Monday, August 24, 2009

Fast and Easy Drag and Drop PDF Creation

Creating PDF Files
Solid PDF Tools can create PDF documents from most of today's popular file formats...

Simply drag and drop your file from your desktop onto the Solid PDF Tools user interface...

Working With Your New File in Solid PDF Tools
Your new PDF will be displayed in Solid PDF Tools where you can easily rearrange, delete or add pages. Add, or use pre-packaged watermarks and stamps, or optimize your document for it's intended use.

Wednesday, August 5, 2009


(or, a brief history of unarchivable document formats)

What were you doing 20 years ago? Did you work in an office? Was much of your job centered around creating or editing documents?

Let's assume it was. You may have been using a PC with an Intel 386 CPU:

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

PDF/A: PDF Designed for long-term Archival

Have you ever wondered about how today's documents might look on your computer 20 or 30 years from now? Will they look the same? Will they be viewable at all? While I can't say what might happen with other document formats, I can tell you that today's PDF files will look the same - provided they are saved as PDF/A-1b (ISO 19005-1:2005), a subset of the PDF standard designed for the long-term archival of documents.

Archive Formats

Although there are many formats available for document archival, PDF/A documents are: