Composer is an affordable desktop PDF creation tool
that enables you to quickly and easily create PDF files from
any application. With activePDF Composer you can:
PDF files instantly from any "printable" file type.
"Intelligent PDF" from Microsoft Word® and PowerPoint®.
built-in configurations to quickly create PDF optimized for
PDF encryption to secure your important documents.
multi-paged PDF documents for faster display on the web.
attach and send PDF output via email.
precise display and print control through customizable output
activePDF Composer is a desktop PDF converter
that enables users to easily create and disseminate PDF files.
PDF, or Portable Document Format, is a unique platform-independent
file type that allows for precise representation of documents.
Rapidly becoming the de facto standard for electronic document
distribution, the PDF format affords you full control over
the presentation of your data, while providing additional
features like security, interactivity, and compatibility with
Desktop PDF Creation made Simple™
Creating PDF files using activePDF
Composer. With activePDF Composer PDF writer, you
can easily create PDF files in a variety of ways. Select the
Composer printer and simply 'print' your documents to PDF
from virtually any Windows application. Composer's 'ToPDF'
module streamlines the Postscript to PDF conversion process
through robust drag-and-drop functionality - simply drop your
files onto the desktop icon and PDF conversion occurs automatically.
The 'Send to…' PDF feature enables you to right-click
a PostScript file in Windows Explorer and instantly convert
to PDF using activePDF Composer.
Integration with Microsoft Office®
Applications. Enhanced settings for Microsoft Word®
and PowerPoint® enable you to retain document structures,
allowing you to create "Intelligent" PDF files.
With a single click you can convert from PowerPoint or Word
to PDF, and headings are converted to bookmarks, cross-references
become hyperlinks, and comments become PDF "sticky notes".
What's more, you can set display options for the end-users
PDF viewer, control the appearance of hyperlinks, and a host
of other options to create feature-rich PDF files.
Optimize your PDF Output
Preconfigured settings for Press, Print
and Web Output. Out of the box, activePDF Composer
offers pre-defined configuration settings, allowing you to
quickly convert PDF files optimized for commercial printing,
printing from desktop devices or onscreen display. In addition,
Composer includes over 100 settings, affording complete control
over your PDF output. Settings are saved as activePDF Composer
Configurations, giving you the ability to quickly and easily
generate documents for specific situations.
Precise Display and Print Control.
Composer includes a myriad of settings allowing you to create
optimized PDF files. Advanced color management and prepress
options are available if you are sending files to a commercial
printer, while image compression and font embedding options
allow you to reduce file sizes without compromising visual
quality. Your PDF files will display and print exactly as
you intend them to, on any device, in any working environment.
Secure Important Information
activePDF Composer takes the guesswork out of
securing your critical documents. You can easily apply 40
or 128-bit PDF encryption settings and protect your documents
using passwords, ensuring that confidential information is
only viewed or edited by authorized users. Advanced security
options allow you to disable printing, copying of text and
graphics, commenting, adding or removing pages, and more!
Integrate with Business Processes
After creating your PDF files, Composer can
automatically open them in a PDF viewer for previewing, attach
them to an email for quick sending, or launch another application.
These features make it easy to integrate Composer into existing
business processes, and to use Composer's custom configuration
options to control the output settings for the entire enterprise.