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activePDF, Inc. Announces the Official Release of activePDF WebGrabber(R) 2013

Apr 3 2013 12:00AM



MISSION VIEJO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/03/13 -- activePDF, Inc. a leading provider of server-based PDF creation, conversion and development tools for Microsoft Windows®, today announced the official release of activePDF WebGrabber 2013, the newest version of its best-in-class HTML-to-PDF conversion engine.

activePDF WebGrabber 2013 offers scalable, high availability performance for developers and enterprises looking to transform web content to portable, secure PDF files. Capable of converting HTML from files, streams or URLs, WebGrabber is used in a myriad of business scenarios ranging from simple conversions and web-based reporting, to high-volume transactional document processing such as invoicing and mass mailings. This new version re-introduces the Internet Explorer® conversion engine (IE engine) alongside WebGrabber's Native engine, providing developers with the optimal balance between speed and fidelity. Additionally, highlights from this release include the following:

New PDF Features - This version introduces AES encryption and digital signatures, along with stamping and watermarking, support for WebFonts, and more. •Improved Performance - Overall processing efficiency has been improved, yielding a significant performance increase when compared to the previous version. •Streamlined Architecture - The backend architecture is restructured, reducing the number of services required and simplifying internal communication. •Updated User Interface - WebGrabber's configuration management UI is now browser-based, providing additional usability improvements, while reducing load times and streamlining the process of remote management.

"WebGrabber 2013 brings about an unparalleled level of both performance and fidelity to the HTML-to-PDF conversion market, continuing to deliver on the activePDF promise of robust PDF creation at an affordable price," stated activePDF CEO Tim Sullivan. "Initial feedback on this release has been extremely positive. Customers are thrilled with the new IE engine as well as improvements we've made to the Native Engine and overall performance." Sullivan continued, "Our initial internal benchmarks show that a single installation of WebGrabber can now convert and deliver millions of documents daily, blowing the competition out of the water. Our customers told us they wanted better fidelity and higher throughput, and we listened: WebGrabber 2013 delivers this and more. We're excited to see the new and innovative solutions our customers will implement using this latest version."

As with activePDF's other products, WebGrabber is licensed per operating system instance, with no per user or per document fees. Alternative licensing methods include Volume License Activation (VLA) for multi-server deployments and OEM programs for redistribution of activePDF technology, providing enterprises with exceptional value with large deployment scenarios. In addition, the subscription-based activePDF Developer Program provides companies the means to utilize activePDF software in their development environments for the duration of their projects, at a fraction of the cost of perpetual licenses. "With the current economy, we realize companies are even more concerned about the total cost of ownership of their software solutions, and we're pleased to offer them an affordable way to equip their development teams with the software they need, for as long as they need it," concluded Sullivan.

For more information regarding activePDF WebGrabber, visit Evaluation download is available from, WebGrabber is available for purchase online through the company's online store, as well as through its worldwide network of software resellers and distributors.

About activePDF
activePDF is a leading provider of PDF creation, conversion and development tools, catering to the increasing demand for automated electronic content management practices within today's key vertical enterprise markets. Founded in January 2000, activePDF has since built a substantial market presence with over 23,000 customers and approximately 300,000 licenses worldwide. Headquartered in Mission Viejo, California, activePDF is privately held and self-funded, with a global distribution network spanning every continent. activePDF clients consist of over 50% of Fortune and Global 500 organizations, with customers spanning every industry -- including IBM, NASA, Harvard University, Warner Bros., Citibank, ACCOR, Siemens, Hewlett-Packard, L'Oreal and Procter & Gamble. More info at:

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