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Duff Johnson Appointed Executive Director of the PDF Association

Jeremy Koadlow

The PDF Association, announced Duff Johnson as the organization's first Executive Director elevating the 18 year old PDF veteran of the electronic document industry who has served as the Vice Chairman of the PDF Association since 2010.

Enterprise & Government   October 10, 2014

SnackableApps releases Go PDF for iOS

Dan Shea

SnackableApps has announced the release of Go PDF for iOS. The app creates PDF from from browser-based content such as web pages.

Enterprise & Government   April 23, 2014

Recosoft ships PDF conversion iOS apps

Dan Shea

Osaka, Japan-based Recosoft announced that it has shipped a range of PDF conversion apps for use on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. PDF to Excel, PDF to PowerPoint and PDF to Word allow iPad users to convert PDF files into Office-compatible spreadsheets, slide-shows and documents, respectively.

Enterprise & Government   April 17, 2014

iApp releases Printer for iOS

Dan Shea

iApp technologies has released Printer, an app for iOS that allows users to convert documents into PDF. It also supports printing and compression, along with a range of storage and delivery options for resulting files.

Enterprise & Government   April 14, 2014

Vision-e releases free digital signature app for iPad

Dan Shea

Vision-e has launched eSign, a free iPad app for signing PDF documents. After signing the PDF, the new addition to Apple's App Store can then be used to save or email the PDF document on.

Enterprise & Government   April 12, 2014

GWG releases whitepaper on PDF/VT, PDF variable data printing standard

Dan Shea

The Ghent Workgroup (GWG) has released a whitepaper that explains PDF/VT, the ISO standard for use with PDF-based variable data and transactional printing.

Enterprise & Government   April 11, 2014

Debenu updates PDF SDK to version 10.14

Dan Shea

Melbourne-based Debenu has released an incremental update to its flagship developer product. Debenu Quick PDF Library 10.14 adds new functions, fixes several bugs and features a range of enhancements to existing functionality.

Developer   April 04, 2014

Mac-based digital signature application updated

Dan Shea

Today saw the release of PDF Signet 1.3, the latest version of Czech independent developer Vaclav Slavik's Mac OS X certificate-based digital signature tool.

Enterprise & Government   April 03, 2014

tetra4D updates 3D PDF Converter

Dan Shea

tetra4D has announced the release of 3D PDF Converter 4.1, a conversion utility for creating 3D PDF documents. The latest version adds support for a range of new technologies, including: Autodesk Inventor 2014, CATIA V5-6R2013 (R23), Rhino 4.5, Solid Edge ST6, SolidWorks 2014, and NX 9.0.

Creative & Print   April 02, 2014

Siteimprove Adds PDF Validation Feature

Dan Shea

Minneapolis-based Siteimprove has just announced the integration of a new PDF scanning feature into its SaaS Web Governance Suite. The new functionality can be configured to scan through hosted and embedded PDFs for broken links and issues with accessibility.

Enterprise & Government   March 31, 2014

Sony's E Ink-Based Digital Paper to See US Release

Dan Shea

The May US release of Sony's Digital Paper has been announced by World Software Corporation, the US distributors of the PDF reading and editing devices. Digital Paper features not one but two touch screens, allowing input from stylus, finger or a combination of these.

Enterprise & Government   March 28, 2014

PDF Printer Updated for iOS 7, Adds PDF Scanner

Dan Shea

Odessa, Ukraine-based DAR Software has announced a major update to its iOS-based PDF creation app. PDF Printer 3.0 adds support for iOS 7, but more importantly, introduces an integrated document scanner for creating PDFs from hard copy documents.

Enterprise & Government   March 26, 2014

Debenu releases commercial PDF Viewer SDK add-on

Dan Shea

Australian-based Debenu has released a paid add-on to its flagship developer product, Debenu Quick PDF Library. Known as Debenu PDF Viewer SDK, the add-on works with the core technology to quickly add PDF viewing functionality to Windows-based applications.

Developer   March 25, 2014

Debenu Quick PDF Library version 10 Upgrade - includes Delphi XE5 support, AES-256 Encryption, QR Code and more

Jeremy Koadlow

Debenu, released version 10 of their pioneering PDF SDK, Debenu Quick PDF Library. Available in single and multi licenses for Windows, Mac and Server development. In an important step forward for the SDK a range of great new innovative features and enhancements have been included.

Developer   October 28, 2013

Microsoft Word 2013 Welcomes PDF Reflow Integration Into Software

Michael Tsakirellis

Microsoft Office Word 2013 brings a host of added new features to your desktop toolkit, with this years update integrating saving and sharing files in the cloud, shared online meetings and automatic formatting of data from Excel. In addition to the ability to open and edit PDF file types within the Microsoft word document, called PDF reflow.

Creative & Print   October 17, 2013

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