About Debenu

We’re Debenu, one of the world’s most innovative PDF and document management software vendors. We’ve has been revolutionising software and custom solutions for Adobe Acrobat, PDF and other file formats since 2007. Although, the people that make up Debenu have been doing it since the beginning of PDF 20 years ago.

We have a Royalty Free Philosophy with the aim of saving you hefty licensing fees.

Around the world, hundreds of thousands of businesses use Debenu software to boost their productivity. Major customers include American Airlines, Bank of America, Disney, General Motors, Hewlett Packard, IBM, the US Department of Defense, the US Department of Energy, the U.S District Courts and Microsoft.

We’re popular business-to-business software publishers. The software we develop spans a broad range of Acrobat® and PDF uses, including forms, conversion, splitting, merging, publishing, stamping, workflow automation, archiving, bookmarking, linking and navigating PDF documents.

Premium Software

Our premium software offerings.

Free Software

Our free software offerings.

Supporting the PDF User Community

Debenu owns and operates Planet PDF – the #1 online site for PDF news, resources and support.

Company History

Already major innovators of the PDF industry, Karl De Abrew and Rowan Hanna founded Debenu in 2007 with a vision – to develop PDF software to help the world work faster, smarter and easier. Or more productively in other words.

With a number of PDF industry firsts under their belt, Debenu will continue to strive to be at the forefront of PDF innovation. With the main office in Melbourne Australia, Debenu have a team of highly skilled professionals working in Europe and South Africa developing exciting new PDF software.


Executive Team

Karl De Abrew PictureKarl De Abrew – CEO, Co-Founder

One of the pioneers of the PDF industry, Karl De Abrew is Debenu’s CEO as well as a seasoned speaker, moderator, industry commentator and columnist for a variety of publications. He’s also the former CEO and founder of Nitro PDF Software. Read more…

Rowan Hanna PhotoRowan Hanna – CTO, Co-Founder

Rowan Hanna is Debenu’s CTO and leader of product development. When he’s not busy overseeing the building of our next product, or convincing the team to try the latest and greatest technology, he’s also an esteemed columnist for Planet PDF. Read more…

Susana De Abrew PhotoSusana De Abrew – COO, Director

Susana De Abrew has been Debenu’s COO since 2010. Under her leadership the product range is being advanced with innovative new designs, significant development and a strong focus on customer support. Read more…

Supporting the PDF User Community

Debenu owns and operates Planet PDF – the #1 online site for PDF news, resources and support.

Head Office Contact Details

Office Address: 38-40 River Street, South Yarra, Melbourne Australia
Phone number: +61-3 9923-6995.