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FormRouter-GeoTrust partnership enhances deployment of online PDF forms

FormRouter and GeoTrust recently announced a strategic partnership aimed at reducing the barriers to the deployment of online PDF forms. FormRouter will be licensed to sell GeoTrust digital signatures as part of a new hosted service designed to simplify the creation, use and management of PDF forms.

Enterprise & Government   April 25, 2005

LexExec releases Word-to-PDF plug-in with digital signatures support

LexExec has released PDFExec For MS Word, its PDF conversion add-in for Microsoft Word that converts any Word document to PDF. The conversion is initiated through either menus or toolbars within Word.

Enterprise & Government   April 25, 2005

ARTS PDF launches low-cost Acrobat alternative

Dan Shea

Prominent PDF software company, ARTS PDF, has released a new product that may change the way that frustrated IT managers think about desktop PDF creation. Known primarily for its Acrobat plug-ins, ARTS PDF has taken a bold step into the dual arenas of PDF creation and editing. The new application, entitled Nitro PDF, is a lightweight, Windows-only Acrobat alternative that is priced at a mere US$99, which is sure to make prospective volume licensors smile.

Enterprise & Government   April 21, 2005

Adobe Acrobat and PDF Conference "exceeds expectations"

Dan Shea

After the second and final day of the Adobe Acrobat and PDF Conference, it's time to look back on the conference that was. Having been on the spot on the show floor of the exhibit hall, I can personally say that even on the traditionally quiet second day, the booth traffic was surprisingly good. Exhibitor Charles James of Quite Software gushed over his experience, "It was a great show, good quality people, and I had a great time."

Enterprise & Government   April 21, 2005

Promotional contest for 'Adobe Reader 7 Revealed' book

Enter our promotional contest in collaboration with Peachpit Press for a chance to win one of eight free copies of the "Adobe Reader 7 Revealed: Working Effectively with Acrobat PDF Files" book by Ted Padova. Four randomly selected winners will be named each of the next two weeks, so enter soon!

Enterprise & Government   April 20, 2005

Global Graphics unveils Jaws PDF Server Toolkit

Global Graphics has unveiled Jaws PDF Server Toolkit, a powerful new tool for enterprise applications and workflows that incorporates the company's proven, robust PDF generation into server-based or end-user document workflow solutions.

Enterprise & Government   April 20, 2005

Deque announces Studio to streamline PDF conversion, compliance

Deque Systems, Inc. has announced an enhanced Deque Studio, a bundled solution designed to help companies comply with the Web Accessibility Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act requirements.

Enterprise & Government   April 20, 2005

3rd annual Adobe Acrobat and PDF Conference opens with a bang

Dan Shea

Today marked the opening of the 3rd annual Adobe Acrobat and PDF Conference in Disney's Coronado Springs Resort. Despite the sunny Orlando weather, the delegates put aside the fun of the magic kingdom and got down to the serious business of PDF. Of course, that's not to say that the conference was without a little magic of its own.

Enterprise & Government   April 20, 2005

ARTS PDF announces Nitro PDF Desktop: Power & functionality of Acrobat for $99

Dan Shea

ARTS PDF has announced the upcoming launch of Nitro PDF Desktop, a fully featured PDF creation and editing product designed and priced specifically for the business user.

Enterprise & Government   April 19, 2005

Adobe to acquire Macromedia

Adobe Systems has announced a definitive agreement to acquire Macromedia in an all-stock transaction valued at approximately $3.4 billion.

Enterprise & Government   April 18, 2005

Using PDF to send an S/FAX over IP

Stefan Engelbert explains why he believes PDF is an ideal solution for modern document exchange, incorporating the advantages of letters, FAX and S/MIME for transporting secure email.

Enterprise & Government   April 14, 2005

Adobe offering free Developers' Workshop on Security Concerns

Adobe Systems is offering a free workshop aimed at developers on April 28 in San Jose, CA, designed to discuss and demonstrate "how the integration of PDF and XML can reduce development time and increase the manageability of your enterprise applications."

Developer   April 13, 2005

Chance to win one of 10 free PDF Webinar sessions

Enter soon to qualify for a chance to win one of 10 free registrations to an upcoming "PDF Webinar" online educational opportunity, being offered as a collaborative promotion from Planet PDF and Carl Young Training & Associates.

Creative & Print   April 13, 2005

InDesign Magazine explores Adobe Creative Suite 2

The current issue of InDesign Magazine, an in-depth resource for serious users of Adobe InDesign software, offers extensive coverage of InDesign CS2 -- part of the recently announced, forthcoming upgrade to Adobe's Creative Suite products.

Creative & Print   April 13, 2005

Free Acumen Journal Newsletter for April 2005

The latest issue of John Deubert's free monthly newsletter features articles on "Image Resampling in Acrobat Distiller" and "Handling PostScript Errors, Part 1."

Enterprise & Government   April 12, 2005

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