Appligent recently announced the release of a server-based application that allows the creation of PDF from PostScript and TIFF data streams. In addition to its PDF creation capabilities, PDF Foundry can correct malformed PDF or add encryption and document information to existing PDF files.
PDF Conference and Carl Young Training Associates (CYTA) have teamed up to bring a robust offering of pre- and post-event workshops to the PDF Conference this Fall. The conference, which will run from September 26-27 in the Washington, DC area, will be bracketed by a program of workshops run by PDF gurus from around the globe.
PDFlib Text Extraction Toolkit (TET) extracts text from PDF documents, converting it to Unicode strings while preserving font and glyph information. The toolkit is currently available as a library, component and a command-line tool.
Skysof Software has just released an ActiveX Dynamic Link Library for software developers. PDF Maker DLL gives programmers control over the creation of PDF files from numerous file types, and supports the application of standard PDF security.
FormRouter announced last week announced a new subscription pricing schedule for its LiveCycle Reader Extensions Service. The service allows subscribing organizations to deploy individual PDF forms with advanced usage rights such as digital signatures functionality and the ability to fill and save them offline.
activePDF has had a great month. The prominent provider of PDF server and development tools has announced two industry awards for its activePDF Toolkit 4.0 product -- the highly-coveted Reader's Choice Award in Visual Studio Magazine's "PDF Tools" category and the 2005 Codie Award for Best Software Component.
The Big Faceless Organization (BFO), a global provider of Java reporting solutions, has just released the latest version of its PDF library. The Big Faceless PDF Library version 2.4 offers non-technical users the ability to add additional signatures to digitally signed documents without invalidating the original signature. More at Planet PDF.
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.