Tag: extensions

Reader Extensions: Under the hood

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If a PDF document has Reader Extensions enabled, then certain features that are normally only available in Adobe Acrobat are also available in the free Adobe PDF Reader. These features include saving (form) data locally and applying digital signatures. Frank Rem takes a look ‘under the hood’ to gain a better understanding of how Reader Extensions works.

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How Reader Extensions should be sold

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Reader Extensions allows the free Adobe Reader to perform functions otherwise only available in Adobe’s Acrobat desktop software. Unfortunately, the current pricing model has been a barrier to the adoption of Reader Extensions by small-to-medium organizations. In this article, Duff Johnson suggests ways that Adobe could better position this useful functionality to get more ‘bang for its buck.’

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This week in PDF: Adobe releases the Technical Communication Suite

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This week in PDF has seen an update to an established document and PDF conversion product, the release of a new Adobe product bundle and a new pact allowing a solution provider to offer Reader Extensions as a service.

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This week in PDF: FormRouter, Adobe extend rights-enabling pact

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This week in PDF sees the Ghent PDF Workgroup (GWG) release a quartet of new PDF print standards, the birth of a new startup to offer 3D PDF services and FormRouter renews its license to provide Reader Extensions services.

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FormRouter announces new pricing for Reader-enabling service

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FormRouter, Inc. has announced new pricing options for organizations deploying PDF forms that require extended rights such as local save and digital signatures. FormRouter is currently the only PDF Application Service Provider (ASP) licensed by Adobe to activate PDF usage rights for customers within North America.

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FormRouter, Adobe join forces to offer low-cost Reader Extensions service

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FormRouter announced last week announced a new subscription pricing schedule for its LiveCycle Reader Extensions Service. The service allows subscribing organizations to deploy individual PDF forms with advanced usage rights such as digital signatures functionality and the ability to fill and save them offline.

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FormRouter-GeoTrust partnership enhances deployment of online PDF forms

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FormRouter and GeoTrust recently announced a strategic partnership aimed at reducing the barriers to the deployment of online PDF forms. FormRouter will be licensed to sell GeoTrust digital signatures as part of a new hosted service designed to simplify the creation, use and management of PDF forms.

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Adobe to discontinue Acrobat Approval, offering migration paths

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Adobe recently announced it will soon discontinue Acrobat
Approval, the Acrobat 5-based forms solution that was not
updated with the release of Acrobat 6.

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