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Multivalent PDF Tools

The Multivalent PDF Tools is a suite of tools for manipulating PDF documents. It includes tools for compressing, uncompressing (for hand editing), obtaining metadata, splitting and merging, encrypting and decrypting, validating, imposition (aka n-up), making page images, extracting text, and full-text indexing (with Lucene). The compress tool shrinks the PDF 1.5 Reference from 13.5MB to 8MB in PDF 1.5/Acrobat 6 format and down to 5.1MB in a new proposed "Compact" format.

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  •  09 Jan 2007 06:28

Release Notes: In addition to reporting text, ExtractText can now also report structure, links, and bounding boxes.

  •  18 Mar 2004 20:55

Release Notes: A bug in the Type 1 font parsing system that prevented use on most Solaris and Linux installations and some Mac OS X and Windows systems was fixed. Type 3 font display and text extraction was improved.

  •  02 Mar 2004 22:36

Release Notes: This version features imposition, page images, and the ability to view fonts embedded in a PDF.

  •  15 Sep 2003 04:56

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