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Solutions to the End of Adobe Acrobat XI

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Adobe® Acrobat® XI is a PDF tool that allows one to edit, create, view and convert PDF files. With Adobe Acrobat, you can get security updates and technical support. However, Adobe Systems has announced that they will put an end of all support on October 15, 2017. End of support means that, you will not be able to receive the updates and get the technical assistance like before. Therefore, Adobe systems advise that one should upgrade to the latest Adobe Acrobat DC, which is enhanced with lots of features. In this article, we are going to discuss the best alternative to Adobe Acrobat XI and the disadvantages of Adobe Acrobat DC.

Part 1Best Solutions to the End of Adobe® Acrobat® XI

Due to this major announcement, you may look for alternative PDF software that offers the same features as Adobe Acrobat XI. PDFelement has been built with a great user interface that makes it easier to view PDF files, create PDF files or even convert them. When it comes to conversion this software over 300 formats of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Images, HTML, EBooks Rich Texts and Plain texts. Also, you can create PDF files from blank files, clipboards, images as well as combining the existing PDF files.

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Benefits of Using PDFelement 6 Professional:

  • It is integrated with all PDF tools.
  • Enhances OCR feature easily turn scanned PDF into editable PDF and it supports 25 OCR languages.
  • It is built with over 8000 library PDF form templates.
  • It lets you redact private information.
  • Although its free trial version may limit you to do much it never expires.
  • It is a multilingual interface that supports 8 languages like English UK, English US.
  • It is cost effective compared to Adobe Acrobat, which costs only $99.95.

PDFelement is a PDF editor that allows you to change texts, delete texts add texts, change images and inserts links to your PDF. It is built in a manner that allows you to paragraphs or line. You can also replace the font color and text of your PDF file. PDF element also supports re-modification of PDF pages. Not only does it allow you to add pages, delete pages but also. You can also create PDF fillable PDFs forms and scan non-fillable forms using its multi lingual OCR plugin. You can also export and import the data on the PDF forms easily.

Part 2Other Options for You

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1. Keep Using Adobe Acrobat XI

You may continue using your Adobe Acrobat XI in the future. But since Adobe will no longer provide any support since then, here are some problems you might come across:

2. Transition to Adobe Acrobat DC

Although Adobe Acrobat DC has good PDF features, it has a poor customer support due to its large customer base. Furthermore, Adobe Acrobat DC is very expensive compared to other PDF software that offers the same service. Take for instance Adobe Acrobat monthly billing is $14.99 and the annual billing is $179.88. The subscription mode is also an annoying part, which means if you ever late for your monthly bill for one second, you'll be banned from using any features of Adobe Acrobat DC.

Comparison of PDFelement 6 and Adobe Acrobat

Items PDFelement Adobe Acrobat Standard DC
Compatibility
Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP Mac OS X 10.10 or later
Windows 10/8/7
Create PDF
Create PDF almost from any source such as Microsoft Office, text, images, EPUB, webpage and more

Create PDF from documents and images

Edit Text and Images in PDF
Add, delete and modify texts and images in a PDF

Add, delete and modify PDF texts and images

Edit Pages in PDF
Insert, delete, crop, rotate, extract, replace, rearrange pages in a PDF

Insert, delete and organize pages in a PDF

PDF OCR
Turn Scanned PDF into editable files with OCR plugin. Over 20 OCR languages are supported
Annotate PDF
Markup PDF with highlight, sticky notes, comment box, free hand drawing etc.

Highlight text, add comments, draw shapes and free-hand markup

Split PDF
Separate PDF into multiple files

Split a PDF into multiple files

Combine PDFs
Combine multiple PDF files into one single file

Combine multiple PDFs together

Convert PDF
Convert PDF to editble Word, Excel, PowerPoint, RTF, text documents, image formats (JPG, TIFF, BMP, GIF, PNG) and EPUB, HTML

Only export PDF to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, RTF, JPEG, TIFF and PNG

Protect PDF
Protect PDF with open password and permission password to restrict unauthorized viewing, copying, editing and priting

Encrypt PDF with password to secure your document

Redact PDF
Permanently redact PDF to remove sensitive content from PDF
Bates Numbering
Add bates numbering to PDF for easily indexing legal documents
Sign PDF
Put electronic signatures on your PDF document

Electronically sign PDF documents

PDF Forms
Create fillable PDF forms and fill out both interactive and non-interactive forms

Create and fill out PDF forms

Compress PDF
Reduce PDF file size with offered or custom compression options

Optimize PDF to shrink file size

Share PDF
Send PDF by email or upload it to Dropbox for sharing

Share PDF via email and Adobe Cloud service

Print PDF
Print PDF with original formatting

Produce high quality printout

Price

$59.95 for Standard Version
$99.95 for Professional Version

$299 for full version

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Published: Jul 27,2017 20:38 pm / Updated: Aug 17,2017 15:41 pm

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