Page-turning Web pages offer a unique and realistic way of presenting a series of pages, especially text pages. Instead of clicking forward and back arrows, users turn pages with the cursor using a motion very similar to turning the pages of a book (one of the reasons it's great for text). It's not the easiest trick to program, but it's surprisingly easy to do with PDF2PageTurn. Its Wizard Mode turns your PDF documents into page-turning HTML documents and then saves or uploads them to your Web site with a few clicks. There's also an Advanced Mode … Read more
People often want to work with locked PDF files, but the file format prevents editing. For those people, iPubsoft PDF to GIF Converter for Mac effectively changes those files to a format that can be modified.
iPubsoft PDF to GIF Converter is available as a free trial version with a 15-time usage limit; the full version requires a payment of $39.95. In addition, the trial version only allows part of the conversion to complete. The program downloaded quickly and the native installer placed it directly in the applications folder. Startup required acceptance of a user agreement. The interface design … Read more
When you scan a document into your system, OS X will create a single file of the scan and allow you to save it to the location of your choice. However, if you would like to combine scanned pages into one document, the system supports that option as well.
The first approach is to have the system scan a set of documents directly into a single file, which can be done by using the basic scanning features in Apple's Preview program. With your scanner attached and turned on, open the Preview program and select your scanner from the File … Read more
Creating and editing PDF files using Adobe Acrobat has become costly due to the complexity and the necessary resources for running the app under optimal conditions. Regardless of your PDF editing skills and even without using a powerful computer, with PDF Studio for Mac you can do anything you want in a PDF document.
Available as free to try, PDF Studio for Mac offers a standard and a pro version, and you can choose between the two if you decide to purchase it. Without a license you can use both versions for as long as you want and at their … Read more
PDF files are great for cross-platform communication because they preserve a document's layout; therefore, an all-in-one pdf converter will always have its place in the list of daily applications we use. With a neat and user-friendly interface, PDFLoft PDF Converter for Mac helps you convert PDF files to other file formats as well as convert scanned PDFs to a file format you need.
With an easy installation process, all you have to do is download the .dmg file, open it, and then drag and drop the app into your applications folder. PDFLoft PDF Converter for Mac features a clean … Read more
Developing and promoting PDF (Portable Document Format) files for over 20 years, Adobe Acrobat has constantly been feeling the pressure of raising the bar for its signature document-management software. Even after 11 versions, Adobe Acrobat XI shows that Adobe continues to advance the process for creating and managing PDF files.
For users who don't often handle or view PDF files, or fail to see the difference between PDF editors, creators, and word processors, here's the breakdown: Adobe Acrobat focuses on giving users control over formatting document features and design, whereas word processors focus primarily on the writing process … Read more
Legal forms, letters, and other documents are progressively migrating to digital media; however, the need for applying a signature to them is often still a requirement. While you can print these forms out, sign them and then fax, scan, or e-mail them after signing, another option is to apply a digitally saved version of your signature.
While one approach to doing this is to scan a document containing your signature and then crop it out and paste it in-line with your form, this requires that you keep the image of your signature readily available, and unless you have used transparencies, … Read more
While Chrome has had an internal PDF viewer for a couple of years now, Mozilla only just added the feature to Firefox 19. It's a feature that most people will find convenient as is, but if you're looking to take some control over how Firefox handles PDF files on the Web, here's how:
PDF file handling options The Firefox PDF viewer is enabled by default and will display PDFs within the browser when you click on PDF links. If they don't, make sure you've disabled any PDF plug-ins you may have previously installed. If you … Read more
Ever since Adobe made the Portable Document Format (PDF) open in 2008, a bevy of third-party PDF apps have capitalized on the freely sourced code. PDF Converter--more properly GIRDAC PDF Converter--approaches the most common PDF task of converting to and from Windows and Microsoft Office file formats with a focused purpose and a bare-bones but efficient interface. The software installs and uninstalls cleanly and runs with little fuss, but performance was found lacking in certain areas.
The app works adequately converting common Windows and Microsoft Office formatted files to and from PDFs, but niggling complaints continued to repeatedly pop up … Read more
The Portable Document Format is one of the more ubiquitous document types both on the Web and on personal devices, and can be used for distributing manuals, brochures, and most other formatted documents.
However, until now Firefox, one of the more popular Web browsers, in part due to its availability on OS X, Windows, and Linux, has not had a built-in PDF reader. Instead, to open PDFs it's been necessary to either install a browser plug-in or download the PDFs and open them in a managing program like Apple's Preview.
However, in the latest version of Firefox, Mozilla … Read more