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A switch from Adobe Acrobat to Nitro can reduce your total cost of ownership for PDF productivity and eSigning—but that’s just the beginning.

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Introducing the Nitro Productivity Suite

Count on Nitro’s expertise

Whatever pain is driving you to find an Adobe Acrobat alternative, it’s likely something we’ve helped other customers overcome. From navigating the tricky renewal process to supporting strong adoption through change management, Nitro’s team of experts offers a wealth of proven solutions.

Get better value

By switching from Adobe Acrobat to Nitro, our customers not only get more—including unlimited eSignatures, analytics, and customer success—they reduce their spend as well.

Equip more users, more affordably

Simple, straightforward subscription plans make it possible to equip every knowledge worker with PDF productivity tools and unlimited electronic signatures.

We’ve started using Nitro within our organization and have been blown away by how much faster, more functional, and cost effective it is compared to what we used before.”

Enda Quain
Head of Technology Integration and Assurance, AIB

Provide the features users need

Nitro’s powerful feature set enables users to create, convert, edit, sign, and share PDFs, providing the familiar functionality found in Adobe Acrobat.

Drive fast adoption

Our Microsoft Office-style interface is familiar even to first-time users, and training resources explain how to accomplish old Adobe Acrobat workflows with Nitro.

We were searching for an alternative product to Adobe Acrobat, and we found that Nitro was the best product... and offered the same functionality as what we had in the past.”

Franz Glashüttner
Contract & License Manager, T-Mobile Austria

Deploy with ease

Nitro’s lightweight software, expert implementation support, and custom configuration options make deployment simple for a range of desktop and server environments.

Industry-leading customer support

The experts on Nitro’s Customer Success and Support teams are committed to helping you make the most of—and demonstrate return on—your Nitro investment.

Dealing with Nitro is a pleasure—they are not a faceless corporate entity, but engage with us proactively.”

Aiden Curran
IT Service Delivery Manager
Howden

Equip your teams with the tools they need.

Additional Resources

If you’re contemplating an alternative to Adobe Acrobat, be sure to strategically select the right solution for your organization. Here are a few resources to help.

9 Questions to Ask When Evaluating Document Productivity Software

How to effectively evaluate document productivity software and vendors.

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7 Reasons to Go 100% Digital with Nitro

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Nitro Productivity Suite vs. Adobe Acrobat Standard DC

Take a look and you’ll see that the Nitro Productivity Suite has the key features you and your users will need as your Adobe Acrobat alternative.

Adobe Acrobat® Standard DC Nitro Productivity Suite

Create PDF

Create PDFs from virtually any document, image, or file type
Drag-and-drop to create and combine PDFs
Insert, delete, and organize pages in a PDF
Combine multiple files and file types into one PDF
Enable add-ins to create PDFs directly from Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook
Integrate with SharePoint 365, OneDrive, Dropbox, Box, and Google Drive to create, open, and store PDFs
Batch-create PDF files
Create PDF portfolios that include various file types
Copy and paste selected parts of a PDF file with formatting intact No SharePoint

Convert PDF

Convert Word, PowerPoint, and Excel files to editable PDFs
Convert PDFs into editable Word, PowerPoint, and Excel files
Convert scanned documents into editable, searchable PDFs
Convert PDFs to JPEG, TIFF, and PNG image formats
Convert web pages to interactive PDFs, complete with links
Convert CAD files to PDFs
Extract text and images
PostScript-based document conversion
Convert any PDF file to PDF/A 1 and 2

eSign Documents

Apply your company's branding to eSignature workflows and email notifications
Signed documents included as email attachments
Apply your own electronic signature to PDFs
Digitally sign and certify documents
Send, track, and confirm electronic signatures with real-time notifications and document analytics
Easy mobile signing optimized for smartphones and tablets
Create eSignature templates for frequently used forms and documents
Create a library of team documents and templates
Set signing order for signature request recipients
Request unlimited legally binding electronic signatures from anyone

PDF Forms

Static XFA form support
PDF form creation and editing
Easily create, fill, sign, send, and store forms on the desktop or online

Protect PDF

Add password protection and permissions to PDFs
Create protected PDF files that restrict copying and editing
Encryption support for 64-, 128-, and 256-bit (with R6 support)
Work with digital signatures, including Chain of Trust support
Manage digital signature profiles and certificates
Create and manage digital IDs
Batch security
Document version tracking
Search and redact to permanently remove sensitive information from PDFs

Edit and OCR PDF

Insert and edit text and images
Insert and edit fonts, layouts, and pages
Optimize, shrink, and repair PDF files
Visual rotation of images and pages
Insert and edit bookmarks, links, headers, numbering, and watermarks
Smart Alignment tool
Copy and paste content between applications
Automatic text reflow and resize
Scanned image detection with automatic deskew
Insert and edit Bates numbering
Create searchable and editable PDFs from scans with OCR (Optical Character Recognition)

Review PDF

Highlight, cross out, and underline text with annotations
Create annotations using sticky notes, text boxes, call-outs, pencil, and shapes
Attach entire files as annotations
Sort, manage, filter, and summarize comments
Apply dynamic stamp annotations, which auto-populate specific information
Spell-check
Advanced search allows for increased precision and contextual results
Smart guidelines for Object Tool align shapes to ensure content is arranged properly
Compare PDF files

Easy-to-Use Interface

Home screen for quick access to recent documents and top workflows
Access documents quickly from your desktop, browser, or mobile device
Functional on touch-enabled devices
View Optional Content Group (OCG) layers
Drag-and-drop documents into multiple windows
Preview PDF files in Windows Explorer, Outlook, and web browsers
Compile the tools that comprise your common workflows into a customizable tab
Familiar Microsoft Office–style interface for easy adoption
Print alternatives suggested to help save time and paper
Add individual tools to the Home tab for quick access
Floating toolbar for easier access to editing tools

Simple IT Deployment and Management

SAML-based single sign-on (SSO)
Multi-tier two-factor authentication (2FA) options for eSignature workflows
Simplified serial/license management for desktop users
Lightweight deployment with thin, server, and desktop options
Invite and deactivate users online, and assign admin permissions as needed
NIST 800-53, HIPAA, SOC 2 Type 2 certified
Support for App-V and managed servers
Nitro Analytics provide insights into printing activity and document workflows*

Equip your teams with the tools they need.