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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.

Security updates available for Adobe Reader and Acrobat: September 10 2013

Jeremy Koadlow

Adobe have released a security update for Adobe Reader and Acrobat XI (11.0.03). The security patch also works for earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh. The update is for critical vulnerabilities and it is advisable to download it.

Enterprise & Government   September 13, 2013

Adobe Reader Touch Update

Jeremy Koadlow

Adobe Reader Touch, the free app on Windows 8 or Windows RT has been updated. The refresh enables users to fill and save PDF forms, select the color of highlight, as well as general updates to the service.

Creative & Print   September 13, 2013

Debenu Expands PDF Tools Pro : Updated Viewer, Editor and Features

Jeremy Koadlow

Debenu PDF Tools Pro and Debenu PDF Tools version 3 has been released with major updates to the windows-explorer PDF Tools Pro. Now with all the features of the powerful PDF batch processing software Debenu PDF Maximus famous for automating splitting, merging, stamping, watermarking and editing PDF.

Enterprise & Government   September 12, 2013

Apple to Include New PDF Capabilities Into Mobile

Michael Tsakirellis

With the release of the new iOS 7 software expected in the next coming days, Apple have given us a taste of many of the new operating systems features, but not everything has been let out of the bag.

Creative & Print   September 11, 2013

Debenu PDF Tools Updated with Free Download

Jeremy Koadlow

Debenu Pty. Ltd. has released a major update for Debenu PDF Tools. The popular Windows application which has received praise in multiple industries for making it easier and faster to work with PDF received new functions in addition to the enhancements.

Developer   September 10, 2013

PDF3D Announces Extra 3D PDF Features for Engineers in V2.8 Release

Jeremy Koadlow

PDF3D®, the flagship brand of Visual Technology Services, has released version 2.8.0 of its 3D PDF product suite with new features to assist engineers and scientists with technical reporting and 3D modelling

Developer   September 09, 2013

Qoppa Release new Java PDF Component and Library Products

Jeremy Koadlow

Qoppa Software’s summer release of Java® PDF component and library products delivers a new OCR module, digital signature enhancements including latest AES 256 algorithm and many other improvements.

Developer   August 16, 2013

PDF Association Releases Matterhorn Protocol

Jeremy Koadlow

PDF Association releases Matterhorn Protocol, the Definitive Accessibility Testing Model for PDF Documents and Forms PAC 2.0, the PDF Accessibility Checker, is the first implementation of the Matterhorn Protocol

Developer   August 12, 2013

Windows 8 Reader Review

Jeremy Koadlow

A short review of Windows 8's built in PDF reader including an overview of the features contained within it.

Enterprise & Government   August 07, 2013

Debenu Quick PDF Library 9.15 Released: Adding New Functions and Enhancements to the Unrivalled PDF Library SDK

Jeremy Koadlow

Debenu makes major update to PDF SDK Debenu Quick PDF Library 9.15. New features, product enhancements and bug fixes included in the Royalty Free software update.

Developer   August 01, 2013

Paper Just Got An Upgrade

Jeremy Koadlow

Innovation in paper is something that is welcomed in the PDF community. The work of physicist Kate Stone is combining conductive inks with paper to create interactive documents.

Creative & Print   July 30, 2013

IDC White Paper - Bridging the Information Work Productivity Gap: New Challenges and Opportunities for IT

Jeremy Koadlow

'Bridging the Information Work Productivity Gap: New Challenges and Opportunities for IT' is a white paper made available to the public by IDC, sponsored by Adobe. Which show better tools and systems are still needed to increase productivity

Enterprise & Government   July 24, 2013

PDF Mobile Apps Free and Paid On The Rise

Jeremy Koadlow

Android Mobile Devices come with a stock standard PDF viewers built in that allows any user to download, and view PDF documents. But there are always users who want more, functionality, power and just apps in general.

Creative & Print   July 23, 2013

PDF Security Up For Question In Ghana

Jeremy Koadlow

PDF has recently been thrust into the courtroom as a key feature in recent political legal action in the Ghana. There is an argument over whether or not the National Democratic Congress has forged electoral record sheets that are in a PDF format.

Enterprise & Government   July 19, 2013

Creative Commons PDF Convertor

Jeremy Koadlow

A new printer drive has emerged that enables Creative Commons licenses to be attached to documents being converted to PDF. Any program that allows a ‘print to PDF’ function can have the driver installed (CC PDF Convertor only runs Windows OS).

Creative & Print   July 11, 2013

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