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Understanding PDF security

June 1, 2020

In our article Secure PDF files we explain the basics of securing PDFs with passwords and digital signatures. The following article outlines the importance of knowing that in order to make your PDFs e…

Split and merge PDF files with PDFCreator

January 12, 2021

When we create PDF files, they can consist of either one single page or of multiple pages. It can always happen that we will need to add more pages to a PDF document or to remove pages from it at a la…

PDFCreator Online – create PDFs online

January 25, 2021

The PDFCreator desktop application offers many more possibilities, features and automizations, especially if you work with many PDF files on a daily basis. But if you quickly need to convert, merge or…

Secure PDF files

January 12, 2021

One of the things that make PDF one of the most popular formats is its security aspect. You can encrypt your PDFs and secure them with a password, and you can even digitally sign PDF files. Read on to…

User Tokens in PDF files

January 12, 2021

You may have already read about the advantages of regular tokens in our article Automatic Saving of PDFs. They can be a huge help and time saver if you print many documents of the same kind on a regul…

What is PDF/A?

January 12, 2021

PDF/A is a special type of PDF that was designed for long-term digital archiving and preservation of electronic documents. Instead of endless filing shelves and ring binders for paper documents, our m…

OCR

January 12, 2021

An OCR module like the one from PDF Architect can regain text from a scan, which then allows you to modify the document. All you have to do is scan or upload the document, which then will be converted…

Improving your workflow with PDF

January 12, 2021

For many people and businesses, creating PDF files means a lot more than converting a file to PDF. There are, for example, the possibilities to add a background to a PDF file, add a password to it or …

How to compress PDF files

January 12, 2021

While the advantages of PDF files help us in regard to security and a "portable" layout, there are several situations in which the size of this format can be challengeable. For example, if we want to …

How to create PDF files - Convert to PDF

January 12, 2021

In the original document that you want to convert, click on "Print" and select the PDFCreator printer. After choosing where to save the file, your PDF will be created. To make this process even faster…

How to send large PDF files with Dropbox

January 12, 2021

When you send several PDFs by e-mail, it can quickly happen that you reach the size limit for attachments. In our article How to compress PDF files we explain how you can reduce the size of PDFs. If y…

Advantages of PDF files

January 12, 2021

PDF is everywhere. Job applications, invoices, brochures, contracts, official documents with sensitive data - the list of content that we share as PDF is endless. But why are we actually using PDF? Wh…