Bluebeam Software announced today that it has launched Pushbutton Plus, which allows users to convert from CAD and Windows files to seven formats including PDF, TIFF, JPEG, BMP, and more.
‘With a focus on the needs of architectural and engineering firms, Bluebeam Software has developed a reputation for creating superior collaboration solutions that enhance its customers’ workflow. Pushbutton Plus’ new features are a direct response to the needs of our top AEC customers,’ says Richard Lee, President and CEO.
Pushbutton Plus also gives users the ability to create secure, password-protected PDF files. With options to limit the ability for PDF recipients to print, copy text or graphics, or even annotate PDF files, it gives architecture and engineering customers a new level of confidence that their drawings and intellectual property will be protected. Plus, customers can now automatically create bookmarks from AutoCAD that are based on drawings or layout names. Or, they can use custom bookmarks to link to specific pages, local files, Web pages, and snapshot views of specific areas of their drawings.
Other changes include the introduction of Bluebeam Express(tm), a suite of tools designed to allow users to quickly FTP, e-mail or print their published files. According to Lee, ‘Bluebeam is not simply interested in providing an alternative PDF solution to replace the generic ones marketed to AEC firms. Our goal is to dramatically improve the way businesses work. We want companies to see how painless and productive switching to a paperless workflow can be.’
A free trial of Bluebeam Pushbutton Plus is available for download.