Foxit PhantomPDF

Read and edit or create and secure PDF documents in this alternative to Adobe's programs

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  • Works under:

    Windows 10 / Windows 8.1 / Windows 7 / Windows 10

  • Program available in:In English
  • Program license:Trial version
  • Vote:
    6.9 (52)

FoxIt PhantomPDF is an all-in-one PDF creation, editing, and reviewing software. The Standard version is a lightweight alternative to the PhantomPDF Business version. Unlike a PDF reader, which only lets you view a PDF file, this program lets you create and modify any ISO standard PDF file. With it users can create reports with the latest financial statements, PDF guides with graphics, dynamic forms. Users can also sign a scanned document with digital handwriting, an uploaded signature, or with DocuSign. Edit an existing PDF, create one from a scan or Word document, or create one from scratch.

Features of FoxIt PhantomPDF include:

  • Create industry-standard PDF files
  • Export PDF documents to Word
  • Integrate PDFs and Microsoft Office add-ins
  • Scan directly to PDF and edit scanned documents
  • Compare two PDF files to discover changes
  • Reorganize the pages in the PDF file
  • Create PDF forms and transform current forms into dynamic forms
  • Sign PDFs via uploaded signature, digital handwriting, or DocuSign
  • Secure PDFs by password
  • Create PDF files from web pages in IE, Chrome, or Firefox
  • Built-in integration with cloud document storage providers such as Box, Dropbox, OneDrive, Google Drive, and Alfresco


  • Less expensive than other tools at under $12 a month or $109 for a one-time license
  • Integrates with Windows 7 through 10 and Microsoft Office 2007 and later
  • Easy user interface and ribbon menu


  • Certification security unavailable in the Standard Edition
  • Collaboration features only available in the Business version
  • OCR is not as advanced as other PDF tools
  • Lacks Visio integration

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