Half a million downloads for Qoppa Android PDF reader!

We love celebrating big milestones at Qoppa Software and we are proud to announce that our free Android PDF viewer app qPDF Viewer has reached 500,000 downloads on Google Play alone.

Yes, you heard it right: our application was downloaded over half a million times!

We are glad that we have enabled so many users everywhere in the world to read, navigate and search through PDF documents on Android phones and tablets over the last few years.

Our top download countries are: India, United States, Germany, Brazil, Mexico, Great Britain, France, Spain, Canada, Russia and Indonesia.

 

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Qoppa Software releases free PDF Reader for Windows, Mac, Linux

PDF Studio Viewer is a free advanced PDF Reader for Windows, Mac & Linux

Qoppa Software announces the availability of its new feature-rich business grade PDF Reader, called PDF Studio Viewer, which is certain to interest professionals in all industries, especially those working on Mac or Linux platforms. Based on the same proprietary PDF technology found in Qoppa’s advanced PDF tools and already used by more than half a million users worldwide, the new PDF viewer works on all platforms (Windows, Mac and Linux) and comes with a comprehensive set of PDF viewing features.

“We are excited to release this very solid PDF viewing application that works exactly the same on all platforms. Considering all the advanced viewing features, we expect it to be a big hit for students and professionals working on Mac and Linux, especially in the Engineering / Architecture, Marketing or Print industries. Users on these platforms have long been without a good and reliable PDF reader.” says Gerald Holmann, Founder of Qoppa Software.

Below are some of the functions that users can perform using PDF Studio Viewer on Windows, Mac and Linux:

Easily navigate through any PDF and its interactive objects using the Navigation Toolbar and Side Panels that display thumbnails, annotations, bookmarks, digital signatures, file attachments, and layers.

Search through PDFs using the Advanced Search Dialog which has options to look within the current document, all open documents, all recent documents or recursively through documents contained in a folder. It is possible to search text within the document content or within interactive objects, including form fields, annotations, meta data and filenames.

Read and navigate through PDF documents using the touch of a finger on tablets and touch screens (such as Microsoft Surface) thanks to Touch Mode that comes with larger icons, navigation buttons and enlarged fonts in navigation panels. High DPI screens (4k and up) are also supported.

Verify & Validate Digital Signatures, including those from Adobe Sign (formerly Echosign) and DocuSign, using the certificates contained in the operating system store or those imported by the user.

Inspect even the smallest details using the Loupe Tool, a small rectangle window that can be dragged over a document to magnify a portion of the page.

Zoom within pages of a document with the Pan & Zoom Tool which opens a second window that displays both the whole page and the current view as a red rectangle.

Take a screenshot of the page and save it to an image file or to the clipboard with the Snapshot Tool.

Preview and Print PDF documents with advanced options for page range, position, multiple pages per sheet or booklets using PDF Studio powerful Print Dialog.

PDF Studio Viewer is free for personal and commercial use. It comes packaged as a single file installer for all platforms and supports 5 languages: English, French, German, Italian and Spanish. It is compatible with the latest operating systems: Windows 10, macOS High Sierra and Ubuntu 16.04 & 17.10.

For those needing more editing features, PDF Studio is also available in Standard and Pro editions with advanced functions for OCR, Content Editing, Page Manipulation, Permanent Redaction, File Optimization, Interactive Form Designer and more. These paid editions of PDF Studio are affordable alternatives to Adobe® Acrobat®, can be purchased with a one-time fee and do not require a subscription commitment.

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About Qoppa Software: Specialized in PDF software, Qoppa Software has developed and refined a robust PDF rendering and conversion technology over the last 12 years. Qoppa produces server software for enterprise automation, easy-to-use desktop and mobile apps for end-users as well as an SDK for developers to integrate into applications. Qoppa’s tools are fully compliant with the PDF specs and compatible with Adobe® products. Built on an integrated code base, Qoppa’s software solutions are stable, offer deeper feature support as well as high performance and responsiveness. They have been integrated in hundreds of enterprise tools, in various industries, and distributed to hundreds of thousands of end-users.

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jOfficeConvert v2017R1 Java Word and Excel to PDF Conversion

Convert Excel & Word to PDF or images

Qoppa Software is happy to announce the release of a new Java library called jOfficeConvert that can read and render Microsoft® Word® and Excel® documents natively and convert them to PDF, convert them to images, or print the documents automatically.

Conversion from Word and Excel documents to HTML5 / SVG is possible by using jOfficeConvert in conjunction with Qoppa PDF to HTLM5 conversion library jPDFWeb.

The library offers many conversion options such as embedding fonts when converting Word documents to PDF, creating bookmarks or customizing page layout when converting Excel worksheets to PDF.

jOfficeConvert is an evolution from Qoppa’s previous library jWordConvert that supported Word to PDF conversion only. Existing jWordConvert customers with an active support contract can upgrade to jOfficeConvert and have the choice to continue using the Word to PDF conversion only or upgrade their license to start using the Excel to PDF conversion.

As a Java library, jOfficeConvert can run on any platform that supports Java, including Windows, Linux, Unix (AIX, Solaris Spark, Solaris Intel, HP-UX) and Mac OSX. The library does not use any third party software or native calls, and can be used in a server environment such as JavaEE application server or integrated into a desktop application.

Read jOfficeConvert v2017R1 Full Release Notes

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PDF Automation Server v2017R1 with Web PDF Redaction, Interactive Form Filling, Excel to PDF

The latest version of Qoppa’s PDF Automation Server (PAS) v2017R1 was released with major enhancements to its Web PDF Viewer Module, its Workflow Module and its REST API Module.

Qoppa’s Web PDF Viewer allows to display PDF documents with high fidelity in a web browser (preserving vector graphics) and to markup or redact the documents as well as fill interactive forms.

PAS Web PDF Viewer & Markup Module, Qoppa’s cross-platform solution to display and annotate PDF documents in a web browser, was significantly enhanced with new annotating and editing functions this version:

  • Permanently redact PDFs to remove sensitive information
  • Fill interactive form fields
  • Rearrange PDF pages through thumbnail drag and drop
  • Markup up text with text highlight, cross-out, underline annotations
  • Rubber stamps to mark documents as Approved, Confidential, Paid, etc…

In addition to PDF documents, PAS Web Viewer can render many documents formats by converting them on the fly to SVG including Image files, Word documents and now Excel spreadsheets.

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PAS Workflow Module and PAS REST API Module were also improved to include the following PDF features:

  • PDF/A-1b, PDF/A-2b, & PDF/A-3b conversion
  • PDF/A and PDF/X validation
  • Excel to PDF conversion
  • PAdES digital signatures

Read PAS v2017R1 Full Release Notes

PDF Automation Server is an essential tool to streamline PDF processing, document workflows and web service orchestration in an organization.  The multi-platform  server product can be deployed on Windows, Linux, Unix (AIX, HP-UX, Solaris, etc), z/OS, Mac OS X and others…  The client-side Web Viewer Module is HTML-based and zero footprint, allowing to read and manipulate documents from any browser (Chrome, Mozilla, Edge, Opera, Safari) and any platform, including desktop, tablet and mobile (Windows, Mac OS X, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS).

Specialized in Java and PDF software, Qoppa Software has developed and refined a robust PDF rendering and conversion technology over the last 12 years.  Qoppa produces server software for enterprise automation, easy-to-use desktop and mobile apps for end-users as well as libraries for developers to integrate into applications. Built on an integrated code base, Qoppa’s software solutions are stable, offer deeper feature support as well as high performance and responsiveness.  They have been integrated in hundreds of enterprise tools, in various industries, and distributed to hundreds of thousands of end-users.

 

 

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Advanced PDF editor PDF Studio now available on the Windows App Store!

Qoppa’s advanced PDF editor desktop application, PDF Studio, is now available for download / purchase on the Microsoft App Store.

As a software vendor, it is not easy to keep up with all the different ever-changing store packaging requirements but we understand the convenience and ease of use that our customers find to download and purchase applications directly from their trusted and integrated OS store.

Download PDF Studio Pro from Windows Store

Download PDF Studio Viewer from Windows Store

 

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Qoppa Software is exhibiting at Oracle JavaOne 2017

Qoppa Software will be exhibiting at JavaOne in San Francisco, October 1-5 2017. This year, the Java event is co-located with Oracle OpenWorld at the Moscone Center.

The theme for JavaOne 2017 is Java Your Next BreakThrough, a testimony to the everlasting prevalence and dominance of Java in the world of software development and innovation. Qoppa Software is proud to offer a suite of products developed in Java that help businesses implement ingenious document workflows for the server, the desktop and the cloud.

Qoppa’s booth (#6120) at JavaOne will offer live demonstrations of the PDF rendering and manipulation capabilities of our Java class libraries, components, desktop applications and information flow servers.

Special focus will be given to our newly released products:

Email us to schedule a meeting time with Qoppa’s president Gerald Holmann.

Friends of Qoppa, i.e. existing and potential customers and partners, may claim one of Qoppa’s Discover Passes, which offer access to five days of conference keynotes and the exhibition halls.

We’re excited to be at JavaOne 2017 in San Francisco again this year and can’t wait to be energized by the amazing crowd of Java developers, exhibitors and speakers attending this event!

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Summer Release of Java PDF Component with 4k Support, Annotation Unicode & Page Labels

This Version adds Annotation Unicode & Rich Text Support

This summer release of Qoppa’s Java PDF Component suite (v2017R1) adds 4k high resolution display support and tons of improvements to the PDF annotation feature.

Qoppa’s PDF components user interface was revised to automatically scale depending on the user screen resolution, and to use vector icons, allowing applications that integrate our PDF viewing and annotating components, to function well on any monitors, including 4k HiDPI display monitors.

Text annotations were greatly enhanced with rich text and Unicode support as well as font sub-setting, giving greater flexibility for users to format text using various styles or use multi language character sets, including Chinese, Japanese or Korean.

Page labels, which are distinct page names different from standard page numbers, and might contain a prefix and various numbering styles (such as Roman numerals), are now well handled in our PDF components.

As usual, the new version also includes many parsing and rendering improvements, making it possible for Qoppa’s PDF engine to open and work with an even greater number of invalid or incorrectly formatted PDF documents.

Qoppa’s v2017R1 PDF component suite is compatible with Java 1.6, Java 1.7 and Java 1.8.

For more details about all the enhancements and fixes added in this release, please visit the links below:

Full Release Notes for Qoppa’s Java PDF Component 2017R1

About Qoppa Software:

Qoppa Software specializes in Java PDF Toolkits for developers to integrate into their own Java or web applications. Qoppa Software also offers a fully-featured PDF Editor, a PDF Processing Server, a Web PDF Viewer, and an Android PDF SDK. All Qoppa’s PDF solutions are developed on Qoppa’s own robust PDF technology, are cross-platform and work on any operating system supporting Java, including Windows, Mac, Linux and Unix. 

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Summer Release of Java PDF Library with Optimizer Audit, PadES Signatures, Page Resize

This version adds a Page Resize function.

v2017R1 summer release of Qoppa’s Java PDF library suite adds improvements to PDF manipulation, PDF optimizer, electronic signatures and preflight features.

Qoppa’s advanced Java PDF Optimizer Library reduces significantly the file size of PDF documents by removing unused objects, compressing images and streams. The optimizer engine was improved with a PDF audit feature, that analyzes the sizes of all the different objects contained in a PDF document, and with an optimizer result report that outputs a log of all optimization functions performed. Object streams in a PDF document can be compressed allowing to shrink file size even more.

A new public API was added to Qoppa’s Manipulation Library to easily Resize PDF Pages  programmatically, offering advanced options to set the new paper size and to position, scale and rotate the original page in the new page.

The PDF OCR function was enhanced to allow deskewing scanned images before performing OCR as well as discarding any invisible text which might have been added in previous OCR runs.

Qoppa’s PDF signing technology was enhanced to support PadES digital signatures introduced in the latest PDF 2.0 specifications. These signatures are compliant with the European eIDAS regulation.

Additional PDF/A validation profiles (PDF/A-1a and PDF/A-2u) were added to jPDFPreflight, Qoppa’s PDF/A validation conversion library. In addition to standard PDF fonts, system fonts can also be embedded during PDF/A conversion.

Qoppa’s v2017R1 PDF library suite is compatible with Java 1.6, Java 1.7 and Java 1.8.

For more details about all the enhancements and fixes added in this release, please visit the links below:

Full Release Notes for Qoppa’s Java PDF Libraries 2017R1

About Qoppa Software:

Qoppa Software specializes in Java PDF Toolkits for developers to integrate into their own Java or web applications. Qoppa Software also offers a fully-featured PDF Editor, a PDF Processing Server, a Web PDF Viewer, and an Android PDF SDK. All Qoppa’s PDF solutions are developed on Qoppa’s own robust PDF technology, are cross-platform and work on any operating system supporting Java, including Windows, Mac, Linux and Unix. 

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New PDF Studio 12 adds PDF Imposition, Excel to PDF Conversion, Page Resize and 4K Display Support

Qoppa Software, a leading producer of PDF software, announces version 12 of PDF Studio, their powerful, easy to use PDF editor for Windows, Mac and Linux. PDF Studio 12 adds many new exciting features including PDF Imposition, Scanning Configuration, Excel to PDF Conversion, Page Resize, and 4K Display Support.

PDF ImpositionProfessionals in the prepress and print industry can now use PDF Studio 12 to preview and rearrange pages in a PDF using the new advanced PDF Imposition Function. It supports all the different industry standard binding methods including 2, 4, & 8 up booklets, cut stacks, sequential, step and repeat. When combined with other existing features such as output preview, preflight and advanced printing options, PDF Studio makes a very powerful and affordable software offering for the pre-press and print professionals, whether they are running Windows, Mac or Linux.

scanning menu When users have to repeat scanning tasks throughout the day, storing all the various scanning settings in a Scanning Configuration will help save considerable time. Scanning configurations can be started with a single click from the scanning menu and will keep information about the scanner to use, the color options, the DPI resolution, or even whether OCR should be perform on the scanned document.

Convert Excel SpreadsheetIn addition to Word to PDF conversion, PDF Studio 12 can now perform Excel to PDF Conversion. Opened Excel spreadsheets are converted on the fly to PDF. There are options to create a bookmark for each sheet and to define how the spreadsheet should fit on the page. Both Word to PDF and Excel to PDF are based on Qoppa’s own proprietary code and do not require Microsoft Office to be installed on the machine.

PDF Page ResizeThe new PDF Page Resize Function makes it as easy as 1, 2, 3 to set the new paper size, and then position, scale and rotate the original page into the new page.

PDF OptimizerPDF Optimizer was improved with a new audit feature, that analyzes the sizes of all the different objects contained in a PDF document, and with a results report that outputs a log of all optimization functions performed.

Rich Text AnnotationsNew rich text annotations give great flexibility when formatting text to use multiple fonts and styles and have enhanced support for multi language character sets for our international users.

4K monitor supportPDF Studio user interface was completely revised to support 4k HiDPI Display monitors with automatic DPI scaling for all dialogs and toolbars as well as newly designed vector icons that render crisp at any resolution.

As you can see PDF Studio 12 is packed with new features but it is not all. PDF Studio 12 also adds PDF to Word Conversion through integration with Microsoft Word 2013, support for Page Labels, new profiles for PDF/A validation/conversion, a deskew function for scans, and many other improvements to existing features and to the user interface.

As part of version 12, Qoppa Software also released a PDF viewing only version of PDF Studio, called PDF Studio Viewer. PDF Studio Viewer is a free PDF viewer for Windows, Mac and Linux with advanced viewing, printing and searching options.

About Qoppa Software:

Qoppa Software produces cross-platform PDF software for end-users and developers. Our PDF tools and libraries cover every aspect of PDF processes and integrate seamlessly into document workflows. Qoppa Software was founded in 2002 and is located in Atlanta, GA. 

Full Release Notes for PDF Studio 12

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PDF Automation Server now available in Amazon AWS Marketplace

Automate Document Workflows in the Cloud!


Qoppa Software is happy to announce the availability of PDF Automation Server in the Amazon AWS Marketplace. Now, Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers can purchase and deploy Qoppa’s powerful PDF server directly through AWS Marketplace.

PDF Automation Server (PAS) is a modular server product that can be used as an essential tool to streamline your PDF processing, document workflows and web service orchestration in your organization. PDF Automation Server provides a complete set of PDF processing and conversion functions in a robust REST server environment that can easily integrate into your existing document workflows and work with 3rd party integration and orchestration products.

PDF Automation Server Modules:

  1. Workflow Module: PAS can receive documents in various formats from multiple sources concurrently, including email, ftp servers and local or network folders. Processes can then be defined independently for each document source to perform a number of functions on the documents, including conversion, data merging, assembly, encryption, printing, preflighting and more.
  2. REST API Module: PAS provides a complete set of PDF processing and conversion functions in a robust REST server environment that can easily integrate into your existing document workflows and work with 3rd party integration and orchestration product.
  3. Web PDF Markup Module: PDF Automation Server provides a module to enable markup of PDF documents in the browser. PAS can convert documents to HTML on-the-fly and can serve them to an HTML/Javascript PDF viewer in the browser that allows end users to navigate and add and edit annotations on the PDF.

PDF Automation Server Processing Functions:

Delivered as a 64-bit Amazon Machine Image (AMI), PAS can be easily deployed on your Amazon EC2 instance in just a few clicks.

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