Tag: viewing

PDF Linearization (AKA Fast Web View): Why it Matters and How to Do it

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In this article, Planet PDF’s Dan Shea outlines what linearization means in the context of PDF, along with why and when it is most useful. The piece also briefly touches upon several available solutions for linearizing PDFs and/or viewing linearized PDFs.

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Debenu Updates PDF Viewer SDK Add-on, Adds Full Text Search

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Debenu announced that it has today updated the PDF viewing add-on to its flagship developer product, Debenu Quick PDF Library. The launch of the new Debenu PDF Viewer SDK coincides with that of the library, and both products are now in version 11. As of this release, the SDK now allows developers to easily incorporate full text searching into their PDF viewing applications.

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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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Adobe Reader X released, sandbox included

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Adobe Systems, creator of the PDF format, has released Adobe Reader X, the 10th version of its ubiquitous PDF viewing software.

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This Week in PDF: Tool for repairing corrupted PDF files released

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This week in PDF has seen the release of a tool for repairing corrupted PDF files, along with updates to a PDF reader and a PDF preflight tool.

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WindJack Solutions releases PDF CanOpener 4

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WindJack Solutions, Inc has released PDF CanOpener 4.0, its Adobe Acrobat plug-in for in-depth analysis and manipulation of the internal structure of PDF documents. Version 4.0 is compatible with Acrobat 8 & 9+ Professional and Standard on Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7 (both 32 & 64-bit).

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DataViz releases Documents To Go 2.0 for Android

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DataViz has announced the release of Documents To Go 2.0 for Android. The latest release offers Adobe PDF file support.

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Gmail adds a PDF viewer

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As of December 12, everyone’s (OK, well, my) favorite web-based email client has officially added fast PDF viewing to its bag of tricks. This functionality is not entirely new, of course. As Google Software Engineer, Marc Miller’s official blog post notes, the PDF viewer in question was already available as part of Google Docs. Nevertheless, its integration into Gmail was both a nifty addition and a natural evolution of the technology.

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This week in PDF: Datalogics to distribute Adobe PDF Print Engine SDK

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This week in PDF has seen the release of a standalone Java-based PDF viewer and a PDF creation utility, along with the signing of a distribution deal for the Adobe PDF Print Engine SDK.

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Indigo Eight releases AjaxPDF 2.0

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Rhode Island-based Indigo Eight Software has announced the release of AjaxPDF 2.0, the latest update to its ASP.NET control for displaying PDF documents.

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