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Planet PDF Maintenance

Planet PDF is currently down for scheduled maintenance while we update the server hardware that is used to run the website. During this time you will be unable to access the content on the main Planet PDF website, however, the … Continue reading

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Reducing PDF File Size (Optimizing PDFs), Part 2

By Dan Shea, Planet PDF Contributing Editor. Originally posted at Planet PDF. Part 1 can be found here. Using the PDF Optimizer The PDF Optimizer presents a lot of options. Since Acrobat/PDF Optimizer breaks them down by them into separate … Continue reading

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Reducing PDF File Size (Optimizing PDFs), Part 1

By Dan Shea, Planet PDF Contributing Editor. Originally posted at Planet PDF. PDF is a mature technology that now has that standing of a de jure standard, controlled as it now is by an official standards body (the ISO). Between … Continue reading

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Planet PDF: Windows 8 PDF Reader Coming Soon

Debenu CTO Rowan Hanna has written an article at Planet PDF where he shares his thoughts on the new PDF reader that will come installed by default with Windows 8. Microsoft has released the Windows 8 Consumer Preview and along … Continue reading

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Planet PDF: How will Acrobat’s new sandbox play with my workflow?

Dan Shea, Planet PDF Managing Editor, has published an article on the new sandbox feature in Acrobat and Adobe Reader. It’s an important article for users of these Adobe products and plug-in developers. Protected View is the name that Adobe … Continue reading

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A Word From The Planet PDF Editor

Dan Shea here. As the Managing Editor here at Planet PDF, I put the newsletter together each week and make sure that it goes out to all of you fine people. We’re working on making some small (and some not-so-small) … Continue reading

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Planet PDF Editorial: Most PDF viewers can’t handle PDF/X

Dan Shea, Planet PDF’s Managing Editor, has published an editorial on a report recently published by the VIGC about support for PDF/X files amongst today’s PDF viewers. Click on the link below to read the article at Planet PDF. Planet … Continue reading

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Planet PDF: Should malformed PDF files be automatically repaired?

Recently Debenu’s CTO published an article at Planet PDF, which is Debenu’s PDF news and discussion site, about automatically repairing PDF files when they are loaded: PDF files come in all shapes and sizes. They vary from relatively simple to … Continue reading

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Planet PDF On The Move (To A New Server), Minor Disruption To Your PDF Reading Habits Possible

We’re currently in the process of moving the Planet PDF website to a brand new server. This new server will improve site performance and uptime. This process will take approximately 72 hours, so during this time you may notice a … Continue reading

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Introducing Planet PDF Q&A, A Great Place To Ask Your PDF Questions

We recently acquired Planet PDF, the home of the PDF user community, and have begun making some changes to the site. We’re freshening things up a bit with new features, more fresh content and a cleaner interface. Last week we … Continue reading

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