Market Highlights: PDF stands for ‘Portable Document Format’, which is a file format used to represent files such as images and text formatting. The PDF software is one of the application software which can be used on premise as well as cloud. It enables users to view, manipulate, print, create and manage files in the PDF format. The basic PDF software are available in both mobile and desktop platforms. Number of PDF software providers offer paid PDF subscriptions with some additional features. Their used on both platforms of premise and cloud, offer higher market share, and rising adoption by business units, is expected to promote growth of the market over the forecast period. The market study is being classified by Type (PDF Converters, PDF Editors, PDF Creators, PDF Readers and PDF Managers), by Application (IT Solutions, BFSI Solutions, Government Solutions, Legal Solutions and Healthcare Solutions) and major geographies with country level break-up that includes South America (Brazil, Argentina, Rest of South America), Asia Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Taiwan, Australia, Rest of Asia-Pacific), Europe (Germany, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Rest of Europe), MEA (Middle East, Africa), North America (United States, Canada, Mexico).
Key Players: The prominent players in the PDF Software are Nuance Communications (United States), Nitro Software Inc. (United States), Adobe Inc. (United States), Foxit Software (United States), progeSOFT (Switzerland), WebSupergoo Software (United States), pdfforge GmbH (Germany), NCH Software (Australia), Visagesoft (Greece) and ABBYY (Russia).
Major Market Development Highlights On September 20, 2018, Adobe announced that, it has entered into an agreement to acquire Marketo, the leading cloud based platform for business to business market engagement. The deal was established for 4.75 billion USD dollars. Moreover, on May 21, 2018, Adobe has acquired Magento, which is an open-source e-commerce platform written in PHP.
Key Questions Answered in the Report What will the PDF Software Market size and the growth rate be in Future? What are the key factors driving the PDF Software Market? What are the key market trends and macro-economic impacting the growth of the PDF Software Market? What are the challenges to market growth? Who are the key vendors in the PDF Software Market? What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the vendors in the PDF Software Market? Trending factors influencing the market shares of the Players. What are the key outcomes of the five forces analysis of the PDF Software Market?
Research Methodology: The top-down and bottom-up approaches are used to estimate and validate the size of the Global PDF Software market. In order to reach an exhaustive list of functional and relevant players various industry classification standards are closely followed such as NAICS, ICB, SIC to penetrate deep in important geographies by players and a thorough validation test is conducted to reach most relevant players for survey in PDF Software market. In order to make priority list sorting is done based on revenue generated based on latest reporting with the help of paid databases such as Factiva, Bloomberg etc. Finally the questionnaire is set and specifically designed to address all the necessities for primary data collection after getting prior appointment by targeting key target audience that includes PDF Software Providers, PDF Software Distributors and Traders, Other Software Companies, End Users, Government and Private Research Agencies and Others. This helps us to gather the data for the players revenue, operating cycle and expense, profit along with product or service growth etc. Almost 70-80% of data is collected through primary medium and further validation is done through various secondary sources that includes Regulators, World Bank, Association, Company Website, SEC filings, OTC BB, Annual reports, press releases etc.