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[10 Sep 2008 | One Comment | ]

I just want to quickly spotlight two very useful posts today on text in PDFs, and OCR’d scanned images. 
The first is from Jonathan Bowman’s AEC & EPC Blog where he covers how to covert scanned images to PDF and then OCR them, using Adobe Acrobat:
The first step is to simply locate the scanned image and then convert it to pdf.  Now there are several ways to do this, such as File – Create PDF – From File, right click on document and choose convert to PDF, or just simple drag …

Free, General News, PDF Creation »

[20 Aug 2008 | One Comment | ]

Rowan reported back in late June that (very) popular PDF Download 2.0 Firefox add-on had hit beta, well, now after almost a month, its ready for center stage.
One of the main benefits it offers is the generation of active hyperlinks within the PDF — which has been a common complaint amongst other free online HTML -> PDF converters.
In addition, the new version also offers a feature to convert (any) web page to PDF and shoot it off to you via email, free of charge.
Disclaimer: pdf download is sponsored by Nitro …

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

Editorials, Featured, Tips and Tutorials »

[29 Sep 2007 | No Comment | ]

It’s easy enough to create PDFs on a Windows or Mac machine, but what about Linux? A quick search of the web will show you that Linux doesn’t have half the number of PDF creator options that Windows and Macs have, not even close, in fact your options on Linux are quite limited (which is hard for me to say, since I’m a Linux fan).
You might be asking why would anyone need more than one PDF creator? The answer is simple, if there was one free PDF creator that did …

Editorials »

[19 Sep 2007 | No Comment | ]

If you are interested in the technical side of PDF [and related technologies] then check out James King’s new blog called Inside PDF. He is the PDF Architect and a Senior Principal Scientist at Adobe — so you are definitely getting the inside word.
PC Magazine has praised the PDF format and provided readers with reviews of four different PDF creators — Adobe Acrobat, BullZip PDF Printer, deskPDF Professional and PDF Converter Professional 4. It’s definitely not a comprehensive list (or even close) of all the PDF creators out there, …