This week in PDF: PDF publishing service launched

September 18, 2008


This week in PDF has seen the release of a new low-cost PDF publishing service, along with updates to form-filling and a suite of products for creating, digitally signing and delivering PDF documents.

First up, Drumlin Security has announced the launch of its high-security PDF Publishing and distribution service, The service has no entry cost and includes the free Drumlin PDF reader/publisher, coupled with a commercial digital rights management (DRM) service. According to the vendor, the technology is currently being used for the distribution of technical manuals and drawings, field engineering, marketing document distribution and the publication of technical ebooks. To find out more, check out

In update news, Bluebeam Software has announced the release of Bluebeam PDF Revu 6.5 with PDF form filling and batch text stamping. These new features provide users in industries such as AEC, Legal, Government, Education and Finance with a means of sharing and communicating ideas through PDF.

"Bluebeam provides professionals with intuitive PDF solutions for streamlining communication," said Richard Lee, President and CEO of Bluebeam Software. "With the adoption of Bluebeam PDF Revu increasing across multiple industries, Bluebeam has developed new tools to improve PDF editing and distribution for all users."

Visit the Bluebeam Software website for more information.

Also updated this week was Aloaha's PDF Suite. Collectively, the software bundle spans PDF creation, digital signature and document delivery. The new version boasts performance enhancements, expanded platform support including Vista, and updated user interfaces that will each automatically adapt their look and feel to the current Windows theme. To find out more, visit the official site.

That's it for this week. Watch this space!

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