Free preview version of
Enfocus Boarding Pass available

At the end of May, Enfocus introduced a new application called Enfocus Boarding Pass. A free preview version was announced for July:

Today I got the invitation to download the preview version. There is also a short webinar recording (10’12”) about this beta version. It also mentions which of the planned features are still missing in this first beta version. (The final version is planned for November.

I have briefly tested the first beta version of the application.

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Enfocus Boarding Pass available

Adobe PDF 1.3 is 20 years old!

On July 3, 2000 the PDF Reference, Second Edition – Adobe Portable Document Format 1.3 was published by Addison-Wesley:

The new version brought the following new features for PDF prepress files:

  • 2-byte CID fonts (more than 256 characters)
  • OPI 2.0 support (Open Prepress Interface)
  • ICC-based colors (ICC color profiles)
  • DeviceN color space (e.g. for duotone images, spot color gradients)
  • Smooth Shading (blends)

Read more…Adobe PDF 1.3 is 20 years old!