Scan pages as searchable PDFs with NAPS2
July 3, 2015 – 05:23 | No Comment
Scan pages as searchable PDFs with NAPS2

Earlier this year we wrote about NAPS2 (Not Another PDF Scanner 2), a tiny open source tool which could scan documents to PDF, TIFF and other file formats. We liked the program’s simplicity and ease …

Shrink your PDFs with PDF to DjVu GUI
July 1, 2015 – 11:53 | No Comment
Shrink your PDFs with PDF to DjVu GUI

At first glance, “PDF to DjVu GUI” doesn’t sound like the most promising of programs. Convert documents from one of the most commonly supported formats ever, to something most people don’t know at all? If …

PDF24 Creator v7 adds Explorer integration
June 24, 2015 – 11:22 | No Comment
PDF24 Creator v7 adds Explorer integration

Free virtual PDF printer PDF24 Creator has been updated to version 7.0 with a range of new and enhanced features.
Top of the list – and not before time – is Explorer integration. Right-clicking one or …

Review: Nitro Pro 10
June 12, 2015 – 12:07 | No Comment
Review: Nitro Pro 10

Nitro Pro has been the budget alternative to Adobe’s expensive Acrobat PDF conversion and editing tool for a number of years now.
It’s been 18 months since Nitro Pro 9.0 was released, which added a smattering …

Five free desktop comic viewers
June 11, 2015 – 10:51 | No Comment
Five free desktop comic viewers

Digital comics often arrive in comic book archive files, with extensions like cbz, cbr, cbt, cb7 or cba. These aren’t commonly used outside the comic world and it may not be immediately obvious how to …

Nitro Pro 10 released, adds batch automation tool, PDF Portfolio creation
June 9, 2015 – 11:58 | No Comment
Nitro Pro 10 released, adds batch automation tool, PDF Portfolio creation

More than 18 months since its last major release, Nitro has launched a major new version of its award-winning ‘Acrobat alternative’ tool for creating, editing and converting PDFs, Nitro Pro 10.0.
Version 10 introduces a new …

Extract, convert and process your PDFs with PDF MultiTool
May 16, 2015 – 09:41 | Comments Off
Extract, convert and process your PDFs with PDF MultiTool

“PDF MultiTool” sounds like it’s going to be yet another PDF toolkit: the usual set of basic functions, none of which work very well, which only exists at all because the developer hopes you’ll install …

Create, convert, encrypt, annotate, and watermark PDFs with PDF-Pro
April 28, 2015 – 07:16 | Comments Off
Create, convert, encrypt, annotate, and watermark PDFs with PDF-Pro

If you need to work with PDFs then you’ve probably built up a whole library of tools to help out: a viewer, a creator, maybe a conversion tool, something else to split or merge files, …

Split PDFs into separate pages with SepPDF
March 2, 2015 – 04:41 | Comments Off
Split PDFs into separate pages with SepPDF

It’s happened to us all. You need to carry out a simple PC task, find and download some freeware, but then discover it’s a huge file, requires installation, comes packed with adware, has loads of …

Quickly scan documents to PDF, TIFF, more with NAPS2
February 23, 2015 – 04:41 | Comments Off
Quickly scan documents to PDF, TIFF, more with NAPS2

Buy even the most basic consumer scanner and you’ll probably get some very capable scanning software with a pile of image processing features. But while that’s great if you’re looking to scan a photo, it …

View 70+ file types with Free Editor
February 4, 2015 – 14:25 | Comments Off
View 70+ file types with Free Editor

Office, PDFs, ebooks, archives, audio, video, images: the average PC owner regularly encounters a lengthy list of file formats, and viewing them all typically requires an entire library of software.
Free Editor claims it can simplify …