PDF Architect

PDF Architect

Average User Rating:
1.4
out of 11 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.0.52
  • Total Downloads:
    20,033
  • Date Added:
    Mar. 20, 2013
  • Price:
    Free; paid upgrade available
  • File Size:
    10.21MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    274
  • Platform:
    Windows

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1 stars

"useless and unhelpful"

May 01, 2014  |  By a_newsam

 |  Version: PDF Architect 1.0.52

Pros

good layout of menus and functions

Cons

1. not intuitive to use
2. Type Text function is rubbish, so difficult to add and delete text
3. no user manual or help file with software nor either is available online
4. no live technical support; have to raise ticket and communicate by emails; the support guy sends copy-paste responses
5. no function to convert scanned text to "real" text

Summary

do not buy because you will be disappointed with the functions that don't work as expected, and you will waste time trying to figure out how to use the software
when I bought the software online for immediate install, an automatic email arrived with download link but NO activation key!
I had to email support team for activation key
this software is not worth the GBP 65 (pounds sterling) price tag

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1 stars

"Who Can Tell Without A Trial"

January 22, 2014  |  By codemonkey95037

 |  Version: PDF Architect 1.0.52

Pros

Interface looks intuitive

Cons

Except for a couple of Adobe Reader like functions you have to purchase features to even try them out.

Summary

This is a Source Forge Project???? Really sad to see where "open source" is going. I don't mind paying maintenance fees, if they are reasonable, for SF projects, but this kind of activity is starting to ruin the panache and appeal of SF... Until these developers give at least a 30 day full functional trial, stay away.

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1 stars

"Can't even copy content to clipboard... Seriously?"

January 17, 2014  |  By gotmilked4u

 |  Version: PDF Architect 1.0.52

Pros

An alternative PDF reader.

Cons

Toolbars are cluttered and packed with things it doesn't do. For free, anyway. Copy to clipboard has been disabled. So you can look at your pdf, but that it's it.

Summary

Adobe reader has become such bloatware and I really hoped this would be a better solution, but it hardly compares. For someone to benefit from this software, they must buy something.

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3 stars

"Good if you want to pay just what you need"

September 12, 2013  |  By SengU87

 |  Version: PDF Architect 1.0.52

Pros

You get a free feature of combining, splitting, and reordering PDF if you just sign up your email. Remove from email list as needed.
Other features can be purchased as needed if you don't want to pay full price included in Adobe Acrobat. If you need all the features, you should probably opt for Adobe Acrobat.

Cons

Have to go through some setup for some features.
By default, it installs plug-in for IE and integration for Office products. It can be removed in custom installation or change program under control panel.

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1 stars

"this program sucks"

July 08, 2013  |  By planet_horizon

 |  Version: PDF Architect 1.0.52

Pros

I hate to say it, but I installed this program and trusted my computer with the plugin, but it slowed all the office products down.

Cons

It takes a long time to open a document in word, excel, publisher, outlook, etc. It would have benefited me if I would have reviewed what people were saying about it before, but my mistake. It has frustrated the heck out of me. It is very unfortunate. DO NOT DOWNLOAD this program!!

Summary

The plugin is detrimental to the office product family. I would give it a zero star rating, but that is not possible. ABYSMAL!

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1 stars

"NOT free to convert or to do anything else!"

May 29, 2013  |  By juanpbotha

 |  Version: PDF Architect 1.0.52

Pros

Not much...nice interface?

Cons

Pay Pay Pay for everything. Not even a trial to see if it can actually do for what you have to pay.

Summary

DO NOT download.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Pdfforge
Publisher web site http://www.pdfforge.org/
Release Date November 16, 2012
Date Added March 20, 2013
Version 1.0.52
Category
Category Graphic Design Software
Subcategory PDF Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 10.21MB
File Name PDF_Architect_Installer_2.0.17.17507.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 20,033
Downloads Last Week 274
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Basic functions are free. You can purchase modules you need from the application.
Price Free

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