Perfect PDF & Print 8 - New Version of PDF Standard Software Plus Extra Program for Print Optimizing
06/09/2012

Soft Xpansion has unveiled the download version of its new program package Perfect PDF & Print 8. The package can be used to create, edit and view PDFs and to optimize print output.

Online PR News – 09-June-2012 – Bochum – Bochum, Germany, June 07, 2012 -- This week, Soft Xpansion has unveiled the download version of its new program package Perfect PDF & Print 8. The program is available in English, French, Italian and German language. The CD-ROM version will be released in August. For a start, Perfect PDF & Print 8 is available in Soft Xpansions web shop at http://www.softxpansion.com.

For new customers, the recommended retail price of the program is 99,99 Euros. For upgrades from previous versions, prices start at 49,99 Euros. This means that users of previous versions save up to 50 percent.

Dr. Juri Stern, Managing Director at Soft Xpansion: "With Perfect PDF & Print 8, we offer two programs in one package. On the one hand, we have included the new version of Perfect PDF, which is a complete solution for PDF creation, editing and display. On the other hand, the recent version of Perfect Print enables users to consistently use the same layout creation functionality for various electronic document types, regardless of the original application that was used to create the source document.

Among the most important new features of Perfect PDF are the comparison of pairs of PDF files, the image editor that helps to change and optimize images from within the PDF file, PDF profiles to automatically create PDF/A 1a and 1b files, the Microsoft SharePoint interface, additional features to edit texts and the seamless integration into the 64-bit version of Microsoft Office.

THE NEW FEATURES OF PERFECT PDF 8 IN DETAIL

1. New and Expanded PDF Features
PDF portfolio: creation and processing, import from layout template files (NAV format)
Annotations: Improved tools for creating, processing, playing of media data; creation of 3D scenes as annotations
Font substitution for non-embedded fonts
Support of embedded ICC profiles
Automated PDF/A conversion with the help of profiles
Management of trusted identities

2. New Service Functionality and Tools
Significantly improved performance for loading and display of PDF files
Compare PDF files: find similar pages and differences on each document page
Built-in image editing and optimization for the images in PDF documents
Extended text editing functionality: text block formatting, standard text processing operations for mouse and keyboard
Shape editor and shape templates
Powerful Word-like tool for object processing (rotate, resize, move, etc.)
Extended batch processing: export to XPS, as images, as plain text
Extended search tool: search in embedded files, in document properties, in bookmarks and in annotations
Pan and zoom tool
SharePoint integration
Integration into the 64-bit version of Microsoft Office 2010

The New Features Of Perfect Print 8 In Detail
Possibility to relayout PDF files and to import existing metadata (bookmarks, named destinations, form fields, layers, annotations) into Perfect Print projects at the same time
Export decoration elements to PDF files as named layers or as comments
Resize decoration elements automatically, depending on the included decoration
Extended properties for the Poster layout

Trial Version
A trial version is available on the Soft Xpansion product page on the web. This version is complete as far as the functionality is concerned. However, it includes a watermark ("Soft Xpansion") on all PDF file pages that are displayed, created or edited with the program.

System Requirements
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 / R2, x86 and x64 platforms supported; Hardware: Windows compatible PC, 60 MB HDD; Microsoft Office integration: Microsoft Office 2010 (x86 and x64) / 2007 / 2003; Internet Explorer integration: Internet Explorer 6 to 9; Firefox integration: Firefox 3 to 12;
Internet access or e-mail address (required for product activation)

About Soft Xpansion
Soft Xpansion is a globally active, international team of software writers, developers, screen designers, engineers and product managers. The company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Bochum, Germany. Its product range includes solutions (standard software, developer libraries, software development kits, individual programming and freeware) in the core areas PDF Technology and Document Management. In the past 17 years, more than 200 software products have been published in more than 200 different editions. Localized versions of Soft Xpansion products are sold in Germany, Great Britain, France, Italy, the USA, the Benelux countries, the Ukraine, Spain, Russia, Portugal, Australia and Turkey. More information on the company is available at http://www.soft-xpansion.com. Soft Xpansion is a full member of the PDF Association, http://www.pdfa.org.

Contact :
Frank Dueckers
Soft Xpansion GmbH & Co. KG
Koenigsallee 45
D-44789 Bochum, Germany
+49 234 298 41 73
+49 234 298 41 72
dueckers@soft-xpansion.com
http://www.soft-xpansion.com