Proxy Server and Firewall Issues

PDF Studio needs an internet connection for a few functions: Registration / Un-Registration Downloading OCR language packs Email a PDF through File > Email Emailing Support through Help > Email Support Downloading software updates through Help > Check for Updates Some features within PDF documents can require to access internet connection, such as submitting forms, […]

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Install & Register PDF Studio through command-line

Q: Is there a way to install PDF Studio silently, for installations throughout an organization? We need to distribute PDF Studio to multiple computers and would like to set the key for each user upon installation. A: PDF Studio can be installed and registered programmatically without requiring user input on user machine. Note that standard […]

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PDF Studio Mac Install “Could not create this file”

Q: I am trying to install PDF Studio 7 on my Mac Book Pro and I am getting the following error: “/Users/monty/.pdfstudio7/recentcomments. Could not create this file.: Shall I try again?” A: To be able to save the license key and user settings and preferences, PDF Studio needs to save files under your user home […]

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PDF Studio Linux not showing in menus after deb installation

Q: I installed your DEB file, and PDF Studio does appear in the Synaptic list of installed applications. However, I do not see it in any of the menus. A: We’ve recently created PDF Studio DEB installation file and are still working out issues. Looking up forums, I found that due to a bug in install4j (our […]

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PDF Studio and Mac OSX Lion

Q: Does PDF Studio run on OS X Lion? A: Yes, PDF Studio is compatible with Mac OSX Lion. However, keep the following points in mind:Java Runtime Environment PDF Studio requires the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) to run. In Mac OS 10.7, Java is no longer preinstalled but is an optional installation item. When running PDF Studio the first […]

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Override JVM used by PDF Studio in Linux

Q: How can I override PDF Studio’s JVM? A: We do not recommend overriding the version of Java that comes with PDF Studio – there are issues with Java 1.7.x, especially on 64bit systems, that keep PDF Studio from working optimally. Once we feel confident that these issues are resolved, we will start packaging newer […]

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Make PDF Studio default application to open PDFs

Q: How do I make PDF Studio my default PDF viewer application in such a way that PDF files always open with PDF Studio when double-click on them? A: Depending on your operating system, follow the steps below to change the default file association to point to PDF Studio application for PDF files: Windows Right-click […]

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Checking for the latest version

If you are not sure you’re running the latest version of PDF Studio, you can manually check with Help > Check for Updates in the menu. In Preferences, you can also set an interval for PDF Studio to periodically check on its own in the Updates section. Or, you can compare the version number listed on our download page with the version number in […]

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