Tag: release

Debenu releases commercial PDF Viewer SDK add-on

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Australian-based Debenu has released a paid add-on to its flagship developer product, Debenu Quick PDF Library. Known as Debenu PDF Viewer SDK, the add-on works with the core technology to quickly add PDF viewing functionality to Windows-based applications.

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National Academies Press PDF eBooks now free for download

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In an impressive move, the National Academies Press (NAP) has opened the door for making its content truly ubiquitous. It has made all PDF versions of its books freely available for download from its website. This announcement affects both the NAP’s existing catalog of more than 4,000 PDF eBooks and future reports.

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Quark releases 8.1, adds new PDF functionality

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Denver-based Quark Inc., announced the release of QuarkXPress 8.1 now available to existing QuarkXPress 8 users as a free download from the site.

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This week in PDF: Online PDF security service launched

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This week in PDF has seen the releases of an online PDF security solution for small businesses, a service pack for a range of PDF-based 3D products and an update to an Adobe product suite.

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Adobe Announces Adobe Reader 8.0

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Adobe this week announced the release of Adobe Reader 8.0 available for download on the company web site. With Adobe Reader 8.0 comes the additional perks of a new ‘Start Meeting’ button that launches Adobe Acrobat Connect. This feature is an Adobe-hosted software service providing immediate online collaboration with Adobe Flash Player.

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Letter to the editor: Acrobat 8 the weakest upgrade in years

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Not everyone is impressed by Adobe’s latest Acrobat offering. In this letter to the editor, well-known electronic publishing consultant, analyst and author Thad McIlroy claims that, despite his enduring love for Acrobat, version 8 is the weakest upgrade in years.

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This week in PDF: Adobe CEO Chizen: Acrobat 8 coming in 2006

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This week in PDF sees a patent granted to a 3D design vendor and the launch of a new Web site designed to teach users about document and information security. If that weren’t enough, we have some official word from Adobe on its current position and the release of Acrobat 8.

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ARTS PDF releases Crackerjack 5.1

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ARTS PDF has released an update to its popular ARTS PDF Crackerjack software. The software vendor has called Crackerjack 5.1 its biggest ever dot release, and the new version adds support for image editing and imposition. For the initiated, imposition refers to the shuffling of pages so that they will appear in the correct order when printed and bound.

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LineType Releases LineScale v1.60

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LineType Software, Inc. today announced the release of LineScale version 1.60. The new version is compatible with Adobe Acrobat and Reader 5.x and above. The Nashville, Tennessee-based software company develops electronic document tools for design professionals, and this plug-in fits into that niche nicely.

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Adobe Acrobat 7.0 Feature

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With the shortest Acrobat product cycle in company history, Adobe
Systems today announced the forthcoming release of its Acrobat 7
lineup of Portable Document Format (PDF)-oriented products. They are
slated to begin shipping by the end of 2004, according to the
company; Acrobat 6 shipped in mid-2003. Acrobat has more typically
been on an 18-month product cycle. Planet PDF is developing a range
of articles to showcase the next version of Acrobat and the free
Adobe Reader, including a variety of new and enhanced features. Check
back soon for further details.

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