System requirements

PDF Extra has been designed from the ground up to be as efficient as possible, ensuring its stability on a wide range of devices. Still, if you are unsure whether your PC is up to the task, here are the official minimum system requirements that apply to all editions of PDF Extra.

  • Available on: PC, Surface Hub

  • Operating system: Windows 10 version 14393.0 or higher

  • Architecture: x64

  • Memory: 1 GB (minimum), 2 GB (recommended)

  • Processor: 1 GHz or faster, 2-core (minimum), 2 GHz or faster, 4-core (recommended)

Product versions

The latest release of PDF Extra for WIndows can be found on our official download page. Depending on your use case, you can choose between three different product licenses: 

  • PDF Extra Premium: the cheapest license offering access to all core PDF functionalities. Note that this is a subscription-based pricing plan.

  • PDF Extra Ultimate: our most popular option which also includes high-quality PDF conversions. Note that this is a subscription-based pricing plan.

  • PDF Extra Lifetime: a one-time purchase that gives you permanent access to all current and future features of PDF Extra Premium.

Please visit our pricing page for more information about the differences between each PDF Extra license.

Subscription vs. lifetime license

PDF Extra Premium and PDF Extra Ultimate are subscription-based licenses billed yearly. Signing up for any of our subscription plans guarantees access to the latest software updates and features as soon as they arrive. With PDF Extra Lifetime, you get a license that never expires and includes all of the tools of the Premium pricing plan plus ongoing support without recurring fees.

If you visit our download page, you will also see PDF Extra 2019 and PDF Extra 2021 as available options. These are legacy versions, meaning they are no longer being sold and updated. We’ve kept them so that people who have purchased these product versions in the past can still freely download and install them as many times as needed.

For more information on how to install PDF Extra, please refer to our Downloading and installing PDF Extra chapter.