eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Adobe Acrobat Alternatives

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2012-05-28
 
 
 

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Adobe Acrobat Alternatives

ABBYY PDF Transformer 2.0 Pro can be used for basic PDF conversion and creation. The $99 utility can also convert image-only PDF files into searchable PDFs.

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Adobe Acrobat Alternatives

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Adobe Acrobat Alternatives - Converting Documents with ABBYY

ABBYY PDF Transformer 2.0 can also convert PDF files into editable Microsoft Word, Excel, HTML and TXT formats. Here, we have converted a PDF created using Adobes Acrobat into a Microsoft Word 2003 document.

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Adobe Acrobat Alternatives - Converting Documents with ABBYY

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Adobe Acrobat Alternatives - Document Controls

Users who want to send their documents to others can use ABBYYs document controls to restrict access to the documents. For example, we were able to restrict who could open our documents by password-protecting them.

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Adobe Acrobat Alternatives - Document Controls

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Adobe Acrobat Alternatives - ScanSoft PDF Converter Professional 4

ScanSoft PDF Converter Professional 4 is a more business-oriented PDF application that allows for editing, creating and converting PDFs. ScanSoft PDF Converter Professional 4 offers many of the same features found in Adobes Acrobat.

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Adobe Acrobat Alternatives - ScanSoft PDF Converter Professional 4

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Adobe Acrobat Alternatives - Converting Documents with ScanSoft

Like the ABBYY program, ScanSoft PDF Converter Professional 4 can also be used to convert PDF files into editable Microsoft Word, Excel, HTML and TXT formats. When we converted our test PDF into Microsoft Word, however, ScanSoft was the only one that kept

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Adobe Acrobat Alternatives - Converting Documents with ScanSoft

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Adobe Acrobat Alternatives - Multiple File Formats

ScanSoft has the ability to create PDFs using multiple files in multiple file formats.

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Adobe Acrobat Alternatives - Multiple File Formats

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