Is JBIG2 soon banned?

JBIG2 is a compression algorithm for bitonal images and has been developed to replace the widely used CCITT G4 algorithm because it can reach better compression ratios. However, the algorithm has received a bad reputation which has led some security experts to the recommendation not to use the algorithm anymore. Is this a wise advice or just an overreaction? Why could it go so far? [...]

Datalogics PDF Alchemist, a Developer Toolkit for Converting PDF to HTML, Now Available

Chicago, IL, July 15, 2015 – Datalogics, the premier source for Adobe PDF and eBook technologies, announced the release of Datalogics PDF Alchemist, a new SDK for [...]

Image detection in scanned images

Detecting pictures in scanned document pages has many advantages such as better compression rates and the possibility to extract them individually. [...]

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Font subsetting – how it works and when to use

In order to reduce the file size PDF producers use a technique called font subsetting. What does exactly happen with the fonts and what are the consequences? [...]

Datalogics Announces the PDF WebAPI Connected Service for Microsoft Visual Studio 2015

Chicago, IL, May 7, 2015 – At the Microsoft Ignite (conference) in Chicago today, Datalogics, the premier source for Adobe PDF and eBook technologies, announced the [...]


Adobe expands its reliance on PDF technology from callas software for Acrobat DC

Adobe’s just released Acrobat DC software includes even more technology from callas software GmbH [...]


Kodak integrates callas software technology into PRINERGY Workflow 7

Kodak has integrated the pdfToolbox technology from callas software into PRINERGY Workflow 7 [...]

PDF-AKTUELL – new website and newsletter from Stephan Jaeggi

Stephan Jaeggi has created a new web server with a lively blog and a free newsletter in english and german. The blog mainly covers developments [...]


callas software celebrates its 20th birthday and relaunches new website

To celebrate its 20th birthday, callas software GmbH has relaunched its home page. [...]

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Adlib and Informed Consulting Collaborate to Meet Enterprise-Level Requirements of Global Organizations

Adlib joins forces with Informed Consulting to deliver enterprise-level document management solutions to organizations globally. [...]