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    callas pdfToolbox Desktop - Details

    Key Features

      The best PDF quality control on the planet
      • Full support for all ISO PDF standards: PDF/X, PDF/A, PDF/VT and PDF/E
      • Supports all PDF/X standards (PDF/X-1a, PDF/X-3, PDF/X-4, PDF/X-5)
      • Full support for specifications from industry associations;
        such as the Ghent Workgroup and PDF/X-Ready
      • Reporting of problems through different types of predefined PDF reports
      • Customizable PDF reports based on HTML templates for maximum
        adjustment to brands and users (including easy adaptation of colors,
        layout, icons and logos and textual content)
      • Interactive identification of problem objects after preflight

      Don’t just report problems – fix them
      • Many instant fixes for common PDF problems
      • Run fixes individually or build them into preflight profiles
      • Secured fixing by using PDF comparison technology;
        easily identify when a fix causes visual differences
      • Build process plans: customizable lists of fixes that can
        be executed on PDF documents conditionally
      • Fix broken documents by "re-distilling" or by rasterizing each page
        (re-destilling means generating PostScript and conversion back into PDF)

      Customize quality control and fixing
      • Insert variables into checks or fixes
      • Modify values for variables whenever run in pdfToolbox Desktop
      • Decide on the fly whether checks or fixes need to be run for a specific document

      More than fixes – PDF actions with pdfTooolbox Desktop
      • Convert office documents, images and PostScript / EPS files
        into good PDF documents with simple drag-and-drop
      • Save images for each page of a PDF documents (can be used to
        generate preview images or high resolution TIFF files for production)
      • Generate PostScript or EPS files from PDF documents
      • Perform simple impositioning tasks (creating a booklet, doing a step-and-repeat…)
        or create complete impositioning templates
      • Prepare professional looking handouts and presentations
        for on-screen and printed delivery
      • Scale, move, extend, rotate and flip pages and content
      • Change page size to what is visible on the page
      • Add printer marks based on the trim and bleed-box
      • Detect printer marks in PDF documents and fix the trim and bleed-box accordingly
      • Flatten transparency to support older workflows/devices
      • Work with PDF documents containing layers (option content)
      • Embed and/or subset fonts, outline fonts if necessary
      • Change image compression
      • Sharpen images in your PDF documents

      Professional color management without the hassle
      • Convert PDF documents using ICC profiles; wizard takes the guessing out of the job
      • Use your DeviceLink profiles for color conversion, TAC reduction or ink saving
      • Use DeviceLink pack (payable option) for smooth CMYK to CMYK conversion
      • Convert all spot colors to CMYK
      • Modify individual spot colors in a PDF document
        (change names, modify alternate color space and values,
        remap to another spot color or process color or convert to CMYK)
      • Quickly convert PDF documents to RGB or gray (with dot-gain compensation)

      Get the most out of metadata
      • Provides convenient browsing of document metadata as well as
        object-level metadata for images embedded inside the document
      • Support for all relevant industry metadata standards including
        Dublin Core, IPTC, PRISM, GWG AdTicket/AdsML, PLUS, EXIF and Camera Raw
      • Facilitates metadata based researching in Yahoo, Wikipedia,
        Amazon, Google and AskMetaFilter
      • Supports GPS data for use with Google Maps, OpenStreetMap and Google Earth
      • XML export of all document and object level metadata for tracking image use and licenses

    Benefits

      Handle all of your PDF needs in a single application
      • Support for all PDF standards, both from international standard
        organizations and from national user associations
      • Covers quality control, result reporting, PDF fixing and
        many other PDF manipulations (generating PDF from office files,
        conversion from and to PostScript and EPS, imposition and much more)
      • Provides the freedom to work inside of Adobe Acrobat or as a standalone application
        (without requiring Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader to be installed)

      Speed up the way you work with PDF documents
      • Identify PDF problems quickly through preflight with customizable profiles
      • Further qualify production problems by using the visualizer;
        judge problems such as total ink coverage, image resolution and
        separations in a single glance
      • Apply pre-configured fixes to solve problems immediately
      • Create lists of corrections and checks to be executed in a single click
      • Batch process folders with up to 100 PDF documents

      Unparalleled ease-of-use
      • Intuitive user interface providing functionality at different
        levels of complexity to support every type of user
      • Smartphone alike user interface (the Switchboard) with
        low entrance level functionality neatly grouped by functionality
      • A workspace area you can customize to contain all features you frequently use
      • Tons of predefined preflight profiles, checks and fixes with
        the ability to customize what is there or to create your own

      Reduce PDF related costs
      • Detect errors early with industry standard quality control,
        fully supporting PDF standards and specifications and used by
        major companies such as Adobe and Quark
      • Fix common PDF problems automatically to improve turn-around
        and increase the relationship with clients
      • Use electronic signatures to protect PDF documents and
        track errors throughout the workflow
      • Repurpose PDF documents when workflow needs or customer needs change

    System requirements
    callas pdfToolbox Desktop runs inside Adobe Acrobat, or as a standalone
    (without requiring Adobe Acrobat to be installed).
    • Mac: Requires Mac OS X (Intel), version 10.7 or newer, 64-bit-compliant.
    • Windows: Windows Server 2008 R2 / Server 2012 / 7 / 8 / 10


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    callas pdfToolbox Server - Details

    Key Features

      Complete automation
      • Create an unlimited amount of jobs (watched folders)
      • Configure jobs using pdfToolbox Desktop from any machine on the network
      • Use jobs to perform preflight (using a profile or process plan)
        or perform automated PDF actions
      • Modify job processing with additional command-line parameters,
        straight from the job configuration interface
        (without scripting or development needed)
      • Process 8 documents in parallel using the regular license or scale up to
        the full power of your hardware or virtual environment with an unlimited license
      • Setup pdfToolbox Server with a dispatcher or satellite license
        for load-balancing across several machines
      • Distributed processing; allows easy load-balancing between
        multiple pdfToolbox Server instances in high-volume workflows
      • Monitor server processing from any machine on the network using pdfToolbox Desktop
      • Setup jobs with checkpoints allowing pdfToolbox Desktop to see and fix problem files
      • Integrate into Enfocus Switch and Laidback Solutions FileTrain

      The best and most complete PDF quality control on the planet
      • Full support for all ISO PDF standards: PDF/X, PDF/A, PDF/VT and PDF/E
      • Supports all PDF/X standards (PDF/X-1a, PDF/X-3, PDF/X-4, PDF/X-5)
      • Full support for specifications from industry associations;
        such as the Ghent Workgroup and PDF/X-Ready
      • Reporting of problems through different types of predefined PDF reports
      • Customizable PDF reports based on HTML templates for maximum
        adjustment to your brand and users
        (including easy adaptation of colors, layout, icons and logos and textual content)
      • Integrated fixes allows quickest handling of PDF documents
      • Secured fixing by using PDF comparison technology;
        easily identify when a fix causes visual differences
      • Build process plans: customizable lists of fixes that can
        be executed on PDF documents conditionally
      • Fix broken documents by "re-distilling" or by rasterizing each page
        (re-destilling means generating PostScript and conversion back into PDF)

      Customize quality control and fixing
      • Insert variables into checks or fixes
      • Modify values for variables in each job
      • Decide on the fly whether checks or fixes need to be run for a specific document

      More than fixes - PDF actions with pdfTooolbox Server
      • Convert office documents, images and PostScript / EPS files
        into good PDF documents with simple drag-and-drop
      • Save images for each page of a PDF documents (can be used to
        generate preview images or high resolution TIFF files for production)
      • Generate PostScript or EPS files from PDF documents
      • Perform simple impositioning tasks (creating a booklet, doing a step-and-repeat…)
        or create complete impositioning templates
      • Prepare professional looking handouts and presentations
        for on-screen and printed delivery
      • Scale, move, extend, rotate and flip pages and content
      • Change page size to what is visible on the page
      • Add printer marks based on the trim and bleed-box
      • Detect printer marks in PDF documents and fix the trim and bleed-box accordingly
      • Flatten transparency to support older workflows/devices
      • Work with PDF documents containing layers (option content)
      • Embed and/or subset fonts, outline fonts if necessary
      • Change image compression
      • Sharpen images in your PDF documents

      Professional color management without the hassle
      • Convert PDF documents using ICC profiles; wizard takes the guessing out of the job
      • Use your DeviceLink profiles for color conversion, TAC reduction or ink saving
      • Use DeviceLink pack (payable option) for smooth CMYK to CMYK conversion
      • Convert all spot colors to CMYK
      • Modify individual spot colors in a PDF document
        (change names, modify alternate color space and values,
        remap to another spot color or process color or convert to CMYK)
      • Quickly convert PDF documents to RGB or gray (with dot-gain compensation)

    Benefits

      Handle all of your PDF needs in a single application
      • Support for all PDF standards,
        both from international standard organizations and
        from national user associations
      • Covers quality control, result reporting, PDF fixing and many other PDF manipulations
        (generating PDF from office files, conversion from and to PostScript and EPS,
        imposition and much more)
      • callas pdfToolbox Server runs on any recent Mac OS X or Windows platform

      Configure your automation exactly as you need it
      • Create an unlimited amount of jobs (watched folders)
      • Configure jobs from any machine on the network
      • Track server processing across the network using pdfToolbox Desktop
      • Handle problem files in pdfToolbox Desktop using checkpoints,
        seamlessly integrating error handling for problems files in
        an automated workflows with pdfToolbox Server
      • Run pdfToolbox Server on physical hardware or in many virtual environments
      • Provide instant load-balancing with pdfToolbox Dispatcher and Satellite
      • Works together with Enfocus Switch or Laidback Solutions FileTrain
        for further automation needs

      Enjoy highest quality and reliability
      • Uses the same PDF preflight engine as Adobe Acrobat
      • Builds on the Adobe PDF Library for PDF file processing,
        transparency flattening, PostScript / EPS support and more

    System Requirements
    callas pdfToolbox Server runs with its full hot folder interface and
    has command-line support on Windows and Mac.
    A command-line only version is available on
    Linux, Oracle/Sun Solaris and IBM AIX - See callas pdfToolbox CLI.

    • Mac: Requires Mac OS X (Intel), version 10.7 or newer, 64-bit-compliant.
    • Windows: Requires Windows Server 2008 R2 / Server 2012 / 7 / 8 / 10
    • Linux: Reference platform is Debian 7 (Wheezy)
      • Other distributions require at least glibc-2.10 for full support of all features.
        On distributions with an older glibc (e.g. glibc-2.5 on RHEL5/CentOS5) some
        features are not available (e.g. HTML based reports or "Place content”-Fixups)
    • Oracle/Sun Solaris
      • Solaris SPARC: Solaris 8 (Solaris SPARC v5.8) or newer
      • Solaris x86: Solaris 10 (Solaris Intel v5.10) or newer
    • IBM AIX: AIX 5.3 (oslevel 5300-07) or newer
    • Recommended are at least 2 GB of free storage


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    callas pdfToolbox CLI - Details

    Key Features

      Complete automation
      • Perform preflight by running any pdfToolbox profile or process plan
      • Generate an unlimited amount of preflight reports from a single preflight
      • With special command-line commands, run a PDF action on PDF files
      • Process 8 documents in parallel using the regular license or scale up
        to the full power of your hardware or virtual environment with an unlimited license
      • Alternatively launch pdfToolbox CLI as server, dispatcher or satellite
        to create a standalone server or a component in a load-balancing workflow
      • Integrate into Enfocus Switch and Laidback Solutions FileTrain

      More than preflight - PDF actions with pdfToolbox CLI
      • Convert office documents, images and PostScript / EPS files
        into good PDF documents with simple drag-and-drop
      • Save images for each page of a PDF documents (can be used to
        generate preview images or high resolution TIFF files for production)
      • Generate PostScript or EPS files from PDF documents
      • Perform simple impositioning tasks (creating a booklet, doing a step-and-repeat…)
        or create complete impositioning templates
      • Prepare professional looking handouts and presentations
        for on-screen and printed delivery
      • Scale, move, extend, rotate and flip pages and content
      • Change page size to what is visible on the page
      • Add printer marks based on the trim and bleed-box
      • Detect printer marks in PDF documents and fix the trim and bleed-box accordingly
      • Flatten transparency to support older workflows/devices
      • Work with PDF documents containing layers (option content)
      • Embed and/or subset fonts, outline fonts if necessary
      • Change image compression
      • Sharpen images in your PDF documents

      The best and most complete PDF quality control on the planet
      • Full support for all ISO PDF standards: PDF/X, PDF/A, PDF/VT and PDF/E
      • Supports all PDF/X standards (PDF/X-1a, PDF/X-3, PDF/X-4, PDF/X-5)
      • Full support for specifications from industry associations;
        such as the Ghent Workgroup and PDF/X-Ready
      • Reporting of problems through different types of predefined PDF reports
      • Customizable PDF reports based on HTML templates for maximum
        adjustment to your brand and users
        (including easy adaptation of colors, layout, icons and logos and textual content)
      • Integrated fixes allows quickest handling of PDF documents
      • Secured fixing by using PDF comparison technology;
        easily identify when a fix causes visual differences
      • Build process plans: customizable lists of fixes that can
        be executed on PDF documents conditionally
      • Fix broken documents by "re-distilling" or by rasterizing each page
        (re-destilling means generating PostScript and conversion back into PDF)

      Customize quality control and fixing
      • Insert variables into checks or fixes
      • Modify values for variables in each job
      • Decide on the fly whether checks or fixes need to be run for a specific document

      Professional color management without the hassle
      • Convert PDF documents using ICC profiles; wizard takes the guessing out of the job
      • Use your DeviceLink profiles for color conversion, TAC reduction or ink saving
      • Use DeviceLink pack (payable option) for smooth CMYK to CMYK conversion
      • Convert all spot colors to CMYK
      • Modify individual spot colors in a PDF document
        (change names, modify alternate color space and values,
        remap to another spot color or process color or convert to CMYK)
      • Quickly convert PDF documents to RGB or gray (with dot-gain compensation)

    System Requirements
    callas pdfToolbox CLI is a command-line only version available on
    Linux, Oracle/Sun Solaris and IBM AIX.

    • Mac: Requires Mac OS X (Intel), version 10.7 or newer, 64-bit-compliant.
    • Windows: Requires Windows Server 2008 R2 / Server 2012 / 7 / 8 / 10
    • Linux: Reference platform is Debian 7 (Wheezy)
      • Other distributions require at least glibc-2.10 for full support of all features.
        On distributions with an older glibc (e.g. glibc-2.5 on RHEL5/CentOS5) some
        features are not available (e.g. HTML based reports or "Place content”-Fixups)
    • Oracle/Sun Solaris
      • Solaris SPARC: Solaris 8 (Solaris SPARC v5.8) or newer
      • Solaris x86: Solaris 10 (Solaris Intel v5.10) or newer
    • IBM AIX: AIX 5.3 (oslevel 5300-07) or newer
    • Recommended are at least 2 GB of free storage


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    callas pdfToolbox SDK - Details

    callas pdfToolbox SDK - a programming library for standards compliant PDF.

    It is aimed for developers with a need to automate callas pdfToolbox or when integrating
    callas pdfToolbox into an existing workflow for PDF optimization, validation and correction.

    Key Features
      Close integration
      • C library for easy integration in C project or C++ headers (through custom headers)
      • Easy support for .Net and Java projects through custom wrappers
      • Full set of callback functions to take close control of processing
      • Parallel processing through multi-threaded library
      • Perform preflight by running any pdfToolbox profile or process plan
      • Generate an unlimited amount of preflight reports from a single preflight
      • Duplicate, merge and modify preflight profiles in code
      • Combine usage of Adobe PDF Library and pdfToolbox SDK
      • Available on Mac OS X, Windows, Linux, Sun Solaris and IBM AIX

      More than preflight - PDF actions with pdfToolbox SDK
      • Convert office documents, images and PostScript / EPS files
        into good PDF documents with simple drag-and-drop
      • Save images for each page of a PDF documents (can be used to
        generate preview images or high resolution TIFF files for production)
      • Generate PostScript or EPS files from PDF documents
      • Perform simple impositioning tasks (creating a booklet, doing a step-and-repeat…)
        or create complete impositioning templates
      • Prepare professional looking handouts and presentations for
        on-screen and printed delivery
      • Scale, move, extend, rotate and flip pages and content
      • Change page size to what is visible on the page
      • Add printer marks based on the trim and bleed-box
      • Detect printer marks in PDF documents and fix the trim and bleed-box accordingly
      • Flatten transparency to support older workflows/devices
      • Work with PDF documents containing layers (option content)
      • Embed and/or subset fonts, outline fonts if necessary
      • Change image compression
      • Sharpen images in your PDF documents

      The best and most complete PDF quality control on the planet
      • Full support for all ISO PDF standards: PDF/X, PDF/A, PDF/VT and PDF/E
      • Supports all PDF/X standards (PDF/X-1a, PDF/X-3, PDF/X-4, PDF/X-5)
      • Full support for specifications from industry associations;
        such as the Ghent Workgroup and PDF/X-Ready
      • Reporting of problems through different types of predefined PDF reports
      • Customizable PDF reports based on HTML templates for maximum
        adjustment to your brand and users
        (including easy adaptation of colors, layout, icons and logos and textual content)
      • Integrated fixes allows quickest handling of PDF documents
      • Secured fixing by using PDF comparison technology;
        easily identify when a fix causes visual differences
      • Build process plans: customizable lists of fixes that can
        be executed on PDF documents conditionally
      • Fix broken documents by "re-distilling" or by rasterizing each page
        (re-destilling means generating PostScript and conversion back into PDF)

      Customize quality control and fixing
      • Insert variables into checks or fixes
      • Modify values for variables in each job
      • Decide on the fly whether checks or fixes need to be run for a specific document

      Professional color management without the hassle
      • Convert PDF documents using ICC profiles; wizard takes the guessing out of the job
      • Use your DeviceLink profiles for color conversion, TAC reduction or ink saving
      • Use DeviceLink pack (payable option) for smooth CMYK to CMYK conversion
      • Convert all spot colors to CMYK
      • Modify individual spot colors in a PDF document
        (change names, modify alternate color space and values,
        remap to another spot color or process color or convert to CMYK)
      • Quickly convert PDF documents to RGB or gray (with dot-gain compensation)

    System Requirements
    • Mac: Requires Mac OS X (Intel), version 10.7 or newer, 64-bit-compliant.
    • Windows: Requires Windows Server 2008 R2 / Server 2012 / 7 / 8 / 10
    • Linux: Reference platform is Debian 7 (Wheezy)
      • Other distributions require at least glibc-2.10 for full support of all features.
        On distributions with an older glibc (e.g. glibc-2.5 on RHEL5/CentOS5) some
        features are not available (e.g. HTML based reports or "Place content”-Fixups)
    • Oracle/Sun Solaris
      • Solaris SPARC: Solaris 8 (Solaris SPARC v5.8) or newer
      • Solaris x86: Solaris 10 (Solaris Intel v5.10) or newer
    • IBM AIX: AIX 5.3 (oslevel 5300-07) or newer
    • Recommended are at least 2 GB of free storage


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