5 Reasons to Optimize PDFs

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PDF as a format can do a lot, but the core promise of PDF is that it preserves the author’s intent and looks the same across multiple platforms. The most optimal PDF files need to be compatible with your internal workflows, render correctly on PDF viewers and across the web, and be easily shareable. To […]

PDF Optimization Horror Stories

(Just in time for Halloween – read on if you dare!) Back in the early aughts, when I first started encountering problematic PDFs on a professional basis, I had a two-part mantra when it came to this file format: “It’s a horrible format; it just happens to be better than all of the alternatives.” Twenty-some […]

How to Use Barcodes in PDFs

Barcodes are everywhere; they’re a cheap and simple way to store small amounts of data that can be captured with a scanner. Universal Product Codes first appeared in grocery stores in the mid-1970s. Today, they are also found in books and magazines, are used by hospitals to track medications and samples, help computer systems follow rental […]

PDF Rendering Made Simple with PDF2IMG

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PDF2IMG is a command line application that converts PDFs into image files. Using the Adobe PDF Library – the same technology used in Adobe Acrobat, Document Cloud, and Creative Cloud – PDF2IMG interprets and renders PDF files. Intended for automated workflows and for product integration, PDF2IMG may be used from scripting languages such as bash […]

Datalogics is Now on Docker Hub

Docker Hub is the world’s easiest way to create, manage, and deliver your team’s container applications – and now you can find Datalogics there! We recently launched our PDF2IMG service on Docker Hub and there will be more to come in the future. Use PDF2IMG for: Creating images for use in web-based applications Creating raster […]

Results Prove PDF Optimizer Maximizes Compression and Downsizes Competition

Are you tired of dealing with PDF files that are too big to send to your colleagues, causing bottlenecks and frustration among your team? Do you wish you could find an easy and intuitive way to compress your inflated PDF files? You’re not alone. Many people just like you strive for compressed PDF files, but […]

Unlock the Power of PDF Workflow Automation

We are excited to announce a new version release for both our PDF Checker and our PDF Optimizer command line interface. Each of these releases focuses on streamlining access to valuable information about your PDFs and providing more power to automate robust document workflows. Let’s take a deeper dive into what this means for you. […]

PDF2IMG Color Management Features

PDF2IMG has always been a top-of-its class PDF rendering tool, featuring excellent performance, a wide range of supported bitmap formats and high-fidelity output with user adjustable controls such as smoothing options for text, images and line art.  Recent enhancements have extended PDF2IMG‘s feature set even further beyond the typical rendering tool. As anyone in the print or imaging […]