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The iText Developer Summit is just a couple of weeks away

Karl De Abrew

The iText Developer Summit is just a couple of weeks away. The summit will be held on the 29th of March, 2012, in Ghent, Belgium, and registration is free. Don't miss this opportunity to hear some industry luminaries speak if you're in the area.

Developer   March 15, 2012

Debenu announces release of Debenu PDF Maximus

Nettie Hartsock

Debenu, the company behind Quick PDF Library, has released Debenu PDF Maximus, a powerful solution for batch splitting, merging, converting, stamping and editing PDF files.

Enterprise & Government   March 07, 2012

The Windows 8 PDF viewer has landed, welcome Windows Reader

Rowan Hanna

Microsoft has released the Windows 8 Consumer Preview and along with it comes Windows Reader, a built-in PDF viewer for Windows and other file types. Rowan Hanna takes a look at Windows Reader to see what it has to offer.

Enterprise & Government   February 29, 2012

PDF Review 2.0 released for iOS

Rowan Hanna

Sander Weltje, an independent iOS developer, has announced the release of PDF Review 2.0, a solution for reviewing PDFs on the iPad, iPhone and iPod.

Enterprise & Government   February 05, 2012

Critical updates to Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat released

Karl De Abrew

Critical updates to Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat have been released to patch multiple vulnerabilities that were found in the applications in late 2011. Adobe has also included new JavaScript whitelisting capabilities in the new updates.

Enterprise & Government   January 19, 2012

Freeware Benubird PDF Released

Rowan Hanna

Debenu has released version of Benubird PDF, its popular personal document management system, optimized for use with PDF files.

Enterprise & Government   January 18, 2012

Debenu updates ARTS PDF Workshop

Karl De Abrew

Debenu has released an updated version of ARTS PDF Workshop which includes support for 64-bit versions of Microsoft Excel 2007 and 2010.

Enterprise & Government   January 18, 2012

Enhanced pdf-Recover Server announced for Mac OS X

Rowan Hanna

UNIVERSE Software announced an updated pdf-Recover Server for Mac OS X. The new version of pdf-Recover Server supports the use of hot folders, a user-specified directories or folders for monitoring and automatic decryption of PDF files.

Enterprise & Government   January 16, 2012

Qoppa Software announces release of PDF Studio 7

Rowan Hanna

Qoppa Software software has announced the release of PDF Studio 7, a major new version of their cross-platform PDF editor for Windows, Mac and Linux.

Enterprise & Government   January 12, 2012

Accusoft launches Prizm PDF Converter

Karl De Abrew

Accusoft Pegasus has launched Prizm PDF Converter, its PDF conversion utility. Prizm PDF Converter allow users to creates Adobe PDF files from over 300 file formats including MS Office, AutoCAD, HTML and text files.

Enterprise & Government   January 12, 2012

Adobe EchoSign now available for free on iOS Devices

Rowan Hanna

Adobe has released EchoSign, a free application for iOS devices that makes it easy for users to digitally sign documents from their iPhone, iPad or iPod touch devices.

Enterprise & Government   January 10, 2012

iStonsoft announces 4-in-one PDF Converter

Karl De Abrew

iStonsoft has announced the release of iStonsoft PDF Converter, its powerful 4-in-one PDF Converter. The new software enables fast and high-quality conversion from PDF to ePub, PDF to Image, PDF to HTML and PDF to Text.

Enterprise & Government   December 29, 2011

Debenu offers eBook for trying new automation tool

Dan Shea

Just as the year comes to a close, Debenu has introduced the first release candidate for a new automation tool. Debenu PDF Maximus allows users to perform configurable sets of actions (Action Lists) on PDF files, either individually or in batches. Debenu is also offering a prize to those who try out the pre-release version of the product and tell the company what they think.

Enterprise & Government   December 22, 2011

PDF Update: Enterprise-level PDF-to-InDesign solution released

Dan Shea

In this PDF update, we find the release of an enterprise-level PDF-to-InDesign solution, and a beta update to a PDF developer library.

Enterprise & Government   December 21, 2011

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Dan Shea

Since 1998, Planet PDF has shared the best information for anyone and everyone with an interest in PDF. We know that our reader community includes both experienced developers and people wondering what a PDF is, and we think that it's high time we brought you all together in a conversation.

Enterprise & Government   December 20, 2011

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