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[28 Jun 2008 | One Comment | ]

PDF Download 2.0 is now in beta. You can sign up for the beta program here. New features will include: Web to PDF (new); Better PDF to HTML; Cleaner interface; and Wider support…

General News, PDF Creation »

[28 Jun 2008 | No Comment | ]

Nitro PDF Software have released version 5.4 of Nitro PDF Professional and it includes enhanced PDF forms, more accurate PDF to Word conversion and content editing, amongst other improvements. Read more:

Nitro PDF Professional available for immediate Free Download
An introduction to forms in Nitro Pro 5.4
Nitro PDF Professional 5.4 Release Enhances PDF Forms and Content Editing
Nitro PDF Software updates Nitro PDF Professional

Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Reader, General News »

[24 Jun 2008 | No Comment | ]

June 23, 08 – Adobe have released a critical patch for Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat.
Read Adobe’s security bulletin here: Update available for Adobe Reader and Acrobat 8.1.2
Summary:
A critical vulnerability has been identified in Adobe Reader and Acrobat 8.1.2. This vulnerability would cause the application to crash and could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.
Adobe recommends users of Acrobat 8 and Adobe Reader install the 8.1.2 Security Update 1 patch.

Adobe Acrobat, General News »

[21 Jun 2008 | No Comment | ]

I agree with the sentiments expressed in this PC World article Has Adobe Taken a Wrong Turn with Acrobat 9?.
Since the release of Acrobat 7 it seems like Adobe have run out of new PDF related ideas for Acrobat. Has it reached it’s peak point? Some of the non PDF related features they’ve introduced in Acrobat 8 and 9 would suggest that it has. There’s only really two paths let open to Adobe — 1) finish cannibalizing the feature ideas developed by the third party plug-in community and 2) use …

Adobe Acrobat, General News »

[21 Jun 2008 | No Comment | ]

Here’s a bunch of the best links from various blogs covering the recent release of Acrobat 9:

Acrobat 9 Announced! New Features for the Legal Market.
Acrobat 9: A revolutionary release.
Acrobat 9 Knows Standards.
Reference XObjects, PDF/X-5 and Acrobat 9.
Preflight Audit Trails.
Acrobat 9 JavaScript Revealed.
See the New Adobe Acrobat 9 (FastCompany.TV).

General News, PDF Conversion, PDF Reader »

[16 Jun 2008 | No Comment | ]

Google Docs now includes support for PDFs. You can upload and share PDFs just like you can Word or Excel files. It also allows you to copy and search text in PDFs.

Adobe, General News, PDF Online, PDF Tools »

[4 Jun 2008 | No Comment | ]

GIS map creators can now reach a wider audience as they can now be exported as PDFs. This will be made possible using the latest release of ArcGIS 9.3.