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Creating a Universal Document Viewer App Using WPF on .NET Core

May 14, 2020

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) is a popular framework for making .NET applications. In addition to built-in controls, WPF supports the use of other control libraries to access new functionality, such as viewing and modifying several document formats with GdPicture.NET. With this single control, an application can view and edit images, PDFs, and other document types […]

How to Set up and Use DocuVieware with React

May 11, 2020

One of the promises of the modern internet is that we’d be able to freely exchange a multitude of document types, to work on together and share with colleagues. We’re not quite there yet, but getting a lot closer with tools like DocuVieware that let us collaborate with others even if they don’t have the […]

New: PassportPDF Plans Available

April 10, 2020

Hi Everyone, You may have noticed some information on our website and in your personal account about a new PassportPDF plan available for customers with licenses under an active maintenance plan. Today we’re going to explain what it is all about 😊 First things first: What is PassportPDF? PassportPDF is our next generation online unified […]

Using PDF Layers or Optional Content Groups (OCG) in GdPicture.NET

March 23, 2020

Communicating ideas in digital documents can often be made much clearer through the use of layers. Layers have been supported in PDF documents since version 1.5 through optional content groups (OCGs), also known as PDF layers. “Optional” is key here. OCGs allow us to group images or annotations together, then control their visibility based on […]

Business as Usual for GdPicture.NET and DocuVieware

March 18, 2020

Dear all, During these trying times, we hope that you and your loved ones are doing well. Since many countries are experiencing total or partial lockdowns, we wanted to give you some (spoiler: reassuring) information about our situation. If our brick and mortar offices in France are closed, following our government’s recommendations, our digital office […]

Microsoft PowerPoint Support in GdPicture.NET and DocuVieware

March 2, 2020

Hi Everyone, We released PowerPoint support a couple of weeks ago, and some of you may have already tried it. In today’s article, we’ll try to explain why it is such an important feature, and the different ways you can use it in our SDK. The format Whether you love or hate PowerPoint presentations, the […]

2019 Retrospective: A Year in Electronic Document Management

February 21, 2020

As we’re (already) reaching the end of February 2020 (and I’m still not writing faster), it is more than time to release our 2019 retrospective. A lot of things happened the past year, so it’s time to update your ORPALIS product to the latest version, if you haven’t done it in a while! What happened […]

PassportPDF at CES 2020: Impressions

February 10, 2020

Hi Everyone, We’re now back from CES where we presented our new PassportPDF solution to the public. We’re a bit late for this wrap-up, but what happened is that all of us who went to Vegas caught the flu on the way back (thank you, freezing planes and convention center!), which slowed things quite a […]

Methods with Losses: Mixed Raster Content (MRC) Compression

December 20, 2019

Previously in our PDF Optimization In-depth Series: 1. Introduction to the Optimization of Existing PDF files: Methods 2. Lossless Methods: Optimization of Document Content 3. Lossless Methods: Compression of Streams and Fonts 4. Methods with Losses: JPEG 2000 and JBIG2 5. Methods with losses: resizing, color detection, and other techniques MRC compression in PDF documents […]

Methods with losses: resizing, color detection, and other techniques.

December 6, 2019

Previously in the PDf Optimization In-depth Series. 1. Introduction to the Optimization of Existing PDF files: Methods 2. Lossless Methods: Optimization of Document Content 3. Lossless Methods: Compression of Streams and Fonts 4. Methods with Losses: JPEG 2000 and JBIG2 Resizing images Resizing images can provide significant gains in occupancy. For example, decreasing unnecessary high […]