PDF-ShellTools are Windows Shell extensions to interact with pdf files directly from the Windows Shell. This way we can do some interesting things to our pdf documents without the need to open them in Acrobat or another desktop pdf application.
Version: 3.3PDF-ShellTools are Windows Shell extensions to work with PDF documents directly from Windows Explorer.
License: Free To Try $50.00
Operating System: Windows
With it we can do some interesting things to our PDF documents without the need to open them in Acrobat or another desktop PDF application.
Right now group all this tools: PDF-InfoTip- Quickly display PDF files metadata information in tooltips balloons in your Windows Explorer, open and save dialogs and all other windows that use Windows shell each time you browse folder content; PDF-InfoEdit-Is a property sheet Shell extension for rapid consultation and edition of PDF metadata info fields.
A shell file property sheet is a window that allows the user to view and edit the properties of a file. User sees them when he / she selects the Properties item of the file context menu, so three clicks from the PDF file in Explorer shows the PDF document information that you can change for your needs;
PDF-Anonymizer-As the name indicate the anonymizer is used to clear all the metadata information.
This way no one can trace back and know what tool was used to make the document, or document component, in what date, or whatever critical information may be present inside the guts of the PDF file. PDF-Split / Extract pages: To split PDF documents, with powerful split rules interpreter; PDF-Merge / Rearrange to merge PDF documents.
Select a bunch of PDF files from Windows shell, specify the pages include rule per document, if not whole document is to be merged, and we get a new document created at warp speed;PDF-Stamp / Watermark - Used to stamp text, images, mulimedia content and geometric shapes onto PDF pages; Tools to create and edit PDF packages or Portfolios; Property Handler, used to show, search and edit PDFs metadata, even XMP only properties; Drag and Drop merge and attach tool;
Add digital signature tool; Extract images tool, with drag and drop and batch extraction of image objects or entire page renderings; Find duplicates tool, to easily find and manage PDF document duplicates.
Version 3.3: A MRU list and a Windows Search powered embedded file explorer enhance now the PDF-ShellTools Reader new tab interface, as tools to easily locate and open documents.
Version 3.2: Builtin PDF reader. Multi-tab capable, able to read, and covert to PDF, other file formats. Thumbnail handler shell extension, to enable the Windows shell, or third party applications, to show thumbnails for PDF documents. "Last", "portrait" and "landscape" are now supported page selectors
Version 3.1.1: Fixes a bug regarding garbled text on the tools infotips for some languages. The split tool was producing broken PDFs when using the option "keep bookmarks". The extract images tool can now also extract images from .cbz,.cbr,.epub,.xps,.oxps,.docx,.pptx,.xlsx and frames from GIFs and TIFFs
Version 3.1: For increasingly stability, the preview handler tools now run on its own out-of-process server.File renaming functionality added to the preview handler tools.Enhancements added to the find duplicates tool, now with dynamic selectors.Embedded DPI information now used to scale the PDF page.
Version 3.0: PDF filter handler metadata properties extender, to extend the installed PDF filter with all the custom defined metadata properties. Optimize images tool, able to color convert and resample the document images, to reduce the file size. Barcodes stamp object added to the stamp tool.
Version 2.6.3: Bugs fix release, that also adds split by top-level bookmarks to the split/extract pages tool and a DestPageIndex property, that returns the bookmark destination page index, to the my scripts bookmark object.
Version 2.6.2: Minor bug fixes
Version 2.6.1: Attachments and Bookmarks handling functionality added to the My Scripts API.Two scripted functions (HasBookmarks and HasAttachments) ready to use in the file renamer and find duplicates tools. Two new sample scripts.
Version 2.6: The GUI is now high DPI aware (per-monitor on Windows 8.1 and up), i.e. the GUI scales accordingly to the screen DPI. On multi-monitor systems, the tool dialog window will open at the monitor where the mouse is. ConvertImagesToBW command line function, to convert PDF color images to black and white.
Version 2.5: My Tools, the versatility of the command line interface, to pre-configure the tools functions, directly available from the Shell context menu; Stand alone metadata edit pane; Backup and restore settings functionality; Possibility to define a custom metadata property as of multi-values type.