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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.

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

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

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OK, so you want to stamp your document. Maybe you need to give reviewers some advice about the document's status or sensitivity. This tip from author Ted Padova demonstrates how to add stamps with the Stamp Tool along with related comments.