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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.

PDF24 Creator 8.2.2 released

Hello,

we have just released a new version of the free PDF printer windows application. The PDF24 Creator 8.2.2 fixes bugs and improves some parts. The new version can now be downloaded from our websites.

Changes in this version:

  • BugFix: Ghostscript TEMPDIR issue fixed
  • Improvement: Option to keep annotations
  • Improvement: DPI issue in rename job dialog fixed
  • Improvement: Focus behavior in save as GUI interface improved
  • Improvement: Windows file explorer context menu extension sorts files by default
  • Improvement: Window placement improvement on Creator restarts
  • Improvement: Notification on stopped PDF24 Windows service and available print jobs

The official changelog of the PDF24 Creator list all the changes more detailed.

We hope you enjoy the new version. If so, please share this version with your friends.

The links to the PAD files of the PDF24 Creator are as always:
https://www.pdf24.org/products/pdf-creator/pad/pdfPrinter.xml
https://www.pdf24.org/products/pdf-creator/pad/pdfPrinterMsi.xml

PDF watermark tool available

Hello,

we have created a new online PDF tool for you. The new tool is now available in our toolbox and can be used. The new tool offers the ability to add a watermark to PDF files. This new tool is tool number 19 in the toolbox.

Adding a watermark to PDF files is now very easy.

  1. Open the tool at https://tools.pdf24.org/en/add-watermark-to-pdf and select your PDF files to which you want to add a watermark.
  2. Modify the settings if you like. You can specify the font, the font color, the font size, the position, the font angle and the distances to the edges.
  3. Start the creation of the watermark. You can save your new PDF files a few seconds later.

The new watermark tool is very easy to use, just like the other tool in the toolbox too. We which you a lot of fun using the new tool. Wishes and recommendations are welcome.

New free online PDF tools available

Hi,

we have created 3 new and also free online PDF tools for you. These tools can now be used. Currently we have 18 tools in our Online PDF toolbox. Nice, isn’t it?

1. Remove PDF password
Remove the password from PDF files and save the PDF files unsecured. This password removal tool does exactly that. Securing a PDF with a password was already in our toolbox and this new tool does exactly the opposite.
Remove PDF password

2. Optimize PDF files for the web
To optimize PDF files for the web is no longer an obstacle. We have now the right tool for that purpose, free, simple and easy to use.
Optimze PDF for web

3. Recognize text via OCR
This effective OCR PDF tool can be used to recognize text in scanned documents or photos. The tool recognizes text in input files and creates a new and searchable PDF file.
PDF OCR Tool