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Welcome to PDF-Tools - one of the most advanced and customizable PDF software tools available worldwide. This application is a dynamic and user-friendly solution for the creation and manipulation of PDF and image files. PDF-Tools features seventy default tools, as well as the option to clone, edit and create fully-customizable tools, which makes it the ideal software to compliment your existing PDF facilities and optimize the efficiency of your workflow. Two additional Tracker Software applications are included with this product:
PDF-XChange Editor – one of the smallest, fastest and most feature-rich PDF editor/viewers available worldwide. The PDF-XChange Editor manual is available here.
PDF-XChange Lite – our award-winning technology that installs as a virtual printer and features an optimized hybrid engine that significantly increases the quality of conversion for images and image-based text characters, and prints-to-PDF from Windows applications to both GDI and XPS. The PDF-XChange Lite manual is available here.
We offer several other cutting-edge applications for the manipulation of PDF and image files. Please see the Tracker Software Products Page for further information.
If you have any queries then please Contact Us. We aim to respond to all communication within eight hours - and we are usually much faster. Additionally, the User Forums are an excellent resource for troubleshooting, and our Knowledgebase contains over four hundred articles about our software and other relevant information.
This manual is composed of the following sections:
•Installation details the installation process, system requirements, installation switch options and licensing details for the software.
•Features Overview details the main features of PDF-Tools.
•User Interface details the various components of the PDF-Tools user interface.
•Create Tool details the Create Tool feature, which is used to create custom tools.
•Clone Tool details the Clone Tool feature, which is used to clone the default tools and enables the customization of their settings.
•Actions Library details the actions that the Create Tool feature uses to build tools.
•Default Tools details the seventy default tools included in the application.
•Appendix details additional information that relates to the software.
•PDF-XChange Editor V8 User Manual - a comprehensive guide to PDF-XChange Editor, the PDF viewer/editing software that is included with this product.
•PDF-XChange Lite V8 User Manual - a comprehensive guide to PDF-XChange Lite, the virtual printer that is included with this product.
A PDF version of this manual is available here.
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