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ABBYY PDF Transformer 3.0 released

Nettie Hartsock

ABBYY has announced the release of its ABBYY PDF Transformer 3.0, the latest version of its PDF conversion and creation application.

Enterprise & Government   May 21, 2009

This week in PDF: PDF imposition functionality available gratis for a limited time

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen an update to a developer solution for print job delivery, the announcement of a limited offer for existing Dynagram customers to receive free access to PDF imposition functionality, and the signing of a business alliance partnership.

Enterprise & Government   May 21, 2009

Adobe releases security update for PDF vulnerability

Nettie Hartsock

Adobe has released a security bulletin and update in reference to the JavaScript vulnerability in PDFs.

Enterprise & Government   May 14, 2009

VeryPDF.com releases VeryPDF PDF Editor 2.3

Nettie Hartsock

VeryPDF has released VeryPDF PDF Editor 2.3, which gives users the power to generate comments on PDF documents and share commenting with others.

Enterprise & Government   May 14, 2009

Vitrium Systems offers new telephone unlock feature in protectedpdf Small Business Edition v2

Nettie Hartsock

In an exclusive for Planet PDF, this story features an interview with Peter Nieforth, Co-founder and CEO of Vitrium, on the company's latest 2.0 release. The release will debut this month and free trials are available at the company web site.

Enterprise & Government   May 07, 2009

PDF/A conference to be held from June 18-19 in Berlin

Nettie Hartsock

The PDF/A conference is only seven weeks away, officially running from June 18-19 in Berlin. The conference is organized by the PDF/A Competence Center at the Kosmos in Berlin, and will feature the world's experts on PDF/A.

Enterprise & Government   May 07, 2009

This week in PDF: activePDF Server 2009 released

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen an update to a PDF creation engine, the release of an open source PDF library, and the acceptance of a new Adobe Solution Provider.

Developer   May 07, 2009

This week in PDF: PDF-to-mobile conversion service launched

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen the release of a free PDF-to-mobile conversion service and the addition of native PDF creation functionality to a smartphone application, along with updates to a PDF developer toolkit and a Mac-based PDF editor.

Enterprise & Government   April 30, 2009

Adobe's security team notes new serious vulnerability

Nettie Hartsock

Adobe has issued a warning to its users in regard to what it termed a "serious vulnerability" that affects Windows, Mac and Unix users of Adobe's Acrobat Reader Software.

Enterprise & Government   April 30, 2009

Recosoft releases PDF2Office 5.0

Nettie Hartsock

Japan-based Recosoft Corporation has announced the release of PDF2Office Personal 5.0 with new features targeted at making Microsoft Excel conversion easier on users.

Enterprise & Government   April 27, 2009

PDF Tools AG releases 1.8 of 3-Heights products

Dan Shea

PDF Tools AG has announced the 1.8 version release of its 3-Heights products. The new 3-Heights OCR Enterprise Add-On now provides compatibility for several 3-Heights products adding a text recognition feature.

Enterprise & Government   April 27, 2009

Appligent Document Solutions updates AppendPDF range

Dan Shea

Appligent Document Solutions has announced the immediate availability of version 4.3 of its AppendPDF and AppendPDF Pro server software for Windows, Mac OS X, 32 and 64bit Linux, Solaris, AIX, AS/400 and HP-UX servers.

Enterprise & Government   April 15, 2009

Ubiquitous PDF: Origami.com

Dan Shea

Looking to kill some time before the weekend? One way to do so might be to fold some paper -- using the Japanese art of origami. As noted by InventorSpot.com's Austin Keenan, Origami.com provides instructions to build a huge range of designs -- anything from a chopstick wrapper to a model of the fearsome Balrog.

Enterprise & Government   April 15, 2009

This week in PDF: PDF scanning and conversion solutions updated

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen the release of a plug-in for preparing PDF Portfolios for litigation support systems, along with updates to document conversion and scanning solutions.

Enterprise & Government   April 15, 2009

Amyuni releases PDF Analyzer

Nettie Hartsock

Amyuni has announced the release of PDF Analyzer, a standalone application designed to examine the structure and contents of PDF documents.

Enterprise & Government   April 15, 2009

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