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[14 Oct 2009 | No Comment | ]

Nitro PDF Software today announced the release of version 3 of world’s most popular PDF web browser extension, PDF Download.

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[3 Sep 2008 | One Comment | ]

Long-time PDF expert Duff Johnson has shared some of his initial thoughts on Google’s new Chrome browser:
I had wondered if Google was going to (try to) write their own PDF viewer for Chrome.  Not this time; the installer seems to find and use the Acrobat/Reader plugin, assuming it’s already installed into Firefox or (presumably) IE. That’s a good start.
Too bad, that would have been a handy feature. Luckily, I think there’s a good chance this feature will be added in the future, since Google Doc’s users can already view PDFs in …

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[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 …

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[20 May 2008 | No Comment | ]

Yesterday we covered PDFoo which allows you to search an index of PDF files found on websites across the Internet. Today we’re covering a Firefox add-on called pdf-google-finder which allows you to find all PDFs that are available from a particular website.
pdf-google-finder adds a menu entry called “Find PDFs for this domain” which will open a new tab with a Google search for PDF files for the domain you are currently browsing.
This is still an experimental add-on and as such doesn’t properly work with Firefox 3 yet (at least on …

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[20 May 2008 | 2 Comments | ]

We’ve previously covered Loop for Firefox which allows you to “Upload, convert and combine your files to PDF from a tidy toolbar, without the conversion getting in the way of your Web browsing”.
But if you’re just looking for a Firefox add-on that helps you convert web pages to PDF then you should check out PrintPDF.
Currently this Firefox add-on only supports Firefox 3 and doesn’t create hyperlinks in the PDF files.
Once you have installed PrintPDF simply go to File > Print to PDF to convert the web page you are currently …