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Appligent Document Solutions updates APCrypt

Dan Shea

Appligent Document Solutions has announced the immediate availability of version 4.0 of its enterprise-class APCrypt server software for Windows, Linux and AIX.

Enterprise & Government   November 05, 2009

Vitrium Systems launches PDFSalesLeads

Dan Shea

Vitrium Systems has today launched PDFSalesLeads, a web-based application that allows organizations to generate sales leads from their PDF content.

Enterprise & Government   October 29, 2009

This week in PDF: PDFs on the server or on-the-go

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen the releases of a brand-new added-value PDF solution for Microsoft SharePoint and a major update to a PDF-compatible application for BlackBerry smartphones.

Enterprise & Government   October 29, 2009

Sorax Software releases Sorax Reader 2.0

Nettie Hartsock

Sorax Software has released Sorax Reader 2.0, its PDF and ebook viewer.

Enterprise & Government   October 22, 2009

McAfee cites potential PDF Zero Day flaw

Nettie Hartsock

McAfee has cited what it termed, "another zero-day attack targeting Adobe Acrobat Reader," that can infiltrate customer networks.

Enterprise & Government   October 15, 2009

Adobe releases 28 patches for Adobe Acrobat and Reader

Nettie Hartsock

Adobe has released fixes for Adobe Reader and Acrobat and the critical flaws in its software. The security bulletin released today addresses over 28 vulnerabilities in Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat.

Enterprise & Government   October 15, 2009

New feature allows users to "Quick View" PDFs in Google searches

Dan Shea

As keen-eyed Google users may have noticed, a new "Quick View" link has been added to about half of the PDF links now displaying in Google search results.

Enterprise & Government   October 08, 2009

Zevrix releases PDF Checkpoint 1.1

Dan Shea

Zevrix Solutions has announced the release of PDF Checkpoint 1.1, an update to its PDF workflow automation solution. The software preflights, exports as images, splits and reduces size of multiple PDF files. PDF Checkpoint sports an intuitive flexible user interface which lets users review and analyze preflight results quickly and easily. The program is equally suitable to process hundreds of files as well as single PDF documents.

Creative & Print   October 08, 2009

This week in PDF: Analysis report of proposed Adobe acquisition announced

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen an announcement detailing the pending publication of an in-depth analysis report on Adobe's proposed acquisition of Omniture. The last 7 days have also seen the launch of a free PDF security tool and the monetization of a free PDF creation utility.

Enterprise & Government   October 08, 2009

NetCentric set to release PAW

Nettie Hartsock

Canada-based NetCentric next week will release an add-in wizard for MS Word that will enable users to create PDFs that are accessible to people with disabilities.

Enterprise & Government   October 01, 2009

Appligent Document Solutions updates StampPDF Batch, now powered by Adobe PDF Library

Dan Shea

Hot on the heels of last week's announcement that it will adopt Adobe's PDF Library, Appligent Document Solutions (ADS) has released its first updated product that uses the new library. StampPDF Batch 5.0 is now available for Windows, Linux and AIX, and versions for Mac OS X, Solaris and HP-UX versions are due for release by year's end.

Enterprise & Government   October 01, 2009

Shiraz Software releases Adobe PDF Engine plug-in

Nettie Hartsock

Shiraz Software has released an integrated plug-in for use with its Signature and Server versions. The Shiraz Adobe PDF Engine plug-in embeds complete functionality within the existing RIP and enables users to adhere to the standard delivery format for the digital print market.

Creative & Print   October 01, 2009

UNIVERSE Software GmbH updates pdf-Recover

Nettie Hartsock

UNIVERSE Software announced the release of pdf-Recover 5.0.

Enterprise & Government   October 01, 2009

PDFLogic releases PDF Vista 7.0

Nettie Hartsock

PDFLogic has announced the release of PDF Vista 7.0, which installs as a virtual printer and enables users to create PDF files from virtually any Windows-based program.

Enterprise & Government   September 24, 2009

Appligent Document Solutions licenses the Adobe PDF Library

Dan Shea

Appligent Document Solutions (ADS) has announced that it has licensed Adobe Systems' PDF Library and will soon release updated versions of its existing products that incorporate the new technology. The Adobe PDF Library is also the core technology behind Adobe's flagship product, Adobe Acrobat.

Enterprise & Government   September 24, 2009

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