updated 07:10 pm EST, Mon December 3, 2007
Zevrix Solutions has released BatchOutput PPT 1.0, completing its suite of tools for outputting files to PDF auatomatically from within all Office applications. BatchOutput is also available for Microsoft Word, Excel, and Adobe InDesign. The tool allows users to select the files they wish to output and adjust the settings, then automatically have processing to PDF performed. The tool can run in the background, and enables users to output large print jobs without monopolizing a workstation. BatchOutput can automate output to PDF with virtual printers such as Adobe PDF, CUPS-PDF and others. It can also e-mail, fax, and output multiple documents to other formats using specialized virtual printers. It uses settings from the application Print dialog.
Users add files to the BatchOutput queue from the system dialog or by drag-and-drop from Finder. BatchOutput also provides detailed status report during the processing and features an interactive file list with the options to open files in their original application and reveal them in Finder.
BatchOutput for Microsoft Office software suite consists of BatchOutput DOC, BatchOutput XLS and BatchOutput PPT for Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint respectively. The software is priced at $5 per component. BatchOutput is available for Mac OS X 10.4.2 and higher, a Universal Binary, and works with Microsoft Office 2004.