Author: Rowan Hanna

Native PDF Viewer added to Firefox

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The team at Mozilla has released a beta version of Firefox 19 which includes a new native PDF viewer based on the PDF.js open source project.

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PDF editing to be built into Microsoft Office 2013

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Hot on the heels of the news that Windows 8 will have its own PDF reader, Windows Reader, comes a (confident) rumor that Microsoft Word 2013 is going to include its own built-in PDF viewing and PDF editing capabilities.

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Debenu Quick PDF Library product family updated

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Debenu, the makers of Debenu PDF Maximus, a powerful PDF batch processing tool, has released an update to its PDF developer products, Debenu Quick PDF Library and Debenu Quick PDF Library Lite.

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Adobe Reader and PDF security threats

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In recent years PDF has gotten a bit of a reputation for being a risky format, with security alerts related to Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat, and by extension PDF, being issued with some frequency. Rowan Hanna reviews the recent history of PDF exploits.

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PDF Optimizer feature in Acrobat X Pro

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Version X introduced a brand new user interface for Adobe Acrobat, but the absence of a menu for finding all the features in Acrobat meant that some features where harder to find than others. Find out where the PDF Optimizer feature now lives.

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Foxit releases version 2 of embedded PDF software development kit

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Foxit Software, the makers of PhantomPDF, has released version 2.0 of Foxit Embedded PDF Software Development Kit (SDK), an PDF SDK for device manufacturers and telecom carriers.

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Debenu releases version 8.15 of Debenu Quick PDF Library

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Debenu, the company behind Debenu PDF Maximus, a powerful solution for batch splitting PDF files, has released version 8.15 of Debenu Quick PDF Library, its popular royalty-free PDF SDK.

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Debenu releases version 8.14 of Quick PDF Library

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Debenu, the company behind Debenu PDF Maximus, a powerful solution for batch stamping PDFs, has released version 8.14 of Quick PDF Library, a comprehensive PDF SDK.

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Download ISO 32000-1 (PDF standard) document for free from Adobe.com

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As PDF is an ISO specification anyone is free to develop software that utilizes the PDF format. Usually the specification has to be purchased through the ISO website, but due to a deal deal between ISO and Adobe, the PDF specification can be downloaded for free from the Adobe website.

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The Windows 8 PDF viewer has landed, welcome Windows Reader

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Microsoft has released the Windows 8 Consumer Preview and along with it comes Windows Reader, a built-in PDF viewer for Windows and other file types. Rowan Hanna takes a look at Windows Reader to see what it has to offer.

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