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How Can I Tell What’s Inside a PDF? Raster, Vector, Text?
Learn about the content types you find in PDFs and discover tricks & toolsfor figuring out what’s inside your PDF – raster, vector, or text?
Nov 24 2022
PDFTron Broadens Leading Document Technology Platform by Acquiring E-signature Innovator eversign
PDFTron acquires European e-sig innovator eversign. Advances PDFTron’s leadership in the end-user market towards a fully versatile, all-in-one document manipulation and signing platform, powered by PDFTron's comprehensive technology suite.
Nov 16 2022
PDF Rendering and Viewing: What is the Difference?
In this post, learn about the difference between PDF rendering and PDF viewing, and how the PDFTron PDF SDK unpacks your PDFs for display in a viewer application.
Nov 8 2022
A quick tutorial on how to validate a digital signatures in PDF using WebViewer and display validation results without users having to leave their web apps.
Oct 26 2022
A is for Archival: Your Complete Guide to Leveraging PDF/A for Compliance and Preservation
In this post, get all your PDF/A FAQs answered in one place. Learn about the difference between PDF and PDF/A, how to convert to PDF/A manually or programmatically, how to validate compliant PDF/A, and much more.
Oct 19 2022
Our Biggest Release Yet: Introducing PDFTron’s Fall 2022 Lineup
Sept 29 2022
"Signature" Signatures - Custom Signing Made Easy
New workflow improvements in the WebViewer SDK make signing documents even easier.
Sept 29 2022
Approve More Documents in Less Time with Annotation Improvements
Sept 29 2022
The Best In-browser PDF Editor Just Got Even Better
Sept 16 2022
Shirley Gong: From Co-op Student to Head of Mobile Applications
Our next employee spotlight is on Shirley Gong, Head of Mobile Applications at PDFTron. She explains what it's like to work as a developer and how she went from co-op student to full-time leader.
Aug 10 2022
How to View XLSX in an Angular Web App
This article describes how to open XLSX documents in an Angular web app and so much more with PDFTron WebViewer.
Jul 25 2022
How to View PPTX Documents in an Angular Web App
Learn to open PPTX files in an Angular web app and more using PDFTron WebViewer.
Jul 18 2022
New OCR Engine and Document Template Generation APIs, ARM64 Support, and More in PDFTron SDK 9.3
PDFTron SDK 9.3 adds a new OCR engine, support for ARM64 processing architecture, and new APIs for Document Template Generation. For Windows, Linux, and MacOS applications.
Jul 13 2022
How to Open DOCX in a Vue Web App
Open DOCX files in a Vue web app and more with PDFTron WebViewer.
Jul 11 2022
Finding Solutions with Correy Lim, Solution Engineer at PDFTron
We put our next employee spotlight on Correy Lim, Solution Engineer here at PDFTron! He explains what it's like to work as a technical resource for PDFTron’s sales team to ensure new and existing customers are happy with our offerings including world-changing technology.
Jul 11 2022
PDFTron Extends EU Presence with Acquisition of PDFlib
Acquisition extends PDFTron's EU market presence two months after recent major purchase of PDF solutions leader, Belgium's iText. Adds additional, enterprise-ready features to PDFTron's broad, international platform.
Jul 7 2022
Jun 29 2022
New Customization APIs for WebViewer UI - Part 1 with WebViewer 8.6
WebViewer 8.6 introduces new customization APIs to give developers an even better experience when tailoring the look and feel of their WebViewer UX.
Jun 15 2022
How to Add Accurate PDF to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Conversion to Any Application
In this article, we take a glimpse at the full PDF-to-Office workflow, and how to help your users to edit effectively in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint with an accurate Office conversion SDK supporting the entire document lifecycle.
Jun 15 2022
Measurement Count Tool and More with PDFTron 9.2.3 for Android
The release of Android PDF SDK version 9.2.3 delivers a new measurement count tool, annotation snapping, and more. Learn about the new features and improvements in version 9.2.3.
Jun 10 2022
A Glance into PDFTron’s Global Sales Team with VP Randall Isaac
Our next employee spotlight is on Randall Isaac, VP of Global Sales at PDFTron. He shares what it's like to work as part of PDFTron’s sales team selling cutting-edge technology in a fast-evolving market.
May 25 2022
How to View, Edit, and Annotate PDFs in Microsoft Teams
This blog shows you how easy it is to add full-fledged PDF document viewer, annotator, and editor to Microsoft Teams as a Teams App using PDFTron's WebViewer sample.
May 10 2022
PDFTron Recognized as One of Canada's Top Small and Medium Employers of 2022
PDFTron has been chosen as one of Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers of 2022 by Mediacorp Canada Inc., organizers of the annual Canada's Top 100 Employers competition.
May 5 2022
Our Comparison Tests for PDF Table Detection and Extraction Are Done – and the Results Are Compelling!
This blog explores how PDFTron's new, AI-based table detection and extraction system compared to three other leading commercial systems in accurately detecting tables and table content in PDFs. We cover our tests, methodology, and results.
Apr 27 2022
PDFTron Acquires iText, Adding Significant Scale & Complementary Functionality for Developers
PDFTron Systems Inc., the world’s leading provider of digital content solutions for software developers, has acquired iText Group NV, the leading global open source PDF technology company. Created in 200…
Apr 5 2022
Revamped Signature Workflow and More with 9.2.1 SDK for Android
With our Android PDF SDK version 9.2.1 release, we’ve revamped the signature flow for an effective and seamless signing experience. Learn more about this and other feature improvements in version 9.2.1.
Mar 23 2022
How PDFTron Supports the AEC Industries in Streamlining Cloud Collaboration and Digital Reviews
In this guide, we explore how industry leaders in architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) leverage the leading PDFTron SDK to provide remote access to content anywhere, streamline collaboration on any platform, and enable efficient digital reviews.
Mar 16 2022
PDFTron 9.2.0 for UWP Enhances Reading Mode, Adds Page Text Selection and More
PDFTron releases its UWP document SDK v9.2.0 featuring an enhanced reading mode with image reflow and annotation, added page text selection, and more!
Mar 8 2022
How to Upgrade from Universal WebViewer to Client-Side WebViewer
WebViewer opens PDFs and other file formats directly from the file storage without the need for server-side conversion to any intermediate formats, like XOD format, which only offers viewing. PDF, in…
Feb 17 2022
PDF to Word, Semantic Compare of PDFs, HSM Support and More in PDFTron SDK 9.2
We are excited to share with you a major update to our Core SDK. Now available for download, the PDFTron SDK 9.2 comes with an extensive slate of new functions and enhancements, including cutting-edge PDF…
Feb 16 2022
Have you ever come across a converted PDF document and noticed a typo or something out of date, like a heading, title, or revision number? How do we correct this? One approach is to find the original DOCX…
Feb 11 2022
Text Editing, Styling, Textbox Resizing in WebViewer 8.3 PDF Editor Release
UPDATE: February 11, 2022 - WebViewer 8.3 is now officially here! And with it, true, leading-accuracy PDF text editing right in the browser. Learn how to enable this new feature today in our Editor…
Jan 28 2022
2021 at PDFTron in Review
From our most significant strategic growth investment yet to three technology acquisitions, plus dozens of new features and functionalities rolled out across all platforms – 2021 was another thrilling year…
Jan 18 2022