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Appligent Document Solutions joins PDF/A Competence Center

Dan Shea

Appligent Document Solutions (ADS) announced that the company has joined the PDF/A Competence Center, the industry group dedicated to promoting awareness and adoption of ISO 19005, the standard for archival PDF.

Enterprise & Government   January 21, 2010

Image to OCR Converter updated

Dan Shea

Soft Solutions has updated its optical character recognition (OCR) product. Image to OCR Converter can be used to recognise text in images such as scanned PDF documents.

Enterprise & Government   January 21, 2010

PDF to ePub software wizard updated

Dan Shea

DNAML has announced several free upgrades to the newly-released "PDF to ePub" software wizard, its software for quickly converting PDF documents into the ePub eBook format.

Enterprise & Government   January 14, 2010

Qoppa releases jPDFNotes 4.1

Dan Shea

Qoppa Software has released jPDFNotes 4.1, which adds a PDF reader, parser engine and includes a cloud annotation tool.

Enterprise & Government   January 14, 2010

This week in PDF: PDF2Office Professional 5 released

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen a Mac-based PDF-to-Office tool updated.

Enterprise & Government   January 14, 2010

New year brings new PDF vulnerabilities

Nettie Hartsock

While the world was ringing in the New Year, hackers were creating new ways to exploit unpatched vulnerabilities in PDF documents according to Internet Storm researcher Bohan Zdrnja.

Enterprise & Government   January 07, 2010

ReaddleDocs 2.0 released

Dan Shea

Readdle has today announced the release of ReaddleDocs 2.0, file manager, document reader and attachment viewer for the iPhone. Along with its updated user interface, the new version offers more than 100 new features, including support for PDF text reflow and embedded links, along with an email browser that can access and save email attachments directly from the application.

Enterprise & Government   January 07, 2010

Artifex files suit against Palm

Nettie Hartsock

San Rafael, CA.-based Artifex has launched a suit against Palm Inc., based on what it claims in the suit is Palm's unauthorized copying and distribution of one of Artifex's registered technologies.

Enterprise & Government   December 10, 2009

Appligent Document Solutions and callas software announce strategic partnership

Dan Shea

Appligent Document Solutions (ADS) and callas software have jointly announced a strategic partnership aimed at broadening awareness of both companies' products in their respective markets and distribution channels.

Enterprise & Government   December 10, 2009

Ubiquitous PDF: Printable PDF 2010 calendars

Dan Shea

With the new year just around the next bend, you might be looking to update your calendars. Thanks to Vertex42.com, users can now download and print a free PDF calendar for 2010. The page lets visitors select from a variety of styles and offers both yearly and monthly calendars.

Enterprise & Government   December 10, 2009

Free PDF accessibility talk by Duff Johnson

Dan Shea

Making PDF documents accessible to users with visual or other impairments is an important -- and sometimes mandatory -- part of posting PDF content online. In his December 9 talk for Acrobatusers.com, PDF accessibility maven Duff Johnson will outline ways to build accessible PDF documents using the relevant features in Adobe Acrobat 9.

Enterprise & Government   December 03, 2009

Ubiquitous PDF: Printable PDF greeting cards

Dan Shea

With the holiday season rapidly approaching, most of us have a stack of greeting cards that we will need to send out. For time-poor professionals, shopping online can be an efficient alternative to pounding the pavement in order to find the perfect card. Thanks to FreePrintableGreetingCards.net, it is possible to browse through a range of Christmas and Hanukkah cards online. Users can then print out their favourite cards, free of charge.

Enterprise & Government   December 03, 2009

Internet Explorer bug leaks PDF data

Dan Shea

In an article on The Register, Dan Goodin noted that a bug in Microsoft's Internet Explorer has been causing PDF files to leak private information about local file locations.

Enterprise & Government   November 26, 2009

Amazon adds native PDF reader to Kindle

Nettie Hartsock

Amazon recently announced that it has added a native PDF reader to the latest generation of its Kindle reading devices.

Enterprise & Government   November 26, 2009

Appligent Document Solutions releases FDFMerge 6.0

Dan Shea

Appligent Document Solutions (ADS) has announced the immediate availability of version 6.0 of its enterprise-class FDFMerge and FDFMerge Lite server software for Windows, Linux, AIX and Solaris. Mac OS X and HP-UX versions are still pending.

Enterprise & Government   November 26, 2009

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