Archive: Acrobat 5.0
We've named the final pair of winners in our now-closed promotional contest to give away eight copies of the "PDF Print Production Guide, Second Edition," by Joseph Marin and Julie Shaffer of GATF. The updated book covers PDF and production workflow solutions, Acrobat 6, Mac OS X, print-related PDF plug-ins, and an introduction to PDF forms.
Based on his own recent successes, a Canadian magazine
publisher proclaims there is a market for multimedia-rich,
interactive publications in PDF -- and reader feedback
suggests he's right in advocating more enlightened editorial
and advertising applications of the format.
The current issue of John Deubert's free monthly
Nagware PDF Document, Part 2" for Acrobat users and "Using
EPS Files in Handwritten PostScript Code" for PostScript
With the shortest Acrobat product cycle in company history, Adobe
Systems today announced the forthcoming release of its Acrobat 7
lineup of Portable Document Format (PDF)-oriented products. They are
slated to begin shipping by the end of 2004, according to the
company; Acrobat 6 shipped in mid-2003. Acrobat has more typically
been on an 18-month product cycle. Planet PDF is developing a range
of articles to showcase the next version of Acrobat and the free
Adobe Reader, including a variety of new and enhanced features. Check
back soon for further details.
Adobe Systems -- originator of the Portable Document Format (PDF), Acrobat software suite and the Intelligent Document Platform (IDP) -- has signed on as a Gold Sponsor of Planet PDF, joining PDFlib and AdLib eDocument Solutions as a major financial supporter of the site.
Apago Inc. recently announced a new version of PDF
Enhancer 2.6 for Mac OS X, Windows and Sun Solaris.
CVISION recently released CVista PdfCompressor v3.0,
which compresses PDF image files up to 80x smaller, and
converts image documents in TIFF, JPEG and 15 additional
formats to compressed PDF.
The PDF Conference opens today at the Baltimore Convention Center with a series of sessions led by experts from the world of Acrobat and PDF, including Karl De Abrew, CEO of Planet PDF, a founding co-sponsor and active participant in the event.
ARTS PDF today announced the release of Aerialist, its new
Adobe Acrobat plug-in for precision PDF document control,
with free demos available for both Windows and Macintosh.