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Free / open source tool to flatten PDFs?

Looking for above-mentioned tool to work with PDFs. Following functions are desired: Draw lines, rectangles, circles for annotations Include comments (as in actual text onto the PDF, not speech ...
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Paint on PDF via PDF.js

We use the great library pdf.js It would be really cool if you could paint on the pdf which gets displayed via pdf.js. A commercial library would be ok, but open source is preferred. With "paint on ...
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Gratis, Libre, graphical PDF editor for UN*X with specific capabilities

I want to edit PDFs. Specifically, I want to be able to: Add elements to the (intra-page) PDF structure, from as wide a range of whatever constitutes the internal structure of a PDF. Specifically, ...
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Free/Open source precise PDF to Word conversion software?

I'm trying to convert from PDF to MS Word. I've tried several online convertion, desktop programs like Nitro, ilovepdf, sejda, soda, Abby trial. I found that with most of them, several words are ...
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Black/Dark/Night mode PDF/PPT Viewer MacOS?

I read a lot during the night and I have so many books in the .pdf .pptx format that my eyes get strained during whole reading sessions. on an average, I roughly read 200 pages daily. The thing is I ...
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Software to annotate PDF from Excel or Python

I have a large PDF files. Each PDF page contains a chart and also includes a unique identifier, i.e. chart number. I have individual comments for each chart and would like to insert these in the ...
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Javascript software that can modify existing pdfs

In the JS world, there is jsPdf, but as of 2018 it cannot open existing pdfs. Are there other alternatives running in the browser that makes this possible? I basically wish to open pdfs meant to be ...
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Is there a software that simulates a pen and paper?

My university requires us to scan homework to PDF and send it via the website, and I have a problem using paper because my writing is messy. I saw some students using an iPad or a Chromebook to write ...
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Software with post-scan abilities of Camscanner for windows?

I am looking for a software which mostly does what the android app Camscanner does after a photo is captured. I have lot of scanned PDFs with greyish page color. I want to primarily convert them to ...
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Linux equivalent to Adobe ClearScan

This question was asked here, but the suggested software, [smoothscan][2], seems to be abandoned (latest commit is dated 2013, 5 years ago). The other solution, any2djvu, needs to run through a web ...
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Need pdf annotation supports handwriting / online / inserting pages in the middle of the pdf

I need pdf annotation supports handwriting / online / inserting pages in the middle of the pdf. kamihq does everything except does not let us insert pages in the middle of the pdf (you have to keep ...
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Android alternative to Briss? (To split PDF pages.)

There's a very good desktop application called Briss. It's used when a PDF has several pages per page and you need to split them into separate pages. Here is what it looks like: As you can see, this ...
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PDF editor with emphasis on Preflight, PDF standards and PDF/X

What is, besides Foxit's PhantomPDF, the greater, greatest and most complete alternative for a PDF editor with an emphasis on Preflight, PDF standards and PDF/X. I would require also operations to ...
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split a two-column pdf page into two one-colunm pdfs

I am working on a true pdf, +1000 pages long, written in two columns because when copy and pasting text, before reaching the bottom of one column, the cursor jumps indiscriminately in a haphazard ...
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Remove layers from a PDF without Adobe Acrobat on a Mac

I have a A0 size PDF document with multiple layers, and I want to get this document printed at a copy shop. The copy shop doesn't have the option to select/deselect the layers, and I only want 3 of ...
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Tools for generate PDF that contains graph and table

I'm looking for something for generate PDF. PDF requirement ; A4 ( 21 x 29,7cm ) ( A4 ISO 216 or ISO 269 ) Support landscape format Page concept ( do not print something between 2 pages )* Header / ...
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PDF processing tool other than Ghostscript which provides Adobe presets

I basically have PDFs which I want to compress using Adobe preset settings (details here). I want a tool which can apply the "Rich content PDF" (previously known as "ebook") preset settings on an ...
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Html, photos to PDF converter plugin with watermark use within a website

Can anyone suggest me a plugin which I can use for my webpage to generate pdf from images comes from server with high quality and also can add watermark in it?
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batch editing of pdfs

We have a large number of questionnaires in pdf. Each questionnaire consists of multiple pages. On the first page in the upper right corner, the personal details of the participant (such as name, ...
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Angular 2 document signature

I need to find a way in Angular 6 to get users to sign a PDF document, or a JPEG/PNG scan of it, and save the signed document. So far I haven't found any component that answers those needs - they ...
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I am looking for adobe acrobat pro alternative with OCR support?

I'm looking for a free software that has a similar OCR feature to that of adobe acrobat pro, so that I can convert a PDF with embedded fonts into a searchable PDF.
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Open source pdf library with pinch zoom feature

Could anyone suggest any open source pdf library which has pinch zoom feature works both linux and windows. Currently I am using xpdf but its slow and dont have pinch zoom. any suggestion would be ...
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How to convert pdf to .dec?

I've got a problem. Recently, I formatted my computer and ended up losing the data of a certain program, I only saved the files in pdf, however I need them in .dec format to launch into the system, ...
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PDF Software - Open Source or Commercial

What is the best open source or commercial to do the following? PDF OCR to recognize Tamil Text Batch processing of any task Save booklet pdf to single page sequential pdf Save the single page ...
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Normal PDF to Booklet PDF and vice versa

I am looking for the following Normal Sequential Page PDF: Assume a PDF has 51 or 50 or 53 pages sequentially. Wanted to print in booklet format. Either in single or duplex - backtoback via duplex ...
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Adobe Livecycle alternative

I have used for several years Adobe Livecycle in an enterprise environment. I am looking for an alternative, that would be able to meet the same usage needs that I had on that scenario. We had: 1 - ...