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Our news articles are archived in a series of categories for easy access. Select the category to the left to display only the articles related to that category.

This week in PDF: New PDF functionality galore

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen a large number of developers adding PDF functionality to their software offerings.

Enterprise & Government   September 06, 2007

AdultPDF announces PDF Stamp 3.0

Nettie Hartsock

AdultPDF has rolled out version PDF Stamp 3.0. PDF Stamp enables users to stamp content including images, texts, graphics into an existing PDF document.

Enterprise & Government   September 05, 2007

Ubiquitous PDF: Free online service generates Sudoku puzzle-books

Dan Shea

It's been a while now since the puzzle craze Sudoku first hit the English-speaking world, so one might think that it's about time it moved to the next level. Thanks to French developer Glenn Sanson, you can now generate a book of random Sudoku puzzles -- complete with solutions -- in PDF format. Once generated, the books are ready for your printing and problem-solving pleasure.

Enterprise & Government   August 30, 2007

This week in PDF: EskoArtwork is born

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen the integration of a PDF product that will facilitate bidding processes, an update to a suite of Java reporting tools and the dust begins to settle after the big merger between Esko and Artwork Systems.

Enterprise & Government   August 30, 2007

Mindwrap announces ScanTango

Nettie Hartsock

Mindwrap announced the release of ScanTango, a software targeted at boosting conversion for scanned images into PDF documents.

Enterprise & Government   August 29, 2007

GIRDAC InfoTechnologies releases PDF2DOCExpress

Nettie Hartsock

GIRDAC InfoTechnologies has released PDF2DOCExpress 1.5, which now includes the ability to detect and report non-standard encoding in PDF documents.

Enterprise & Government   August 23, 2007

This week in PDF: PDF converter adds XPS support

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen an established PDF conversion tool add support for XPS, an update to a PDF forms-creation utility and a strategic alliance pact inked between a pair of PDF development firms.

Enterprise & Government   August 23, 2007

EverMap LLC releases PDF mail merge add-on for Adobe Acrobat

Nettie Hartsock

EverMap LLC announced the release of AutoMailMerge software which gives users the power to mail merge PDF documents in Adobe Acrobat.

Enterprise & Government   August 16, 2007

This week in PDF: Mobile PDF viewing

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen a 3D image manipulation device add support for Acrobat 8, the release of a new software bundle for processing scanned images and an update to a PDF reader for mobile devices.

Creative & Print   August 16, 2007

SmileonMyMac tweaks PDF Pen

Nettie Hartsock

SmileonMyMac never sleeps and just updated its PDFpen utilities, with the latest updates enabling greater compatibility with Adobe Acrobat markup by displaying all drawn annotations, including stamps.

Enterprise & Government   August 15, 2007

This week in PDF: Esko-Graphics and Artwork Systems to merge

Dan Shea

While the threat posed by PDF-based spam waxed and waned, this week in PDF has seen the announcement of a PDF map repository, a Flash-based PDF tool and the official approval of a major merger.

Enterprise & Government   August 09, 2007

Adobe puts the kibosh on the Send to FedEx button

Nettie Hartsock

Just a few short hot weeks of summertime debate on the FedEx collaboration with Adobe and at the end a capitulation from Adobe. The formal statement by Adobe was released on August 2nd in regard to the standing down or rather shutting down of the "Send to FedEx Kinko's" button.

Creative & Print   August 09, 2007

callas software to debut CLI version of pdfaPilot at DMS

Nettie Hartsock

Germany-based callas software will be debuting its pdfaPilot CLI -- the command line module for automatic PDF/A processing at this year's DMS 2007.

Creative & Print   August 09, 2007

TechYou Digital Media releases Arbritrator Pro for PC

Nettie Hartsock

TechYou Digital Media announced this week its release of Arbritator Pro, a new program that provides PC users of Adobe Acrobat the full features of Flash as well as the capability to embed Flash Movies with fully functional PDF documents.

Creative & Print   August 09, 2007

Ubiquitous PDF: Paintball 2Xtremes

Dan Shea

Joining the ranks of publishers offering PDF versions of their magazines is Paintball 2Xtremes. E-Book Systems has announced that Paintball 2Xtremes magazine has adopted its 3-D page-flipping format for its online issues.

Enterprise & Government   August 08, 2007

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