Marp creates PDF presentations from Markdown
November 9, 2016 – 08:11 | No Comment
Marp creates PDF presentations from Markdown

Building presentations often involves mastering a heavy-duty GUI: layouts here, color panels there, transition previews, animation and more.
Marp strips all that away, and enables creating presentations with just a little Github-flavored Markdown.

Foxit Reader 8.1 adds Box integration, improves annotation features
October 19, 2016 – 12:26 | No Comment
Foxit Reader 8.1 adds Box integration, improves annotation features

Foxit Software has released Foxit Reader 8.1, a point update of its Windows PDF viewer and creator. Version 8.1 widens the app’s cloud integration with two new services, including an extension of Foxit’s recently launched …

How to extract images from just about any file type
October 5, 2016 – 08:55 | Comments Off on How to extract images from just about any file type
How to extract images from just about any file type

Extracting images from documents makes it much easier to reuse them elsewhere, and there’s a lot of freeware around to get the job done.
Which is best for you? That depends on the file formats you …

mutool is a command-line PDF toolkit
September 20, 2016 – 07:43 | Comments Off on mutool is a command-line PDF toolkit
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 | Comments Off on Create PDF, HTML, ePUB and MOBI eBooks with AsciidocFX
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 …