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[4 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]

BookmarkSoft announced Bookmark Docs 1.2, its new tool for adding bookmarks and hyperlinks to any locations in PDF, CHM, MSDN documents and Web pages. Bookmark Docs provides an easy-to-use interface for users to place bookmarks and hyperlinks for easy navigation through documents.

General News, PDF Creation, PDF Editor, PDF OCR, PDF Search, PDF Standards »

[10 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]

Foxit announced the release of Foxit Phantom PDF Suite 2.1, its business-ready software for PDF creation. The new features includes OCR text recognition, enhanced to PDF standard 1.7 specifications, enhanced search capability and few other features to meet growing business needs.

Document Management, General News, PDF Conversion, PDF Forms, PDF Reader, PDF Scanners, PDF Search, PDF Tools »

[2 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]

Nuance announced the new release of Nuance PDF Converter Enterprise 7, its award-winning desktop PDF software. The new release is feature-packed to deliver efficiency and cost savings of upto two-third when compared with Adobe Acrobat.

General News, PDF Online, PDF Search »

[15 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]

EndNoteX4, an upgraded version of Thomson Reuters EndNote for Windows, has just been released in the market. EndNote has been popular for researchers and publishers because it enables them to easily search and import PDF files for reference and then cite these files in bibliographies usually found at the end of each publications.

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.

General News, PDF Creation, PDF OCR, PDF Scanners, PDF Search, PDF Tools »

[16 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]

Plustek Technology Inc. launched a new website which explains the technology and the benefits of searchable PDF technology. Although the conversion of paper documents to digital formats such as PDF, is very common, many users are still unaware of the benefits of having digital formats which can be searched, indexed and bookmarked.

Editorials, Free, PDF Reader, PDF Search, PDF Security, PDF Tools, Windows 7 »

[4 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]

In browsing Windows 7 Download we noted, yet another range of PDF reader-esque products, yet this collection with a difference — Drumlin Security’s Secure PDF Reader and Publisher for Windows 7 include “military-strength” encryption and a free Digital Rights Management (DRM) service. Let us know how you go…. Shhh, but not too loudly as you might have someone on your tail!

General News, PDF Conversion, PDF Creation, PDF Scanners, PDF Search »

[28 Feb 2010 | No Comment | ]

Yep 2 is a software from Ironic Software for managing PDF documents on Mac OS. Yep 2 also provides additional capabilities such as scanning and creating PDF documents.

General News, PDF Creation, PDF Editor, PDF Forms, PDF JavaScript, PDF OCR, PDF Reader, PDF Search, PDF Security, PDF Tools, Press Releases »

[10 Feb 2010 | No Comment | ]

Nitro PDF Software today announced the release of Nitro PDF Professional OCR, the latest iteration of Nitro Pro, now available with Optical Character Recognition (OCR). Nitro Pro OCR allows users to create PDF files and recognize text from pre-existing image- or paper-based documents.

General News, PDF Search, PDF Tools »

[9 Feb 2010 | No Comment | ]

Foxit Corporation, a provider of solutions for reading, creating, organizing, and securing PDF documents, announces the release of Foxit IFilter 2.0. Foxit Ifilter 2.0 adds exciting new features and functionalities along with performance optimization. Foxit IFilter 2.0 enables users to index PDF documents, extract properties, and add configuration settings.

General News, PDF Metadata, PDF Search »

[8 Oct 2009 | One Comment | ]

Today Techwhack report that Google have updated their PDF search feature to include a quick view option. By using this, you’ll be able to take a look at a formatted version of the PDF without having to spawn a PDF viewe

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.

Free, General News, PDF Search »

[6 Nov 2008 | One Comment | ]
Google adds searching of image-based PDF files for free

In what I’d consider to be one of the most exciting non-election related developments in recent times — CIO Today reports that Google is in the process of applying OCR technology to its indexing of PDF files. This is a massive boon — allowing any image-based PDF file (usually scanned documents, books and faxes) to be returned in search results.

Evin Levey, a Google product manager says — “This is a small but important step forward in our mission of making all the world’s information accessible and useful”.

PDF Online, PDF Search »

[8 Oct 2008 | No Comment | ]

While it’s possible to search for PDFs only using Google, perhaps you are looking for something a little more targeted.

PDF Search »

[15 Sep 2008 | No Comment | ]

Previously we’ve covered online PDF search engine PDFoo.com, but now it appears that there are a number of other online PDF search engines appearing on the scene. A recent blog post, PDF Search Engines Begin to Emerge, from Investintech, talks about three other options:

Data-Sheet
Pdfgeni.com 
pdf Search Engine 
PDFoo.com

All of these search engines allow you to search PDF content online and provide a more targeted and smaller results page than Google.
Do they provide better results than Google? I will let you be the judge of that.