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Archive: Editing & Publishing

Embed QR codes in PDFs

Dan Shea

QR codes have been misused and overused lately, but the fact remains that they are a great way to link the printed world with the digital one. Once a PDF document is printed, all the functionality of its hyperlinks are lost, but a QR code can bring a print reader right back to the web.

Enterprise & Government   November 23, 2011

callas software launches pdfToolbox 5.3

Dan Shea

callas software has announced the release of pdfToolbox 5.3. This maintenance release of callas' PDF correction and preflight tool adds support for Mac OS X Lion, and provides full compatibility with the most recent version of the Adobe PDF Library.

Creative & Print   November 23, 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

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

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Adding a PDF Stamp Comment

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.