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Geospatial PDF

Michael Tsakirellis

Geospational and GEOtiff reader for Android is the first to market. The software utilizes extensive databases of 100,000+ comprehensive maps, contributed from orienteering, government mapping aficionados, cartographers and the few people that were inspired by their 10th grade geography class to make maps for the rest of their life’s.

Creative & Print   October 16, 2013

HTML 5 will not replace the PDF

Michael Tsakirellis

With the evolution of tablet and mobile web browsing, HTML 5's interactive component makes the visual consumption of content highly appealing. But can HTML 5 replace PDF as the most used format for distributing paper based workflows?

Creative & Print   September 25, 2013

Dell Adding More PDF Capabilities To Printers

Jeremy Koadlow

Dell's new Colour Multifuction Printer – C5765dn, is part of a new suit of printers that have the scanning to searchable PDF function as standard. This is heavy duty hardware and the MFP has a range of useful features for any office or professional printer.

Enterprise & Government   September 20, 2013

PDF Expert and iAnnotate Updates For Mobile

Michael Tsakirellis

PDF Expert updates their PDF application for iOS devices, allowing users to read and annotate PDF documents, highlight text, make notes, draw and save changes in the PDF format compatible with both Preview and Adobe Acrobat.

Creative & Print   September 17, 2013

PDF Vision .NET Update 300% Faster Converting JPEG and TIFF to PDF

Jeremy Koadlow

SautinSoft, a leading developer of conversion technologies, released a new version of PDF Vision .Net. The library significantly simplifies creating PDF documents from images for .Net developers. Providing the code necessary for to convert Jpeg to PDF in c# in 2-3 lines.

Developer   September 16, 2013

Security updates available for Adobe Reader and Acrobat: September 10 2013

Jeremy Koadlow

Adobe have released a security update for Adobe Reader and Acrobat XI (11.0.03). The security patch also works for earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh. The update is for critical vulnerabilities and it is advisable to download it.

Enterprise & Government   September 13, 2013

Adobe Reader Touch Update

Jeremy Koadlow

Adobe Reader Touch, the free app on Windows 8 or Windows RT has been updated. The refresh enables users to fill and save PDF forms, select the color of highlight, as well as general updates to the service.

Creative & Print   September 13, 2013

Debenu Expands PDF Tools Pro : Updated Viewer, Editor and Features

Jeremy Koadlow

Debenu PDF Tools Pro and Debenu PDF Tools version 3 has been released with major updates to the windows-explorer PDF Tools Pro. Now with all the features of the powerful PDF batch processing software Debenu PDF Maximus famous for automating splitting, merging, stamping, watermarking and editing PDF.

Enterprise & Government   September 12, 2013

Apple to Include New PDF Capabilities Into Mobile

Michael Tsakirellis

With the release of the new iOS 7 software expected in the next coming days, Apple have given us a taste of many of the new operating systems features, but not everything has been let out of the bag.

Creative & Print   September 11, 2013

Debenu PDF Tools Updated with Free Download

Jeremy Koadlow

Debenu Pty. Ltd. has released a major update for Debenu PDF Tools. The popular Windows application which has received praise in multiple industries for making it easier and faster to work with PDF received new functions in addition to the enhancements.

Developer   September 10, 2013

PDF3D Announces Extra 3D PDF Features for Engineers in V2.8 Release

Jeremy Koadlow

PDF3D®, the flagship brand of Visual Technology Services, has released version 2.8.0 of its 3D PDF product suite with new features to assist engineers and scientists with technical reporting and 3D modelling

Developer   September 09, 2013

Qoppa Release new Java PDF Component and Library Products

Jeremy Koadlow

Qoppa Software’s summer release of Java® PDF component and library products delivers a new OCR module, digital signature enhancements including latest AES 256 algorithm and many other improvements.

Developer   August 16, 2013

PDF Association Releases Matterhorn Protocol

Jeremy Koadlow

PDF Association releases Matterhorn Protocol, the Definitive Accessibility Testing Model for PDF Documents and Forms PAC 2.0, the PDF Accessibility Checker, is the first implementation of the Matterhorn Protocol

Developer   August 12, 2013

Windows 8 Reader Review

Jeremy Koadlow

A short review of Windows 8's built in PDF reader including an overview of the features contained within it.

Enterprise & Government   August 07, 2013

Debenu Quick PDF Library 9.15 Released: Adding New Functions and Enhancements to the Unrivalled PDF Library SDK

Jeremy Koadlow

Debenu makes major update to PDF SDK Debenu Quick PDF Library 9.15. New features, product enhancements and bug fixes included in the Royalty Free software update.

Developer   August 01, 2013

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OK, so you want to stamp your document. Maybe you need to give reviewers some advice about the document's status or sensitivity. This tip from author Ted Padova demonstrates how to add stamps with the Stamp Tool along with related comments.