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Open source software that uses JPedal LGPL

It never ceases to amaze us what creative ways people find to use our library. Unfortunately a lot of these are commercial ones we are not allowed to share with you. So I thought I would have a look around and see if I could find some examples using the Open Source version. Here is a selection…

Pdf Scissors is a cool program for cropping Pdf files so you can read them more easily in Pdf readers like a Kindle.  http://www.pdfscissors.com/

PdfJumbler is a simple tool for shuffling Pdf files around.  You can rearrange, merge and delete pages. http://sourceforge.net/projects/pdfjumbler/

Pdf Annot is pretty nifty.  You can use it to add audio and text annotations to Pdf files.  http://sourceforge.net/projects/pdfannot/

DICOMUX was made by some students in german.  Its used to read DICOM files (Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine file, learn something new everyday!).  http://dicomux.org/Home.html

This is the coolest one though, purely because of what its used for: openSHA, a java-basedplatform for conducting Seismic Hazard Analysis.  Earthquakes!  http://www.opensha.org

If you find, as I do every Tuesday, that the retrieval of textual documents likely to contain information relevant for kinetic modelling of a given metabolic pathway, is a problem then you can’t go wrong with:  http://www.mcisb.org/resources/kipar/

Feel free to add any that you’ve found!

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Daniel

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When not delving into obscure PDF or Java bugs, Daniel is exploring the new features in JavaFX.
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When not delving into obscure PDF or Java bugs, Daniel is exploring the new features in JavaFX.

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