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FOXIT INTRODUCES PDF TOOLKIT 1.0

A Suite of Modules to Perform High Volume PDF Creation and Processing on Windows Servers



FREMONT, Calif. July 14, 2015 – Foxit® Software, a leading software provider of fast, affordable and secure PDF solutions, today announced the release of Foxit PDF Toolkit,  a suite of modules to perform automated high volume PDF creation and processing on Windows® servers.



The Foxit PDF Toolkit provides command line interfaces (CLI) to help IT organizations develop server-based workflows to create and modify large amounts of PDF files.  They also provide application programming interfaces (APIs) for software integrators to incorporate PDF processing into their applications.  Each module is:




  • High Performing: Multi-threading support speeds up PDF processing.


  • Easy to integrate: Command line or application interfaces enable flexible and seamless integration with organizations’ existing workflows.


  • Plug and Play: Choose one or more of the specific modules that meet your needs.



Organizations can purchase all modules or buy specific modules separately.  Foxit PDF Toolkit 1.0 delivers the following modules:




  • Foxit PDF Toolkit –Watermarks: Allows users to programmatically add text or image based watermarks to a large volume of PDF files with high performance.




  • Foxit PDF Toolkit –Microsoft®Office®to PDF Converter: Converts large volumes of Microsoft Office files into professional-quality PDF files with high performance.




  • Foxit PDF Toolkit –Image to PDF Converter: Converts large volumes of image files into high-quality PDF files with high performance.




  • Foxit PDF Toolkit –Headers and Footers: Adds headers and footers into large volumes of PDF files to create professional documents with high performance.




  • Foxit PDF Toolkit –PDF Optimizer: Reduces the size of PDF files to reduce disk space usage, making them easier to share or archive.




  • Foxit PDF Toolkit –RMS PDF Protection Tool: Encrypts and protects PDF files in Microsoft Active Directory® and Azure® Rights Management Services environments.



In future releases, the PDF Toolkit will add additional modules to automate different workflows and increase server platform support.



“Our customers have asked us to bring our stable and proven PDF technology they have been using in our SDK, desktop, and mobile products to automate high-volume server processing,” said Frank Kettenstock, vice president of marketing at Foxit. “The Foxit PDF Toolkit provides easy to integrate command line interfaces based on proven, stable technology.  Now, IT organizations can incorporate these modules into their existing workflows to increase performance and scalability.”



For more information on the PDF Toolkit or download your free 30-day trial copy, please visit www.foxitsoftware.com/products/pdf-toolkit.



To learn more about Foxit software, contact Foxit at https://www.foxitsoftware.com or at 1-866-MYFOXIT.



 



About Foxit Software



Foxit is a leading software provider of fast, affordable, and secure PDF solutions.  Businesses and consumers increase productivity by using Foxit’s cost effective products to securely work with PDF documents and forms.  Foxit is the #1 pre-installed PDF software, shipped on one-third of all new Windows PCs, including those from HP®, Acer, and ASUS®.



Foxit’s Software Development Kits (SDKs) help developers reduce costs and improve time to market by easily integrating industry leading PDF technology into application workflows. This technology shares the same underlying technology that powers Google’s open-source PDFium project.



Winner of numerous awards, Foxit has over 325 million users and has sold to over 100,000 customers located in more than 200 countries. Since Foxit products are ISO 32000-1/PDF 1.7 standard compliant, they are compatible with your existing PDF documents and forms.

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  • Foxit Reader Crashing

    I've been using Foxit Reader for a while and really like it. However, today it is crashing. I tried to open a file and a box came up saying apologies, but Foxit Reader has crashed. It gave me the options to say what I was doing when it crashed, send a crash report and to include the file I was trying to open. I didn't want to include the file since it was personal (husbands payroll summary in an e-mail) I sent the crash report and a gray box came up saying there was an error and report could not be sent, and there was an e-mail address given for Foxit Reader support. I sent an e-mail to this address and the mail was returned saying it couldn't be delivered. Is anyone else experiencing this? Very suspicious to me. I have even uninstalled the reader and reinstalled thinking there was a corrupt file and I still can't open any files.

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    Install with "Run as administrator"

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    • #3

      I don't know why but my reply above isn't being displayed in full?!! I tried re-entering the text a number of times. Anyway, it should read that my Foxit Reader carried out an online update to version 611.1031 and now I have got the exact same problem as reported by JD60. Downloading the setup file manually and installing it as Administrator made no difference. Clearly, there is a problem with this latest version. Using Windows 8.1 32bit.
      Last edited by Menorca Man; 11-15-2013, 09:15 AM. Reason: Added O.S. Version

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      • #4
        I have been encountering the same problem and have tried reinstalling but still come up with the same problem. Install as administrator did not work for me either.

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        • #5
          Tried completely uninstalling Foxit, rebooting and then reinstalling but still get the Crash Report whenever I start the program. However, if I just ignore the pop-up Crash Report and click on the "Don't Send" button, Foxit Reader appears to function normally. Hmm, looks like a spurious warning that needs to be sorted by Foxitsoftware.
          Last edited by Menorca Man; 11-15-2013, 02:20 PM.

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          • #6
            Hello

            I have version 6.0.4.719 (portuguese language). Uninstall it and install (as administrator) version 6.1.1.1031. It installs but then the program does not start.
            This is the report from the action center:
            Faulting application name: Foxit Reader.EXE, version: 6.1.1.1031, date stamp / time: 0x52722adb
            Faulting module name: ntdll.dll, version: 6.1.7601.18247, time stamp / time: 0x521ea91c
            Exception code: 0xc0000374
            Deviation of failure: 0x000c3873
            Process ID failed: 0xeec
            Date / time start the application failed: 0x01cee29df7246694
            Faulting application path: C: \ Program Files \ Foxit Software \ Foxit Reader \ Foxit Reader.EXE
            Faulting module path: C: \ Windows \ System32 \ ntdll.dll
            Report ID: 389b4f84-4e91-11e3-8bcb-0026f3ca86d3.

            OS: Win7 32bit (portuguese language)

            Grateful for any help
            Carlos

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            • #7

              I, too, have been using FoxIt for over a year with no problems. Now when I try to open a pdf file I get a blank page with a black x enclosed in a circle in the upper left-hand corner.

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              • #8
                I too am having this same problem. Foxit reader appears not to be working since a recent update. Looks like we'll have to go back to Adobe - unfortuntely.

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                • #9
                  Hi, sorry to come here only to add a "me too", but the same thing happened to me... I am on Win xp SP2. No firefox, but Chrome (just in case it's a plugin problem-even if I don't think so.)
                  A couple of days ago Foxit run an update to ver. 6.1.1.1031 and bam! stopped working. It started showing for a couple of days the update engine working forever in Windows Task Manager, then at last the software updated, and suddenly I cannot open a single pdf file. Fortunately I can create working pdf files from word, but I cannot open them anymore. It seems there's a big bug here, please don't let us go back to Adobe, I need to edit pdfs, not only viewing them, and I'm NOT buying Adobe.

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                  • #10
                    Hopefully Foxitsoftware is following this thread and trying to understand the problem(s) being caused by Version 6.1.1.1031. Meanwhile, they should pull this latest release off their update server until it's fixed before even more people are affected.

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                    • #11
                      Guys try other, if not better free pdf viewers:

                      Sumatra
                      pdf xchange

                      Windows 8.1 Operating System

                      [url]http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2419310,00.asp#PDFs[/url]
                      [url]http://www.tomshardware.com/news/PDF-Viewer-Edit-Splice-Annotate,21398.html[/url]

                      Windows 8.1 Opens PDF's just fine, don't Foxit anymore

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                      • #12
                        I wonder if Foxit is even paying any attention to this problem? As I posted before, I sent an e-mail to FoxitReader customer support, and the e-mail was returned, saying it couldn't be delivered. I would hate to return to Adobe; it was causing me so many problems, that is why I went to Foxit.

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                        • #13
                          Hmm, very interesting!! I've just re-downloaded Foxit 6.1.1.1031 and noticed the file size differed from the ones I downloaded a number of times a few days ago. Checked the MD5 checksum and Properties of both files and, sure enough, they were completely different. So, with fingers crossed, I installed the latest download and BAM!! ....everything works as it should!!!
                          So, either the original file held on Foxitsoftware's server was corrupt or else they fixed the problem and uploaded a revised file without changing the version number or telling anyone about it. Anyway, at least for me, the problem I reported is now solved.
                          Last edited by Menorca Man; 11-22-2013, 09:35 AM.

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                          • #14
                            Unfortunately, I've downloaded two 6.1.1.1031 installers from two different locations (Foxit's own download page, and another from a FileHippo mirror) and both installers do not work. I was momentarily buoyed by your experience of finding an installer with a different size (both files were different in size) but was again disappointed. Am back to 6.0.6 for now.

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                            • #15
                              Hi Eric,
                              Sorry to hear that you are still having a problem. Is it the same problem that was reported by JD60 initially? I too downloaded the installers from the FoxitSoftware website and the file that worked (and continues to work) correctly for me has a MD5 checksum of 5C226E4C30C08D3EC98B1EE683F9BB7D.
                              Try uninstalling the old version, rebooting your system and then run CCleaner's (or similar) File and Registry cleaners before installing v6.1.1.1031. Ensure the installer has the same MD5 checksum as detailed above.
                              Regards

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