mutool is a command-line PDF toolkit
September 20, 2016 – 07:43 | No Comment
mutool is a command-line PDF toolkit

Open-source PDF toolkit MuPDF has been under development in one form or another since 2002, and over the years it’s built up a host of document viewing, conversion and extraction features.
The package doesn’t get the …

Create PDF, HTML, ePUB and MOBI eBooks with AsciidocFX
August 2, 2016 – 09:37 | No Comment
Create PDF, HTML, ePUB and MOBI eBooks with AsciidocFX

AsciidocFX is a cross-platform open-source markup editor for building PDF, HTML, ePUB and MOBI ebooks, documents, slides and more.
It’s not the easiest package to use, but could still have a lot of appeal for anyone …

Foxit Reader 8.0 introduces ConnectedPDF collaboration, adds Touch Mode support
June 27, 2016 – 07:08 | Comments Off on Foxit Reader 8.0 introduces ConnectedPDF collaboration, adds Touch Mode support
Foxit Reader 8.0 introduces ConnectedPDF collaboration, adds Touch Mode support

Foxit Software has unveiled Foxit Reader 8.0, the latest version of its PDF viewer and creator for Windows PCs. The reader, renowned for its lightweight and speedy nature, introduces support for Foxit’s new online ConnectedPDF …

Image to PDF or XPS is a portable PDF creator
May 31, 2016 – 03:26 | Comments Off on Image to PDF or XPS is a portable PDF creator
Image to PDF or XPS is a portable PDF creator

Image to PDF or XPS is a compact tool which imports multiple image formats, saving the results to PDF or XPS files.
Supported source formats include BMP, GIF, PNG, TIF, WMF, EMF, XPS, JPG, JP2 and …

Bibliovore is a stylish eBook reading app for Windows
May 23, 2016 – 10:37 | Comments Off on Bibliovore is a stylish eBook reading app for Windows
Bibliovore is a stylish eBook reading app for Windows

Windows 10 has native support for PDF, but if ePub is your preferred reading format then you’ll still need to find a third-party viewer.
Bibliovore is a good-looking eBook reader and manager app for Windows 8.1 …

ORPALIS PDF Reducer cuts document sizes by up to 80%
April 14, 2016 – 04:49 | Comments Off on ORPALIS PDF Reducer cuts document sizes by up to 80%
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 | Comments Off on Adjust PDF brightness, contrast and gamma with YACReader
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 | Comments Off on Make image PDFs searchable with ORPALIS PDF OCR Free
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 | Comments Off on Selectively extract images from PDFs with PdfTrick
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 …