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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: Adobe previews Acrobat 3D

Dan Shea

This week in PDF sees a preview of Adobe's new premium Acrobat product, the addition of e-filing functionality to a desktop PDF application and an update to a PDF password recovery tool.

Enterprise & Government   April 05, 2007

Adobe Launches Creative Suite 3

Nettie Hartsock

Adobe this week announced the release of its upgraded applications for creative and graphics professionals in the form of Adobe Creative Suite 3.0. The upgraded apps in the suite release include: Photoshop CS3, Photoshop CS3 Extended, InDesign CS3, Illustrator CS3, Flash CS3 Professional, Dreamweaver CS3, Adobe Premiere Pro CS3, and After Effects CS3. The company also added improvements to Adobe Bridge CS3.

Creative & Print   March 29, 2007

UNIVERSE Software releases pdf-Office Professional 6.0

Nettie Hartsock

UNIVERSE Software has released version 6.0 of pdf-Office Professional offering new functionality for users in terms of form creation and importing graphics and images.

Enterprise & Government   March 29, 2007

This week in PDF: Adobe resolves Vista confusion

Dan Shea

This week in PDF sees the release of a new public beta for a PDF preflighting application, Adobe clarify its position on Vista support and an update to a developer tool for PDF content extraction.

Enterprise & Government   March 29, 2007

Amyuni releases PDF Creator 3.0 for .Net

Nettie Hartsock

Amyuni has rolled out PDF Creator 3.0 for .NET, which features support for Microsoft Vista operating system and several other upgrade features from the last version.

Developer   March 22, 2007

Big Faceless Organization enhances Big Faceless PDF Library

Nettie Hartsock

Big Faceless Organization has released an updated version of their Java PDF Library and Viewer.

Developer   March 22, 2007

WindJack Solutions offers PDF CanOpener 3.0

Nettie Hartsock

WindJack Solutions has announced the release of PDF CanOpener 3.0, which the company terms a "major update" of its Acrobat plug-in for analyzing and manipulating data in PDF documents.

Developer   March 22, 2007

This week in PDF: Size does matter -- for E-Filing, at least

Dan Shea

This week in PDF sees the release of a brand-new RTF-to-PDF conversion tool, an online application for E-Filing federal court documents and another vendor announcing Acrobat 8 compatibility.

Enterprise & Government   March 22, 2007

This week in PDF: Adobe rolls back electronic licensing solution

Dan Shea

This week in PDF sees the release of an update to a PDF-based word processor and Adobe's apparent change of heart on a digital rights management (DRM) issue.

Enterprise & Government   March 15, 2007

This week in PDF: Creative pro and PDF events to be co-located in Disneyworld

Dan Shea

This week in PDF sees the announcement of the CRE8 conference, to be co-located with AGI Training's PDF event, the release of a PDF-based mapping bundle and an update to a Mac OS X PDF RIP.

Enterprise & Government   March 08, 2007

PDF Tools AG releases Classic PDF Tools 3.1 update

Nettie Hartsock

PDF Tools AG has rolled out version 3.1 of its Classic PDF programming tools. The tools are available as programming libraries (APIs) and command line shell versions.

Enterprise & Government   March 08, 2007

Go virtual PDF or PhotoPDF

Nettie Hartsock

PDF Logic's latest release PDF Vista 6.0 workstation edition lets users install the program as a virtual printer and print from any Windows application for press-ready, searchable, color PDF files.

Enterprise & Government   March 08, 2007

Adobe's Chizen says Adobe Reader experience will change

Nettie Hartsock

Adobe's CEO Bruce Chizen this week during a Q&A session at the American Association of Publishers was quoted as saying, "We're changing the experience of Acrobat Reader." Chizen went on to say that Adobe is aiming to take advantage of the growing numbers of people who access the Web through non-PC devices than PC devices in the next five years.

Enterprise & Government   March 08, 2007

This week in PDF: New tool makes accessible PDF viewing a breeze

Dan Shea

This week in PDF sees another company announcing support for Adobe's deluxe Acrobat product, Acrobat 3D, while Premier Assistive Technology teams with the University System of Georgia to make PDF documents more accessible.

Enterprise & Government   March 01, 2007

Ubiquitous PDF: Open PDFs faster

Dan Shea

If you're a Firefox user and find your reading or Web-surfing pleasure disrupted by having to wait for your PDF plug-ins to load, you might like to try using this little tool I found online.

Enterprise & Government   March 01, 2007

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