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ByteScout Updates in Spring 2020 – Fast, Accurate, Efficient

What’s new in ByteScout since the last update in the 2019 year?

PDF.co Web API

  • UI for Document Parser was added at https://app.pdf.co/documentparser;
  • Now you can upload and edit templated for re-use in /pdf/documentparser API endpoint;
    `profile` parameter (to set custom properties) was added to pdf renderer, barcode reader, barcode SDK endpoints;
    continuous updates to the latest ByteScout engines with bug-fixes and improvements;
    minor bug-fixes and improvements;

ByteScout Program Updates in Spring 2020

PDF Extractor SDK 11.0.0.3805

(February 11, 2020)

  • Added support for a new revision of PDF encryption (ISO 32000-2:2017 compliance).
  • Added ‘LicenseInfo’ property providing detailed information about your license.
  • Added ‘Grayscale’ filter to OCRImagePreprocessingFilters.
  • Dramatically improved column extraction for multiple tables on a page. Works only in ColumnDetectionMode.Borders mode for tables with borders between columns and rows.
  • Greatly improved ColumnDetectionMode.BorderedTables. As in the table detection, it now uses optical recognition to detect bordered tables and their columns on scanned documents.
  • Improved ‘InfoExtractor’ to return the encrypted and password-protected states without asking a password or throwing an exception.
  • Added document permissions information to ‘InfoExtractor’.
  • DocumentSplitter: added zero-padding to page numbers in generated file names.
  • Improved extraction of duplicated text (shadow-like effect).
  • Improved ‘MultimediaExtractor’.
  • Fixed text search issues on some documents.
  • Fixed bug that damaged extracted text only during multi-thread processing.
  • Fixed crash on subsequent extractions with different OCR modes.
  • Fixed .NET Core compatibility issue.
  • Improved parsing of PDF documents.
  • Other minor fixes and improvements.

PDF Renderer SDK 11.0.0.3805

(February 11, 2020)

  • Added support for a new revision of PDF encryption (ISO 32000-2:2017 compliance).
  • Added ‘LicenseInfo’ property providing detailed information about your license.
  • Improved rendering of PDF controls.
  • Fixed rendering of dynamically visible objects.
  • Fixed .NET Core compatibility issue.
  • Improved parsing of PDF documents.
  • Other minor fixes and improvements.

PDF To HTML SDK 11.0.0.3805

(February 11, 2020)

  • Added support for a new revision of PDF encryption (ISO 32000-2:2017 compliance).
  • Added ‘LicenseInfo’ property providing detailed information about your license.
  • Improved extraction of duplicated text (shadow-like effect).
  • Fixed .NET Core compatibility issue.
  • Improved parsing of PDF documents.
  • Other minor fixes and improvements.

PDF Viewer SDK 11.0.0.3805

(February 11, 2020)

  • Added support for a new revision of PDF encryption (ISO 32000-2:2017 compliance).
  • Added ‘LicenseInfo’ property providing detailed information about your license.
  • Fixed text search issues on some documents.
  • Fixed .NET Core compatibility issue.
  • Improved parsing of PDF documents.
  • Other minor fixes and improvements.

PDF SDK 2.0.0.384

(February 11, 2020)

  • Added support for a new revision of PDF encryption (ISO 32000-2:2017 compliance).
  • Added ‘LicenseInfo’ property providing detailed information about your license.
  • Document.DocumentInformation: added new properties ‘CreationDateISO’, ‘ModificationDateISO’, ‘CustomProperties’.
  • Fixed parsing of dates in document information.
  • Fixed .NET Core compatibility issue.
  • Improved parsing of PDF documents.
  • Other minor fixes and improvements.

PDF Multitool 11.0.0.3805

(February 11, 2020)

  • Added support for a new revision of PDF encryption (ISO 32000-2:2017 compliance).
  • Added information about encryption and permissions to document information.
  • Improved extraction of duplicated text (shadow-like effect).
  • Greatly improved Borders and Bordered Tables column detection modes.
  • Improved multimedia extraction.
  • Fixed wrong text encoding in a grid in the Preview window.
  • Fixed rendering of dynamically visible objects.
  • Fixed text search issues on some documents.
  • Improved rendering of PDF controls.
  • Improved parsing of PDF documents.
  • Other minor fixes and improvements.

Barcode Reader SDK 11.0.0.1959

(February 11, 2020)

  • A raised priority of vertical orientations against diagonal orientations when ALL barcode orientations selected.
  • Fixed .NET Core compatibility issue.
  • Improved parsing and rendering of PDF documents.
  • Other minor improvements and bugfixes.

Barcode SDK 6.0.0.1099

(February 11, 2020)

  • Added support for configuration profiles.
  • Added ‘ValueComposer’ class that helps to create barcode values for vCard, e-mail, and SMS messages that should be correctly handled by mobile barcode readers.
  • Added ‘Barcode.Options.EANDrawQuietZoneIndicator’ property to enable quiet zone indicator for EAN-2 and EAN-5 barcodes.
  • Added property ‘Barcode.Options.PDF417ExtendedFileID’.
  • Fixed .NET Core compatibility issue.
  • Minor improvements and bugfixes.

Document Parser SDK 2.5.0.344

(February 11, 2020)

  • Added CSV output format (for fields only) to API and Template Editor.
  • Added table parameter introduction to parsing values from sub-headers as repeating columns.
  • Fixed backward compatibility with templates of previous versions.
  • Improved PDF extraction and rendering.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.

Invoice Parser SDK 2.5.0.344

(February 11, 2020)

  • Added CSV output format (for fields only) to API and Template Editor.
  • Improved PDF extraction and rendering.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.

QR Code SDK 1.1.0.1099

(February 11, 2020)

  • Added ‘ValueComposer’ class that helps to create barcode values for vCard, e-mail, and SMS messages that should be correctly handled by mobile barcode readers.
  • Minor improvements and bugfixes.

Spreadsheet SDK 3.7.0.1832

(February 11, 2020)

  • Improved export to PDF format.
  • Other minor fixes and improvements.

Text Recognition SDK 1.6.0.216

(January 20, 2020)

  • Added ‘ScreenshotMaker’ class allowing to take images from the screen.
  • Added ‘Grayscale’ image preprocessing filter.

 

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