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Do it all with PDF-XChange PRO

A product suite that includes all of the above PDF products and allows you to do pretty much whatever you want with PDFs

PRO PDF
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PDF-XChange Viewer

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PDF-XChange Editor

PDF-XChange Lite

PDF-XChange Standard

PDF-Tools

SDKs for PDFs: SDKs for Imaging: Clarion® SDKs:

PDF Related

Imaging Products

Clarion® Developers now have the choice of using our generic SDKs, or downloading our Clarion® specific SDKs which include extra Clarion® classes, templates and examples for fast and easy integration into their Clarion® based applications.

A Note About Product Bundles:

PDF-XChange Pro is actually a product suite that includes a PDF-XChange Standard, PDF-Tools & PDF-XChange Editor PRO.

PDF-Tools includes the PDF-XChange Editor PRO, but does not include the PDF-XChange Lite printer.

PDF-XChange Editor PRO includes the PDF-XChange Lite printer.

Download - Product Comparion Chart (PDF)

Headline Functionality PDF-XChange
Viewer
(Free)
PDF-XChange
Editor PRO
PDF-Tools PDF-XChange
Lite
PDF-XChange
Standard
PDF-XChange
PRO
Volume discounted license packs available: FREE

Single User Licenses
Starting at $43.50

Single User Licenses
Starting at $48.50

Single User Licenses
Starting at $24.00

Single User Licenses
Starting at $44.00

Single User Licenses
Starting at $79.50

Add and Apply Custom Stamps    
Add Bates Numbering support        
Add Clickable URL links to an existing PDF    
Add Document Information/Metadata/XP Metadata  
Add Hyperlink to a Page/File during conversion to PDF        
Add Image/Signature to a PDF Pages/Files    
Add Shapes & Objects to a PDF Page    
Add Watermarks (Text & Image)    
Add Overlays      
Add/Edit/Modify Bookmarks    Add Only
Advanced Memory Management    
Append/Insert New pages to an existing PDF    
Append/Insert Pages from one PDF file into another PDF file      
Automated Bookmarks Creation options - Enhanced      
Automated Email send via SMTP/MS MAPI compliant options  
Browser Integration (IE, Firefox etc)    
Combine PDFs open/closed pdfs      
Complete and save PDF Forms including form data    
Complete control over PDF creation properties     Limited
Complete Font Embedding control        
Comprehensive Job Management Features        
Control Resolution/Scaling      
Convert Image files to PDF - Raster/Metafile Image Formats  
Convert Images/Text direct to PDF (without using a 3rd party application)    
Convert MS Office Table of Contents (TOC)
'Clickable Links' to PDF
       
Convert PDF to .DOC/.RTF (no OCR capability)        
Convert PDF to Image Format
(Raster Formats only - BMP, JPEG, TIFF etc)
       
Create Job Profiles and save settings for later job specific use        
Delete, Rotate, Crop PDF pages    
Developers API available (subject to licensing)    
Digital Signature Support    
Edit PDF Content (Text-based pdfs)
*not scanned pdfs (image based)
     
Embedded Multimedia support      
Encryption/Security options  
Export Adobe Forms Data (to .FDF)    
Extract Content from PDF to Text/Image/PDF formats      
Extract PDF Page/File Image content to an Image File (BMP, JPEG, TIFF etc)        
Extract PDF Page/File, text content to a text file etc (no OCR capability)      
Extract PDF Pages to a new PDF file      
Font Embedding options - limited    
Graphics Downsampling options (Linear, Bilinear, Bicubic) also Colour -> Grayscale -> Mono options      
Group Operations with Annotations      
Headers/Footers Creation options - Enhanced      
Highlight/Cross Out/Underline existing PDF page text    
Image/Text Compression options when converting to PDF (JBIG2,JPEG,JPEG2000 Runlength, ZIP, LZW CCIT3/4) Auto Auto Auto
Include 'Clickable' URL links - embedded (e.g. 'Click Here') MS Office only        
Include 'Clickable' URL links - literal
(http://www.tracker-software.com)
 
Integrates w/ Translations tools like ABBYY Lingvo 12, Translate It!, etc    
ISO PDF/A 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 2u Specification Support Viewing Only Viewing Only    
Listen/Add Audio Comments      
Manipulate/Modify Existing PDF files Limited   Append/Prepend Only
Mark-Up, add Commenting Type etc on PDF Files    
Merge PDF files     Append/Prepend Only
Mirrored Printing Supported    
MS Office Toolbar Addin and integrate enhanced MSOffice  -> PDF functionality            
Multi Language UI support
Navigation Tools such as 'Loupe' and the 'Pan'  included    
nUp, Booklet, Brochure Page printing provided  
OCR image based PDFs to Text Searchable and Selectable PDF (not directly editable)    
Optimization/Compression control   Coming Soon         
Output Documents from any Windows application & create new PDF file            
Paper Settings/Custom Forms options        
PDF Document permissions support
PDF Encryption/Security Options including 40/128 bit RC4 and 128/256 bit AES Encryption
PDF File Optimization for advanced content control          
PDF Overlay Options (overlay one PDF onto another)        
PDF Specification Support (assumes latest is Acrobat XI - PDF spec 1.7)      
PDF User Defined File naming control via Macro/JavaScript rules      
Portable Version Available Coming Soon        
Re-Number Pages/Files    Using Header/Footer        
Re-Order Pages (Drag and Drop via Thumbnail View)      
Resolution - Max DPI output N/A N/A 2400  2400 2400  2400
Scaling allowed  N/A  N/A    
Scan Pages and create new file or add to an existing file          
Search PDF file for Text (Advanced and Simple)      
Spellchecking (Content & Annotations)          
Terminal Server/Citrix Compatible (non-virtualized)      
View PDF Pages/Files (Requires PDF-XChange Viewer/Editor installation)      
Volume discounted license packs available    
Windows OS/Support -  XP* Vista to Win 8 (32/64 bit)    

Important Notes:

Some features indicated may be in a bundled application included rather than the actual named application. e.g. Mark-up & Commenting functions available with all versions of PDF-XChange/PDF-Tools are provided in the PDF-XChange Viewer(free and PRO) - not in the Print driver or PDF-Tools applications directly.

We strongly advise all users to download and test the evaluation versions prior to purchase to avoid disappointment as refunds are only offered in the event serious and uncorrectable flaws are uncovered. All evaluation versions downloaded can be converted to licensed installations by simply re-installing the same download and inserting a legitimate serial number on request.

This product comparison chart is not an exhaustive list all features and functions - merely an indication of the minimum features provided within each product bundle available.