October 2015

Data Extraction from PDF Tools: Tabula vs ByteScout PDF Multitool

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PDF (Portable Document Format) is document format independent of system’s hardware and software and can be opened on any system using designated software. However, unlike Microsoft Word and other word processing software, it is extremely cumbersome to extract desired information such as figures and tables from PDF documents. Special software have been developed which allow

November 2014

New: ByteScout PDF Generator SDK for JavaScript 1.12.125

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ByteScout updated developer library PDF Generator SDK for JavaScript 1.12.125. What’s new PDF Generator SDK for JS 1.12.125: German special characters (also known as Umlaut) supporting fixed; improved checks against control characters in input text; support for some Android PDF viewers improved: was incorrectly wrapping text lines which caused incorrect placement while viewed on some Android

September 2014

Top 7 BarCode and PDF Software for August Harvest

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The harvest of ByteScout team is ready! 1) BarCode Reader SDK 8.10.1220 (July 31, 2014). What’s new: improved reading of images with noise; improved PDF reading support; (Pro License) new method .SplitDocument() to split PDF and TIFF files; (Pro License) new source code samples on splitting PDF and TIFF documents; (Pro License) new method to extract

August 2014

PDF Extractor SDK 5.00.1626 new features

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ByteScout’s updated PDF Extractor SDK. Here are the 3 most important features this version 5.00.1626: Advanced text search (with support for regular expressions, word matching options and more). Image to text support (OCR – Optical Character Recognition, includes support for English, German, Spanish and other languages). Special mode to repair damaged text (when PDF shows correct text but

July 2014

PDF Generator SDK for Javascript 1.10.105 updating

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What’s new ByteScout PDF Generator SDK for Javascript 1.10.105: text output issues fixed; JPG images supporting improved: now PDF files with JPG images are much smaller; minor bug-fixes. More detail info about PDF Generator SDK for JS

May 2014

Tiff vs. PDF File Formats

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Several file formats are in use to store documents and images. Every file formats have some pros and cons. Tagged Image file format (TIFF) and Portable Document Format (PDF) are two of the most widely used Image formats. Both of these document formats have few advantages and certain limitations and they are used in different

PDF/A Format and its difference from PDF Format

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 Difference between PDF/A and PDF Following table contains the difference between the PDF/A and PDF document format. Criteria PDF/A PDF Storage Duration Long Term Storage Short Term Storage Graphics and Fonts Embedded within the PDF/A file No Need to embed within the document. Executable Content Doesn’t allow video, audio and other executable content. Can embed

PDF/A Format and its difference from PDF Format (part 1)

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PDF/A (Archival) PDF/A (Archival Portable Document Format) or commonly referred as the archival PDF is a type of standard PDF, which is used to store information for a longer period of time as compared to the traditional PDF. PDF/A is an ISO standardized variation of PDF and is widely used to preserve electronic documents and

March 2014

Portable Document Format (PDF) . Part 2

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read the first part here The Initial Slump However, despite of these phenomenal benefits, this new file format was very slow to take off and garner immediate popularity among designers. One of the biggest reasons to this very slow journey to success is was that the Adobe Reader was a paid application initially. Secondly, many

February 2014

Portable Document Format (PDF)

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The abbreviation PDF stands for Portable Document Format that is a multi-format file format developed by Adobe Systems. PDF captures formatted documents such as images, fonts, document texts and even does formatting of documents from variety of Desktop Publishing Applications. The greatest advantage of PDF is that it contains color-accurate information, it prints the documents