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Commercial, Supported, Faster PDFtk – Beta Testers Wanted

We’re writing a front end for our PDF tools with the same command line interface as pdftk, so that it can be used as a drop-in replacement for pdftk for people who can’t compile pdftk on their system and don’t … Continue reading

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Proview PDF Editor 1.2 Released

The new version of the Proview PDF Editor for Mac OS X is now available for download. The update is free for existing users – your license key will still work – just download and install from the website. New … Continue reading

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Proview 1.2 – Coming Soon

A new version of our PDF Editor for the Mac will be launched next week. New features include Visual Crop and the setting of crop and trim boxes on individual pages. It’s also about twice as fast as before. It’s … Continue reading

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Removing the Last Page from a PDF

A customer recently asked how to do this. The Coherent PDF Tools page specification doesn’t directly allow it, but we can do it indirectly: Reverse the document’s pages using the ‘reverse’ page specification Use the page specification ‘2-end’ to remove … Continue reading

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Proview PDF Editor on MacPromo Extended Discount

You can get the Proview PDF Editor at 25% off for the next 16 days at mupromo.com. We’ve started work on the next release of Proview with an emphasis on making the existing functionality easier to use (visual selection for … Continue reading

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GraphPDF: A PDF Version of Ocaml’s Graphics Module

I’ve written a version of Ocaml’s Graphics module which outputs PDF directly, using the CamlPDF library – its only dependency. It’s based on the approach of Pierre Weis’ GraphPS program. It has the same API as Ocaml’s module – just … Continue reading

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CamlPDF 0.5 Released

I’m pleased to announce the CamlPDF 0.5 release, which includes a couple of new modules (Pdfdate for date manipulation, Pdfannot for annotations and Pdfmarks for bookmarks). Almost every other module has been improved in some way. Download it here: http://www.coherentpdf.com/ocaml-libraries.html … Continue reading

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PDF Command Line Tools 1.5

We’ve just released the latest version of our PDF Command Line Tools for Windows, Mac and Linux. The tools provide editing of PDF files including merging, splitting, adding text, compressing, encrypting etc. New Features: Detect missing fonts and low resolution … Continue reading

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PDF Editor for Mac OS X

Our new PDF Editor for the mac is out – get it here. Merge, split and rearrange files Edit and manage bookmarks Scale, rotate and crop pages Add text, page numbers and dates and stamp watermarks Edit document metadata Manage … Continue reading

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Beta Testing with MacDeveloper

We’re well into the first testing cycle for Proview now. We’re using MacDeveloper, which automates the process somewhat, and has a group of about 8000 people signed up for testing, giving them discounts or free copies of the software when … Continue reading

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