5 Ways to Secure a PDF  

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Don’t let your sensitive info get into the wrong hands.   In today’s sophisticated digital world, PDF documents can be easily leaked, altered, or otherwise tampered with if you don’t secure them properly. PDF security is crucial if you don’t want your sensitive information to get breached or compromised. Here are the best ways to make […]

Best Practices for Creating the Optimal PDF

If you are in the business of creating PDFs for your customers, there are a few ways to make sure you’re providing them with the most optimal PDF documents to meet their needs. Let’s take a look at some of the best practices for creating optimal PDFs for your users. Understand your PDF users and […]

Are Your PDFs Print-Ready?

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How to Save Time and Money with Print-Optimized Workflows If you work in the print industry, or your job requires printing PDF documents for commercial reasons, you know that going to press with files that aren’t prepared for printing can cause issues with your documents, such as missing fonts and color distortion. That’s why it’s […]

How to Convert XFA to PDF

You may have noticed some errors when trying to use an XFA document in your PDF software. This is pretty common, and it can cause trouble for your document workflow, but there is an easy solution: convert your XFA form to PDF. There are a few different ways to achieve this, depending on your requirements. […]

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. […]

How PDF Forms can Simplify Remote Work

Like it or not, working remotely is here to stay. Even before the global COVID-19 pandemic reared its ugly head, remote work was already gaining popularity among many industries. Now, it’s pretty standard procedure, as many of us are able/allowed to work remotely. The good news is, the necessary shift to remote work during COVID […]

PDF Redaction Fails and how to Avoid them

PDF Redaction Fails

You’ve probably heard about it – in the news, at work, from your lawyer… Redaction is the process of removing sensitive or classified information from a document prior to its publication to protect yourself or your company from letting this information get into the wrong hands. Examples of sensitive information include: Social Security numbers Names […]

4 Things to Look for in a PDF Forms Management SDK

Do you ever find yourself struggling with any of these common PDF forms challenges? Trouble opening, editing, accessing, or printing PDF form documents. Struggling to import and export information from your PDF form. PDF viewer software causing PDF form incompatibility issues & loss of features. Inefficient paper-forms processing slowing down important workflows. PDF forms are […]

Adobe Illustrator and PDF Compatibility

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A question came up regarding how Adobe Illustrator and PDF files are related. After all, Illustrator files have a %PDF header and start out with XMP metadata syntax that suggests strongly that Illustrator files are PDF files. Also, Illustrator seems to default to saving files in a PDF-compatible mode. While in some cases Illustrator files […]

PDF raster: An Overview

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Awhile back, the PDF Association and TWAIN Working Group published the first public draft of the PDF/raster specification. In this article, we’ll give an introduction to PDF/raster and its relationship to PDF, and talk about use cases. PDF/raster: purpose The PDF/raster format aims to provide the scanning and document industry with a standardized format for […]