Enfocus warns PitStop users
of MacOS 11 (Big Sur)

Enfocus Software warns PitStop users to switch to MacOS 11 (Big Sur).

Enfocus is testing this operating system and has found some compatibility issues with PitStop Pro and Server. It is therefore recommended that all PitStop users do NOT upgrade to this operating system when it is released. Enfocus is currently working on an update for PitStop 2020 that will provide support for MacOS 11 Big Sur.

UPDATE: Enfocus PitStop 2020 Update 1 supports MacOS 11 (Big Sur).

Adobe PDF Services
free until May 31st, 2020

In a message on COVID-19, Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen announces that the Adobe PDF Services on the web can be used for free until May 31, 2020.

This will allow users to convert Word, Excel, PowerPoint and JPG files to PDF, among others. The reverse is also possible: export from PDF to Word, Excel , PowerPoint, JPG, etc.). You can also compress PDF files (but without controlling the compression with parameters).

However, the free use is limited to two (2) files per day…!!!

Additional information can be found on a FAQ page.

Free Enfocus PitStop licenses and
eLearning because of Corona virus

Enfocus provides its customers with a free, time-limited PitStop Pro license to allow employees to work from home. These licenses are valid until 30 April. UPDATE: The licenses are now valid until 15 June.

The free license key can be requested here.

In addition, Enfocus is making its eLearning library of over 100 courses and webinar recordings of Enfocus PitStop, Switch and Connect available for free until the end of April (Enfocus ID required).