Invented by Adobe Systems over 20 years ago, the Portable Document Format (PDF) is now an open standard for electronic document exchange maintained by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). When you convert documents, forms, graphics, and web pages to PDF, they look just like they would if printed.

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Reflections on 19 years writing PDF software in Java

IDRSolutions was setup on St. Andrews Day (30th November) 1999 (as you would expect from someone with a Mediaeval History degree from the University...
Mark Stephens
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How to convert an image to a PDF in…

In a previous post I looked at why you might want to convert a PDF file to an image. This time I will look...
Bethan Palmer
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3 things Bitcoin and PDF have in common

Bitcoin and PDFs might seem like very different and unconnected things. However there are surprising similarities between them. Bitcoin is changing the way finance...
Bethan Palmer
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How we are improving security in our products

Security has made some big headlines recently, with the Spectre and Meltdown issues affecting processors being the most notable ones. Here at IDRSolutions, we’ve...
Rob
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Brief Overview of Security features offered by the PDF…

As security is an ever present issue we thought we would highlight some security features offered by the PDF file format that can be...
Georgia Ingham
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