ImBatch 4.5.0 adds more “image to PDF” power
December 17, 2015 – 06:11 | Comments Off on ImBatch 4.5.0 adds more “image to PDF” power
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 …

Nitro Pro 10 released, adds batch automation tool, PDF Portfolio creation
June 9, 2015 – 11:58 | Comments Off on Nitro Pro 10 released, adds batch automation tool, PDF Portfolio creation
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 on Extract, convert and process your PDFs with PDF MultiTool
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 on Create, convert, encrypt, annotate, and watermark PDFs with PDF-Pro
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, …