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Online PDF tool for annotating PDF files released

Hello,

a new online PDF tool is ready and can be used. The new tool is now available in our PDF Tools section.

Information
The new tool lets you annotate and edit PDF files. You can practically take a PDF as a basis and draw into the individual pages of the PDF. Freehand painting is also available as a tool and so you can write directly in PDF with a tablet and pen. It’s the first version of the tool and we still have room for a lot of improvements, but in the current version it’s already impressive.

The tool can be found here:
https://tools.pdf24.org/en/annotate-pdf

Features
Here are some of the features the tool gives you:

  • Write/paint freehand in PDF
  • Different brush types, adjustable brush size and color incl. transparency
  • Add text, choose different fonts, change font size and formatting such as bold and alignment, line height, color and transparency
  • Adding of different shapes like rectangles, circles, arrows incl. adjustable color and transparency
  • Adding images, also with adjustable opacity
  • Added elements can be placed anywhere in the PDF, including rotation and scaling
  • Undo/Redo function is available

We wish you a lot of fun with the new tool. If you like the tool, share it with your friends on Facebook, Twitter and Co.

PDF24 Creator 8.4.0 released

Hello,

we have released the new PDF24 Creator 8.4.0 today. The new version can now be downloaded from our website. I have put together a small overview of the new features here:

  • Optimization: Messages in PDF printer Windows Service improved
  • BugFix: Wizard is not started when the mail feature is disabled
  • Optimization: Under Windows XP, the option ‘Current user’ is selected by default in the settings
  • Feature: Configurable memory profiles for all users
  • Feature: CropBox/TrimBox can be used

If you want to know more about the changes, take a look at the changelog. More details about the changes can be found there.

We hope that you will love the new version and that you will have a lot of fun with it. If you like the new version, please share it with your friends on Facebook, Twitter and Co.

PDF24 Creator 8.3.0 released

Hello,

we have released the new PDF24 Creator 8.3.0 today. The new version can be downloaded from our website. The new version was finished on time for Santa Claus. Version 8.3.0 brings some improvements and some new features. I have put together a small overview of the new features here:

  • PDF24 Windows Service error behavior configured
  • Screen Capture function can be disabled
  • Sort function in the assistant and file tools
  • Elements of the FileNameErasements can be separated by : and |
  • UI Design Updates
  • Save button in profile dialog now shows successful saving
  • Default profiles can be selected in Save As dialog
  • User profiles are now supported in server mode when saving automatically
  • Option to block overwriting of PDF printer settings
  • Language can be stored centrally in the HKLM area
  • Auto Save option to save under a specific user
  • UI design updates in the settings interface
  • Layout Engine bug fixed
  • Add Profile and Reload Profile buttons in the settings on the Auto Save page
  • Settings can now be made for all users or only for the current user
  • New features page in the settings area
  • Mail function can be switched off via the settings
  • Option to delete erroneous print jobs
  • Delayed bring an application to the foreground as an option
  • Updates in many language files

If you want to know more about the changes, take a look at the changelog. More details about the changes can be found there.

We hope you enjoy the new version and that you will have a lot of fun with it. If you like the new version, share it with your friends on Facebook, Twitter and Co.

Kind regards from your PDF24 team

PDF24 Creator 8.2.4 released

Today we have released the current PDF24 Creator 8.2.4. The new version is now available for download. This version again does not include any new features, but fixes problems with older versions.

* Ghostscript 9.22 ships with
* Keep annotations option is now disabled by default
* Layout engine had problems with bottom margins in relation to DPI scaling
* PDF24 Windows service no longer available after major Windows update

Further versions are planned and we are working on some bigger improvements and features, so versions with new features will take a bit more time. I hope you like the new version and I hope that it will solve some potential problems.

Online PDF tool for signing documents published

Hello,

a new online PDF tool is available for use in our PDF Toolbox. With the new tool you can easily sign PDF files electronically. The new tool is very easy to use and works like this:

  1. Choose a document. The document is then loaded and displayed.
  2. Set up a signature. You can enter them using a touchpad or mouse, upload them as an image or take a photo of the camera.
  3. Place the signature in the document.
  4. Save your signed document as a PDF file

With this tool, the electronic signing of documents is child’s play. This tool expands our toolbox meaningfully. This means that 25 free tools are now available in the PDF Toolbox.

I hope you also like this new tool and if so, please share it with your friends.

Online tool for comparing PDF files released

Hello,

a new online PDF tool is available for use in our PDF Toolbox. With the new tool you can easily compare PDF files. The new tool is very easy to use and works like this:

  1. Select two files to compare
  2. Start the process and a little later you can see the differences in the files

There are a few use-cases for comparing files. Our new PDF tool helps here and makes it easy to compare files.

I hope you like this new tool and if so, please share it with your friends.

Online tool to overlay PDF files released

Hello,

a new online PDF tool is ready and is available for use in our PDF Toolbox. The new tool makes it easy to overlay PDF files. The new tool is very easy to use and works like this:

  1. Select PDF files to be superimposed on top of each other
  2. Customize settings
  3. Start the process and save the new files a little later

There are some use-cases:

  • Combine documents with a digital paper
  • Realize watermark 2.0
  • Stamp and mark documents

I hope you will also like this tool and if so, please share it with your friends.

PDF24 Creator 8.2.3 released

Hello,

we have released the PDF24 Creator 8.2.3 today, which is a bugfix release, as you can see in the version number if you know our versioning scheme. This version fixes a problem with PDF/A2 creation. Changes in this version are as follows:

* BugFix: PDF/A2 documents could not be created
* Optimization: PDF24 Windows service message now in foreground
* Optimization: Language file updates

We are still working on the next bigger release of the PDF24 Creator and we hope that this release is ready soon. Have fun with the new version.

Online PDF converter released to convert PDF files to other files

Hello,

a new online PDF tool is ready and available for use in our PDF Toolbox. With the new tool you can easily convert PDF files to other files like text, HTML, Word and images. The new tool is very easy to use and works like this:

  1. Select PDF files to be converted
  2. Select file type and change options
  3. Start the conversion and a little later save the new files

I hope you like this tool and if so, please share it with your friends.

New online PDF tool to add page numbers to PDF files released

Hello,

we have just released a new online PDF tool in our PDF toolbox. The new tool can be used to add page numbers to PDF files. The tool is very easy to use and works like this:

  1. Select file to which you want to add page numbers
  2. Modify the options to customize the tool
  3. Start the process and when finished, download your new PDF file

When you often have to merge our join multiple file to one PDF, then you will love this tool, because page numbers would be not correct if each input file would have their own page numbers. Therefore, you have to add page numbers after you have joined them together. This page numbering tool helps here and you can add page numbers to your joined file very fast and easily.

I hope that you will like this new tool too and if so, please share it with your friends.