Author: Rowan Hanna

What happened to the Portable in PDF?

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A huge selling point of PDF has always been that it is not limited to any one echo-system, making document exchange possible no matter the hardware or operating system being used. In this article Rowan Hanna looks at how the portability of PDF is being threatened by crippled-PDFs.

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Is EPUB a better e-book format than PDF?

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With Apple’s recent release of iBooks 2 and a new application called iBooks Author, extra attention is being given to the EPUB file format, a free and open e-book standard by International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF). Rowan Hanna attempts to answer the question of whether it is a better format for e-books than PDF.

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PDF Review 2.0 released for iOS

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Sander Weltje, an independent iOS developer, has announced the release of PDF Review 2.0, a solution for reviewing PDFs on the iPad, iPhone and iPod.

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Freeware Benubird PDF 1.4.0.7 released

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Debenu has released version 1.4.0.7 of Benubird PDF, its popular personal document management system, optimized for use with PDF files.

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Enhanced pdf-Recover Server announced for Mac OS X

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UNIVERSE Software announced an updated pdf-Recover Server for Mac OS X. The new version of pdf-Recover Server supports the use of hot folders, a user-specified directories or folders for monitoring and automatic decryption of PDF files.

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Qoppa Software announces release of PDF Studio 7

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Qoppa Software software has announced the release of PDF Studio 7, a major new version of their cross-platform PDF editor for Windows, Mac and Linux.

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Adobe EchoSign now available for free on iOS devices

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Adobe has released EchoSign, a free application for iOS devices that makes it easy for users to digitally sign documents from their iPhone, iPad or iPod touch devices.

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Foxit launches PhantomPDF 5.1

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Foxit has launched PhantomPDF 5.1, a new release of its business-ready PDF software. Foxit PhantomPDF is available in three different editions: Express, Standard and Business. The new PhantomPDF 5.1 includes additional options for PDF creation, PDF customization, PDF conversion, along with support for Bates Numbers.

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iStonsoft releases PDF to ePub Converter for Mac

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iStonsoft has announced the release of PDF to ePub Converter for Mac, its software allowing Mac users to convert their PDFs into EPUB files.

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Enolsoft releases an upgraded PDF to Text software with OCR

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Enolsoft Corporation has released an updated version of Enolsoft PDF to Text for Mac, its software for Mac users to convert normal or scanned PDF files. The upgraded PDF to Text for Mac now features OCR capability for converting scanned PDF to Text format. Additionally, the software has been optimized to address some previously identified issues.

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