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PDF Update: PDF conversions

Dan Shea

In this PDF update, we have a pair of conversion tools; one converts documents to PDF, while the other converts from PDF.

Developer   October 31, 2011

iStonsoft releases a PDF to ePub Converter

Rowan Hanna

iStonsoft Studio has announced its new PDF to ePub Converter, a professional PDF to ePub conversion software for creating ebooks. iStonsoft PDF to ePub Converter features a user-friendly interface and delivers fast conversion.

Enterprise & Government   October 29, 2011

Foxit announces Adobe Acrobat Competitive Upgrade Program

Rowan Hanna

Foxit Corporation has announced its Adobe Acrobat Competitive Upgrade Program to provide an affordable and feature-rich alternative to expensive software upgrades. The Adobe Acrobat Competitive Upgrade program will allow Adobe's existing users to purchase Foxit PhantomPDF for less than the cost of an Acrobat upgrade.

Enterprise & Government   October 25, 2011

Debenu releases free edition of flagship plug-in

Dan Shea

Debenu has released a free version of its powerful PDF-manipulation Acrobat plug-in, ARTS PDF Aerialist X. ARTS PDF Aerialist Lite allows users to freely split, merge and stamp PDF documents using Adobe Acrobat.

Enterprise & Government   October 25, 2011

PDF Update: PDF and the real world

Dan Shea

In this PDF update, we have a pair of recent releases that all focus on connecting PDF to the physical world. These include the releases of new temperature-sensing, PDF-enabled USB labels, and consumer-focused geospatial maps.

Enterprise & Government   October 25, 2011

Adobe releases Adobe Reader for iOS

Rowan Hanna

Adobe Systems has announced the release of its PDF reader for iOS. Adobe Reader is now available free for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch on Apple's App Store.

Enterprise & Government   October 18, 2011

EzPDFlibrary a pirated version of Quick PDF Library

Dan Shea

Planet PDF has been alerted to the possibility that a pirated version of Debenu's flagship product is being sold under the name "EzPDFlibrary". Debenu reports that it is taking appropriate action, and that it seeks to warn potential customers of the risks.

Developer   October 03, 2011

This week in PDF: PDF Association announced

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen an standards-focused professional association expand to cover all PDF standards, while a prominent PDF company released a PDF reader for mobile devices and updated its PDF development product.

Enterprise & Government   October 03, 2011

Kdan Mobile released its updated PDF Reader for iOS

Karl De Abrew

Kdan Mobile has released version 3.8 of PDF Reader, a major update to its powerful mobile PDF application for iPhone and iPod Touch. The new version includes a new user interface, optimized annotation tools, PDF form-filling capability, support for new file types and it integrates with online storage applications.

Enterprise & Government   September 30, 2011

PDF Developer Libraries

Karl De Abrew

Please click here to read about PDF Developer Libraries.

Developer   September 27, 2011

SmartSoft announces a new version of Smart PDF Creator

Rowan Hanna

SmartSoft has announced a new version of Smart PDF Creator, its desktop-based software for Windows for PDF creation and conversion. The new version features a wide range of enhancements including accuracy improvements and enhanced layout reconstruction.

Enterprise & Government   September 27, 2011

This week in PDF: A pair of developer updates

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen the releases of a beta for a PDF developer library, an update to a browser-based PDF viewing and editing solution.

Developer   September 26, 2011

Planet PDF launches all-new Planet PDF Forum

Dan Shea

A while ago now, we told you that big happenings were afoot at Planet PDF, and that we were in the process of making some changes to the site. Well, we have now rolled out the first big one: a brand-spanking-new forum.

Enterprise & Government   September 23, 2011

Qoppa to showcase its qPDF Toolkit at AnDevCon II

Rowan Hanna

Qoppa Software has confirmed its continued commitment to Android marketplace with an announcement to participate at AnDevCon II, the Android Developer Conference of 2011. Qoppa Software will showcase qPDF Toolkit for Android, its general-purpose Android Software Development Kit (SDK) to work with PDF documents.

Developer   September 21, 2011

Foxit PhantomPDF now available in German and French

Rowan Hanna

Foxit Corporation has launched German and French versions of Foxit PhantomPDF 5.0.3, its PDF software for viewing, editing, creating, designing, organising and securing PDF documents. Foxit PhantomPDF is available in three different editions: Express, Standard and Business.

Enterprise & Government   September 19, 2011

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