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[23 May 2009 | No Comment | ]

Paper is now being used more than ever before. It’s not just the dead trees that cause the problem; it’s the paper-production process which causes the majority of the concern. From the large amount of energy consumption required to break down wood pulp into paper to the burning or recycling of old magazines, papers and books. What can you do about it…?

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[23 May 2009 | No Comment | ]

Monsters and Critics has stepped up and published a piece with a few answers to some common questions and answers to assist when working with PDFs.

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[22 May 2009 | No Comment | ]

“Extra, extra, read all about it – get your free PDF creator, free pdf converter, and free PDF reader!”
Check out the freebie low-down on free pdf creators we’ve listed over at 4xPDF — we’ve covered off the top eight that don’t include hideous watermarks, ordered according to the stats on Download.com.

Of course, it wasn’t always that way — there was a time when you actually had to pay $50 for a copy of Adobe Reader as well as $2,495 for a copy of Acrobat Distiller — wow, back in the good ol’ …

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[21 May 2009 | No Comment | ]

Drop by our sister site, 4XPDF for a quick top 7 reasons (and solutions) for what to do when your PDF will not open:
1. The display in browser feature is a dead duck.
2. Your PDF corrupted when you downloaded, and it’s stuck in the cache.
3. The PDF was damaged in the conversion process.
4.  You only have part of the file.
5. Your email scanner/spam agent renamed the PDF for security reasons.
6. Your PDF has an open-password.
7. Your PDF needs a custom security plug-in (usually for ebooks, corporate documents…)
Maybe next time, you shouldn’t leave …

General News, Windows 7 »

[21 May 2009 | One Comment | ]

How loudly have you screamed that (along with a few other things) when you decided to leave it until the last minute to complete your IRS tax forms. Here’s a few tips and tricks to make sure that your PDF *does* open…

Document Management, Free, General News, PDF Online, PDF Tools, Press Releases »

[18 May 2009 | No Comment | ]

A leading research software solution provider WebNotes has just announced the release of WebNotesPro and a free trial version can be downloaded on the company website. WebNotesPro allows professionals to be more organized on researching online by web-based highlighting and sticky note research features.

Adobe Acrobat, General News »

[12 May 2009 | No Comment | ]

In a not entirely unsurprising move, Foxit Software, makers of Foxit Reader and Foxit eSlick, has released Foxit Phantom, an all-in-one PDF application aimed at business users with PDF creation, viewing, editing, conversion and security functionality.

Adobe Reader, Adobe Reader 9, Featured, Free, General News, Headline, Windows 7 »

[9 May 2009 | 27 Comments | ]
Adobe Reader + Windows 7 — Browser viewing still dead.

I’ve just loaded up the latest release candidate of Windows 7 Ultimate (version 6, build 7100) — it was an upgrade on the previous (semi-dead-like-a-slug) 32-bit Vista installation. Packed it with the latest Adobe Reader (9.1 at the time, and 42mb download) for Windows Vista. Tried my best to load a PDF online and … no change. Right now, if you’re looking for a solution, try Foxit Reader…

Adobe Reader, General News, PDF Conversion, PDF Reader »

[8 May 2009 | No Comment | ]

Version 15.0 of TX Text Control has just been released for word processing program users to be able to easily export and import text documents to PDF formats and vice-versa.

Ebooks, General News, PDF Reader »

[5 May 2009 | No Comment | ]

Gizmodo is reporting that the next version of the Kindle will include support for natively viewing PDF documents.

Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Reader, General News »

[5 May 2009 | No Comment | ]

According to a report on Reuters, Adobe “has promised to patch the newest zero-day vulnerability in its popular Adobe Reader software no later than next Tuesday, potentially adding another update to the month’s busiest patch day for the second time in three months.”

Free, General News, PDF Conversion »

[5 May 2009 | 3 Comments | ]

Yet another online conversion utility coming from Nitro PDF. This utility is called PDF to Excel Online. It’s one of the first online PDF to Excel services of its kind and is sure to be very popular.

General News, PDF Accessibility, PDF Editor, PDF Forms, PDF Online, PDF Reader, PDF Tools »

[5 May 2009 | No Comment | ]

PDF Escape now supports Unicode characters allowing PDF users worldwide to edit and fill-up PDF documents using their own languages.

General News, PDF Creation, PDF Forms, PDF JavaScript, PDF Metadata, PDF Reader, PDF Search, PDF Security, PDF Standards, PDF Tools »

[4 May 2009 | One Comment | ]

Debenu has released version 7.13 of Quick PDF Library, their popular PDF SDK. The new version includes numerous bug fixes, new functions and support for Delphi 2009 and is available for immediate download and purchase from www.quickpdflibrary.com.

General News, PDF Library, PDF Online, PDF Tools, Press Releases »

[1 May 2009 | No Comment | ]

IceSoft Technologies Inc. has just created a new addition to its open source products, IcePDF. IcePDF is described as an easy Java PDF rendering library which can be integrated in any Java-based application as well as a PDF servlet which can be deployed on any given server.