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novaPDF has three major editions: Lite, Standard and Professional. novaPDF Professional has all the features enabled, while novaPDF Lite and Standard have limited functionality.

novaPDF is compatible with the 32-bit and 64-bit editions of Windows 10, 8/8.1, Windows 7, Vista, XP and Windows Server 2012/2008/2003.

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General novaPDF Lite novaPDF Standard novaPDF Professional
Price $29.99 $39.99 $49.99
Print from any Windows Application Yes Yes Yes
Free updates (for minor versions) Yes Yes Yes
Free technical support Yes Yes Yes
UPDATED: Add-ins for Microsoft Office Yes Yes Yes
UPDATED: Interface available in multiple languages Yes Yes Yes
NEW: Upload generated PDF to FTP or SFTP servers No No Yes
MSI installer for easy deployment Yes Yes Yes
Driver certification for Windows 10/ 8 / 7 and Windows Server 2008 / 2012 Yes Yes Yes
PDF/A-1a and PDF/A-1b compliance Yes Yes Yes
PDF Linearization (create PDF files optimized for the web) Yes Yes Yes
UPDATE: Change PDF version (switch between PDF 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6 and 1.7) Yes Yes Yes
Save PDF to Local or Server Yes Yes Yes
Prompt standard Save dialog Yes Yes Yes
NEW: Add Copyright Information for PDFs Yes Yes Yes
NEW: Change default printer settings Yes Yes Yes
UPDATED: Prompt Advanced Save dialog Yes Yes Yes
UPDATED: After save actions Yes Yes Yes
UPDATED: Append/Insert content in existing PDF files (merge PDFs) Yes Yes Yes
Batch/bulk conversion of multiple documents to PDF Yes Yes Yes
Automatic actions in case of name conflicts Yes Yes Yes
Define pages with margins Yes Yes Yes
UPDATED: Add new virtual PDF printers with Printer Manager Yes Yes Yes
NEW: Data Entry Wizard to easily set document information Yes Yes Yes
NEW: Export/Import printers and defaults Yes Yes Yes
Emails novaPDF Lite novaPDF Standard novaPDF Professional
UPDATED: Send email with default client after creating PDF (with/without the PDF file attached) No No Yes
Add cc/bcc addresses, change zip extension and delete PDF after sending email No No Yes
Create email templates (with custom subject, content, attachments) No No Yes
Add regular/zipped attachments (PDF or other files) No No Yes
UPDATED: Send email via SMTP server (predefined SMTP settings for popular providers) No No Yes
Use SSL/TLS encrypted connection for emails No No Yes
Fonts novaPDF Lite novaPDF Standard novaPDF Professional
Embed all used fonts Yes Yes Yes
Embed only font subsets Yes Yes Yes
Force embedding of protected fonts Yes Yes Yes
Always/Never embed font list Yes Yes Yes
Graphics novaPDF Lite novaPDF Standard novaPDF Professional
Content compression (text and graphics) No Yes Yes
Image conversion (convert to grayscale/monochrome) No Yes Yes
Image downsampling No Yes Yes
Security novaPDF Lite novaPDF Standard novaPDF Professional
NEW: AES Encryption level (128-bit or 256-bit) No No Yes
Predefined document permissions No No Yes
UPDATED: Password protection (user, owner) No No Yes
Signatures novaPDF Lite novaPDF Standard novaPDF Professional
Predefined signatures No No Yes
Add PDF Signatures No No Yes
Use system/file certificate for PDF signatures No No Yes
Customize display options for PDF signatures No No Yes
Preview signatures on different page sizes No No Yes
PDF Links novaPDF Lite novaPDF Standard novaPDF Professional
Detect visible URLs and local files Yes Yes Yes
Customize appearance Yes Yes Yes
Printer Monitor novaPDF Lite novaPDF Standard novaPDF Professional
NEW: Printer Monitoring tool Yes Yes Yes
NEW: View and filter printed documents history Yes Yes Yes
PDF Bookmarks novaPDF Lite novaPDF Standard novaPDF Professional
Predefined bookmark detection Yes Yes Yes
Set number of level, open to level Yes Yes Yes
Multiple headings definitions Yes Yes Yes
Detect by font, size, style, color Yes Yes Yes
Show in different style and color Yes Yes Yes
PDF Watermarks novaPDF Lite novaPDF Standard novaPDF Professional
Add image/text PDF watermarks No Yes Yes
Predefined watermark templates (confidential, draft, date/time, page index) No Yes Yes
Preview watermarks on different page sizes No Yes Yes
PDF Overlays novaPDF Lite novaPDF Standard novaPDF Professional
Enable overlay with existing PDF file No No Yes
Actions in case overlay file is shorter No No Yes
Layout novaPDF Lite novaPDF Standard novaPDF Professional
Use predefined forms or define custom ones in landscape or portrait orientation Yes Yes Yes
Fully customize layout of resulting PDF file (set anchors, margins, size, aspect ratio, transformation tools) Yes Yes Yes
Move, rotate and resize content of the pages Yes Yes Yes
Licensing novaPDF Lite novaPDF Standard novaPDF Professional
NEW: Floating/Concurrent per-computer licensing $149.99 $199.99 $249.99
NEW: Floating/Concurrent per-user licensing $89.99 $119.99 $149.99
NEW: User-based licensing $299.99 $399.99 $499.99
License/unlicense single or multi computers (with support for NetBIOS or DNS names) Yes Yes Yes
Connectivity novaPDF Lite novaPDF Standard novaPDF Professional
Multiple private/public profiles Yes Yes Yes
Show Select Profile dialog when printing Yes Yes Yes
Use as virtual desktop printer (you need licenses for each computer) Yes Yes Yes
Share as network printer (you need licenses for each client computer) Yes Yes Yes
Use with Terminal Services (you need licenses for each terminal) Yes Yes Yes
Use through Remote Desktop Connection (you need licenses for each remote computer) Yes Yes Yes
Print remotely to the network client (you need licenses for each remote computer) Yes Yes Yes
Possibility to add different print queues and ports Yes Yes Yes
Password protection for the interface Yes Yes Yes
Possibility of co-branding/re-branding the printer Yes Yes Yes
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NEW/UPDATED: Feature was added/updated in novaPDF version 9.

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