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Nuance PDF converter undercuts Adobe Acrobat

25 Mar 2011

Nuance has unveiled its new PDF Converter for Mac, which lets Mac users create, convert and edit PDF files "for a fraction of the price of Adobe Acrobat”.

The firm says that PDF Converter for Mac allows users to create, view, edit and scan 100% industry-standard PDF files. 

The software also connects to separate cloud-based services, such as document conversion. 

Key features are (in Nuance’s words):

Save Money

Nuance PDF Converter for Mac delivers the rich PDF features users need and unique productivity features – at a fraction the cost of Adobe Acrobat Professional for the Mac.

Annotate and Edit PDF

Now everyone can add sticky-notes and highlights to PDF files, making it easy to collaborate using the PDF standard.

Turn PDF into Editable Text and Documents

Only Nuance has OmniPage, the world’s most accurate OCR and document conversion technology – which is built into Nuance PDF Converter for Mac.

Scan to Searchable PDF

Moving paper into the Apple Mac is easy with built-in scanning and the ability to use OmniPage OCR to create searchable PDF files that can be stored, managed and found using keywords and phrases.

PDF to Fully-Formatted and Editable Files

PDF Converter for Mac provides users with 1-click access to the separate document conversion service to turn PDF into fully-formatted word processing and spreadsheet files, which can be used with Apple iWork and Microsoft Office applications.

PDF Document Assembly

Drag and drop document assembly features to combine Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents with PDF documents – adding the entire document or specific pages.

Safeguard Information

Redact or erase text from documents to protect sensitive information. Text and images can be edited or deleted to maintain confidentiality.


PDF Converter for Mac will be available through Nuance’s national retailer and value-added reseller

network from March 28th