Compare Editions

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 following operating systems: Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, Server 2019/2016/2012/2008 (32/64-bits).

novaPDF Professional

novaPDF Standard

novaPDF Standard


Actions, Emails & Upload
Professional Standard Lite
Send email with default client after creating PDF
Add cc/bcc addresses, change zip extension and delete PDF after emailing
Create email templates (with custom subject, content, attachments)
Add regular/zipped attachments (PDF or other files)
Send HTML email via Outlook (with predefined settings)
Send email via SMTP server
Predefined SMTP settings for popular providers (i.e. Yahoo, Gmail)
Password protect ZIP attachments
Use SSL/TLS encrypted connection for emails
Send email using MAPI settings
Upload generated PDF to FTP or SFTP servers
Upload different file to FTP/SFTP
Set upload speed, retry/wait times for FTP/SFTP upload
Set authentication, ciphers, MACs and Compression types for SFTP
After save actions with presets (open, run, copy, delete)
PDF Bookmarks
Professional Standard Lite
Detect bookmarks and include in converted PDF
Set number of level, open to level
Multiple bookmark headings definitions
Detect bookmarks by font, size, style, color
Match bookmarks regardless of level
Allow multiline bookmarks
Connectivity
Professional Standard Lite
Multiple private/public profiles
Show Select Profile dialog when printing
Use as virtual desktop printer
Share as network printer
Use with Terminal Services
Use through Remote Desktop Connection
Print remotely to the network client
Possibility to add different print queues and ports
Possibility of co-branding/re-branding the printer
Document Information
Professional Standard Lite
Set document information (subject, title, keywords, author, creator)
Add copyright information for PDFs
Add document information as XMP Metadata
Add custom properties to XMP Metadata
Set PDF viewer options (zoom, page scaling, page display)
Fonts
Professional Standard Lite
Embed all used fonts
Embed only font subsets
Force embedding of protected fonts
Always/Never embed font list
Font presets
General
Professional Standard Lite
Print from any Windows Application
Free updates (for minor versions)
Free technical support
Add-ins for Microsoft Office
Interface available in multiple languages
MSI installer for easy deployment
Driver certification for Windows
PDF/A-1a and PDF/A-1b compliance
PDF Linearization (create PDF files optimized for the web)
Change PDF version (switch between PDF 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6 and 1.7)
Save PDF to Local or Server
Custom save rules with support for regular expressions
Prompt standard Save dialog
Change default printer settings
Prompt Advanced Save dialog
Append/Insert content in existing PDF files (merge PDFs)
Batch/bulk conversion of multiple documents to PDF
Automatic actions in case of name conflicts
Define pages with margins
Add new virtual PDF printers with Printer Manager
Data Entry Wizard to easily set document information
User tags that can be used in the PDF document content
Export/Import printers and defaults
Convert clickable links
Detect visible URLs and local files
Customize PDF links appearance
Graphics
Professional Standard Lite
Compress text and graphics
JPEG and ZIP compression methods
Convert text and graphics
Floyd, Bayer and Ordered Dither levels for conversion
Downsample indexed/monochrome/high color images
Box, Bilinear, B-spline, Bicubic, Catmull-Rom & Lanczos downsampling
Licensing
Professional Standard Lite
Floating/Concurrent per-computer licensing
Floating/Concurrent per-user licensing
User-based licensing
License/unlicense computers (with NetBIOS or DNS names)
Web-based activation management dashboard
Print Monitor & History
Professional Standard Lite
Realtime printing monitor dashboard
Printing history with statuses
Open printing queue
Advanced filtering for monitoring and history
Export realtime and archived printing monitor logs
Security
Professional Standard Lite
AES Encryption level (40-bit, 128-bit or 256-bit)
Password protection (user, owner)
Password protect the user interface
Disallow printing the document
Disallow extracting text and graphics from the PDF
Disallow modifying document content, annotations or filling forms
Encrypt XMP Metadata with AES encryption
Watermarks, Overlays & Signatures
Professional Standard Lite
Add image/text PDF watermarks
Predefined watermark templates (confidential, draft, date/time, index)
Overlay converted content with existing PDF file
Add multiple overlays by size and format
Digitally sign PDF files with existing certificate
Use predefined PDF signatures
Use system/file certificate for PDF signatures
Customize display options for PDF signatures
Use predefined or custom forms in landscape or portrait orientation
Customizable layout of resulting PDF file
Move, rotate and resize the content of pages


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