More performance for Acrobat DC
on Mac thanks to August 2019 update

Adobe released planned updates for Acrobat DC and Acrobat 2017. As usual there are two separate installers:

The update can also be installed using the Acrobat menu Help > Check for Updates….

In the latest version there are not as many new features as in previous updates. The August update mainly brings improvements for the Mac version:

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on Mac thanks to August 2019 update

Version 3.0 of text comparison tool
PDiff released

The text-based PDF comparison PDiff is available in the new version 3.0. The software from CSci is a modern solution for professional document comparison. The new release makes PDF comparison even more powerful thanks to an improved GUI.

PDiff shows all text differences between two PDF documents – as a comparison of the two PDFs and with markings of the deviations. So you can check intended revisions quickly and find unintended changes at first glance:

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PDiff released

Native PDF editor ArtPro+ from Esko

Esko boosts user accuracy and efficiency with ArtPro+ software upgrade.

ArtPro+ opens any classic ArtPro file or normalized PDF file and turns it into native PDF. Compared with other solutions on the market today, crucial production metadata, such as barcode properties, screening or ink information, are now not only maintained but translated into the latest PDF ISO specifications, and both the graphical content and packaging relevant metadata are migrated.

The lastest version 18.1 of ArtPro+ has just passed the compliancy test for the Ghent PDF Output Suite 5.

Enfocus Switch 2019 Spring released

Enfocus has announced the release of Enfocus Switch 2019 Spring. From now on Enfocus plans to release two Switch updates every year.

An overview on the new features is presented in a short YouTube video (5’05”) and in a comprehensive PDF document.

Attention: Switch Client for transmitting jobs and meta data to the server is no longer supported in this version. The local app is replaced by a web client which runs in the internet browser.