novaPDF has three major editions: Lite, Standard and Professional. novaPDF Professional has all the features enabled, while novaPDF Lite and Standard have limited functionality. Each major edition is available as a Desktop and Server edition.
Server editions work on Terminal Servers and as shared network printers while the Desktop editions don't. The Desktop and Server editions have identical pricing structures.
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novaPDF Professional is the most advanced edition and beside creating PDF files it also lets you add PDF bookmarks, watermarks/overlays, digital sign the PDF files and encrypt them (AES encryption), create active PDF links, automatically saving and emailing PDF files and much more. It is designed for users that need an advanced PDF conversion tool.
novaPDF Standard (Desktop) is not as advanced as novaPDF Professional, but still recommended for users that need to create PDF files with reduced file sizes (offers graphic compression features), brand them with PDF watermarks, convert active PDF links or create bookmarks in the generated PDF files.
novaPDF Lite (Desktop) is the simplest edition of novaPDF, but still quite feature-full compared to other PDF creators. It does its main task very well, creating searchable PDF files (optionally PDF/A compliant), allowing private printing profiles, embedding fonts (TrueType, OpenType, Type1), adding document information and more. It is recommended for home users that need basic PDF creation capabilities.
The Server edition of novaPDF Professional has all the features of the Desktop edition, plus network/server specific functionality such as: sharing it as a network PDF printer, printing via Terminal Servers or Remote Desktop Connection, using public printing profiles. It is recommended for medium/large businesses that need PDF Server capabilities.
novaPDF Standard (Server) offers all features of the Desktop edition plus network/server specific functionality: sharing it as a network PDF printer, printing via Terminal Servers or Remote Desktop Connection, using public printing profiles. It is recommended for small and medium businesses that need PDF Server capabilities.
novaPDF Lite (Server) offers all features of the Desktop edition plus network/server specific functionality: sharing it as a network PDF printer, printing via Terminal Servers or Remote Desktop Connection, using public printing profiles. It is recommended for home networks or small businesses that need PDF Server capabilities.
A pre-processing PDF solution for developers that want to add PDF creation capability to their Windows 2000/XP/2003 Server/2008 Server/Vista (32-bit and 64-bit)/Windows 7 applications. novaPDF SDK also contains several samples written in different programming languages for easier integration.
A post-processing PDF solution for developers. It is installed silently as a PDF printer directly from your application's setup. Once installed it can convert to PDF any document sent to it for printing, and save that PDF in a location you've set during installation (using parameters).