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[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.

Document Management, General News, PDF Creation, PDF Forms, PDF JavaScript, PDF Reader, PDF Security, PDF Tools »

[25 Mar 2009 | No Comment | ]

Debenu, the company that created Benubird Pro, the leading personal document managent tool for desktop users, today announced the formal release of version 7.12 of its royalty-free PDF SDK, Quick PDF Library.

PDF Reader, Windows 7 »

[16 Mar 2009 | 3 Comments | ]

A couple of months ago I asked the question: when will Windows include a native PDF viewer? Well, we haven’t received any official word yet, but a curious hint was dropped on the Engineering Windows 7 blog recently.

General News, PDF Reader »

[9 Mar 2009 | No Comment | ]

Foxit Software, sellers of the soon-to-be released Foxit eSlick, has announced the immediate release of a new build of their popular PDF viewer, Foxit Reader. The new build addresses three security vulnerabilities that were reported to the company late last month.

Editorials, Free, PDF Reader »

[15 Feb 2009 | No Comment | ]

Accelerate your PDF preview inside of Microsoft Outlook 2007 with Tim Heuer’s Foxit PDF Preview Handler

Ebooks, Editorials, General News, PDF Creation, PDF Reader »

[30 Jan 2009 | One Comment | ]

Karl De Abrew recently conducted an interview with Foxit Software CEO Eugene Y. Xiong about the upcoming release of Foxit’s eSlick Reader. Foxit are of course famous for their free PDF reader, Foxit Reader, which is also used on the eSlick Reader for displaying PDFs.

Document Management, Ebooks, Editorials, PDF Reader »

[27 Jan 2009 | One Comment | ]

Previously we’ve covered the announcement of the Foxit eSlick, a competitor to Sony Reader and and Amazon’s Kindle — now we have footage of the first prototype of the Foxit eSlick to share with you.

Foxit Software has also posted a video on YouTube demonstrating the hotly anticipated reflow feature in the eSlick.

The reflow functionality is important because it means that the text in the PDF document can automatically be reorganized to fit the screen size. More information about the eSlick Reader can be found here.

Editorials, PDF Reader »

[26 Jan 2009 | 7 Comments | ]

There are some aspects of Windows 7 that are noticeably different than that of it’s predecessors. For me the most striking difference is the introduction of libraries in Windows Explorer. Almost instantly, with what feel like mostly minor changes, the user interface for Windows Explorer and general usability has been rocketed into the 21st century.

General News, PDF Reader »

[16 Jan 2009 | No Comment | ]

The commercial version of BeamReader breathes new life into the BlackBerry at $19.99 USD. As well as viewing PDF files, you can also organise and view other standard office application file formats.

General News, PDF Creation, PDF Reader, PDF Tools »

[15 Jan 2009 | No Comment | ]

PDFTron has released announced the release of its PDF library, PDFNet Mobile SDK, for Windows Mobile. PDFNet is an independent library for viewing, annotating, creating and manipulating PDF documents on mobile and embedded devices.

General News, PDF Accessibility, PDF Reader »

[5 Jan 2009 | No Comment | ]

Back in the 1990s at Adobe Systems, Mr. T. V. Raman, helped to adapt the PDF format for screen readers. This was a big step forward for the blind in using PDF which was considered to be just a “defacto standard” for electronic documents at that stage.

Ebooks, General News, PDF Reader »

[22 Dec 2008 | 3 Comments | ]

Foxit Software, famous for their Adobe Reader alternative Foxit Reader, has entered the eBook Reader race with the release of Foxit eSlick. A competively priced (US$229.99 direct, US$259.99 rrp) alternative to the Kindle and Sony Reader, eSlick uses Foxit’s PDF viewer technology to let users read PDFs on the electronic reading device.

General News, PDF Online, PDF Reader »

[21 Dec 2008 | No Comment | ]

The tireless guys and gals at Google have just made Gmail even better by adding PDF viewing support. The new feature lets you view PDFs in your browser without the need to have a PDF reader locally installed on your machine. Simply click on the ‘View’ button next to the PDF attachment in an email message and the PDF will be opened in a new window.

Adobe Reader, Editorials, PDF Reader »

[11 Dec 2008 | 3 Comments | ]
It’s Time To Cut Adobe Reader Some Slack

It’s a common refrain on forums and blogs: “Adobe Reader is bloatware”. Usually followed by a recommendation to use Foxit Reader on Windows or Linux and the built-in Preview feature on Mac OSX. Some of the criticism is fair; but most of it is not.