ScanSoft PDF Create 4.0 is an application able to create PDF documents from other source formats, as well as modify existing PDF documents.
The application has the ability to create in batch mode and combine multiple files and multiple file types in a single PDF document, as well as create PDF packages.
The output documents can be created using different profiles or image files and extract text from images. The PDF result can be compressed, selecting image files to grayscale or color, backgrounds, etc.
Since PDF format is already one of the most popular for information interchange and this program is a very useful tool for working with this file format.
The application can convert different source formats to PDF and viceversa for being able to edit once again a converted file. When editing existing PDF documents, the program can work as a native application for opening and modifying anything within the documents, maintaining the original format, pictures, etc. and converting them back to the original PDF format.
Adobe supplies free PDF readers that can't edit the PDF documents, unless user buys an expensive program. This application is a great utility for working with PDF files.
The program gets installed in the user computer as a new printer that can be directly used from any Microsoft Office application, web page generator, etc. converting the selected files to PDF format.
With the FormTyper technology allows the user to directly work on a PDF form, filling the corresponding fields, avoiding the need of phisically printing the form and filling it manually.
PDF documents can be protected with passwords or keywords, as well as to sign them digitally or by neans of notes or images.
The application also allows the possibility of saving the documents in voice format, so it can be listened or converted to MP3 format for mobile players.