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Bugs & Fixes: OS X 10.5.5 causes hassles for some apps

While this month’s OS X 10.5.5 update fixes a number of bugs, it also introduces some new ones, such as third-party apps that have problems with the update. Ted Landau looks at two such instances.

PDFpen 4 adds OCR capabilities

PDFpen 4.0 adds basic OCR capabilities and other new features.

View inline PDFs in Firefox 3

While you can view PDFs in a browser window using Safari, you have no such luxury with Firefox 3. But now there’s an extension called ‘firefox-mac-pdf’ allows you to do just that.

Review: Acrobat 9 Pro

Minor to moderate improvements and enhancements abound for all with Acrobat 9 Pro. Look for streamlined document collaboration and review and easier form creation and distribution.

PDFpen editing tool handles newer, non-standard PDFs

PDFpen, the PDF editing tool, has been updated to handle newer PDFs that follow different specifications.

AutofillPDF-Labels speeds up label making

AutofillPDF-Labels helps speed up label making, and supports any PDF software.

Adobe releases Reader 9

Adobe has released Reader 9, a new version of its PDF reading software for Mac OS X.

ISO approves PDF as an international standard

The ISO has approved PDF as an international standard.

Adobe releases Acrobat, Creative Suite updates

Adobe shipped the latest version of Acrobat Pro that it announced earlier this month; also, the company updated its Creative Suite software to include Acrobat Pro 9.

Researcher slams Adobe for ‘epidemic’ of JavaScript bugs

Adobe patched its free Reader and commercial Acrobat software this week to plug the latest in what one researcher called an “epidemic” of JavaScript vulnerabilities.