading optical character recognition (OCR) for fast, easy, accurate document conversion. Now you can instantly turn paper and digital documents into files you can edit, search and share securely.

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    Caitlin R.
    CR
    I use omniPage daily for hours at a time. My job is providing digitally accessible books for students and OmniPage works wonders turning PDFS into computer readable documents. It allows us to set...Read more
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    #13
  25. Smallpdf

    (70)4.4 out of 5

    Smallpdf is the first PDF software you will actually like. It allows to compress, convert, edit, merge, split, sign and unlock PDFs both online and offline.

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  26. Smallpdf is the first PDF software you will actually like. It allows to compress, convert, edit, merge, split, sign and unlock PDFs both online and offline.

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    Bill N.
    BN
    The breadth of services available, complete suite of functions. One can merge pdfs, add or delete pages, compress files, convert to other formats - or convert from other formats to pdf, in a very...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Adobe Acrobat DC, Smallpdf is:

    More usable
    Better at support
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    #14
  27. Quip

    (962)4.2 out of 5
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    Quip is where you create, document, discuss, and organize the stuff that your team works on.

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  28. Quip is where you create, document, discuss, and organize the stuff that your team works on.

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    Patrick S.
    PS
    Ease of use. There is nothing that Quip does that is revolutionary or groundbreaking, but, like the iPhone or a Mac, it just works. Collaboration through comments, review, approvals, etc. are very...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Adobe Acrobat DC, Quip is:

    Better at support
    Easier to set up
    Easier to do business with
    #15
    #15
  29. Dropbox Paper

    (4,424)4.1 out of 5

    Paper is a lightweight, web-based, word processing tool from Dropbox.

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  30. Paper is a lightweight, web-based, word processing tool from Dropbox.

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    UM
    That you can send large files to clients easily or sales reps from the company. Also we do not have to be granted access to view a Dropbox link as long as you have an active account.

    Reviewers say compared to Adobe Acrobat DC, Dropbox Paper is:

    Better at support
    More usable
    #16
    #16
  31. pdfFiller

    (459)4.6 out of 5
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    pdfFiller is a comprehensive online document management platform that provides the services of an online editor, cloud storage platform, and a signature request manager all in one package. Since 2008, pdfFiller has been allowing customers to fill and send any PDF form online. Over 2 million people access the site every year, and our customers fill 20,000 forms a day.

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  32. pdfFiller is a comprehensive online document management platform that provides the services of an online editor, cloud storage platform, and a signature request manager all in one package. Since 2008, pdfFiller has been allowing customers to fill and send any PDF form online. Over 2 million people access the site every year, and our customers fill 20,000 forms a day.

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    Easy to use, multiple features to make your PDF needs Easy

    Reviewers say compared to Adobe Acrobat DC, pdfFiller is:

    Easier to do business with
    Better at support
    Easier to admin
    #17
    #17
  33. Pages

    (262)4.3 out of 5

    Pages for Mac is a powerful word processor that gives you everything you need to create documents that look beautiful.

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  34. Pages for Mac is a powerful word processor that gives you everything you need to create documents that look beautiful.

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    Brigitte Y.
    BY
    When it comes to word processors, the one that’s most commonly used is Microsoft Word, especially in business settings. The choice of word processors can be related to the popular brands for...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Adobe Acrobat DC, Pages is:

    Better at support
    Easier to set up
    More usable
    #18
    #18
  35. Xodo

    (12)4.1 out of 5

    Xodo lets users edit, annotate, sign, and share PDFs on desktop, mobile, and web.

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  36. Xodo lets users edit, annotate, sign, and share PDFs on desktop, mobile, and web.

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    Amanda L.
    AL
    I love that it's free, but also that it's really intuitive and clean-looking.

    Reviewers say compared to Adobe Acrobat DC, Xodo is:

    More usable
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  37. Inkscape

    (308)4.4 out of 5

    Inkscape is a free, open source vector editing program.

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  38. Inkscape is a free, open source vector editing program.

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    JC
    It is by far, one of the most significant vector graphics software I have used since my early Adobe Suite and CorelDraw days; before they migrated to encouraging cloud-based subscription...Read more
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  39. Easy PDF

    (317)4.5 out of 5

    Easy PDF is 15 tools in one. It's totally free and anonymous, you can convert files without limits and email registration. Convert PDF to most popular file formats and vice versa. Merge, compress and split PDFs.

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  40. Easy PDF is 15 tools in one. It's totally free and anonymous, you can convert files without limits and email registration. Convert PDF to most popular file formats and vice versa. Merge, compress and split PDFs.

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    Andres C.
    AC
    Easy PDF es un potente conversor de archivos PDF para cualquier otro tipo de formatos de archivo que se puedan utilizar en documentos, sencillamente he quedado maravillado con lo optimizado de la...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Adobe Acrobat DC, Easy PDF is:

    More usable
    Better at support