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Adobe ships Photoshop Elements 6.0 for Mac users

Nettie Hartsock

This week, Adobe shipped version 6.0 Photoshop Elements for Mac OS X. The release was announced in early January at MacWorld Expo and is now well on its way to users.

Creative & Print   March 26, 2008

SmileOnMyMac releases PDF Pen 3.4

Nettie Hartsock

San Francisco, Calif.-based SmileOnMyMac has released PDF Pen 3.4 and PDF Pen Professional 3.4.

Enterprise & Government   March 20, 2008

CTDeveloping.com rolls out PDFtypewriter 5.7

Nettie Hartsock

Encinitas, CA-based CTdeveloping.com has announced the release of PDFtypewriter 5.7, its PDF creation solution.

Enterprise & Government   March 20, 2008

This week in PDF: Microsoft licenses Adobe mobile tech

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen Microsoft and Adobe ink a new licensing pact, Adobe announce its first quarter financial results and the Ghent PDF Workgroup (GWG) release downloadable specifications for Microsoft Office document printing.

Enterprise & Government   March 20, 2008

Cheap Impostor rolls out 3.1 imposition software

Nettie Hartsock

Cheap Impostor has announced the release of version 3.1, a less expensive way for folks to transform documents into magazines or books without using a photocopier.

Creative & Print   March 13, 2008

This week in PDF: Smart PDF map-creation tool released

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen the release of a new map-creation tool and updates to an accessibility application and Enfocus's product range.

Enterprise & Government   March 13, 2008

PDF2Office Personal 4.0 for Mac OS X ships

Nettie Hartsock

PDF2 Office Professional 4.0 from Recosoft which features over 120 new features and enhancements including integration with Word 2008 is now shipping.

Enterprise & Government   March 12, 2008

This week in PDF: New security service launched

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen the release of a high-security publishing and distribution service, along with major updates to a digital rights management (DRM) solution and a web-based PDF data capture system.

Enterprise & Government   March 06, 2008

Ubiquitous PDF: Booklet creation made easy

Dan Shea

If you're looking to print PDF booklets simply and easily, you might be interested in the topic of this week's Ubiquitous PDF item: a free, online booklet creation service.

Creative & Print   March 06, 2008

This week in PDF: Adobe upgrades CAD support in Acrobat 3D

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen Adobe release an upgrade patch for its premium Acrobat product, the PDF/A Competence Center announce its first international PDF/A Conference and LuraTech upgrade its server-based document processing solution.

Enterprise & Government   February 28, 2008

Bluebeam releases PDF Revu 6.0

Nettie Hartsock

Bluebeam Software announced the release of Bluebeam PDF Revu 6.0.

Enterprise & Government   February 21, 2008

Big Faceless Organization speeds up Java PDF Library

Nettie Hartsock

Big Faceless Organization has released an updated version of their Java PDF Library and Viewer, a bugfix to version 2.10 released late last week.

Developer   February 21, 2008

This week in PDF: Adobe trials online demonstration service

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen major updates to a simple PDF creation tool and a PDF creation, viewing and editing suite, while Adobe inks a new deal which will see it providing online demonstrations of Adobe Acrobat Professional.

Enterprise & Government   February 21, 2008

Adobe isn't going...no, no, no

Nettie Hartsock

One of the best things about writing for Planet PDF is that if you get something wrong there are truly great readers that will make you aware of it and one or two less than happy Adobe folks as well.

Enterprise & Government   February 14, 2008

This week in PDF: Major update to pharmaceutical toolbox

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen major updates to a toolset for managing regulated documents in the pharmaceutical industry and an advanced PDF library for PDF creation, content extraction, editing, viewing and printing.

Enterprise & Government   February 14, 2008

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