This week in PDF has seen the release of a new Acrobat plug-in designed to save PDF documents directly into document management systems, and update to a piece of document management software which allows users to create PDF archives and enhanced PDF/A functionality added to a PDF creation utility.
ElcomSoft Co.Ltd. has released a new version of its password recovery software. The enterprise edition of Advanced PDF Password Recovery 4.0 allows users to remove both password encryption and usage restrictions from Adobe Acrobat PDF files. APDFPR Enterprise supports all Adobe Acrobat versions (up to 8.0), including those that use AES encryption.
This week in PDF has seen updates to a PDF-generation server application, a pair of PDF workflow software products and PDF printing standards. Last but not least, the last seven have also seen the release of a new text-to-video conversion tool.
Adobe has now confirmed the bug in Acrobat and Reader that UK security researcher 'Petko Petkov' previously detailed on his blog, describing what he termed a "serious vulnerability in Adobe's PDF file system."
Recosoft Corporation has begun shipping its PDF-to-InDesign conversion tool for Adobe InDesign CS2/CS3. PDF2ID v1.0 is a plug-in for InDesign CS2/CS3, converting PDF documents into the editable InDesign format by recreating the intended construction and layout of the document. The conversion process retains formatting elements such as paragraphs, styles, graphic elements and annotations, converting each PDF page into an equivalent InDesign page.
If you are keen to join the buzz of the blogosphere and get your opinions out there but don't know the first thing about blogging services, help is at hand. Courtesy of authors Tina Clarke and Pat Geary, you can now download a free eBook that outlines the steps required to set up a blog using popular blogging service Word Press.
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.