Converting PDF files to text -- this utility may be your key

When you need to extract text from acquired PDF files, it can be a tedious and frustrating operation. If there are columns, you've got a reall challenge. If they've saved the PDF without editing capabilities, and optimized for web delivery it can be impossible. Now there's help for most situations. November 25, 2015

First Digital Pen for Scanning & Translating Languages

Here's a device you might really like! Imagine scanning passages and info right on the go, where ever you happen to be . . . and then translate it into a file for later use? This is one of the unique new products we've seen in some time! May 14, 2015

Zevrix PDF Checkpoint Now Can Convert Colors of PDF Documents

Zevrix Solutions has updated their PDF preflighting and conversion automation product. Remarkably fast, PDF Checkpoint automatically preflights, exports as images, splits and optimizes multiple Adobe PDF files. PDF Checkpoint is an ideal program for users who need fast, affordable and easy-to-use software for efficient PDF workflows February 26, 2014

DiapoSheet Quickly Layouts Photo and Metadata on a PDF Contact Sheet

DiapoSheet for Mac is a pretty neat application that lets you quickly layout your photos with metadata-exif and get a professional contact sheet PDF file. Drag a folder containing images onto the DiapoSheet window and you are done. April 26, 2013

New Year's GIFT : 2013 Wall Calendar Templates

For years I've been making my own wall calendars. Pertty crazy, eh, since you can buy them for a couple of dollars at the Dollar store. But I've designed these for a special use, and they really work! I'd like to send you this gift, just for the asking -- you can use yourself, and customize as promos for your clients. January 3, 2013

Image adjustments in PDF files

PDFpen, the PDF editing tool for Mac OS X has had a major upgrade and now includes the ability to redact or replace text, including OCR text. October 26, 2010

Fast and Simple Text Recognition for Mac

OCRKit recognizes text from images and PDF documents and transform them into searchable PDFs by using advanced Optical Character Recognition technology ... and it just got better October 14, 2010

Edit Read-only PDF files

China's Gerry Jingrong provides some ideas for working with read-only Adobe Acrobat PDF files and Microsoft Word files-- what do you do when you need to edit or revise an un-editable PDF file? August 1, 2009