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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.

This week in PDF: PitStop Connect released

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen the launch of a tool for simplifying PDF preflight and a website that both explains and promotes the benefits of searchable PDF documents.

Creative & Print   March 18, 2010

Ubiquitous PDF: 2009 IRS income tax forms available for download

Dan Shea

With less than a month to go until Americans will be scrambling to file their 2009 tax paperwork. Luckily, printable PDF versions of forms such as the 1040 can be downloaded for free from the IRS website.

Enterprise & Government   March 18, 2010

Adobe Reader currently the most exploited app

Nettie Hartsock

Security firm F-Secure has identified Adobe's Reader application as the top app targeted for exploitation on its security blog.

Enterprise & Government   March 11, 2010

Quick PDF Library updated, free version released

Dan Shea

Debenu has updated its PDF developer library and released a free "Lite" version of same.

Developer   March 11, 2010

Adobe downplays latest vulnerabilities

Nettie Hartsock

Adobe continues to be dogged by the vulnerability of some of its leading programs, including its own Download Manager program that was recently cited by Israeli security researcher Aviv Raff, as a serious security issue.

Enterprise & Government   March 04, 2010

Cool Tool: PDF to ePub Converter 2.0

Nettie Hartsock

ePub Converter 2.0 is a PDF file conversion program for converting PDF, HTML, XML, TEXT, GIF, and JPEG files into ePub file format.

Enterprise & Government   March 04, 2010

PDF Developer Libraries

Nettie Hartsock

Please click here to read about PDF Developer Libraries.

Enterprise & Government   February 25, 2010

This week in PDF: 3-Heights PDF tools updated

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen an update to a developer product family and PDF functionality added to a digital signature solution.

Developer   February 25, 2010

Zevrix releases Checkpoint 1.2

Nettie Hartsock

Zevrix Solutions has released Checkpoint 1.2, updating its PDF preflight and conversion software.

Enterprise & Government   February 11, 2010

This week in PDF: PDF/A conversion software adds support for MS Office

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen a PDF/A conversion tool add support for Microsoft Office documents. Meanwhile, a major update was made to a PDF indexing tool.

Enterprise & Government   February 11, 2010

Cool Tool: PDFSearch .edu sites

Nettie Hartsock

The developers at Filedigg offer a free Google Chrome extension tool. The program enables users to search PDF files and eBooks from .edu university websites.

Enterprise & Government   February 11, 2010

Ubiquitous PDF: Out-of-print craft books available as PDFs

Dan Shea

PDF ebooks offer a convenient and inexpensive way for publishers to make out-of-print titles available to interested readers. In that vein, Martingdale & Company has recently now sells a range of out-of-print craft books as PDF-based ebooks.

Enterprise & Government   February 11, 2010

This week in PDF: PDF-eXPLODE 3 released

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen updates to a document distribution tool and a printing automation solution.

Enterprise & Government   February 04, 2010

ICEsoft Technologies releases ICEpdf 4.0 open source PDF rendering

Nettie Hartsock

This week ICEsoft Technologies announced the release of ICEpdf 4.0, its open source PDF rendering technology for Java.

Developer   February 04, 2010

This week in PDF: PDF form-filling solution now at App Store

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen a PDF form-filling product added to Apple's App Store and an update to a PDF annotation utility that has been streamlined for use with tablet devices.

Enterprise & Government   January 28, 2010

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