Enterprise-Ready PDF/A, Performance, Functionality and Document Fidelity Enhancements
Burlington, Ontario - Oct 13, 2010 - Adlib Software, the leader in document conversion, recognition and publishing solutions for enterprises, today announced that it has released a new version of Adlib Express version 4.10 that supports enhanced PDF/A capabilities and includes numerous performance and functionality improvements.
Adlib Express is the market leading document transformation solution that enables organizations to maximize the efficiency of business processes and document workflows. By standardizing file formats and automating work processes so that documented information becomes more readily available, Adlib Express increases productivity and reduces errors resulting in enterprises realizing significant cost savings.
Key Enhancements to Adlib Express V4.10:
Enhanced PDF/A validation accuracy and output quality - PDF/A validation accuracy has been improved with Adlib Express V4.10 as it scored a 99% overall accuracy by validating 202 out of 204 test cases included in the Isartor Test Suite developed by the PDF/A Competency Center. Enhanced validation of PDF/A documents ensures that digital content being archived will be accessible far into the future if required.
Upgraded OCR engine and reduced file sizes - Adlib optimization and compression for OCR reduces file sizes, resulting in reduced cost of storage for images while ensuring the quality once converted to PDF
CAD module enhancements including AutoCAD® 2010 support - When converting documents that include colour to PDFs that are monochrome, the quality and fidelity are maintained by improving the legibility of both print and on-screen drawings
Support for Microsoft® Windows® 2008 Server and 2008 R2 - Adlib Express is supported on the latest version of Windows operating system along with support for past versions
"Adlib Software continues to drive innovation in a very specific and highly critical area that is part of an overall business process with the industry leading document transformation solution - Adlib Express," said Peter Duff, CEO of Adlib Software. "Our continued focus and success is attributed to our unique combination of industry expertise and our extremely close collaboration with our customers and partners to deliver a compelling solution for the market's growing needs within Fortune 1000 customers. This latest release of Adlib Express V4.10 expands our existing rich feature set and ensures we deliver a solution with high performance, phenomenal reliability and the utmost document fidelity."
Adlib products are an alternative to Adobe® for providing PDF services tailored to enterprise requirements. These include converting a wide variety of file formats to PDF and adding sophisticated publishing enhancements such as watermarks, page numbers, headers and footers, table of contents, legal disclaimers and more. Adlib products also convert images and static documents such as photocopies and faxes into searchable electronic files using optical character recognition. Adlib's range of functions set it apart from competitive products and fills a necessary void in any business-critical process as it has in over 3,000 companies worldwide.
"In addition, the range of new enterprise-ready improvements has enhanced the value of the software and ongoing support and enhancements for the PDF/A format is another logical extension to our solutions offering," said Scott Mackey, Director of Product Management, Adlib Software. "PDF/A is such a critical standard when using the PDF format for the long-term archiving of electronic documents, and Adlib believes the improved accessibility and advantages it offers over a TIFF or a paper-based archive are an imperative. We are proud to continually evolve Adlib Express with ongoing support for not only PDF/A but also new versions of both the Microsoft operating system and other critical business applications such as AutoCAD," stated Mackey.
Adlib Express V4.10 is available upon request for customers currently on maintenance.
About Adlib SoftwareAdlib Software is the leading provider of document conversion, recognition and publishing software solution that helps organizations intelligently automate the creation, assembly and distribution of PDF files in combination with critical business processes. Adlib brings over a decade of expertise supporting more than 4,000 international companies and government organizations. Adlib partners with more than 100 industry leading software vendors such as Dassault Systèmes, EMC, ISI, K2, Lorenz, MasterControl, NextDocs, Nintex, OpenText, Qumas, Sword CTSpace, and Adlib is a proud Microsoft Certified Gold Partner with the ISV/Software Solutions competency and a Front Runner supporting Microsoft SharePoint 2010.
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