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Bluebeam Revu vs Adobe

Bluebeam helps you work smarter, not harder.  Let's compare Bluebeam Revu vs Adobe Products.

Bluebeam Revu, made for the way you work......Bluebeam takes the tedious effort and guesswork out of working with PDFs, with powerful PDF editing, markup and collaboration technology with reliable file creation directly from Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, AutoCAD LT, Revit, Sketchup, Navisworks® Manage, Navisworks Simulate, Solidworks and more.  Note:  The Bluebeam PDF printer works with all CAD and Windows applications, AutoCAD LT, older versions of Revit, Autodesk Inventor, MicroStation, Pro/Engineer, Unigraphics/NX.

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Bluebeam® Vu® vs. Adobe Reader® XI

FeatureBluebeamAdobe
View 3D modelsUntitled design (3) Untitled design (3)
Track markups and comments placed on PDFsUntitled design (3) Untitled design (3)
Fill in and save PDF forms Untitled design (3) Untitled design (3)
Sort and filter markups and comments by author, date, page and type Untitled design (3) Untitled design (3)
Join online collaboration sessions and access project files in the document cloud Untitled design (3) Untitled design (4)
Search for symbols in PDFs Untitled design (3) Untitled design (4)
Split screen/views Untitled design (3) Untitled design (4)
Pin files and folders and preview PDFs from the interface Untitled design (3) Untitled design (4)
Microsoft SharePoint integration Untitled design (3) Untitled design (4)
Bentley ProjectWise integration Untitled design (3) Untitled design (4)

Bluebeam® Revu® Standard vs Adobe® Acrobat® Standard

FeatureBluebeamAdobe
One-button PDF conversion from Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) Untitled design (3) Untitled design (3)
PDF to Microsoft Office conversion Untitled design (3) Untitled design (3)
Output scanned PDFs as editable Word, Excel or PowerPoint documents Untitled design (3) Untitled design (3)
Markup 3D PDF views Untitled design (3)Untitled design (3)
Track markups and comments placed on PDFs Untitled design (3)Untitled design (3)
Create a PDF summary of all markups and comments Untitled design (3) Untitled design (3)
PDF text editing Untitled design (3)Untitled design (3)
PDF text stamping Untitled design (3)Untitled design (3)
Apply Bates stamps to PDFs Untitled design (3)Untitled design (3)
PDF file embedding Untitled design (3) Untitled design (3)
Insert, extract, replace, delete, rotate or reorder pages in a PDF file Untitled design (3)Untitled design (3)
Combine PDF files Untitled design (3) Untitled design (3)
Attach files to PDFs Untitled design (3) Untitled design (3)
Automatic PDF bookmarking Untitled design (3) Untitled design (3)
Add digital signatures and time stamps to PDFsUntitled design (3) Untitled design (3)
Password protection and securityUntitled design (3) Untitled design (3)
Cloud-based light document management system Untitled design (3) Untitled design (3)
Customizable toolbars Untitled design (3)Untitled design (3)
Search for symbols in a PDF Untitled design (3) Untitled design (4)
Create and save custom interface profiles and markups Untitled design (3) Untitled design (4)
Add arcs and curved lines to PDFs Untitled design (3) Untitled design (4)
Create polygons, polylines, rectangles and ellipses based on a PDF’s calibrated scale Untitled design (3) Untitled design (4)
Take measurements using different scales in the same PDF Untitled design (3) Untitled design (4)
Calibrate tool sets to automatically resize on documents with different scales and viewports Untitled design (3) Untitled design (4)
Manage markups in layers Untitled design (3) Untitled design (4)
Compare drawings of different sizes and scales with overlay pages Untitled design (3) Untitled design (4)
Auto-match batch comparison files by file name, page label or page region Untitled design (3) Untitled design (4)
Customize columns in Markups list Untitled design (3) Untitled design (4)
Set separate XY scales (Great for Roadway profiles and Civil Design!) Untitled design (3) Untitled design (4)
Embed photos and video into markups that display in a pop-up viewer Untitled design (3) Untitled design (4)
Edit individual markups in a group without ungrouping Untitled design (3) Untitled design (4)
Automatically add bookmarks and page labels using PDF content Untitled design (3)Untitled design (4)
Move and rotate captions in measurement annotationsUntitled design (3) Untitled design (4)

 

Revu® CAD Plugins vs. Adobe® Acrobat® Plugins

FeatureBluebeamAdobe
One-button conversion from AutoCAD Untitled design (3) Untitled design (3)
Batch DWF conversion within AutoCAD Untitled design (3) Untitled design (3)
PDF text stamping for AutoCAD Untitled design (3) Untitled design (3)
PDF file embedding from AutoCAD Untitled design (3) Untitled design (3)
Automatic PDF bookmarking from AutoCAD PDFs Untitled design (3) Untitled design (3)
PDF security from AutoCAD Untitled design (3) Untitled design (4)
One-button conversion from SolidWorks Untitled design (3)Untitled design (4)
Batch PDF conversion from SolidWorksUntitled design (3) Untitled design (4)
PDF security from SolidWorks Untitled design (3) Untitled design (4)
PDF text stamping from SolidWorks Untitled design (3) Untitled design (4)
PDF file embedding from SolidWorks Untitled design (3) Untitled design (4)
Automatic PDF bookmarking from SolidWorks PDFs Untitled design (3) Untitled design (4)
One-button conversion from Revit Untitled design (3) Untitled design (4)
PDF security from Revit Untitled design (3) Untitled design (4)
PDF text stamping for Revit Untitled design (3)Untitled design (4)
PDF file embedding from Revit Untitled design (3) Untitled design (4)
Automatic PDF bookmarking from Revit PDFs Untitled design (3) Untitled design (4)
Batch PDF conversion from AutoCAD Untitled design (3) Untitled design (4)
One-button 3D PDF creation from Revit, Navisworks Manage, Navisworks Simulate and SketchUp Pro 2013Untitled design (3) Untitled design (4)
Integrates with 64-bit version of AutoCAD, SolidWorks and Revit Untitled design (3) Untitled design (4)
Presets for MicroStation, Pro/Engineer, Unigraphics and other CAD applications Untitled design (3)Untitled design (4)
Automatic PDF resizing without CAD page setup adjustmentsUntitled design (3) Untitled design (4)

Bluebeam® Revu® eXtreme® vs. Adobe® Acrobat® Pro

FeatureBluebeamAdobe
Optical Character Recognition (OCR) for scanned documents Untitled design (3) Untitled design (3)
Permanently redact sensitive information Untitled design (3) Untitled design (3)
Create forms with a form editor Untitled design (3) Untitled design (3)
Streamline your stamping and other processes with Scripting Commands Untitled design (3) Untitled design (3)
Batch create hyperlinks to link together large document sets Untitled design (3) Untitled design (4)
Add complex, hierarchical bookmarks using dynamic components Untitled design (3) Untitled design (4)
Automatically slip-sheet complex file sets Untitled design (3) Untitled design (4)

 

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