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callas software releases pdfaPilot version 3

Dan Shea

callas software has announced an updated version of the popular PDFA compliance and archival product, pdfaPilot. With this new release comes full support for the new PDF/A-3 standard, allowing users to archive original documents (such as Word, Excel, or XML files) into PDF/A-3 compliant container files.

Enterprise & Government   December 20, 2011

Foxit launches PhantomPDF 5.1

Rowan Hanna

Foxit has launched PhantomPDF 5.1, a new release of its business-ready PDF software. Foxit PhantomPDF is available in three different editions: Express, Standard and Business. The new PhantomPDF 5.1 includes additional options for PDF creation, PDF customization, PDF conversion, along with support for Bates Numbers.

Enterprise & Government   December 19, 2011

LULU Software launches next-generation Soda PDF products

Karl De Abrew

LULU Software has announced the launch of next generation of its Soda PDF software. Soda PDF is an award-winning range of software for editing and creating PDFs. The new Soda PDF product line features 3D technology, new customizable viewing options and enhanced editing capabilities.

Enterprise & Government   December 08, 2011

PDF Connoisseur for iPad released

Dan Shea

PDF Connoisseur for iPad is aimed squarely at business users with a lot of reading to get through. The Kdan Mobile app lets readers save big lists in several file formats to PDF, then access them later in text or audio.

Enterprise & Government   December 06, 2011

Multilizer updates PDF Translator

Dan Shea

Multilizer Software Solutions has released a new version of its professional tool, PDF Translator. This most recent release offers easy post-editing in Word and OpenOffice.

Enterprise & Government   December 06, 2011

PDF Update: Foxit comes to Android devices

Dan Shea

In this PDF update, we find the release of a PDF creation and editing application for Android mobile devices, and an update to a .NET component for reading and manipulating PDF documents.

Enterprise & Government   December 06, 2011

iStonsoft releases PDF to ePub Converter for Mac

Rowan Hanna

iStonsoft has announced the release of PDF to ePub Converter for Mac, its software allowing Mac users to convert their PDFs into EPUB files.

Enterprise & Government   December 01, 2011

Enolsoft releases an upgraded PDF to Text software with OCR

Rowan Hanna

Enolsoft Corporation has released an updated version of Enolsoft PDF to Text for Mac, its software for Mac users to convert normal or scanned PDF files. The upgraded PDF to Text for Mac now features OCR capability for converting scanned PDF to Text format. Additionally, the software has been optimized to address some previously identified issues.

Enterprise & Government   November 24, 2011

Embed QR codes in PDFs

Dan Shea

QR codes have been misused and overused lately, but the fact remains that they are a great way to link the printed world with the digital one. Once a PDF document is printed, all the functionality of its hyperlinks are lost, but a QR code can bring a print reader right back to the web.

Enterprise & Government   November 23, 2011

callas software launches pdfToolbox 5.3

Dan Shea

callas software has announced the release of pdfToolbox 5.3. This maintenance release of callas' PDF correction and preflight tool adds support for Mac OS X Lion, and provides full compatibility with the most recent version of the Adobe PDF Library.

Creative & Print   November 23, 2011

ChemAxon adds PDF Viewer to

Karl De Abrew

ChemAxon has announced the addition of a PDF document viewer to, its open-access chemical structure miner and web search engine. The new PDF viewing features will allow researchers to highlight and display chemicals mentioned in PDFs such as patents and scientific papers, explore their properties and download them as SD files for further study.

Enterprise & Government   November 22, 2011

Wondershare releases PDF Converter Pro for Mac

Rowan Hanna

Wondershare Studio has announced the release of PDF Converter Pro for Mac v1.0, its innovative tool for converting PDF documents to other commonly-used formats including Word, Spreadsheet and others. The software also features OCR technology for converting scanned PDFs to text-based documents.

Enterprise & Government   November 14, 2011

PDF Reader Pro now includes Save-to-PDF feature

Karl De Abrew

YUYAO Software announced a new version 2.6.2 of PDF Reader Pro, its top-rated PDF viewing application for iOS. The new version now includes the powerful 'Save-to-PDF' feature for converting various file formats to PDF. PDF Reader Pro 2.6.2 has also been enhanced to include a range of markup tools and WebDAV support.

Enterprise & Government   November 12, 2011

Go social with Foxit Reader 5.1

Dan Shea

Foxit has released an upgrade to its popular PDF viewer. Foxit Reader 5.1 adds integration with Facebook and Twitter, along with Read Out Loud. Improvements to load time, text rendering, print and reading experience are also included in the upgrade.

Enterprise & Government   October 31, 2011

Quick PDF Library 8.12 adds native 64-bit support

Dan Shea

Quick PDF Library's latest upgrade includes a number of improvements for developers. Version 8.12 adds 64-bit support for the Delphi, ActiveX and DLL editions of the SDK, and introduces support for Delphi XE2.

Developer   October 31, 2011

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