Solved

Nuance versus Wondershare PDF editor

Posted on 2014-09-23
1
1,000 Views
Last Modified: 2014-10-09
Has anyone used the PDF advanced from Nuance and PDF editor from Wondershare? which one is better (more features including OCR editing) and more recommended as an alternative to Adobe Acrobat professional?

http://www.wondershare.com/pdf-editor/

http://www.nuance.com/for-business/document-imaging-and-scanning/power-pdf-converter-advanced/index.htm
0
Comment
Question by:grnow
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
1 Comment
 
LVL 53

Accepted Solution

by:
Joe Winograd, EE MVE earned 500 total points
ID: 40339491
I've been using Nuance's Power PDF Advanced since it was first released. I started with the 30-day free trial and then acquired a license. I really like the product — I think it is excellent! I've published one article and two videos here at EE about it. The article is Batch Conversion of PDF and TIFF files via Command Line Interface:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Web_Development/Document_Imaging/A_13696-Batch-Conversion-of-PDF-and-TIFF-files-via-Command-Line-Interface.html

The videos are 5-minute Micro Tutorials called Bates Stamping/Numbering of PDF Files with Power PDF Advanced:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/VP_228.html

and Convert Scanned Image-Only PDF Files to PDF Searchable Image Files via OCR with Power PDF Advanced:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/VP_235.html

I tested the free trial of Wondershare's PDF Editor and did not like it as much as Power PDF Advanced. However, that is somewhat of an unfair comparison, as I did not use PDF Editor very heavily — I stopped using it after a short while and did not buy a license. I hope some other folks jump in who have made heavier, production use of PDF Editor. Will be interesting to see what they have to say. But I continue to be very pleased with Power PDF Advanced and I do think that it represents a reasonably priced alternative to Acrobat Professional (a good example is Bates Numbering, which is available only in Acrobat Pro, not Acrobat Standard — but note that it's available only in Power PDF Advanced, not Power PDF Standard). All of that said, I do a lot of work with PDF files, so I also have licensed copies of Acrobat Standard X and Acrobat Professional XI. Sometimes you just can't beat the "real deal". :)  Regards, Joe
0

Featured Post

Revamp Your Training Process

Drastically shorten your training time with WalkMe's advanced online training solution that Guides your trainees to action.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

The Adobe PDF proprietary file format is recognized as secure and formulated. But these PDF files are also prone to corruption and any external threat like virus attacks, improper storage can hit PDF file integrity.This type of damages can make cruc…
PaperPort (http://www.nuance.com/for-individuals/by-product/paperport/index.htm) is among the most important applications that I run on my Windows computers. I use it every day, for nearly all of my document and photo scanning, as well as most of my…
In this second video of the Xpdf series, we discuss and demonstrate the PDFimages utility, which, in a single command, is able to extract all the images from a PDF file and save each one in a separate image file (PBM, PPM, or JPG). Download and inst…
In a recent question (https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/28997919/Pagination-in-Adobe-Acrobat.html) here at Experts Exchange, a member asked how to add page numbers to a PDF file using Adobe Acrobat XI Pro. This short video Micro Tutorial sh…

733 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question