PDF Multitool 6.20 extracts audio, video from PDFs
January 28, 2016 – 06:10 | No Comment
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 | No Comment
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 | No Comment
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 | No Comment
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 …

Scan pages as searchable PDFs with NAPS2
July 3, 2015 – 05:23 | Comments Off on Scan pages as searchable PDFs with NAPS2
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 | Comments Off on Shrink your PDFs with PDF to DjVu GUI
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 | Comments Off on PDF24 Creator v7 adds Explorer integration
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 | Comments Off on Review: Nitro Pro 10
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 | Comments Off on Five free desktop comic viewers
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 …