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General News, PDF Creation, PDF Search »

[30 May 2010 | No Comment | ]

Hamrick Software announced the latest version 8.6.33 of VueScan, its best-selling scanning software, with the support for searchable PDF files.

Document Management, General News, PDF Conversion, PDF OCR, PDF Scanners »

[26 May 2010 | No Comment | ]

Nuance Communications and Cranel Imaging announced an agreement under which Cranel Imaging will distribute Nuance’s full line of office productivity software. The agreement would allow Cranel Imaging’s network of value-added resellers (VARs) to sell Nuance’s PDF, Scanning and Document management software.

Adobe, Adobe Reader, General News, PDF Creation, PDF Library »

[25 May 2010 | No Comment | ]

Tech Soft 3D announced that it has signed an agreement with Adobe Systems, Inc. to develop and distribute Adobe’s 3D SDK and associated technologies. Tech Soft 3D has been a key reseller of Adobe PDF Library SDK since 2005.

Free, PDF Prepress »

[24 May 2010 | No Comment | ]

Pageflex announced the support for PDF/VT for exchanging variable data publishing jobs. Pageflex made this announcement at IPEX 2010, Birmingham (UK).

General News, PDF Tools »

[21 May 2010 | No Comment | ]

Wondershare Software Co., Ltd., a China-based software developer, announced its acquisition of AnyBizSoft Studio, a provider of PDF solutions. The acquisition is expected to boost Wondershare’s existing PDF product line with AnyBizSoft’s strong presence in PDF market.

Adobe, Adobe Reader, Free, General News »

[21 May 2010 | One Comment | ]

Adobe announced the availability of Adobe Reader for accessing PDF files on Android devices. This announcement came from Steve Gottwals, Group Product Manager at Adobe, through his article on Adobe Reader Blog.

Adobe, General News, PDF Prepress »

[20 May 2010 | No Comment | ]

Adobe has launched Adobe PDF Print Engine 2.5, its next-generation full-featured printing software for publishing graphically rich PDFs. PDF Print Engine 2.5 uses the new exchange standard PDF/VT for Variable Data Print (VDP) production.

General News »

[18 May 2010 | No Comment | ]

Rosebud PLM Inc has filed a complaint against Adobe Systems Inc for patent infringement, fraud and violation of a licensing agreement.

Acrobat 9, Adobe, Adobe Reader 9, General News, PDF Security »

[18 May 2010 | No Comment | ]

QuoVadis announced that its Digital certificates are now automatically trusted in Adobe Acrobat 9 and Adobe Reader 9 via the Adobe Approved Trust List (AATL).

General News, PDF Tools »

[17 May 2010 | No Comment | ]

RotatePDF.net, a free online service for PDF files, has been launched. It’s a nifty little service that lets you perform one task, rotating PDF files…

Ebooks, General News, PDF Conversion »

[16 May 2010 | One Comment | ]

DNAML Pty Ltd has launched ePage Wiz Secure, a software for authors, publishers and businesses to automatically convert PDFs to secure electronic Books and Magazines. ePage Wiz Secure is supported by ePage Wiz DRM, a back-office and administration system.

General News, PDF/A »

[14 May 2010 | No Comment | ]

callas software announced a newer version 2.2 of pdfaPilot which now supports the conversion of OpenOffice documents into PDF/A files.

General News, PDF Conversion, PDF Creation »

[14 May 2010 | No Comment | ]

Bluebeam Software launched a new sales program, named Bluebeam Rally Program, to drive new sales opportunity through Value Added Resellers (VARs).

Under The PDF Hood »

[13 May 2010 | No Comment | ]

I came across an interesting issue with PDF Text fields while debugging a file this week. We were sent a 2 page document created with iText, containing some text fields and we were displaying both pages with text fields containing identical values – they appear different in Acrobat. Obviously Acrobat is always right (even when it disagrees with the PDF specification) so we dug deeper to see what was going on…

General News, PDF Reader, PDF Security, Windows 7 »

[10 May 2010 | 5 Comments | ]

A security advisor for Finnish anti-virus vendor F-Secure said that Microsoft should include a basic PDF viewer in Windows to help protect users from PDF attacks.