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This week in PDF: activePDF updates PDF creation and manipulation products

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen the announcement of updates to server-based PDF creation and manipulation, and a standards body has released a new set of guidelines in response to recent changes to MS Office and Acrobat.

Enterprise & Government   August 13, 2009

Adobe issues fixes for Adobe Flash, Acrobat and Reader

Nettie Hartsock

Adobe has released critical patches for Adobe Reader and Acrobat and Adobe Flash in order to offset "critical security vulnerabilities," in the earlier versions.

Enterprise & Government   August 05, 2009

Quark releases 8.1, adds new PDF functionality

Nettie Hartsock

Denver-based Quark Inc., announced the release of QuarkXPress 8.1 now available to existing QuarkXPress 8 users as a free download from the site.

Enterprise & Government   August 05, 2009

Adobe releases PDF Approved Trust List

Nettie Hartsock

Late last week Adobe announced a new program targeted at empowering the verifying the authenticity of PDF file signatures. The Adobe Approved Trust List (AATL) is a program that enables users to create digital signatures that are trusted whenever the signed documents is opened in Adobe Acrobat 9 or Reader 9 software and later.

Enterprise & Government   July 30, 2009

This week in PDF: Password-recovery tool updated

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen an update to a PDF password-recovery tool.

Enterprise & Government   July 30, 2009

Ubiquitous PDF: Vintage sheet music available in PDF

Dan Shea

Whether you are a weekend note-basher, a skilled pianist or just a fan of old music, you might want to check out a vintage sheet music website that I spotted this week.

Enterprise & Government   July 30, 2009

This week in PDF: iPhone-based PDF viewer released

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen updates to a free Java-based PDF viewer and a PDF extraction tool and the release of a new iPhone-based PDF viewer.

Enterprise & Government   July 23, 2009

New Adobe hacker vulnerability found

Nettie Hartsock

Symantec has identified a vulnerability in Adobe Flash.

Enterprise & Government   July 23, 2009

eCopy offers free document imaging software

Nettie Hartsock

eCopy is now offering free software downloads of eCopy PaperWorks desktop document imaging software.

Enterprise & Government   July 23, 2009

This week in PDF: PDF security software and DRM service now free

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen a PDF security product made available for free and an update to a Java-based PDF developer library.

Enterprise & Government   July 15, 2009

Goodreader renders large PDF files for mobile phone users

Nettie Hartsock

Cool Tool this week focuses on Goodiware’s Goodreader 2.2, a nifty application for iPhone and iPod touch users who need to download very large PDF files, images and TXT.

Enterprise & Government   July 15, 2009

PDF3D 1.9 released

Nettie Hartsock

PDF3D 1.9 has been released with new conversion capability and more than 50 technical improvements from the previous version.

Enterprise & Government   July 15, 2009

Briksoftware releases PDFKey Pro 3.8

Nettie Hartsock

Briksoftware has released PDFKey Pro 3.8, its Mac OS X software for unlocking and decrypting password-protected PDF documents. The latest version fixes the compatibility problems with some PDF metadata.

Enterprise & Government   July 09, 2009

Cool Tool: Zmags Publicator

Nettie Hartsock

The folks at Zmags have released an update to their Zmags Publicator software-as-a-service. The update enables marketers to automate conversion of collateral PDF to interactive format and share the digital versions on social network platforms including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and MySpace.

Creative & Print   July 09, 2009

This week in PDF: Free eSeminar on building cost-effective GIS workflows with Acrobat

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen updates to a PDF creation and editing application, a PDF/A validation and correction tool, and a developer library for converting PDF content into MS Office formats. The last seven days have also seen the announcement of a seminar on combining Acrobat 9 with professional desktop GIS software and a PDF-based email archiving tool for Lotus Notes.

Enterprise & Government   July 09, 2009

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