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Old Apr 7, 2012, 08:21 PM   #101
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I have to agree with matt on this. I am looking for a PDF utility, and great viewing performance is the most important feature. All the other features are meaningless if its sluggish just looking at the PDF.

I have been looking through some reviews, and this keeps cropping up, for example, in an otherwise glowing review for PDF Expert,

http://cynicalbabblings.wordpress.co...s-2012-review/

" iAnnotate does not lag when zooming in and scrolling around the document
Goodreader & PDF Expert has a delayed reaction, especially around pdfs with graphics "

For $10, can we get the absolute fastest app?
they all lag. in my informal tests, pdf expert lags a little more than iannotate, but we're only talking about a second or two, and it is much faster than some of the other apps out there. i'd really like an app that is blindingly fast, even if it doesn't do much else
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Old Apr 8, 2012, 09:12 AM   #102
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they all lag. in my informal tests, pdf expert lags a little more than iannotate, but we're only talking about a second or two, and it is much faster than some of the other apps out there. i'd really like an app that is blindingly fast, even if it doesn't do much else

Last question - if I type up formulas with the microsoft word equation editor and save it into a .docx, can pdf expert view the formulas?


Note: iBooks 2 will open the .docx BUT will not show the formulas at all
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Old Apr 8, 2012, 09:48 AM   #103
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Last question - if I type up formulas with the microsoft word equation editor and save it into a .docx, can pdf expert view the formulas?


Note: iBooks 2 will open the .docx BUT will not show the formulas at all
i don't know. i generally use pdf provider (an app) to convert something to pdf (if i am not on my computer at the time) and then view them in the app. pdf expert is (naturally) strongest with pdfs.
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Old Apr 8, 2012, 02:40 PM   #104
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i don't know. i generally use pdf provider (an app) to convert something to pdf (if i am not on my computer at the time) and then view them in the app. pdf expert is (naturally) strongest with pdfs.
Ugh that doesnt sound fun.
pdf provider is expensive for what it does, and then I have to use 2 apps in the workflow...

pdf expert cant convert the files natively?
I see that iAnnotate can do this.
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Old Apr 8, 2012, 04:04 PM   #105
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Ugh that doesnt sound fun.
pdf provider is expensive for what it does, and then I have to use 2 apps in the workflow...

pdf expert cant convert the files natively?
I see that iAnnotate can do this.
i guess. it seems like a totally different deal to me, especially since there is no app on the ipad that handles word documents well. pdf provider does a pretty good job. if iannotate has this feature, i've never seen it.
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Old Apr 9, 2012, 10:53 AM   #106
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i guess. it seems like a totally different deal to me, especially since there is no app on the ipad that handles word documents well. pdf provider does a pretty good job. if iannotate has this feature, i've never seen it.
They claim to do this (4th feature on the left panel)
http://www.branchfire.com/iannotate/features.html

Looks like none of the Apps are perfect
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Old Apr 9, 2012, 04:44 PM   #107
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I am sorry but $9.99 is too much for a PDF app.
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Old Apr 9, 2012, 05:33 PM   #108
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Thank you for your feedback guys.

1) iCloud: We indeed worked hard to make an iCloud integration between Readdle apps. Unfortunately, Apple team was unhappy with it. So initial idea was to make some kind of ecosystem, where you can scan a document on your iPhone using Scanner Pro, and it will be automatically loaded to PDF Expert via iCloud, so you can sign or annotate it. So we have restarted iCloud from scratch. This is why there is no approximate date at the moment, but we will definitely keep you informed.

2) Our devs are already finding the ways to improve the rendering speed. So yes, we are working on that.

3) PDF Expert is not just a PDF app. You can view any types of documents such as video, MS Office, etc.

I hope this helps.

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Old Apr 9, 2012, 07:45 PM   #109
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And iPad3/Retina update for Readdle Docs ... ?
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Old Apr 9, 2012, 10:15 PM   #110
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I have to agree with matt on this. I am looking for a PDF utility, and great viewing performance is the most important feature. All the other features are meaningless if its sluggish just looking at the PDF.

I have been looking through some reviews, and this keeps cropping up, for example, in an otherwise glowing review for PDF Expert,

http://cynicalbabblings.wordpress.co...s-2012-review/

" iAnnotate does not lag when zooming in and scrolling around the document
Goodreader & PDF Expert has a delayed reaction, especially around pdfs with graphics "

For $10, can we get the absolute fastest app?
aCuria: Nice, thorough review of GoodReader, iAnnotate,and PDF Expert. I selected iAnnotate. All 3 are top notch apps. I wish iAnnotate had GoodReader's Dropbox synchronization and zoomed in annotation capability (almost the level of a notetaking app handwriting) and PDF Expert's delete capability. I really like iAnnotate's tab windows, search contents of all PDFs, convert Word & PPT to PDF, excellent web interface (great if you routinely grab files from the same websites), flexible tools, continuous scrolling, drag and drop, and split screen file window.
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Old Apr 10, 2012, 12:17 AM   #111
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aCuria: Nice, thorough review of GoodReader, iAnnotate,and PDF Expert. I selected iAnnotate. All 3 are top notch apps. I wish iAnnotate had GoodReader's Dropbox synchronization and zoomed in annotation capability (almost the level of a notetaking app handwriting) and PDF Expert's delete capability. I really like iAnnotate's tab windows, search contents of all PDFs, convert Word & PPT to PDF, excellent web interface (great if you routinely grab files from the same websites), flexible tools, continuous scrolling, drag and drop, and split screen file window.
Agreed - nice review.
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And iPad3/Retina update for Readdle Docs ... ?
Approved by Apple. Will be live in 2 days.
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Old Apr 10, 2012, 09:16 AM   #113
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I hope Readdle implements "Tabbed windows" soon
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Old Apr 12, 2012, 12:54 AM   #114
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It doesn't appear as if PDF Expert is a universal app - is this true? I'm not sure I want to buy it "twice" for the same functionality on my phone and iPad.

Can someone from Readdle clarify this?
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Old Apr 12, 2012, 01:28 AM   #115
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It doesn't appear as if PDF Expert is a universal app - is this true? I'm not sure I want to buy it "twice" for the same functionality on my phone and iPad.

Can someone from Readdle clarify this?
Yes, it is not a universal app. In fact, the iPad one has better functionality and kind of different from the engineering perspective. However, we're working on the iPhone version, to make it better.
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Old Jun 22, 2012, 03:36 PM   #116
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Old Jun 24, 2012, 11:10 AM   #117
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Thank you for your feedback guys.

1) iCloud: We indeed worked hard to make an iCloud integration between Readdle apps. Unfortunately, Apple team was unhappy with it. So initial idea was to make some kind of ecosystem, where you can scan a document on your iPhone using Scanner Pro, and it will be automatically loaded to PDF Expert via iCloud, so you can sign or annotate it. So we have restarted iCloud from scratch. This is why there is no approximate date at the moment, but we will definitely keep you informed.

2) Our devs are already finding the ways to improve the rendering speed. So yes, we are working on that.

3) PDF Expert is not just a PDF app. You can view any types of documents such as video, MS Office, etc.

I hope this helps.

Stay tuned.


Been a little over 2 months, just curious what the status of adding iCloud to PDF expert?

I made a PDF that does some math in it, neither adobe reader or goodreader support it correctly, works perfect in PDF expert! :-D I just would really like iCloud support added as that's where all my documents are hosted.

Great app!
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Old Jun 24, 2012, 11:13 PM   #118
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Any updates why your APP PDF Expert crashes so much on our iPads? We have 65 and it does it VERY often on all of them. Sometimes loosing lots of work.
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Old Jun 25, 2012, 11:20 AM   #119
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For the text that you enter using pdf expert text input, is there a way to format such as highlighting,underlining, and striking,or is formatting only limited to color, font, and size?

Also for highlighting, underlining, and strike-out, does that only work on certain pdf docs? Does the doc have to have been scanned using OCR or something?
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Old Jul 6, 2012, 06:39 PM   #120
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Any updates why your APP PDF Expert crashes so much on our iPads? We have 65 and it does it VERY often on all of them. Sometimes loosing lots of work.
Can you please contact our support team?
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Old Jul 6, 2012, 10:18 PM   #121
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I know you probably don't talk about new features, but can you at least comment on whether you are considering tabbed file viewing windows, a way to tag files (at least a favorites type capability, ideally tags or date reminders)?

Now that apps have become so capable and more and more users are maintaining a large number of files it becomes important in order to efficiently find files that there are more ways of keeping files organized. Between work and personal I have over 1500 PDF files on my iPad.

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Old Jul 10, 2012, 11:40 PM   #122
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Does Readdle publish or comment anyplace on features under consideration?
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Old Jul 11, 2012, 01:04 AM   #123
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Does this app edit PDF files? I mean like correcting some spelling mistakes or some basic functions like that?
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Old Jul 11, 2012, 01:45 AM   #124
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Does this app edit PDF files? I mean like correcting some spelling mistakes or some basic functions like that?
PDF Expert does nor edit text within a PDF right now. However, you can simply type text anywhere in the document.
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Old Jul 20, 2012, 01:49 AM   #125
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PDF Expert 4.1 update

Hi guys,

You can now download the newest update for PDF Expert

http://itunes.apple.com/app/pdf-expe...393316844?mt=8

So what's new?
- Amazingly fast PDF viewer
- Auto sync
- SkyDrive, SharePoint 365
- Recording audio notes
- Combs in form fields
- Integration engine with Save Back feature
- Insert/Replace annotations are supported for reading
- Ability to move opened notes
- New bottom pages indicator
- Added default sorting in Portfolios
- Bugfixes

We'd like to hear you comments and thoughts.
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