ScanSoft PDF Converter

ScanSoft PDF Converter 8.0

Converts, edits and manages PDF documents
3.4  (16 votes)
8.0 (See all)

The suite works with PDF documents: converts, edits and copies them. It supports multiple output formats and optionally transforms PDFs into Corel WordPerfect or Microsoft Office documents. Write and edit texts, change its background, select fonts, etc.

Scansoft (or Nuance) PDF Converter 3 is a useful utility for converting documents to PDF files and PDF files to full format documents, spreadsheets and forms, preserving the original formattings and all the graphics. Capability of auto-filling forms and generating templates for similar files conversions. Mark-up and comments tools. and security features are added to this version.

Output files can be read, processed or printed by any PDF viewer. It supports PDF/A and PDF XML tags.

Scansoft PDF Converter 3 is able to create a PDF document from almost all the Microsoft Windows application, preserving the original document layout.

The PDF documents are much smaller than original files, supporting standard industry compression factors and options. The resulting PDF document can be protected by password and encryption, so security is highly increased.

Multiple files can be converted at once by using the supported batch conversion option. Draging and droping documents to the batch conversion list or selection of pages to be converted, make easier the conversion process from several files or a long original document.

More then one document can be converted to a single combined PDF output file (different types included). Multiple documents can also be merged into a single PDF file, page by page.

The application can convert, in automatic mode, PDF files and get themm aded as attachment to email messages.

User can create stamps and watermarks and apply those to the output documents.

The application can be installed as a virtual printer into all the printable documents and be called from the printer dialog interface. PDF page orientation, graphic resolutio and page size can be selected by the user, before conversion is made.

The built-in PDF Converter Assistant accelerates the conversion process, without the need of opening the document in the native application.

Ignacio Solves
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Review summary


  • Powerful and complete for an affordable price


  • Sometimes the original format is not completely recovered
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