Tungsten Automation (formerly Kofax) Power PDF Software. The cost-effective PDF Solution.

Power PDF supports more than 2 million customers worldwide and is the leading alternative to Adobe Acrobat.

Why Customers Choose Power PDF

Tungsten Automation (formerly Kofax) Power PDF is an award-winning PDF editor designed to be easy to use, secure, and low cost. Enjoy a familiar, Office-style interface that gets you creating, converting, and compiling your PDF documents in just minutes. Power PDF is the all-in-one alternative to Adobe Acrobat and delivers advanced functionality, robust security, and redaction capabilities for individuals and businesses of all sizes. Power PDF connects to standard enterprise content management solutions to manage, store, and access documents on demand.


Easy to use

Power PDF works like Office desktop products, so it's easy to learn and is optimized for Windows 10 desktop, Microsoft Surface, and Mac OS Big Sur.

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Powerful Flexibility

Create, edit and convert PDF files to and from Word, Excel, PowerPoint, TIFF, JPG, HTML. Integrates into many cloud storage solutions, including MS SharePoint, MS OneDrive, Box, Evernote, Google Drive, and more.


No subscription fees

Buy once and own all the features you need. Costs 70% less over 3 years with the perpetual license vs. an Adobe Acrobat annual subscription.

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Keep your PDFs secure

Power PDF supports industry-leading AES encryption standards, with digital document signatures and certificate-based encryption for maximum security.

The Powerful Capabilities of Power PDF

Easily Build Forms

Scan paper forms and convert them to interactive PDF fields, checkboxes, signature fields, and more.

Highlight and Redact

Highlight or redact sensitive information or strike text in one step.

Supports More Than Text

Embed MP4 videos, photos, and diagrams into PDFs and rich text within PDF forms.

Collaborate Easily

Create, edit and review PDFs in real-time across devices and platforms. Easily share in the cloud.

Flexible Licensing

License for individual use or scale with an enterprise license on the network.

E-Signature for Documents

Go paperless with digital and stamp-based e-signature management. Integrates with Tungsten Automation (formerly Kofax) SignDoc®.

Power PDF Advanced vs. Adobe Acrobat Pro DC

Security is paramount in every business today. There are more significant security risks than ever in the digital world, and as technology advances, so does the sophistication of these attacks. Power PDF stands out as a premier defense against attacks that use PDFs as a vector by preventing access without your consent.