ORPALIS PDF Reducer cuts document sizes by up to 80%
April 14, 2016 – 04:49 | No Comment
ORPALIS PDF Reducer cuts document sizes by up to 80%

ORPALIS PDF Reducer is an effective tool for optimising PDF documents, reducing their size by up to 80%.
Unlike some of the competition, the program doesn’t just cut your document DPI: it applies multiple techniques to …

Adjust PDF brightness, contrast and gamma with YACReader
April 1, 2016 – 06:29 | No Comment
Adjust PDF brightness, contrast and gamma with YACReader

Text-based PDFs are generally easy to read, with high contrast, crisp fonts, and a zoom tool if you need to check the small print.
PDFs of scanned images can be very different, especially if they’re old …

Make image PDFs searchable with ORPALIS PDF OCR Free
March 20, 2016 – 05:16 | No Comment
Make image PDFs searchable with ORPALIS PDF OCR Free

ORPALIS PDF OCR Free is a Windows tool which converts image-based PDFs into fully searchable documents.
There’s none of the complexity you can get with full OCR tools. Instead ORPALIS PDF OCR Free provides a simple …

Selectively extract images from PDFs with PdfTrick
March 15, 2016 – 07:54 | No Comment
Selectively extract images from PDFs with PdfTrick

PdfTrick is a free open-source tool for selectively extracting images from PDF documents.
Yes: selectively. Unlike most of the competition, PdfTrick doesn’t dump hundreds of files in a folder – it only saves the images you …

Batch print documents, drawings and more with Print Conductor 5.0
February 25, 2016 – 05:51 | Comments Off on Batch print documents, drawings and more with Print Conductor 5.0
Batch print documents, drawings and more with Print Conductor 5.0

If you regularly need to batch print folders of documents then you’ll know it’s a lengthy and tedious process: Ctrl+P+Enter+repeat until you die of boredom, essentially.
Print Conductor is a free-for-personal-use application which automatically lines up …

PDF Multitool 6.20 extracts audio, video from PDFs
January 28, 2016 – 06:10 | Comments Off on PDF Multitool 6.20 extracts audio, video from PDFs
PDF Multitool 6.20 extracts audio, video from PDFs

ByteScout’s do-everything freeware PDF Multitool has been updated to 6.20 with new options for extracting embedded audio and video from PDFs.
Smarter text extraction means the program does a better job of auto-detecting document tables and …

Foxit Reader 7.3 integrates with OneDrive and Google Drive, adds word count tool
January 20, 2016 – 11:52 | Comments Off on Foxit Reader 7.3 integrates with OneDrive and Google Drive, adds word count tool
Foxit Reader 7.3 integrates with OneDrive and Google Drive, adds word count tool

Foxit Software has unveiled Foxit Reader 7.3, its free PDF reader and creation tool for Windows PCs. The new release debuts a number of significant features, including Google Drive and OneDrive integration, plus a new …

Doro PDF printer adds color conversion, page rotation controls
January 18, 2016 – 08:01 | Comments Off on Doro PDF printer adds color conversion, page rotation controls
Doro PDF printer adds color conversion, page rotation controls

Lightweight virtual PDF printer Doro has been updated with new color conversion and page rotation settings.
If the default “UseDeviceIndependentColor” color conversion strategy doesn’t work, then you can now convert to RGB, CMYK or grayscale, or …

ImBatch 4.5.0 adds more “image to PDF” power
December 17, 2015 – 06:11 | Comments Off on ImBatch 4.5.0 adds more “image to PDF” power
ImBatch 4.5.0 adds more “image to PDF” power

High Motion Software has shipped ImBatch 4.5.0, the latest edition of its free-for-personal-use image batch processor.
This release is mainly about the “Save to PDF” task, which now has more power than many specialist image-to-PDF tools.

ImBatch 4.4.0 adds PDF processing support
November 26, 2015 – 12:17 | Comments Off on ImBatch 4.4.0 adds PDF processing support
ImBatch 4.4.0 adds PDF processing support

High Motion Software has shipped ImBatch 4.4.0, a major update to its free-for-personal-use image batch processing tool.
New PDF input support means the program can now process multi-page PDFs just as easily as image files.

How secure is your PC? Try this quick test
September 7, 2015 – 06:58 | Comments Off on How secure is your PC? Try this quick test
How secure is your PC? Try this quick test

It’s easy to get complacent about your PC’s security. You checked your browser settings a while ago, you’ve a good antivirus suite installed, that should be enough – right?
Well, maybe, but it’s still wise to …