Federal courts move to require PDF/A for e-filing

Federal courts are moving towards adopting PDF/A as the standard format for electronic filing, which is prompting many attorneys to say, "What is a PDF/A?" PDFforLawyers.com's Ernest Svenson explains in this piece on this trend...
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Recover PDF Password for Mac and Windows

Recover PDF Password is a system utility from Eltima Software, a software development company, that allows users to recover lost or fogotten password of protected PDF documents. Recover PDF Password is available for Mac and Windows platform. Recover PDF Password lets users to recover ‘user’ and ‘owner’ password for removing restrictions on printing, editing or...
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PDF Watermark Software for stamping PDF documents

PDF Watermark Software is a system utility from Picture to PDF, a software developer, for watermarking PDF documents. PDF Watermark Software allows users to insert text and image as background onto the PDF pages. PDF Watermark supports JPEG images and this allows users to stamp PDF documents with company logos, author signatures, products, charts or any artwork in JPEG format. The software...
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Google Chrome gets its own slick PDF viewer

A lot of people dislike the experience of viewing a PDF in a web browser. A common complaint is that users are typically in for a long wait, because a separate desktop application needs to be launched and embedded within the browser before the PDF can be displayed. Google Chrome's new native PDF viewer offers...
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Google’s Chrome now with integrated PDF viewer

The Google Chrome team announced on 4th November that they have added an integrated PDF viewer to the Chrome beta channel. This allows users to open PDF documents in the browser without any need for additional software or any plug-ins. Google confirmed that they have built an additional security layer called a ‘sandbox’ around the Chrome...
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PDF-XChange now available for free for creating PDFs

Tracker Software Products Ltd., a developer of PDF software, announced it is offering PDF-XChange Lite 4.0, its lightweight software for creating and editing PDFs, as a freeware for non-commercial and academic use. PDF-XChange Lite 4.0 is derived from the company’s flagship PDF-XChange line of commercial products. Tracker Software has seen a massive increase in demand for...
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Aiseesoft PDF Software for converting PDF files

Aiseesoft Studio, a multimedia software developer, offers a number of individual and also all-in-one package software for converting PDF files to ePub, Word and Image files. Aiseesoft’s software include PDF to ePub Converter, PDF to Word Converter, PDF to Image Converter and PDF Converter Ultimate. Aiseesoft PDF to ePub Converter is specially developed for converting PDF files...
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Adobe acknowledges another critical PDF Vulnerability

Adobe Systems acknowledges another critical vulnerability in Flash Player, Reader and Acrobat products which exposes its users to malicious attacks from hackers with an intention to steal sensitive data. The vulnerability is identified as APSA10-05 (CVE-2010-3654) and has been confirmed in Flash Player 10.1.85.3 and earlier versions for Windows, Mac, Linux and Solaris Flash Player 10.1.95. (Read...
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Qoppa releases enhanced Java PDF Libraries and Components

Qoppa Software, a provider of PDF solutions, announced the release of new versions of its Java PDF Libraries and Java PDF Components which now include new PDF features and improved memory management and performance. Qoppa’s new version of jPDFProcess, jPDFAssemble and jPDFNotes features Unicode support. These new Java libraries now allow editing Unicode text in Annotations and Document properties such...
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PrimoPDF hits 20 million downloads

Nitro PDF Software, a leading vendor of PDF solutions, announced that it has achieved another milestone for PrimoPDF, its PDF creation tool, as it passed 20 million downloads on CNET Download.com. PrimoPDF is a free but a high-quality PDF creator which supports the PDF creation from around 300 different formats and enables efficiency through one-click, drag and drop...
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TheMacBundles offers great deal on PDF Checkpoint

MacEase Software, a software developer for Mac platform, announced that TheMacBundles is offering a great deal on PDF Checkpoint as its Weekly Specials. PDF Checkpoint automates PDF production workflow for graphics designers, advert agencies and printers. PDF Checkpoint features powerful batch processing to deliver preflight, route according to preflight results, export as images, split and reduce the file...
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Simplest PDF creation with Acrobat

Sometimes, you just want to convert a file into a PDF document -- fast. With Acrobat, the task can be as simple as right-clicking. While this doesn't work with all file types, it is perfect for use with text files, Excel spreadsheets, Word documents, HTML files, image files and various other file formats...
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Convert and combine different files in Acrobat

One neat thing about PDF is its ability to represent content from disparate sources, such as images, formatted text content, spreadsheets and graphs -- and that's not even mentioning the multimedia or 3D options. In fact, it's a simple matter to combine a collection of PDFs or other files into a single, self-contained PDF...
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Rotating PDF pages in Acrobat

When you compile a PDF from multiple sources, you might find that some of the pages are sideways or inverted when you try to view them on-screen. Never fear! Acrobat can be used to rotate individual pages within a PDF document...
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Optimizing PDF documents in Acrobat

PDF is a great format for document delivery. With a little know-how, it allows you to send compact documents with the confidence that they will be faithfully displayed on your recipients' systems. What you might not know is that Acrobat includes a 'PDF Optimization' feature that can reduce file sizes even further. It can be...
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Custom stamps in Acrobat

By default, Adobe Acrobat allows users to place various standard stamps on your documents such as 'Approved', 'Declined' or 'Accepted'. That said, you can also create your own custom stamps. Using this option, you can take a logo or other image from another application and turn it into a custom stamp. Once created, you can...
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Editing document information and metadata

When you want to store a PDF document in an archive or simply provide more information, it is useful to update its document information or metadata. This includes things such as the author's name, and keywords relating to the document's content. Including appropriate metadata makes it that much easier to index your PDFs, and hence,...
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