Has Adobe Acrobat’s price tag prohibited you from equipping more users or consumed an unnecessarily large portion of your IT budget?
Have you ever felt like just a transaction to Adobe? Or perhaps had difficulty receiving customer support for your Adobe Acrobat deployment?
Have you ever worried about the prospect of software compliance audits and their impact on your budget and workforce?
Have you ever been frustrated by Adobe Acrobat’s licensing structure and wished you could have more flexibility?
Nitro’s affordable price point makes it realistic to equip every knowledge worker with tools for PDF productivity and unlimited electronic signatures.
Offering powerful tools to create, convert, edit, and share PDFs, Nitro Pro equips users with the functionality they use most in Adobe Acrobat—and none of the features they don’t—for lightweight software that both end users and IT will love.
With Nitro Pro, the intuitive Microsoft Office–style interface eliminates the learning curve so that even first-time users can accomplish their document workflows quickly and easily.
Nitro’s lightweight software and skilled implementation experts make deployment simple and customizable for a wide range of desktop and server environments.
We work with our customers to create easy-to-understand, mutually beneficial agreements that fulfill each company’s unique business priorities.
Unlike other software companies, including Adobe, Nitro has never audited a single customer—one of the many byproducts of treating every customer relationship like a partnership, not just a transaction.
Whether your users need basic PDF productivity features like creation, conversion, and editing or more advanced tools like batch processing and electronic signature workflows, the Nitro Productivity Suite is the best alternative to Adobe Acrobat Standard DC.
|Adobe Acrobat® Standard DC||Nitro Pro 12|
|NEW Print-reduction suggestions|
|User-friendly Microsoft Office® 2016–style ribbon UI|
|Smart Tips provide contextual help|
|Add Tools feature enables customization of Home tab|
|Multi-window management enables many windows to be created|
|Drag-and-drop individual pages between open documents in different windows|
|Drag-and-drop tabs to view documents in a new window|
|Product Tour for faster user onboarding|
|Tab-based file handling|
|Microsoft Outlook® plugin to create PDFs from email|
|Floating toolbar for easier access to editing and revision tools|
|Batch processing: Print, secure, and convert hundreds of documents at a time|
|Create PDFs from 300+ file types (with source application installed)|
|One-click drag-and-drop creation (desktop or application window)|
|Drag-and-drop a combination of multiple file types into one PDF|
|PDF form creation and editing|
|Batch create PDF files|
|IMPROVED Convert PDFs to and from Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as image formats|
|CAD support enables high-quality rendering of computer-aided design (CAD) drawings|
|PostScript-based document conversion to optimize PDF output quality|
|Extract text and images|
|Convert any PDF file to PDF/A 1 & 2 for long-term archiving|
|Insert and edit text, including font, size, color, and more|
|Edit images and pages|
|Edit image properties, including brightness, contrast, colors, and more|
|Insert and edit Bates numbering/stamping|
|Optimize, shrink, and repair PDF files|
|Measure distance, area, and perimeter|
|Customizable layout and printing options, including Booklet and Multiple Pages|
|Large-format printing support for large page sizes|
|High-fidelity OCR for better accuracy in document layout and design|
|Create searchable, editable PDFs from scanned image text|
|Scanned image detection|
|Highlight, cross out, and underline text annotations|
|Attach files as annotations|
|Sort, manage, filter, and summarize comments|
|Apply Dynamic Stamp annotations, including auto-populating author, date, time, and more|
|Compare PDF files to easily identify visual and content differences|
|IMPROVED Digitally sign, certify, and QuickSign® PDF files|
|Mobile signing experience|
|Create Digital Signature Profiles for one-step application of digital signatures|
|Capture signatures with webcam|
|NEW Sharepoint 365 and OneDrive for Business connectors|
|IMPROVED Add custom company branding to automated activity and signature request emails|
|IMPROVED Integration with Worksite document management system||Requires plugin|
|Convert, compress, and combine PDFs in any web browser|
|Save and store documents online to Google Drive, DropBox, and Box||Not Google Drive|
|Request and receive secure, legally binding electronic signatures (eSignatures)||Requires subscription add-on|
|Invite others to review and mark up online|
|Share documents securely with others online|
|NEW Chain of Trust support for digital signatures|
|Microsoft RMS 2.0 support to secure CAD drawings|
|Microsoft RMS 2.0 support for protected PDF and PPDF files|
|Add password protection and permissions to PDF files|
|Redact content and document metadata from PDF files|
|Support for 64-, 128-, and 256-bit (with R6 Support) encryption|
|Batch security: Specify and execute a set of security commands to multiple files at once|
|Mac & iOS devices|
|Install within thin environments (Terminal Server)|
|Install within virtualized environments (Microsoft App-V and VMware® ThinApp®)|
|Install size less than 450MB||> 4.5 GB|
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