callas software GmbH
Preflight PDF files
Report preflight errors
Visually inspect PDF files
Work with color in pdfToolbox
Creating archive-ready PDF files
Archiving emails and attachments
Make workflows dynamic with variables
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How do I best upgrade Adobe Acrobat on Windows so that callas pdfToolbox remains working?
When upgrading Adobe Acrobat on Windows (for example to go from version 9 to Acrobat X), Adobe Acrobat is completely reinstalled and the old version of the software is removed by the Adobe installer. To ensure pdfToolbox remains working,...
Installing on Mac OS
Question: During installation, I got a warning that the developer cannot be confirmed? Answer: callas software is a registered developer at Apple for MacOS. Due to some quite strict security settings...
How to integrate callas pdfToolbox with Enfocus Switch?
The Enfocus Switch product line allows automating a series of “best of breed” applications in a visual and very user-friendly way. Of course the pdfaPilot and pdfToolbox products integrate into Switch. This integration happens through...
Paths to the pdfToolbox user folder
The following paths are the folders for callas pdfToolbox Server 8: Windows CLI: %APPDATA%\callas software\callas pdfToolbox CLI 8 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\callas software\callas pdfToolbox CLI...
Requirements for conversions to PDF
pdfToolbox and pdfaPilot offer the possibility to convert several file formats to PDF. Click on the product you would like to use for conversions:
Questions on archiving PDF print files with PDF/A and PDF/X
Question: In which ISO format is print data best archived? Answer: As PDF/A is rather emphatic and distinctive about assuring long-term reproducibility or reutilization of PDFs, the print data that...
Questions on pdfToolbox: Warning "Invalid Compact Font"
Question: What does the error message “Corrupt Font. Invalid Compact Font” that arises in Acrobat after creating a preflight or inventory report mean? Answer: Some 3rd party plug-ins like PitStop...
Questions on command-line modules
Question: Can callas software command-line versions also be downloaded directly from the site? Answer: Yes. On Mac or Windows, download the server version of the product - this will include the CLI...
General questions on callas software products
Question: What is the target user group of the callas software pdfToolbox products? Answer: pdfToolbox Desktop is targeted towards people who want to manually inspect or correct PDF files. It can be...
DeviceLink Add-on for pdfToolbox Server
The callas DeviceLink Add-on Server enables you to perform conversions via the supplied DeviceLink profiles. It is a locked option of the callas pdfToolbox Server and therefore not available as a separate download. To activate it - a...
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