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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.

Qoppa Software announces improved PDF Studio

Karl De Abrew

Qoppa Software has announced the release of an improved version 6.6 of PDF Studio, its desktop-based software for PDF editing. The new version includes the ability to import text and MS Word documents into PDFs, along with providing enhanced user experience and user control.

Enterprise & Government   March 03, 2011

JustSystems releases plugin for designing PDFs from XMetaL

Dan Shea

JustSystems has announced the availability of XMetal TopLeaf Plugin, an add-on for the DITA Open Toolkit that allows users without expertise in XSLT, XSL:FO or Toolkit to create PDF output. The new product means that users working with the TopLeaf workstation application XMetaL Author Enterprise can more easily design and generate PDF content directly from XMetaL.

Creative & Print   March 01, 2011

SysTools launches Lotus Notes to PDF Converter

Karl De Abrew

SysTools Group has launched Lotus Notes to PDF Converter software. The new software allows users of Lotus Notes to convert their Notes emails into PDF documents for convenient reading and printing.

Enterprise & Government   March 01, 2011

Readdle announces a more powerful PDF Expert for iPad 2.2

Rowan Hanna

Readdle has announced the availability of PDF Expert 2.2, a new release of its feature-packed PDF solution for iPad. PDF Expert for iPad is an application that allows users to read, annotate and sign PDF documents, fill PDF forms and save bookmarks in PDF.

Enterprise & Government   March 01, 2011

Aspose.Cells for .NET 5.3.0 released

Dan Shea

Aspose has announced the latest in a series of updates to its range of .NET components. The most recent update is to Aspose.Cells, a .NET component for spreadsheet reporting that supports formula calculation, pivot tables, VBA, workbook encryption, named ranges, spreadsheet formatting, drawing objects and OLE objects.

Developer   February 28, 2011

Gmail users can view PDF attachments in Google Chrome

Karl De Abrew

Google has announced that Gmail users can now view their PDF attachments using Google Chrome's built-in viewer. The new feature will allow users to view PDF attachments online without needing to download the attachments.

Enterprise & Government   February 20, 2011

Doremisoft announces PDF to Flash Converter for Mac

Rowan Hanna

Doremisoft has announced PDF to Flash Converter for Mac, its software for creating flash books and magazines from PDF files. PDF to Flash Converter creates flash flip books by converting PDF to SWF flash video format, resulting in dynamic eBooks.

Enterprise & Government   February 20, 2011

Aspose.Pdf.Kit 5.3.0 released

Dan Shea

Aspose has updated its .NET component for editing existing PDF files. The latest version of Aspose.Pdf.Kit offers improved image conversion and text rendering, along with enhanced support for OpenType and importing XML data into PDF form. The updated component also allows users to save ranges of PDF pages as single TIFF files.

Enterprise & Government   February 19, 2011

Crocodoc launches HTML 5-based online PDF viewer

Karl De Abrew

Crocodoc has launched an HTML 5-based version of its online document viewing service. The new service incorporates a highly-functional PDF viewer that is integrated with the browser and enables reviewers to collaborate with each other in real time.

Enterprise & Government   February 18, 2011

iOrgsoft announces PDF to EPUB Converter for Mac

Rowan Hanna

iOrgsoft has announced PDF to EPUB for Mac, its software for converting PDFs to EPUB-based eBooks for convenient reading on mobile devices. The new software runs on Mac OS X 10.5 to 10.7.

Enterprise & Government   February 18, 2011

Adobe Content Server now available from Datalogics

Dan Shea

After extending its deal with Adobe, Datalogics will now provide worldwide licensing and support for Adobe Content Server, an Adobe technology that secures EPUB and PDF content on reading devices and smartphone applications.

Enterprise & Government   February 17, 2011

New and faster PDF Bates Numberer announced

Karl De Abrew

SysTools announced the new and faster PDF Bates Numberer, a tool for Bates numbering legal documents. Bates numbering is a commonly used method of indexing legal documents for efficient identification and retrieval.

Enterprise & Government   February 15, 2011

Zevrix updates BatchOutput for PPT

Rowan Hanna

Zevrix has announced the release of a major upgrade to BatchOutput PPT, its automation solution for Microsoft PowerPoint on Mac OS X. The new BatchOutput PPT 2.0 is an advanced print-automation solution which now includes support for Microsoft PowerPoint 2011, support for batch printing and eliminates the need for post-processing.

Enterprise & Government   February 15, 2011

Adobe Reader X can block malicious PDF spam

Karl De Abrew

Sophos has reported that its research team has tested the Adobe Reader X and found that it stops malicious PDF spam in is tracks. Adobe Reader X incorporates a number of security features to block malicious exploits which could not be stopped in the previous versions of the free PDF viewer.

Enterprise & Government   February 07, 2011

PDFescape now supports adding images to PDF documents

Rowan Hanna

Red Software has announced that PDFescape, its online service for PDF editing, now supports adding images to PDF documents. PDFescape is one of the first web-based services that includes a PDF reader, editor, form filler and form creator.

Enterprise & Government   February 03, 2011

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