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How to protect your PDFs with passwords and permissions

Have you got a private document or important work presentation you don’t want people to see? In order to keep the content of your document safe and secure, you can password-protect your PDF files, preventing it from unauthorized access. FineReader PDF uses an encryption key in order to scramble the content of the document to keep it from being viewed. Only by entering the correct password allows the content of…

Demystifying PDF for lawyers

As in most professional fields, PDF is the format of choice for digital documents in legal departments and law firms. However, the legal sector has some specific requirements regarding the work with this type of documents. With ABBYY FineReader you have a tool, which can handle the needs of your legal document tasks and additionally makes your paper documents digitally accessible. Collaborate on legal documents In ABBYY’s in-house legal department,…

2019: That’s a Wrap!

With the year 2019 almost over, it’s a perfect time to reflect back on our biggest achievements of the last 12 months. We couldn’t have come as far as we have without your support, and we hope that this year has been as successful for you as it has been for us. Let’s recap… The biggest milestone we achieved this year was launching FineReader 15 (for Windows) in August. We…

Choosing a PDF tool – Part 4: How to edit a PDF like a pro

PDF was created as “digital paper,” with the idea of making a digital document format that looks the same across different computers and systems. Usually, when we print out a document, we don’t want it to change anymore — and accordingly, PDF wasn’t created as an editable format. However, life requires the opposite. With digital transformation going on, documents are more and more involved in digital workflows, which needs them…

Redacting a PDF document is not rocket science

Time and time again information is being disclosed in high-profile legal cases because of epic redaction fails. It is true, that the PDF format has its specifics, that make redaction somewhat tricky, but understanding the basics and using the right tools makes it simple and efficient. Why do redaction “accidents” happen? For sure placing black bars over the text lines will not do the job. Simply deleting the bars, searching…

How to easily update and edit PDFs

FineReader lets you work with any PDF as you would work with any editable document such as Microsoft® Word. With FineReader, scanned PDFs are as editable as digitally-created PDFs. Just open a PDF file and start editing: correct typos and change data or pictures directly within in a PDF, also add, delete, and rearrange pages. 1. How to correct typos and change data Press ‘Edit’ and start editing: You can…

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