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This week in PDF: Online PDF security service launched

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen the releases of an online PDF security solution for small businesses, a service pack for a range of PDF-based 3D products and an update to an Adobe product suite.

Enterprise & Government   January 22, 2009

Data exchange plug-ins for Acrobat launched

Dan Shea

Earlier this week, SYCODE released a set of 8 plug-ins for Adobe Acrobat. The plug-ins work with CAD files and are are designed, variously, to import them to or export them from Adobe Acrobat.

Creative & Print   January 22, 2009

Recosoft ships PDF2ID 2.0

Nettie Hartsock

The folks at Recosoft are now officially shipping PDF2ID 2.0 for both Mac and Windows platforms.

Creative & Print   January 15, 2009

PDF Developer Libraries

Nettie Hartsock

Please click here to read about PDF Developer Libraries.

Enterprise & Government   January 15, 2009

LockLizard adds multi-language support

Nettie Hartsock

LockLizard has rolled out foreign language support to Safeguard Secure PDF Viewer.

Enterprise & Government   December 18, 2008

This week in PDF: Document distribution tool updated

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen updates to a PDF 3D solution and an electronic document distribution tool.

Enterprise & Government   December 18, 2008

Gmail adds a PDF viewer

Dan Shea

As of December 12, everyone's (OK, well, my) favorite web-based email client has officially added fast PDF viewing to its bag of tricks. This functionality is not entirely new, of course. As Google Software Engineer, Marc Miller's official blog post notes, the PDF viewer in question was already available as part of Google Docs. Nevertheless, its integration into Gmail was both a nifty addition and a natural evolution of the technology.

Enterprise & Government   December 18, 2008

Adobe notes encryption change on security blog

Nettie Hartsock

Adobe has acknowledged on its blog, "Security Matters", the encryption change that has most recently been noted by Russian security firm ElomSoft.

Enterprise & Government   December 11, 2008

Security firm Finjan reveals more cybercrime with PDFs

Nettie Hartsock

Security firm Finjan has released its "Web Security Trends Report Q4 2008" (N.B.: the report requires registration), findings from its Malicious Code Research Center, identifying and analyzing the latest trends in cybercrime.

Enterprise & Government   December 11, 2008

Recosoft announces PDF2ID 2.0

Nettie Hartsock

Japan-based Recosoft Corporation has announced PDF2ID 2.0 and PDF2ID Profesional 2.0 for both Mac and Windows platforms.

Creative & Print   December 04, 2008

Ubiquitous PDF: Free short film distribution guide released

Dan Shea

Nigel Smith, an award-winning producer of short films, has released a free PDF guidebook to help budding filmmakers find wider audiences for their short films.

Enterprise & Government   December 04, 2008

This week in PDF: Free PDF mapping software for the US military

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen the release of a roadmap for a pending update to a word processing family. Meanwhile, one software vendor announced that it would provide PDF-based mapping software to the US military for free.

Enterprise & Government   December 04, 2008

MongoNet rolls out open PDF scanning

Nettie Hartsock

MongoNet has launched MongoScan, a new open PDF scanning solution, which gives users the power to directly scan hard copy documents to any email address using a fax machine.

Enterprise & Government   November 27, 2008

This week in PDF: Foxit Reader 3.0 released

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen updates galore! Major updates have been made to a popular PDF viewer and a solution for integrating PDF documents into Adobe Director projects, while a premium Adobe product has been updated to support the latest CAD formats.

Enterprise & Government   November 27, 2008

This week in PDF: Online PDF-to-Word service launched

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen the release of a free PDF-to-Word conversion service, the announcement of a PDF-based marking tool, the granting of a patent for a PDF collaboration solution, another release from Adobe, and a recap on a free Web-to-PDF service.

Enterprise & Government   November 20, 2008

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