Image compression improvements in Docotic.Pdf 7.4

Docotic.Pdf 7.4 is now available on our site and on NuGet.

The new release adds ability to recompress images with stencil and soft masks. And now it is possible to resize masked images. You now can use JPEG 2000 compression scheme while resizing images. The new version can compress images with Indexed or Gray color spaces more efficiently. We updated Compress PDF document in .NET and Optimize PDF images in C# and VB.NET sample codes to use latest recommended image optimization approaches.

The new version extracts text faster. We did some important changes to improve in this area. Thanks to some of our customers for sending in great test files!

With Docotic.Pdf 7.4 it is possible to add a timestamp to any digital signature. It is also possible to retrieve and verify embedded timestamps from existing signatures. To illustrate the changes, we added new Sign PDF document and embed a timestamp in C# and VB.NET sample code. We also updated existing Read PDF signature properties in C# and VB.NET and Verify PDF signature in C# and VB.NET sample codes with new timestamping-related features.

This release contains bug fixes for processing of Lab*, Indexed, and Separation color spaces. And fixes for text measurement, drawing, and extraction. The new version contains other important bug fixes, too.

Read about all new features and improvements in Docotic.Pdf 7.4 in Version History document.

We encourage you to download and try the new version. This version is also available on NuGet.

Please tell us your thoughts about the new version using e-mail or via the support form. Don’t hesitate to write us your questions, suggest features or ask for help.

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