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Zevrix updates BatchOutput products for XLS and DOC

Dan Shea

Zevrix Solutions has announced updates for two automation solutions for Mac OS X users. BatchOutput DOC 2.1 and BatchOutput XLS 2.0 are designed to automate printing and PDF output from Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel, respectively.

Enterprise & Government   February 01, 2011

PitStop Pro 10 adds support for Acrobat X

Dan Shea

Enfocus Software has announced the first update to its Acrobat plug-in for PDF preflighting. The upgrade introduces support for the latest versions of both the Standard and Professional versions of Acrobat X. The latest version of PitStop Pro also adds support for the latest ISO standards for PDF printing (PDF/X/4:2010) and long-term archiving (PDF/A).

Creative & Print   February 01, 2011

This week in PDF: Document security for the masses?

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen a pair of releases designed to bring PDF security to the masses; the first is a DRM solution for Android devices, while the second is a free PDF signing tool.

Enterprise & Government   February 01, 2011

Zevrix releases a new version of BatchOutput DOC for creating PDFs

Karl De Abrew

Zevrix Solutions, a provider of automatic and productivity solutions, announced the release of BatchOutput DOC 2.1, its automation solution for printing Microsoft documents on Mac OS X. The new version of BatchOutput DOC introduces compatiblity with Microsoft Word 2011 and also addresses known performance and stability issues.

Creative & Print   January 26, 2011

Facebook Apps for PDF Conversion and Creation

Rowan Hanna announced the release of free and easy-to-use Facebook Apps for PDF Conversion and PDF Creation. PDF to Word Converter and PDF Creater are the two new Apps which offer free conversion from within Facebook.

Enterprise & Government   January 25, 2011

Ricoh updates Personal Paperless Document Manager

Dan Shea

Ricoh Americas Corporation has announced the launch of the next generation of its Personal Paperless Document Manager (PPDMv2). The new version of the software can be used to convert scanned paper documents into electronic files and route them via custom workflows created from a desktop computer.

Enterprise & Government   January 25, 2011

PDF Handshake UB2 to enhance PDF support

Dan Shea

HELIOS Software has announced a pending update to its server-based application for PDF creation, preflighting, searching and printing. PDF HandShake UB2 adds support for Acrobat X and offers enhanced PDF preflighting features due to its integration of the new callas pdfToolbox 4.

Creative & Print   January 19, 2011

Free licenses of PDF conversion software until Feb 5

Dan Shea will be giving away free copies of its product for converting PDF into a range of more readily editable source formats. The promotion runs between January 16 and February 5th, during which time PDFZilla will be freely available from the product's website.

Enterprise & Government   January 16, 2011

Foxit PDF IFilter 2.1 released: improves speed, stability

Dan Shea

Foxit has announced a maintenance release of its IFilter product. According to the company, Foxit PDF IFilter has been designed to capitalize on the strengths of multi-core server architectures to maximize the speed of PDF indexing and text searching.

Enterprise & Government   January 14, 2011

BinaryNow announces Print2PDF 9

Rowan Hanna

BinaryNow, Inc., has announced the release of Print2PDF 9, its software for PDF creation with integration to document management and document distribution systems. The new version has been enhanced to provide a number of new functional features.

Enterprise & Government   January 14, 2011

Foxit releases free PDF creation toolbar

Dan Shea

Foxit Corporation has announced the release of a free browser plug-in for creating PDF files. Foxit PDF Creator Toolbar 1.0 enables users to quickly create PDF documents from various file formats. The software integrates with the ASK Toolbar, and provides users with the capacity for one-click PDF creation.

Enterprise & Government   January 12, 2011

Kernel for PDF Split and Merge released

Dan Shea

Kernel Data Recovery has announced the release of Kernel for Split and Merge, its new utility for splitting and merging PDF files.

Enterprise & Government   January 12, 2011

This Week in PDF: iPad app allows annotation printing

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen an update to an iPad-based application for printing PDFs, the release of new topographic maps for an iOS app, and the announcement of a tool for fixing damaged PDF files.

Enterprise & Government   January 11, 2011

Doremisoft announces PDF to Word Converter 4.1.1

Karl De Abrew

Doremisoft, a leading multimedia software developer, announced the release of PDF to Word Converter 4.1.1, its software for converting PDFs to Word for editing the content. PDF to Word Converter can convert hundreds of pages of PDF eBooks to a single Word document while keeping original layout intact.

Enterprise & Government   January 11, 2011

PDF Security Remover to unlock security restrictions

Rowan Hanna

PDF Security Remover is a utility from Kernel Data Recovery for unlocking security restrictions from PDF documents. The PDF documents for which the password is lost or forgotten can be easily recovered for editing, printing, modifications or extraction of image or text.

Enterprise & Government   January 07, 2011

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