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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The pitfalls of relying on decentralized PDF exporters and converters

  • This entry was posted in PDF Solutions and tagged archive pdf document, foxit reader, PDF converter, PDF exporter, PDF solution, PDF/A, standardization
  • February 21, 2017
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by Phil Lee, VP Sales

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There are literally hundreds of PDF exporters and converters out there. Of course, there’s the downloadable type, such as the Free foxit reader. But there are also free online software versions, written by many different developers for the main reason of avoiding paying…

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How the insurance industry uses PDF

  • This entry was posted in PDF Solutions and tagged claims management, email archive, insurance industry, PDF for insurance, PDF form
  • February 14, 2017
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by David Ronald, Marketing Director

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It’s an understatement to say that the insurance industry relies on a lot of documents. After all, this is a business that’s primarily about services and agreements—taking the form of contracts, policy endorsements, no-loss statements, claims, and more. Muc…

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The right way to redact information in your PDF documents

  • This entry was posted in PDF Solutions and tagged PDF redaction, protect sensitive information, RMS-protected PDF
  • February 7, 2017
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by Wim Temmerman, Sales Director EMEA

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You have to protect sensitive information from getting into the wrong hands. Often that’s simply good business practice, like if you’re sending out competitive data or responding to an RFP with company information.

Sometimes, you’re under legal obligat…

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How Foxit PhantomPDF knocks out Adobe Acrobat

  • This entry was posted in PhantomPDF and tagged Acrobat alternative, ConnectedPDF, PDF encryption, PDF Security, PDF solution
  • January 31, 2017
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by Brad Selbst, Sales Director

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Looking for a feature-rich Adobe Acrobat Alternative because of its high cost? Want a more secure, lighter weight PDF solution? Want to standardize your PDF solution across your enterprise with more flexible licensing? PC World says, “For the vast majority of PD…

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