Get the Right PhantomPDF Edition

With the Complete Feature Comparison Table

Favorite Choice
Foxit PhantomPDF
Buy Now
Volume License
Foxit PhantomPDF
Buy Now
Volume License
PDF Creating and Converting Features



Create industry standard PDF files from virtually all PC applications, popular image formats, and the clipboard

Create ISO standard PDF/A files , and embed fonts

One-click PDF creation from IE, Chrome, and Firefox

One-click PDF creation from Microsoft Project

Create a RMS redaction protected PDF files within Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

PDF A, E, and X validation

Create PDF from multiple files and file types, scanner, blank page

One-Step PDF Creation from Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Create tagged PDF when creating from Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Create PDFs from Microsoft Office Visio

Convert PDF to Microsoft® Office, HTML and image formats

Export selected area to Microsoft® Office, RTF, HTML formats

Export PDF to RTF/TXT files, accessible text, and XML 1.0

Export to XPS

Create PDF/A compliant files from other file formats

Convert PDF file to industry standard PDF A/E/X

Evernote integration-attach a PDF to a note

Create PDF portfolios

Export PDF to word and keep the fonts and layouts intact - including bullets and tables

Keep layers when combining multiple PDF files

Merge multiple files into a single PDF document

Apply security setting when creating

Scan presets

Scan to Save Multiple Files

PDF Viewing and Printing Features



Create new tabs or customize current tabs

Microsoft office 2013 style ribbon toolbar

Touch screen support

Multi-tab browsing

View PDF portfolios

Print pages from selected bookmark(s)

Open and decrypt RMS encrypted PDF documents

Side-by-side document comparisons

Text Viewer, Magnifier, and Loupe Tool

Read out loud

View and navigate page thumbnails,bookmarks

Grids and custom drawing guides to help positioning objects in the PDF

Search including bookmarks and comments

Allows the Windows indexing service and other Windows search technologies to index PDF files

Create and search a full-text index

Reflow view

Create named positions

PDF Editing Features



Paragraph edit with automatic reflow and reformat

Reflow editing

Search and replace

Edit portfolios

Recognize and remove web links

Run spell-check on your entire document and correct typos

Cut, delete and move multiple bookmarks at a time

Add, edit, delete and manage document hyperlinks and bookmarks, custom actions for bookmarks and hyperlinks, such as opening a file, playing a sound, going to a web page, etc

Add , edit, delete and manage image annotations and multimedia annotations

Add, edit, delete and manage headers and footers, backgrounds, and watermarks on a single PDF file or in batch.

Edit and manage headers and footers, backgrounds, and watermarks

Define a navigational path for articles in PDF that span multiple columns and/or across several pages

Add, edit, delete and manage path objects

Move, resize, rotate, cut, copy and paste graphic and image objects

Manage pages in a document (reorder, new, insert, extract, crop, rotate and delete pages), insert pages from scanner

Link and Join text

Reorder pages from dropping and dragging thumbnail in page thumbnail panel

OCR text recognition to create searchable and selectable documents

Convert scanned/image-based PDFs to editable files

Find OCR suspects and edit the recognition result

Find OCR suspects and mark them as Not Text or edit the recognition results in batch.

PDF optimizer

Advanced PDF editing: edit images, add object shading, convert text to path, etc

High compression when creating PDFs from scanners or optimizing PDFs

Bates Numbering

Insert pages of the current PDF into other files

Add custom properties

Action Wizard

Allow users to change the page size

Delete and reorder layer

Import as Layer/Merge Layers/Flatten Layers/Edit Layer Properties

Reverse the page order in a few steps

PDF Reviewing and Sharing Features



Initiate a Shared Review to include PhantomPDF, Foxit Reader, and MobilePDF users through email, a network folder, or a SharePoint workspace

Add, manage, view and navigate document comments

Familiar comment, markup tools (notes, text boxes, callouts, highlight, underline, strikeout, squiggly, cross-out, typewriter, Stamps, etc. ) and drawing tools (comment tools including lines, rectangles, pencil, oval, polygon, cloudy, arrow)

Search and highlight the searched words

Measuring tool for distance, perimeter and area measuring

Attach a file as a comment

Organize and manage a library of stamps

Import/Export comments data and summarize comments

Highlight area

Export highlighted text

Print with comments for efficient review

Track documents that have been sent out for review

Evernote integration

Integrates with ECM systems and cloud services, including SharePoint, Epona DMSforLegal, ndOffice, iManage, Alfresco, ShareFile, Enterprise Connect, Worldox, eDOCS DM, Documentum, Google Drive, OneDrive, Box, Egnyte, and Dropbox

PDF Forms Features



Form field recognition and form designer assistant (text fields, buttons, drop-down lists, check boxes, radio buttons, barcode, date, image and digital signature fields)

Fill in and save forms, including XFA form

Import/Export form data, reset form fields

JavaScript support

Draw and edit form controls (text fields, buttons, drop-down lists, check boxes, radio buttons, digital signature, barcode, date and image fields)

Edit static XFA form

Digitally sign Acro forms and XFA forms

Combine forms data (in pdf, ppdf, fdf, xfdf and xml format) to a CSV file

Page template

Intelligently detect the area to be filled in flat form

PDF Security Features



Removes undesired information from your document before publishing, like metadata, comments, hidden data from previous saves, hidden layers, overlapping objects, and more

Add, edit, delete and manage password/certification secure encryption and permission controls to PDF files

Quick PDF Sign using your hand written signature or an image of your signatures

Place ink signature on multiple pages on the same position

Send, sign and save PDF documents using DocuSign, the industry's most widely used eSignature solution

Add, edit, delete and manage security policies

Add, edit, delete and manage digital signatures to PDF files

Place digital signature on multiple files in batch

Add trusted time stamps to digital signatures or documents

Certify document and set permitted actions after certifying

Permanently remove content from documents using redaction

Customize a profile that specifies the text strings you want to search and redact

Use the Whiteout feature to apply redaction with one-click to simply and securely erase any content to white background

RMS redaction in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

Microsoft Active Directory Rights Management Service Decryption

Microsoft Active Directory Rights Management Service Encryption

Apply RMS Protection to PDF files in batch to process multiple PDF files.

Insert dynamic security watermarks in AD RMS protected files

Log the usage of RMS secured document such as opening, printing, editing

Search and remove hidden information

Microsoft Windows Information Protection (WIP) Support

Classify and protect with labels in Microsoft Azure Information Protection (AIP)

ConnectedPDF Features



Convert PDF to ConnectedPDF

Convert other formats to cPDF when creating to PDF

Clone a document

Enable document enforced tracking

Track any access to cPDF documents

Show usage data in document homepage

Register and upload a new version of cPDF document

Send update notification when registering a new version

Enable non-Foxit application to receive update notification

Online ConnectedPDF protection

Permission configuration

Dynamically approve and revoke document permission

Dynamically request document permission and response to the changes of document permission

Join Connected Review

Initiate/End Connected Review

Document Locator and request

Accessibility Features



Accessibility full check and check report

Fix failed parts after accessibility check

Touch up reading order to add and edit tag

Autotag document and tag report