Cybersecurity Advisory Notice

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  • May 21, 2016
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Foxit© Reader is a fast, secure and inexpensive way to view PDF files. Over 400 million people have already made the switch to foxit reader. If you are not already using Foxit to manage all your pdfs, we encourage you to upgrade today. The latest version of Foxit Reader is available on our website:…

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Three new modules for Foxit PDF Toolkit 1.3

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  • May 19, 2016
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Foxit PDF Toolkit automates high-volume PDF workflows with plug-and-play modules, including CLI and API interfaces. And now, Foxit PDF Toolkit 1.3 has three new modules:

  • Foxit PDF Toolkit – PDF Page Organizer: Batch-manage PDF files (including merging, splitting, and deleting PDF files) without…

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Annotation tips and tricks with Foxit Reader

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  • May 17, 2016
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By Andrew Kao, Integrated Sales and Support

When is a Reader not a Reader? When it can do more than just read pdfs! Gone are the days when feedback on a collaborative project meant following an email thread. The Annotate features in foxit reader make it quick and easy to add your comments directl…

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Exporting PDF content

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  • May 10, 2016
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By Brian Duddy, Product Engineer

There are times when you need to use the content in a PDF file in another application, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, or even HTML. But copying and pasting often makes a mess of your formatting. Cleaning it up can be so time-consuming that you may be tempted to re…

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Better user interfaces and the costs of change

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  • May 9, 2016
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By David Rand, VP of Marketing

We’ve had some recent complaints about dropping support for our older UI in recent releases. Operating systems and application software user interfaces have evolved over the years. It is always in the name of progress and productivity, but it often poses a problem f…

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The interesting history (and fascinating future) of PDF software

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  • May 4, 2016
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By David Rand, VP of Marketing

PDF’s humble beginnings go back before the widespread use of the Internet. It started with a vision from Adobe Systems founder John Warnock.

In 1984, Warnock released Adobe PostScript. This was an independent page description language that enabled digital documen…

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Foxit IFilter finds PDF files fastest

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  • April 26, 2016
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By Scott Nguyen, Integrated Sales and Support

Do you have a big digital library of pdfs (1000 or more)? That’s a lot of files to manage! If you need to retrieve an old one, it could be similar to finding a needle in a haystack. With Foxit PDF IFilter, you have your own search engine for quickly n…

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What you may be missing when you search PDF documents (Hint: it might cost you a lawsuit)

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  • April 19, 2016
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By Eric Mcguire, Integrated Sales and Support

Here’s a great article about the importance of PDF search. It addresses the problems PDF searching can pose, plus some solutions…

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The top reasons PDF hasn’t been replaced (yet)

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  • April 12, 2016
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By David Rand, VP of Marketing

PDF is as old as VHS tapes, but it hasn’t been replaced yet.  Here’s why. And a look at the future.

1. The PDF standard accommodates a wide range of uses

PDF is available in a variety of formats for specialized uses, including PDF/X for printing, PDF/A for doc…

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