|By PR Newswire||
|April 24, 2007 12:04 PM EDT||
BREMEN, Germany, April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- PDF files save all types of elaborately formatted information. The advantage of PDFs: they can be read on any computer system without any problems. However, users have to pay a high price for this universal readability: the content saved in the file cannot simply be exported and re-used. The new PdfGrabber 4 overcomes this obstacle and extracts texts and images, without losing any content, so that they may be used in a range of formats.
PDF files have long been indispensable in the computer world. They save all kinds of handbooks, information texts and promotional flyers. All that is needed is Acrobat Reader, available free of charge, on the target computer. It doesn't even matter whether the files are opened on a computer operating with Windows, Macintosh or Linux. However, the universal readability of PDF files comes at the expense of exportability: extracting texts and images from PDFs to use them in other programs requires effort and is often incomplete.
PdfGrabber solves this problem. The new version 4.0 extracts texts, images and vectors from an existing PDF document and saves it in a range of formats that are more suitable for further processing on the computer, including Excel, RTF/Word, DXF/CAD, XML, PowerPoint and ASCII text. This means that using the extracted data in familiar, standard applications such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint or AutoCAD is no problem - you don't even need to have Adobe Acrobat installed on your computer.
With PdfGrabber 4.0 there have been many optimizations regarding the individual target formats. The program can now deal with rotated text during Excel exports. DXF output now includes images. It also generates real curves: perfect for editing in a vector-based CAD program. If the user chooses XML format as their target, they can include image information. TIFF multipage format is also available for exporting images and is ideal for archiving purposes.
PdfGrabber 4.0 is available in several editions. PdfGrabber 4.0 Home costs 45 USD and is designed for private individuals wishing to convert PDFs into Word or text format. PdfGrabber 4.0 Standard is the perfect entry-level solution for private individuals and small companies. Priced at 90 USD, the program also enables data to be exported in Excel, saves images and enables export areas to be defined using a frame. PdfGrabber 4.0 Professional, available for 142 USD, is designed for professional users wishing to use all these functions plus DXF/AutoCAD, PowerPoint and XML output formats.
A free trial version of PdfGrabber 4.0 (11.8 MB) is available on the homepage http://www.pdfgrabber.com/ for users to download and try out on their computer. It enters X characters at random places in the exported text but otherwise has no restrictions.
Download: http://www.pdfgrabber.com/download/pdfgrabber2.html Shop: http://www.pdfgrabber.com/shop/index.html Box shots (JPG): http://www.pdfgrabber.com/presse/index.html Further information and test versions are available from: PixelPlanet GmbH Sven Lohmann Telephone: +49-421-24778-15 Fax: +49-421-24778-24 e-mail: [email protected] Schwachhauser Heerstr 122, 28209 Bremen, Germany Website: http://www.pixelplanet.com/PixelPlanet GmbH
CONTACT: Further information and test versions are available from:
PixelPlanet GmbH, Sven Lohmann, Telephone: +49-421-24778-15, Fax:
+49-421-24778-24, e-mail: [email protected], Schwachhauser Heerstr,
122, 28209 Bremen, Germany
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