Since recently Enfocus Switch PDF Review Module 2 is available. This Switch module provides a fully automated online PDF proofing solution. Enfocus online proofing software removes manual touches from creating, sending, and receiving PDF proofs. It allows production teams to concentrate on getting jobs to press by speeding up the proofing cycle and provides a much better service to customers.
Enfocus offers users the opportunity to test drive the PDF Review Module with their own PDF (max 10 MB).
Adobe released again planned updates for Acrobat DC, Acrobat 2020 and Acrobat 2017.
There are three separate installers:
- Acrobat 21.005.20048 for subscribers of the Document Cloud (Continuous Track)
- Acrobat 20.004.30005 for users with a perpetual license of Acrobat 2020 (Classic Track)
- Acrobat 17.011.30197 for users with a perpetual license of Acrobat 2017 (Classic Track)
The updates can also be installed using the Acrobat menu Help > Check for Updates….
According to Adobe there are the following new features mainly for the Windows version:
In pdfToolbox v11, callas introduced a new preflight technology called “Context aware object detection”. It’s special because it doesn’t just examine individual objects (“Is the resolution of this image high enough”, “Is this black text set to overprint”) but it checks relationships between objects.
Because of that, it can answer questions such as: “Is this object hidden by any other objects?” or, “Does this text come too close to the cut line?”. Very powerful and ideal to weed out the majority of false positives (things reported as errors while they’re actually fine) preflight engines tend to find.
However pdfToolbox 11 could not tell you whether an object came to close to another object. Why not? Because it would take too long!
In pdfToolbox 12, callas does introduce a proximity test, but there is a precaution built-in…
You can read more about this in an article by David van Driessche in the Callas blog.