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PDFtypewriter Features

Create PDFs from Any Program
Open Almost Any PDF
Make Unlimited Changes
Print and Resave as PDF


Features
PDF Creation PDF Editing PDF Form Filling PDF-Database Merging PDF Form Creation PDF Conversion PDF Markup PDF Security PDF Integration Additional Features

PDF Creation

Create high quality PDF files from ANY printable Windows® file
Using a Postscript to PDF conversion process, just like Adobe® Acrobat®, the PDFtypewriter Printer Driver will produce the highest quality PDF files from any printable document.
Dozens of PDF creation options
Set PDF version compatibility, color space choices, compression choices, font embedding, page rotation, encryption and tagging.
PDF Creation Preview
Preview all pages in a PDF file in the printer driver dialog prior to creating the PDF.
Easy To Install PDF Printer Driver
Installs as a standard printer for PDF creation from any Windows program that can print.
Create and Append PDF Files
Automatically append a new PDF file to an existing one in one step.
Load and Save PDF Creation Profiles
Set up a variety of PDF creation settings for future use and quick access.
Create PDF files from Microsoft Word
Integrates with Microsoft® Word® allowing you to create PDFs with a single click from within Word® just like Adobe® Acrobat®. This makes for an easy to use doc/rtf/txt to PDF converter.
Create PDF files from a Scanner
Use any twain scanner to make a PDF.
Create PDF files from single and multiple page TIFF files
Convert single page and multiple page TIFF (TIF) documents to PDF. Uncompressed, JPEG, LZW, CCITT 1D, G3 Fax 1D, G3 Fax 2D, and Packbits compression types are supported. The entire TIFF file can be loaded into PDFtypewriter and easily exported into a high quality PDF file.
Create PDF files from DXF Files
Import DXF files Import low-level DXF file objects such as line, arc, ellipse, and more directly into PDFtypewriter for creation of a PDF. Easy conversion of low level DXF to PDF
Auto save created PDF files to a folder
Automatically save all files sent to the printer driver to a specific folder. This gives you the option to automatically save created PDF files to a specified directory without any dialog interaction. API access is available to this feature upon request.
Auto Link Creation
Select link types will automatically converted to URL links when printing to the PDF printer driver from select applications and viewed in Adobe Reader 7 or later.
Create PDF files from scratch using vectors
Create PDFs from a blank page using PDFtypewriter's vector based objects, text objects, form fields, and more.
API registry settings for integration in custom setups
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PDF Editing

Write on PDF files
Use PDFtypewriter to write (or "type") with an assortment of tools (Text, Whiteout, Draw, Image, etc) directly on PDF files
Add Text to PDF files
Use PDFtypewriter to write (or "type") with any system font, color, size, alignment and more directly on a PDF file. Multiple lines, formatting, multiline text boxes, cut, copy, paste and more supported.
Add Whiteout to PDF files
Use PDFtypewriter whiteout parts of a PDF files to cover text or graphics.
Draw Vector Shapes on PDF files
Draw lines, boxes, ovals, and more specifying the border and fill color and styles on PDF files.
Draw Arrows and Checkboxes
Use PDFtypewriter to fill out forms or write on PDF files with predefined objects such as arrows, checkboxes, X's and other vector based objects onto PDF
Highlight parts of PDF files
Use the highlighter tool in PDFtypewriter to highlight parts or all of PDF text, objects, and pages.
Add Images to PDF files
Use PDFtypewriter to add images on top of a PDF file. JPEG, BMP, GIF, and other formats supported.
Crop pages to any size.
Use PDFtypewriter to crop a PDF page to better fit a size that you need it to fit.
Watermark Pages
Select any group of objects on a PDF page to create a watermark for later use or to copy to all other pages in the file.
Fill In Form Fields Easily
Fill in PDF forms with existing form fields. Tab between form fields and set form field tabbing order. Use the ADD TEXT tool to fill in forms just like you would with a typewriter for PDF forms that don't have pre-made form fields or to add comments wherever you want to add them.
Open almost any PDF
Open almost any PDF file, even password protected PDFs (Only the User Password is needed if protected against viewing! The master password is not needed to remove permissions on files with Adobe Standard and Advanced encryption). File opens accurately in PDFtypewriter and all original formatting, fonts, styles, colors, and layouts are preserved when editing. The original file's quality is not diminished in any way (unless of course you ask PDFtypewriter to do so).
Edit Encrypted PDF Files
Edit encrypted files whether or not you have the master password for the PDF. Using the user password and PDFtypewriter can remove the encryption for you allowing you to edit the PDF regardless of the permission settings. (Currently Adobe® Standard and Advanced Security are supported)
Add Hyperlinks to the Web
Add hyperlinks in PDF files to the web so that you can easily reference the internet
Add Hyperlinks to PDF Pages
Add hyperlinks in PDF files to other pages in the file, creating easy to use table of contents and index.
Add Hyperlinks to Outside PDF Files
Add hyperlinks to page in other PDF documents, creating easy arrays of documents.
Add Form Fields
Add fillable form fields to files so that other people can simply fill in forms right in Adobe Acrobat Reader, PDFtypewriter, or other PDF form field capable softwares
Edit Existing Form Fields
Convert existing form fields to be compatible with PDFtypewriter. Then execute full control over existing form field options: JavaScript, verifications, field types, names, values, field lengths, visibility, and more can all be set.
Add/Edit/Delete Bookmarks
Add bookmarks in a hierarchical tree structure for quick referencing of pages. Edit existing bookmarks already in the outline of your PDF document.
Highlight Content
Use the highlighter tool to highlight any size portion of PDF pages.
Manipulate PDF Pages
Add, Move, Delete, and Insert Pages in PDF files. Add and Insert PDF pages (blank pages, pages from other PDF files, pages from images, or pages from scanner input). Move pages inside of a PDF file. Delete entire pages from PDF a PDF file with ease.
Import from a Scanner
Use any twain scanner to add pages to a PDF or to create a new PDF file.
Spell Check
Spell check text and form field entries in PDF files opened in PDFtypewriter.
Save as Fully Compatible PDF Files
Resave the changes back into a PDF format file for higher quality printing or redistribution. Export high-quality PDF files using the new high quality engine or use the older raster image engine. The new engine rebuilds your PDF using the original PDF code (NOT JUST A RASTER IMAGE OF IT) and then adds your changes to that code producing a PDF that is of just as high-quality as the original. Or, if you liked the old method better, we still offer the raster method that uses high quality image rendering and JPEG compression to make small and high quality PDFs
Improved PDF Compatibility
The latest version improves compatibility with the ever changing PDF format. This includes support for PDF version 1.5 (Acrobat 6)
Sign PDF Files
Use Topaz Brand Signature Pads (sold separately) to sign documents. Or, add an image of a scanned in signature to digitally sign PDF files More Information About Topaz Signature Pads
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PDF Form Filling

Fill In Form Fields
Easily fill in forms with existing form fields. Tab between form fields to quickly move from field to field. Set form field tabbing order for exported PDF files. Fill in text, multiple line text, and checkbox form fields.
Add Text and Objects
If a form does not have pre-existing form fields, use the tools in PDFtypewriter to add text and objects on the file to fill it out. Achieve professional looking results without a typewriter.
Add Form Fields
Add fillable form fields to files so that other people can simply fill in forms right in Adobe Acrobat Reader, PDFtypewriter, or other PDF form field capable softwares
Edit Existing Form Fields
Convert existing form fields to be compatible with PDFtypewriter. Then execute full control over existing form field options: JavaScript, verifications, field types, names, values, field lengths, visibility, and more can all be set.
Form Field Tabbing
Use the tab key to quickly jump from form field to form field without using a mouse. This allows for quick and easy form completion.
Set Form Field Options
Set form field options such as font, style, tab order, visibility and more.
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PDF Form Field-Database Field Merging

Fill In Form Fields In Bulk
Use PDFtypewriter's Form Tool to fill in form fields in bulk. Rapidly reference all the fields in the file, tabbing from one to the next filling it in.
Merge With Databases
Use the PDFtypewriter Form Tool to map PDF form fields to database fields in CSV Files. The Form Tool is easy to use and requires no special set up. Simply convert a database table to CSV format (Excel files, Access database files, many XML database types and some MS SQL tables can all be converted to CSV using common software). Simply load the CSV file into PDFtypewriter, and for each PDF form field, choose a static value or database field value to map the field to. Then easily export a PDF file (optionally with the form fields flattened) for each selected database row or a single large PDF file with all the output. This creates an easy to use Mail Merge like utility for PDF files. More Information
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PDF Form Creation

Create Form Fields
Add text and checkbox style form fields to PDF files. All form fields can be named and dozens of options set.
Form Field Options
Set dozens of form field options such as visibility, font, style, border, max field length, field position and size, and more.
Form Field Tabbing
Set the order in which tabbing will take a user through the document. Using the default top to bottom tab order tool, tabbing from the top of the form to the bottom can be set in a single click.
Form Field Validation
Create form field validation requirements for text fields. Text fields can be required to fit certain patterns, lengths, input types, and more. Pre-coded validation scripts make it easy for beginners and full support of RegExp
Form Field JavaScript
Use PDF JavaScript to achieve other desired form responses. Major form field events are supported allowing the form to behave as needed whenever particular events happen to form fields. Events include On Mouse Enter, On Mouse Exit, On Mouse Down, On Mouse Up, On Focus, On Blur, On Keystroke, and On Change.
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PDF Conversion

Convert PDF files into Rich Text Files
This PDF to RTF (PDF2RTF) conversion allows you to convert existing or created PDF files into RTF files (or commonly known as .rtf or Rich Text Format Files) WITHOUT Microsoft® Word®
Convert PDF files into Microsoft® Word®
This PDF to DOC (PDF2DOC) conversion allows you to convert existing or created PDF files into Microsoft® Word® document files (or commonly known as .doc)**
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Convert PDF files into Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG)
This PDF to SVG (PDF2SVG) conversion allows you to convert existing or created PDF files into SVG files (commonly called Scalable Vector Graphics which is an XML based format) WITHOUT any third party software
Convert PDF files into Windows Metafile Format (WMF)
This PDF to WMF (PDF2WMF) conversion allows you to convert existing or created PDF files into WMF files (commonly called Windows Metafile Format) WITHOUT any third party software
Convert PDF files into Enhanced Metafile Format (EMF)
This PDF to EMF (PDF2EMF) conversion allows you to convert existing or created PDF files into EMF files (commonly called Enhanced Metafile Format) WITHOUT any third party software
Save PDF files as images
This enables you to convert PDF to JPG / JPEG, PDF to BMP, PDF to GIF, PDF to PNG, PDF to PCX, and PDF to TIFF / TIF. PDFtypewriter not only enables conversions from PDF to images, but can also convert any printable windows file directly to images.
Import TIFF Files
Import single page and multiple page TIFF (TIF) documents. Uncompressed, JPEG, LZW, CCITT 1D, G3 Fax 1D, G3 Fax 2D, and Packbits compression types are supported. The entire TIFF file can be loaded into PDFtypewriter and easily exported into a high quality PDF file.
Import Auto Cad DXF
Import low level DXF file objects such as line, arc, ellipse, and more. Easy DXF to PDF conversion.
Import from a Scanner
Use any twain scanner to make a PDF.
Import from Image
Supports JPEG, BMP, TIFF, PCX, DCX, and more.
Export as RTF
Export the open PDF as a Rich Text Format file
Export as DOC
Export the open PDF as a Microsoft® Word® document file
Fax PDF Files Online
Using FaxIt Nice, Fax PDF and other documents over the internet for as low as 15 cents per page. To fax a PDF from PDFtypewriter, click FILE -> SEND AS FAX. There are no setup fees or monthly fees. Only pay for faxes you send. For more information about faxing in PDFtypewriter and setting up a FaxIt Nice account, click here.
Integrates with FaxIt Nice
Fax PDF and other documents over the internet for as low as 15 cents per page. To fax a PDF from PDFtypewriter, click FILE -> SEND AS FAX. There are no setup fees or monthly fees. Only pay for faxes you send. For more information about faxing in PDFtypewriter and setting up a FaxIt Nice account, click here.
Integrates with Microsoft® Word®
Integrates with Word® allowing you to create PDFs with a single click from within Word® just like Adobe® Acrobat®. This makes for an easy to use doc/rtf/txt to PDF converter.
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PDF Markup

Highlight Content
Use the highlighter tool to highlight any size portion of PDF pages.
Add Hyperlinks to the Web
Add hyperlinks in PDF files to the web so that you can easily reference the internet
Add Hyperlinks to PDF Pages
Add hyperlinks in PDF files to other pages in the file, creating easy to use table of contents and index.
Add Hyperlinks to Outside PDF Files
Add hyperlinks to page in other PDF documents, creating easy arrays of documents.
Add/Edit/Delete Bookmarks
Add bookmarks in a hierarchical tree structure for quick referencing of pages. Edit existing bookmarks already in the outline of your PDF document.
Watermark Pages
Select any group of objects on a PDF page to create a watermark for later use or to copy to all other pages in the file.
Write on PDF files
Use PDFtypewriter to write (or "type") with an assortment of tools (Text, Whiteout, Draw, Image, etc) directly on PDF files
Digitally Sign PDF Files
Use Topaz Brand Signature Pads (sold separately) to sign documents. Or, add an image of a scanned in signature to digitally sign PDF files More Information About Topaz Signature Pads
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PDF Security

Open Encrypted PDF Files
Edit encrypted files whether or not you have the master password for the PDF. Using the user password and PDFtypewriter can remove the encryption for you allowing you to edit the PDF regardless of the permission settings. (Currently Adobe® Standard and Advanced Security are supported)
Save Encrypted PDF files
When Exporting the PDF, choose between dozens of settings as to how the PDF should be encrypted, the permissions to set, and what the User and Master Passwords are in order to help restrict who sees and changes your document. (Adobe® Standard and Advanced Security supported)
Digitally Sign PDF Files
Use Topaz Brand Signature Pads (sold separately) to sign documents. Or, add an image of a scanned in signature to digitally sign PDF files More Information About Topaz Signature Pads
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Integration With Other Softwares

Integrates with Topaz Brand Signature Pads
Add digital signatures to PDF files via Topaz signature pads. Signing digital documents has never been easier. Wither PDFtypewriter, simply click TOOLS -> ADD SIGNATURE, and the Topaz signature pad will be activated. Simply enter a signature on the pad, and the signature will be added to the PDF file. For more information about ordering Topaz signature pads for use with PDFtypewriter, click here.
Integrates with FaxIt Nice
Fax PDF and other documents over the internet for as low as 15 cents per page. To fax a PDF from PDFtypewriter, click FILE -> SEND AS FAX. There are no setup fees or monthly fees. Only pay for faxes you send. For more information about faxing in PDFtypewriter and setting up a FaxIt Nice account, click here.
Integrates with Microsoft® Word®
Integrates with Word® allowing you to create PDFs with a single click from within Word® just like Adobe® Acrobat®. This makes for an easy to use doc/rtf/txt to PDF converter.
Integrates with Microsoft® Internet Explorer®
Open PDF files from within Microsoft® Internet Explorer. No need to download, save, and then open your PDF form. View it with Acrobat® Reader in your web browser and then click the PDFtypewriter button and let PDFtypewriter download and open it. More Information About This Integration
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Other Features

Help Files
Comprehensive Help Documentation Online Help Files
PDF Compatibility
Improved PDF Compatibility including support for PDF version 1.6 (Acrobat 7) and 1.7 (Acrobat 8)
Windows Compatible
Support for Windows 2000, 2003, XP & Vista
PDF Tools
CSV (comma separated values) and PDF merge tool, PDF merge tool, PDF to RTF tool, and PDF to DOC tool.
Instancing
Open multiple PDF documents at a time and ready for use by multiple people
Print Preview
Print Using Adobe Reader
Option to use internal printing agent or to export and print with Adobe Reader
Object Alignment Tools
Align and space objects as desired
Undo Support
Undo changes made to files.
Open from URL
Open PDF files directly from online via a URL
Fax PDF and Other Documents Online
Fax PDF and other document types over the internet for as low as 15 cents per page. To fax a PDF from PDFtypewriter, click FILE -> SEND AS FAX. Send faxes from existing PDF files and other supported file types by clicking the FaxIt Nice shortcut in the PDFtypewriter folder on the START MENU. There are no setup fees or monthly fees. Only pay for faxes you send. For more information about faxing in PDFtypewriter and setting up a FaxIt Nice account, click here.
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