What a true eSignature gives you

  • This entry was posted in PDF Solutions and tagged eSign, eSignature, eSignature security, online document signing
  • May 16, 2017
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by Wim Temmerman, Sales Director EMEA

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So you need to sign an electronic document. So you go to a free web service that offers to apply an “eSignature” to a PDF. So you think “ok, sounds good.” So that web service lets you create or import a graphic that looks like a signature and apply it to…

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How to update documents when you only have the hardcopy

  • This entry was posted in PDF Solutions and tagged document scanning, editable PDF, hardcopy, PDF compression
  • May 2, 2017
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by Frank Kettenstock, VP of Marketing

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Here’s the situation: you have a hard copy of a typed document you want to edit but there’s no digital or editable copy available. Is your only course of action to completely retype the document from scratch? Of course not.

Because you’ve got a scanner…

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Mobile scanning solutions with the quality you need

  • This entry was posted in PDF Solutions and tagged compression, mobile scanning, mobile scanning solutions, RDK, SDK
  • April 25, 2017
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by Lilli Herz, Foxit Europe Sales

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Fact #1: Sending documents to your bank or insurance company often means photocopying, printing and a trip to the post office. That’s a trip almost no one wants to take.

Fact #2: You’d rather use your smartphone or tablet to “scan” your documents and email…

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Get ready for PDF 2.0

  • This entry was posted in PDF Solutions and tagged ISO 32000-1, ISO 32000-2, PDF 1.7, PDF 2.0
  • April 18, 2017
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by Kai Jing, VP of Technical Operations

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It’s been a long time coming but PDF 2.0—aka ISO 32000-2—is due to be officially published in the middle of 2017. The next generation of the standard Portable Document Format, PDF 2.0 is the first major update in the post-Adobe world of PDF. The last on…

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Acroforms vs. XFA Forms

  • This entry was posted in PDF Solutions, Ultraforms and tagged 2D barcodes, Acroforms, Content reflow, convert XFA forms, XFA, XFA forms
  • April 11, 2017
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by Carlos Gonzalez, Foxit Software

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Acroforms are the original PDF-based fillable forms, based on the PDF architecture. XFA forms are XML-based forms, wrapped inside a PDF. So, what’s the difference—and more importantly, which should you use? Let’s take a look.

The backstory

Acroforms we…

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The fast, easy way to convert PDF to Word

  • This entry was posted in PDF Solutions and tagged Convert PDF to Word, PDF converter, pdf to word, PDF to Word tool
  • March 28, 2017
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by Brad Selbst, Sales Director

The fast, easy way to convert PDF to Word

So you’ve got a PDF document and you want to convert it to Word. What’s the fastest, easiest and most cost-effective (aka, free) way to do that? Use Foxit’s PDF to Word converter.

It’s point-and-click easy. Conversion is fast. And as we mentioned, it’s free….

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What is PDF/A validation and why does your archive need it?

  • This entry was posted in PDF Solutions and tagged document archive, ISO standard, pdf archive, PDF compressor, PDF/A
  • March 21, 2017
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By David Ronald, Marketing Director

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If you’re creating documents containing business information that has long-term relevance and/or you’re creating an archive that users may access way down the line, you want to ensure those PDF files will be usable. Since PDF is regulated by an ISO standard…

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Is TIFF good enough?

  • This entry was posted in PDF Solutions and tagged PDF/A, TIFF, TIFF viewer, TIFF vs. PDF
  • March 14, 2017
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by Thomas Zellmann, Sales Manager

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If you’re still archiving documents using TIFF, read this

Time was, TIFF was considered a great format for archiving. After all, it’s a ‘de facto’ or often used format and can offer quality when saved as very large digital master files with either no compr…

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How to get started with ConnectedPDF technology

  • This entry was posted in ConnectedPDF and tagged ConnectedPDF, cpdf, document security, getting started with ConnectedPDFv, phantompdf
  • March 7, 2017
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by Brian Duddy, Product Engineer

PhantomPDF comes with ConnectedPDF, a breakthrough that ushers in a new era in document management and security. With ConnectedPDF  technology in PhantomPDF, you can:

  • Prevent prying eyes. Sent something to the wrong person? Don’t worry. ConnectedPDF lets you…

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PDF Sign—the easy way to take your John (or Jane) Hancock digital

  • This entry was posted in PDF Solutions and tagged digital signature, initial electronic documents, sign electronic documents, sign PDF documents
  • February 28, 2017
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by Brad Selbst, Sales Director

So you want to sign an electronic document and you’re gearing up to print it, sign it with pen, and then scan it back in.

But wait! There’s a faster, easier, better way. One that won’t create a giant-sized file. It’s called PDF Sign and here’s how it works.

PD…

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