The Adobe Portable Document Format file format simplifies the conversion from paper to electronic documents and between file and document types across a wide range of programs and platforms, and it's the format of choice for posting documentation online. Businesses and individuals that frequently need to convert documents written in Microsoft's Word into PDFs need a PDF conversion utility. Word-Pdf-Convert's Word/Doc to PDF Converter & Creator makes it easy to create new PDFs and convert Word documents, but it does much more. It will perform conversions on and among any document in any program in Microsoft'… Read more
Software maker Some PDF specializes in utilities for converting and extracting data to and from Portable Document Format files, generally known as PDFs. There's a growing need for such utilities as PDFs become increasingly the document format of choice for posting information like warranties, instruction manuals, and data sheets online or in corporate networks and other environments. PDFs are easy to use, but creating and managing them usually means forking over big bucks for a honking huge software package from Adobe Systems, inventor of the PDF, or similarly pricey third-party software that is also aimed at the enterprise-level user. … Read more
Google Voice may not have made it onto the iPhone yet, but the service has still managed to attract more than 1.4 million users.
In a story posted Friday, BusinessWeek is reporting that Google Voice has grown to 1.419 million users, 40 percent--fully 570,000--of whom use the service every day. The information comes from documents in which Google responded to questions from U.S. regulators interested in whether the search giant is improperly blocking calls to phone numbers in specific rural areas of the country.
But while the information about the number of users of the service … Read more
Adobe Systems' Portable Document Format (PDF) is one of the great successes of the software industry. PDF has been the de facto standard for document exchange since the mid-1990s, but it wasn't an official ISO standard until 2008.
Unfortunately, the ubiquity of Adobe Reader and other PDF software has made the format a target for malware perpetrators. Along with Sun's Java, Adobe's Flash Player, and Apple's QuickTime media players, it's imperative that you keep your PDF reader up-to-date to prevent it from becoming an entryway for viruses. (I wrote about the importance of keeping your apps updated … Read more
PDF Creator Universal PDF Converter is an intuitive program that seamlessly integrates into Windows, allowing users to quickly and easily create PDFs from a wide variety of file types. The program's ease of use makes it a great choice for effortlessly converting files into PDFs.
PDF Creator's interface is intuitive and can be accessed in several ways. Users can right-click on a file, select the program from the list of printers, or find it in the Add-In menu in Microsoft Office programs. Users then simply select where they want to save the new file and PDF Creator does … Read more
If you're one of those people who increasingly find files in Adobe's Portable Document Format, or PDFs, a part of your daily life, you know they're good for a lot of things, such as posting documentation like product manuals and warranty information online. Sometimes PDFs can be awkward to use, especially if you need to regularly extract information from them to use in other formats and applications. Software maker Some PDF specializes in PDF conversion utilities that convert and extract various files to and from the PDF format. Their PDF to Txt Converter converts PDFs to text … Read more
People who use a lot of files in Adobe's Portable Document Format (PDF) but can't afford one of Adobe's high-end products often end up buying third-party utilities designed to make creating and managing PDFs easier, which they do, but since many cost $50 or more, it quickly becomes an expensive proposition. Fortunately, software maker Some PDF has several high-quality PDF utilities that have the added advantage of being totally free. One of them is PDF Image Extract, which extracts images from PDF files without having to cut and paste and saves files in a wide range of … Read more
The Portable Document Format (PDF) is the business world's choice for digital documents. It's easy to post PDFs online for users to download. Unfortunately, using PDFs is not as easy as browsing to a Web page, as anyone who has ever downloaded a product manual will verify. You typically need a program that can open and read PDFs, such as Adobe's Acrobat Reader or a third-party application. Even when you've got the PDF open, it's not always easy to read or to navigate through multiple documents. More and more Web sites are giving you the … Read more
The exploit affects Microsoft Windows 98, ME, NT, 2000, XP, and Server 2003, according to Trend Micro.
The blog post provides technical details on how the … Read more
There's little that's sexy or even slightly interesting about PDF creation, which is why PrimoPDF has become one of the better PDF-creation programs. In the past, it's done the job of casual PDF creation right the first time you use it, and with a minimum of fuss. It hasn't been without its drawbacks, but the latest version--PrimoPDF 5--addresses most of those.
If you're unfamiliar with the program, it installs itself as a "PDF printer" so that you can use any program's print function to convert the document into a PDF. Version 5 … Read more