Foxit PhantomPDF

Foxit PhantomPDF 8.0.1.628

Excellent alternative to Adobe Acrobat

Foxit PhantomPDF is a PDF creator, editor and reader that’s got all of the tools, but none of the bloat. View full description

PROS

  • Includes a handy bunch of tools
  • Installs PDF virtual printer
  • Light on resources
  • Nicely designed interface
  • Good security options
  • Create PDFs from scratch or from Office documents

CONS

  • Doesn't really include any new, original features

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Foxit PhantomPDF is a PDF creator, editor and reader that’s got all of the tools, but none of the bloat.

Like Foxit’s other PDF apps, Foxit PhantomPDF is a lovely program to use. It’s light on resources and quick to install. Once it’s up and running, there’s a tutorial and a welcome wizard, as well as lots of help and online resources. Thanks to this ease of use and excellent planning, using Foxit PhantomPDF is a really pleasant experience.

Creating PDFs To start creating PDFs from scratch, you’ll need to use the Foxit PhantomPDF Advanced Editor – basically an editing app that allows you to create a PDF as easily as making a Word or other document. You’ll be able to add text, graphics, images and more, all from within a very easy-to-use interface. What’s more, you can create PDFs from common Microsoft Office programs, like Word and PowerPoint, in just one click.

Editing PDFs Foxit PhantomPDF also helps you out when it comes to editing PDFs, whether on a document level, like when you want to remove or replace pages, or on a content level, like when you want to add stamps, correct text or add images such as stamps and comments. All these tools are available across Foxit PhantomPDF’s top menu, while right clicking will bring up even more options.

Reading PDFs If you want to carry out simpler tasks, like reading a document in PDF format, Foxit PhantomPDF can help you out. There are a selection of viewing modes, bookmarking, excellent full screen navigation, and more.

In all, Foxit PhantomPDF is a fantastic app, with all the functionality you’ll need from a full PDF creation and editing app. It’s smooth, easy to use and, all in all, great investment.

Ideal for any size business

Ideal for groups of all sizes, this full featured solution to create, edit, comment, collaborate and share, secure, organize, export, scan and OCR, and sign PDF documents and forms. It also supports ConnectedPDF features, which extend the ISO PDF standard to allow each PDF to carry a unique identifier that leverages the power of the cloud to keep you and your PDFs connected, and enables you to track and share your documents easily.

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Foxit PhantomPDF 8.0.1.628

— User reviews — about Foxit PhantomPDF

  • tarimon

    by tarimon

    "Frustratingly glitchy"

    It's total crap compared to FoxIt Advanced PDF Editor 3. Very frustrating, full of glitches. I would never use it, but u... More.

    reviewed on May 6, 2015

  • curtisglowacki

    by curtisglowacki

    "It is the easiest and most economical reliable PDF software I've ever used."

    I've always used Foxit Phantom because I have always found it reliable and very easy to use. And for my needs, it fits t... More.

    reviewed on March 28, 2015

  • yui0304

    by yui0304

    "fast,easy to use"

    Great!With this app I can create standards compliant PDF files from hundreds of files types up to 3 times faster than wi... More.

    reviewed on February 22, 2013

  • alexw292

    by alexw292

    "It's great, meet needs of PDF manipulation."

    Includes a handy bunch of tools & installs PDF virtual printer & light on resources & Nicely des... More.

    reviewed on January 25, 2013

  • lekk_y

    by lekk_y

    "Great Investment"

    I'm a big fan of Foxit Products. They always provides excellent tool for PDF operation. Phantom is smooth, easy to use a... More.

    reviewed on January 11, 2013