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callas pdfColorConvert offers direct color conversion in Acrobat 6 & 7

callas software has released a new Acrobat plug-in for professional PDF editing that converts RGB data and spot colors from within PDF files into CMYK.

Creative & Print   March 09, 2005

Top 25 Selling products at PDF Store 2004

Robert Milne

PDF Store has now released its annual Top Sellers list for 2004. Find out which PDF and Acrobat tools PDF Store customers just couldn't do without. See the full story at Planet PDF.

Enterprise & Government   March 09, 2005

Additional language versions of Adobe Reader 7 now available

Adobe Systems has posted several additional language versions -- Danish, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish and Finnish -- of its free Reader 7.0 software for both Windows and Macintosh.

Enterprise & Government   March 02, 2005

'Total Training for Acrobat 7 Pro' now available on CD

Total Training has released its latest educational resource aimed at PDF users: a four-CD set titled "Total Training for Adobe Acrobat 7 Professional."

Enterprise & Government   March 02, 2005

Aloaha PDF Suite for vector-based PDFs released

Aloaha has released the Aloaha PDF Suite for easy creation of vector-based PDFs.

Enterprise & Government   March 02, 2005

Promotional contest for 'Acrobat 7 for Windows and Macintosh' guide

Enter our promotional contest in collaboration with Peachpit Press for a chance to win one of eight free copies of "Adobe Acrobat 7 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual Quickstart Guide" book by Jennifer Alspach. Four randomly selected winners will be named each of the next two weeks, so enter soon!

Enterprise & Government   February 28, 2005

Sample chapter on 'Reviewing with Adobe Acrobat 7'

Chapter 9 on "Reviewing" is an excerpt from "Adobe Acrobat 7 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual Quickstart Guide" by Jennifer Alspach and Peachpit Press. Members of the global Planet PDF community can obtain a special discount on this and other relevant books.

Enterprise & Government   February 24, 2005

Adlib introduces Express Professional Suite

Adlib eDocument Solutions has released its Express Professional Suite, a fully integrated toolkit that automates and optimizes the conversion of documents to PDF, TXT and image formats.

Enterprise & Government   February 23, 2005

Ubiquitous PDF: Stampit Web offers Reader-ready "stamps" from Deutsche Post, Adobe

Kurt Foss

Deutsche Post and Adobe Systems are collaborating on an Internet postage project in Germany that will deliver pre-paid, PDF-based 'stamps' requiring only a Web browser and the free Adobe Reader.

Enterprise & Government   February 18, 2005

Chinese and Korean versions of Adobe Reader 7 now available

Adobe Systems has posted several additional language versions -- Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional) and Korean -- of its free Adobe Reader 7.0 software for both Windows and Macintosh.

Enterprise & Government   February 17, 2005

FinePrint launches server editions of pdfFactory, pdfFactory Pro and FinePrint

FinePrint Software has announced the release of Server Editions (SE) of pdfFactory and pdfFactory Pro, the company's PDF-creation software tools, and FinePrint, its related printing management utility.

Enterprise & Government   February 17, 2005

Orlando event offers detailed look at Acrobat 7

Planet PDF is a co-sponsor of and participant in the upcoming "Adobe Acrobat & PDF Conference 2005" presented by AGI Training on April 20-21, offering 30 sessions in three topical tracks and led by assorted industry experts.

Enterprise & Government   February 16, 2005

activePDF releases Toolkit 4.0 for dynamic PDF manipulation

activePDF Inc. has released the latest iteration of its leading component for dynamic creation and manipulation of PDF files, introducing new features such as digital signature capabilities, embedding Flash, dynamic form field creation, and double-byte character support.

Enterprise & Government   February 16, 2005

PDFlib offers free Acrobat plug-in for analyzing fonts in PDFs

PDFlib has announced the availability of FontReporter, a free Acrobat plugin for analyzing fonts in PDF documents.

Enterprise & Government   February 16, 2005

Entrust extending secure e-mail with Adobe Policy Server content protection

Entrust has announced the planned addition of several new delivery methods to its secure e-mail gateway appliance, including integration with the Adobe LiveCycle Policy Server to utilize its content protection capabilities and compatible capabilities in Acrobat 7.0 software.

Enterprise & Government   February 16, 2005

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