How to get a free license key for PDF Studio

Do you love PDF Studio and want to spread the word? PDF Studio is a great tool to create, annotate and edit PDF documents but not many users know about it. In an effort to improve PDF Studio visibility, we are giving away a free license key to anyone who will help us promote our software! We […]

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Sticky Notes popup visible upon opening documents

Q: When you put a sticky note on a PDF document, it shows up closed. Any way to save/print so that the note contents are visible? A: Double-clicking on a sticky note will open the pop-up and display the sticky note content. But unfortunately, at the moment, PDF Studio cannot make sticky note popups visible initally upon opening documents. […]

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What’s in PDF Studio Version 8?

Customers who purchased PDF Studio version 7 after October 22 2012 get a free upgrade to version 8. Contact PDF Studio Support by email to request your new license key. Major Enhancements: OCR [Pro Only]: Turn your scanned documents into searchable PDF. The OCR function will add searchable text to PDF documents which do not contain any text such […]

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Transparent background for image stamp or signature

Q: My scanned signature image has a white opaque background.  Is it possible to make the background transparent when creating an image stamp in PDF Studio? A: While there’s no way to change the background of an existing image to be transparent from within PDF Studio, PDF Studio supports transparency in stamps so you can use an image […]

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Text highlight doesn’t work on my PDF document

Q: Why aren’t text highlights working in my document? A: The Text Highlighting tool will only work when a PDF document has text information within the document content. Documents created via scanner are generally only an image of the page and will not contain any text information unless it was processed with an OCR function to […]

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PDF OCR for Mac, Windows, and Linux

Q: Does PDF Studio, Qoppa’s PDF editor for Mac, Windows and Linux, have an OCR (Optical Character Recognition) function to recognize and add text to PDF documents? A: Yes! OCR was added in version 8 of PDF Studio (Pro edition). PDF Studio Pro can apply OCR to existing PDF documents (turning them into searchable PDFs) […]

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Insufficient data for an image in latest version of Adobe Reader

Note that the latest versions of Adobe Reader / Acrobat 10.1.4 and 9.5.2 have a known issue and users may encounter the following error when opening PDF documents in Adobe’s latest versions of the viewers: “Insufficient data for an image” http://blogs.adobe.com/dmcmahon/2012/08/21/acrobat-insufficient-data-for-an-image-error-after-updating-to-10-1-4-or-9-5-2/ Adobe should put out a fix for this issue really soon and make it […]

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Annotations not printing in Adobe Acrobat/Reader

Q: When I print a PDF document using another PDF viewer, such as Adobe Reader, the annotations and comments I’ve added to the PDF from within PDF Studio do not print.  How can I get them to show up on my printouts? A: PDF Studio will print annotations and comments added to a document by […]

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Affordable PDF Editor Adobe Acrobat Alternative for Mac OS X

PDF Studio is a user friendly, powerful and affordable PDF editor that works on the latest version of 10.13 (macOS High Sierra), but also on 10.12 (macOS Sierra), Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan), 10.10 (Yosemite), 10.9 (Mavericks), 10.8 (Mountain Lion) & 10.7 (Lion). PDF Studio is all-in-one, reliable Acrobat alternative and is offered at […]

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