updated 12:45 pm EDT, Sat April 26, 2008
PDFClerk Pro 3.0 released
SintraWorks has released PDFClerk Pro 3.0, a PDF creation tool that allows users to manipulate existing PDF documents, as well as create PDF documents. Leveraging the system defaults, users can quickly create new PDF documents with both basic and more advanced layouts and easily print booklets, while flexible and advanced options offers sophisticated layouts options and page markup options, including joining of PDFs, rearrangement/rotation, addition/deletion of pages, and the addition of hyperlinks, watermarks, and headers/footers. Version 3.0 offers outlines (a.k.a. Boomarks), giving users the ability to create and edit outline items manually or automatically. In addition, PDF annotations (dynamic annotations) allow markup and collaboration on documents as well as creation and editing of PDF forms dynamic forms.
The update also offers PDF document encryption, selectable and searchable document text, and scripting support with the ability to automate repetitive tasks using Applescript, Python or Ruby.
PDFClerk Pro 3.0 is a Universal Binary that runs on Mac OS X 10.5 or later; it costs €35 (about USD$55) and is a free update for users who have bought a previous release after 20070721. A non-expiring demo mode allows access to all features.