The experts’ pick for the best Adobe Acrobat alternative

Recently named “Best PDF Editor” by PC Advisor, Nuance Power PDF is the ultimate PDF solution. Perfect for the individual or the enterprise, Power PDF lets you create, edit, annotate and share PDF documents. Power PDF is exceptionally easy to use, and comes at a fraction of the price you’d expect with a perpetual license approach you'll love.

There’s a reason why two-thirds of the Fortune 100 trust Nuance solutions

There are many options today, but only one makes sense: Nuance Power PDF

Power PDF provides the ease of use and the advanced functionality to do the job correctly—at a price that makes sense. See why switching from Adobe Acrobat or other less‑than‑capable PDF tools is a good business decision.

Power PDF Standard
Power PDF Standard
Simple & fast PDF editing

Powerful features you need, without features you don’t—at a price that makes sense.

Create, convert, combine, edit, assemble, fill forms and share PDF files.

Convert documents into PDFs using scanning or OCR processes.

Take advantage of an easy-to-use, Office-style interface to help everyone get up to speed quickly.

Power PDF Advanced
Power PDF Advanced
Our most feature rich edition

Includes all of the features of Power PDF Standard. Power PDF Advanced also delivers additional features to support business connectivity, connectivity, collaboration, security and redaction.

Access documents anywhere, anytime on your network or in the cloud.

One-time license and maintenance model with a lower overall cost than standard subscription pricing.

Power PDF Advanced: Volume Licensing
Power PDF Advanced: Volume Licensing
Cost effective, network-wide deployment

Enterprise deployment package with a single license to manage.

Reduce overall TCO with fewer products to manage and streamlined user support.

Save on software licensing compared to subscription models without the risk of license audits.

Find the right PDF solution

Feature Power PDF Standard Power PDF Advanced Power PDF Advanced: Volume Licensing
Easy-to-use, Office-style interface optimized for Windows 10 and touchscreen devices.      
Create and compile PDF files from almost any document or file type, including multiple files into a single PDF.      
Easily convert PDF files to other formats including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, images and more.      
Convert JPG files to PDF or convert PDF to JPG.      
Digital and stamp-based signatures for PDF documents.      
Edit and enhance PDF documents to change text, pictures, add annotations, apply stamps and more.      
Take advantage of cloud connectivity to popular services such as Box, Evernote, Google Drive and Microsoft OneDrive.      
Connect to popular enterprise document management systems such as SharePoint, NetDocuments, OpenText eDOCS, OpenText Enterprise Connect, HP WorkSite, Livelink, Therefore, Worldox, EMC Documentum, and Xerox DocuShare.      
Redact (black out or white out) sensitive information from documents.      
Apply Bates stamping to a single document or a complete set of documents.      
Automate PDF creation jobs using a watched folder.      
Volume discounts available      
Supports Citrix, Microsoft App-V and Windows Server network deployment.      
Comes with customization kit for more flexible configuration.      
MSRP $149.00 $225.00 Call for a quote
Fast, easy conversion

Creating and converting PDF files has never been easier

As the #1 alternative to Adobe Acrobat, Power PDF combines ease-of-use with powerful tools to create, edit, convert, annotate, combine and manage PDF documents. Combine documents of any file type into a single PDF or convert PDF files to other formats including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, images and more.

Power PDF Family: fast, easy conversion

The fastest, most accurate PDF solution on the market


With 99.9% OCR accuracy and the industry’s fastest conversion speeds, Power PDF faithfully reproduces complex layouts—even those with columns, tables and graphics—much more accurately than other PDF solutions. This superior conversion accurately transforms PDFs into full editable formats in a single click.

Total cost of ownership (TCO)

Tangible business savings on more than licensing

From productivity gains to lower licensing and IT support costs and even perpetual licenses, Power PDF helps achieve budget savings and a lower TCO.


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