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Power PDF Offers Commenting, Review and Side-by-Side Document Comparison

Nuance Communications has released Power PDF, a PDF creation tool designed as an alternative to Adobe Acrobat.

The tool, targeted toward business and education, is designed to support document sharing and collaboration within an organization. It provides:

  • Support for batch workflows for PDF creation, conversion, OCR, redaction, stamping, page inserts, pages deletes and other tasks;
  • Support for commenting and review, with built-in speech recognition (powered by Dragon Notes);
  • Side-by-side document comparisons with highlighting of differences; and
  • The ability to combine and assemble documents.

Nuance Power PDF Advanced is available now for $149.99 for a single license. (Volume licenses are available.) Power PDF Standard retails for $99.99.

About the Author

David Nagel is editorial director, education for 1105 Media's Public Sector Media Group and editor-in-chief of THE Journal. A 22-year publishing veteran, Nagel has led or contributed to dozens of technology, art and business publications.

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