callas software, the leading developer of PDF technology for publishing, print production and document archiving announces the release of pdfToolbox 5.3, featuring full compatibility with Mac OS X Lion.
Integrating with the most recent version of the Adobe PDF Library and fully supporting Apple Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion), the callas pdfToolbox maintenance release adds a number of additional possibilities and fixes problems reported by customers.
Amongst the new features it is now possible to restrict the area rendered when generating images to an existing page box (such as the trim box) or a custom area. This means preview images can now be generated without having to output different PDF files for different workflow uses. Additionally callas pdfToolbox 5.3 offers more possibilities for the output file naming convention while splitting PDF files into segments and adds extra options to the page scaling fix-ups.
This new release also provides a new preflight check to detect the use of Roman ligatures. callas pdfToolbox 5.3 includes a full Japanese localization, including a number of specific features for the Japanese market such as support for adding and recognizing Japanese printer marks and support for common color conversion profiles.
Prices and availability
The update for existing callas pdfToolbox Desktop 5 or callas pdfToolbox Server 5 customers is free of charge.
For new customers, callas pdfToolbox Desktop 5.3 is available for € 499. callas pdfToolbox Server 5.3 is available from € 3999.