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Lepide introduces new PDF to Word tool

Rowan Hanna

Lepide Software has announced the launch of Kernel for PDF to Word, its new PDF to Word conversion software. The new Kernel for PDF to Word is designed for day-to-day PDF conversion and modification, and does not require a separate PDF editing tool.

Enterprise & Government   June 04, 2011

Debenu releases Quick PDF Library 7.25

Dan Shea

Debenu, the company behind both Planet PDF and leading Acrobat plug-in developer, ARTS PDF, has released version 7.25 of its stand-alone PDF Library. Quick PDF Library 7.25 boasts a number of new features and improvements, including significant enhancements to the rendering engine that improve its handling of malformed PDF files.

Developer   June 03, 2011

SmartSoft launches PDF Bookmarks

Rowan Hanna

SmartSoft has announced the release of PDF Bookmarks, its new software for creating bookmarks and tables of contents within PDF documents. PDF Bookmarks is the latest addition to SmartSoft's existing portfolio of PDF solutions, which also includes Smart PDF Creator, Smart PDF Editor, and Smart PDF Tools.

Enterprise & Government   May 31, 2011

Foxit announces a major release of its flagship PDF Reader

Rowan Hanna

Foxit Corporation has announced a major release of Foxit Reader, its flagship PDF reader. Foxit Reader is used by more than 100 million users for opening, viewing and printing PDF documents. Foxit Reader 5.0 offers a new set of integrations with Microsoft Office, capability to fill XFA forms, enhanced productivity features and additional security features.

Enterprise & Government   May 26, 2011

HTC Flyer tablet powered by Foxit's PDF technology

Karl De Abrew

Foxit Corporation has announced that the default PDF viewer on HTC's newly released Flyer tablet is powered by Foxit's popular PDF technology. Over the past few years, Foxit has optimized its PDF technology to improve performance on resource-limited tablets and mobile devices. The viewer gives users the ability to view, highlight and annotate PDF documents.

Enterprise & Government   May 24, 2011

Qoppa Software releases qPDF Notes

Dan Shea

Qoppa Software has announced the release of an Android-based PDF application for viewing and marking-up PDF documents. qPDF Notes can also be used to complete interactive PDF forms, including XFA forms.

Enterprise & Government   May 24, 2011

Enhanced PDF 1.7 for iOS

Rowan Hanna

Corporate Smalltalk Consulting Ltd. has announced an enhanced PDF 1.7, the latest update to its universal document viewer app for the iOS platform. The app employs the company's proprietary LargeViewer technology to convert and pre-render large PDF documents for smooth scrolling and zooming. PDF 1.7 can handle oversized and multi-page PDF documents.

Enterprise & Government   May 19, 2011

Foxit launches Embedded PDF SDK for Android and iOS platforms

Karl De Abrew

Foxit Corporation has announced that its popular Embedded PDF Software Development Kit (SDK) is now available for Android and iOS platforms. The SDK allows developers for mobile platforms to build PDF functionality into their applications for displaying, searching and annotating PDF documents.

Enterprise & Government   May 17, 2011

A bedtime story of eBook piracy

Dan Shea

So, chances are that if you haven't had your head buried in the sand, you have probably heard about Go the F**k to Sleep by Adam Mansbach. The provocatively titled, 32-page children's book for grown-ups is racking up Amazon pre-orders like nobody's business. The thing is, all of this buzz has reportedly been generated by the spread of a pirated PDF version of the book that went seriously viral.

Enterprise & Government   May 17, 2011

Canon to bundle Nuance's PDF software in its Scanners

Karl De Abrew

Nuance Communications has announced that Canon Europe will bundle Nuance eCopy PDF Pro Office with Canon's full range of DR Series scanners. This combination of Canon's leading scanning devices and Nuance's PDF software will allow office users to deliver an end-to-end paperless document workflow solution.

Enterprise & Government   May 16, 2011

International versions of Bluebeam PDF Revu 9 released

Dan Shea

Bluebeam Software today announced the release of Swedish and German localized versions of its flagship product. Bluebeam PDF Revu 9 allows users to create, annotate, edit and manage PDF documents, and incorporates specialized features for the architecture, engineering and construction industries.

Creative & Print   May 11, 2011

Redact-It 2.0 released

Dan Shea

Informative Graphics Corporation has announced the immediate release of a major update to its electronic redaction software. Redact-It 2.0 adds optical character recognition (OCR) of PDF files, along with support for redaction across a greater range of file formats, including WordPerfect, TXT and RTF.

Enterprise & Government   May 10, 2011

Enolsoft releases PDF to Image for Mac

Karl De Abrew

Enolsoft has announced the release of PDF to Image for Mac, its new software for the Mac platform to convert PDFs to images. The new PDF to Image for Mac is stand-alone software that does not require additional software such as Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader in order to run.

Enterprise & Government   May 10, 2011

iFunia releases PDF Image Extract for Mac

Rowan Hanna

iFunia has announced the release of PDF Image Extract for Mac, its new Mac OS X utility for export of images from PDF documents. The exported images can be saved as JPEG, GIF, PNG and BMP image files. PDF Image Extract for Mac is a stand-alone program and does not require Adobe Acrobat or Acrobat Reader.

Enterprise & Government   May 08, 2011

Qoppa Software releases its beta Android PDF software

Rowan Hanna

Qoppa Software has announced the release of beta version of qPDF Notes, its upcoming PDF software for the Android platform. qPDF Notes allows the users to view and markup the PDF documents, and fill PDF forms. The qPDF suite of products from Qoppa will enable its strategic move into the Android-based mobile device market.

Enterprise & Government   May 06, 2011

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