Convert web pages to PDF with wkhtmltopdf
July 28, 2014 – 09:38 | No Comment
Convert web pages to PDF with wkhtmltopdf

It can often be useful to keep a local copy of a web page, and your browser’s “Save Page As” option is a good place to start. But typically this saves an HTML file and …

New company Icecream Apps debuts its freeware range
July 1, 2014 – 15:09 | No Comment
New company Icecream Apps debuts its freeware range

Icecream Apps is a new company which recently launched three freeware Windows tools: Media Converter, PDF Split and Merge and Image Resizer. Polished and professional, available in several languages and with Mac versions available “pretty …

BDReader displays comics by panel. Sometimes.
June 24, 2014 – 15:06 | No Comment
BDReader displays comics by panel. Sometimes.

BDReader is a comic book viewer with ambition. It doesn’t just zoom to page width and wait for you to scroll: the program also supports “panel view”, which uses computer vision technology to detect the …

Batch convert documents to PDF, PNG, TIF or JPG with DocuFreezer 1.0
June 17, 2014 – 13:19 | No Comment
Batch convert documents to PDF, PNG, TIF or JPG with DocuFreezer 1.0

Anyone who’s tried Print Conductor will know how great it is for speeding up the wearisome process of printing out documents of different types in one go from your Windows PC.
Now the folk at fCoder …

Encrypt, decrypt and process your PDFs with QPDF
June 12, 2014 – 14:49 | No Comment
Encrypt, decrypt and process your PDFs with QPDF

If you need to process your PDFs then there’s no shortage of free options. JPDF Tweak alone can crop or rotate pages, apply text and image watermarks, encrypt, decrypt them, and so on. You’ve probably …

Scribus 1.4.4 adds image alignment script, refines PDF export options
May 30, 2014 – 08:04 | No Comment
Scribus 1.4.4 adds image alignment script, refines PDF export options

Open-source, cross-platform desktop publishing package Scribus 1.4.4 has been released. Despite the seemingly minor version number, it includes a number of significant changes.
The new build – also available in portable form – adds support for …

Nitro Pro 9.5 released, adds barcode creation, restores 64-bit build
May 22, 2014 – 07:33 | Comments Off
Nitro Pro 9.5 released, adds barcode creation, restores 64-bit build

Nitro has released a major new update to its award-winning PDF creation and editing tool with the release of Nitro Pro 9.5. The new build is accompanied by a resurrected native 64-bit build.
Version 9.5 introduces …

Images2PDF converts your digital images to PDF files
May 16, 2014 – 13:00 | Comments Off
Images2PDF converts your digital images to PDF files

Images2PDF is a simple tool for saving your chosen digital images to a PDF file.
Yes, you’re right, there are plenty of ways to do this already, but the program has one or two touches which …

Extract PDF images, text, fonts and files with Weeny Free PDF Extractor
May 12, 2014 – 07:39 | Comments Off
Extract PDF images, text, fonts and files with Weeny Free PDF Extractor

It’s easy to view the contents of a PDF, but extracting them for reuse elsewhere takes more effort. Even if you install something PDF to JPEG Expert to grab the images from a document, for …

doPDF 8.0 gains Microsoft Office add-in, preserves Word bookmarks and hidden links
April 30, 2014 – 13:16 | Comments Off
doPDF 8.0 gains Microsoft Office add-in, preserves Word bookmarks and hidden links

Softland has released doPDF 8.0, a major new release of its free PDF printer driver that allows Windows users to output any document in PDF format for sharing or viewing.
Version 8.0 adds the NovaPDF plug-in …

Quickly erase text or images from your PDFs with PDF Eraser
April 29, 2014 – 08:02 | Comments Off
Quickly erase text or images from your PDFs with PDF Eraser

You have a PDF document you’d like to share with others – but there’s a problem. It has one or two objects which really should be removed: a logo, a phone number, a line of …