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Software Applications

This is a guide summarising current convenient and recommended software applications for use by library staff.

PDF Editing

 

Product name Adobe Acrobat DC
Producer Adobe
Cost Supplied Free via IT
Function PDF editor
Web site https://acrobat.adobe.com/au/en/acrobat
Features
  • Create PDFs
  • Edit PDFs
  • Convert files of another type to PDF format
  • Digitially sign PDF documents
  • Has encryption capabilities
  • Available for Windows, OS X, Android, iOS, Blackberry. Android, Windows phone.
     

 

Product name Cutepdf editor
Producer Acro Software
Cost Free
Function PDF page editor
Web site http://cutepdf-editor.com/
Features
  • Works with a web browsers and the Adobe flash plug in
  • You can delete pages, rearrange their order, insert blank ones, crop and resize them.
  • Features are more limited than acrobat

 

 

Product name Foxit Reader
Producer Foxit Software
Cost Free
Function PDF editor
Web site https://www.foxitsoftware.com/
Features
  • You can create PDFs
  • Edit PDFs
  • Shared review
  • Comes with Microsoft toolbar for controlling functions
  • Lightweight alternative to Adobe Reader