Reviews

Diana S. – I must write and tell you that I downloaded your package last night after trying the trial version for a couple of days and I am absolutely delighted with it.

I have been looking for quite some time now on the web for something just like it to make little books with. The only other trial I downloaded was one called Blue Squirrel but yours is fantastic, it’s so simple to use. I write children’s stories usually about 30 pages on A4 and I have just made up my first little book with your product. I even did a cover and I just can’t believe the results. I am so pleased!!

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Ron H. – I’m glad I backed a “Winner” all those years ago. You folks and your software have never failed to perform to the top!

I continure to tell everyone I know about your fine product, and I form many of my emails and gifts into “booklets” and always point out I did it with your software by simply lining up my pages, modifying posistion with your program if necessary.

I trust you continue to enjoy the success your thoughtfulness and work deserve.

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Glenn P. – I have been using your products for more than 10 years, because they work, they are hassle-free, they make more compact files than any other PDF printer I have ever tried, and your support is excellent.

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Ronny Ko, Bityard – When making PDF files, there’s nothing better and simpler than pdfFactory.

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Antonio Rodriguez – I just wanted to tell all of you how impressed I am with this product! I initially bought Fineprint for its booklet capability, and it has delivered reliably in that function. I’ve found a lot of the other features to be a real boon as well:

Setting as default printer. I no longer hit the “Print this document” button with hesitation, because I know I can always double check the layout in FP, discard the whole job altogether, or save it for printing at a later time.

8-up. This is great for printing out reference manuals. With our duplex printer, I can print out a 112 page manual with 7 sheets of paper.

2-up, no borders, no margins. I use this for printing out SQL Server database diagrams. It combines the 2 portrait pages side by side on a single-page landscape oriented diagram with no break. 4-up works ok, too, but SQL Server breaks up the diagram with page numbering. If I may make a feature request regarding this: How about allowing drag and drop reordering of pages? It allows the user to reconstruct multi-page printouts manually.

There’s probably more but that’s all I have time to share at this moment. Thanks for the quality product.

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Fred F. I am retired and living on a small pension. My wife and I and a few other friends have taken on trying to save as many homeless cats as we can here in a City of 330,000 (London Ontario) Over the last three years we have rescued 194 cats and 32 dogs and found homes for all of them. We get no money or donations from anyone, we do this all on our own, so as you can see anywhere we can save a bit we do, so there is more money for Cat & Dog food.
So where does Fineprint come into this, the savings that of course is where. I have used the trial for three years and it has saved us quite a bit of money being able to simply take out the graphics and also the grayscale option. Those two have saved about 3 colour ink cartridges. I just cannot believe that you have allowed me /us to use your fine product. I just want to Thank You for making such a wonderful service available .

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John M. – Thanks for a genuinely useful program which meets the real needs of real people in the real world. Of course we have the full version of Acrobat 7 and use its facilities extensively, but 99% of our pdf files are produced with pdfFactory Pro. The way it concatenates a whole series of separate documents into one pdf file is particularly neat and proves much more reliable than importing separate pdf files into Acrobat which sometimes produces unexpected problems.

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Chris R. – I cannot tell you how long I have searched for a product that offers me the capabilities to intercept print output and perform any sort of post processing on it. Moreover, I also desired so many countless times to have an easy way to direct print output to an image file. As a developer, I have even entertained the notion of writing something myself but just never has had the time. But after I happened upon FinePrint today, I soon discovered a product bursting with more capabilities than I could ever have asked for.

And that’s just FinePrint! After finding FinePrint, I gave pdfFactory a test run as well and again fell head over heals. In the case of pdfFactory, you have made a solution that surpasses that of Adobe itself. Just last year I worked on a project that needed to print reports out to a PDF file. The solution that Adobe provided involved their PDF Distiller and its SDK and proved to be horribly error prone and clunky when run in a high volume automated reporting process. Had I known of pdfFactory then, I can only image the things I could have done!

Now, I am not the sort to spend his valuable time sending many emails, but I was truly so very impressed with your fine products that I was compelled to send you a quick note of praise. Though there is just so much moderately useful junk software out there, it makes me glad to once in a while find something that is so well conceived and constructed as the products that you have created.

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Mark T. – Here’s a little saga for you to exercise your schadenfreude on. I needed to create pdf files, so I bought Acrobat on eBay. But, it was a scammer, and I was out $120! Then I bought the real Acrobat and it SUCKED – huge PDF files, slurs didn’t come out right, etc.

Then I bought pdfFactory and it was like the clouds parted and angels played trumpets to serenade fairies dancing on red and white mushrooms. I even went back and deleted most of the huge scores I had created with acrobat distiller and replaced them with pdfFactory versions. Thanks a lot for making pdfFactory.

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Zaine R. – Just wanted to write and thank you for offering the sale price for both FinePrint and pdfFactory Pro. I purchased both today and could not be happier. The regular prices were just out of my price range, but I’m truly impressed with how solid both apps are, and with their very well-though-out user interface. You have implemented some brilliant ideas in both FinePrint and pdf Factory Pro. I appreciate that they’re both integrated with one another to a large extent.

We all know the benefits of PDF, and FinePrint has taken that several steps further than Adobe with pdfFactory Pro. I’m in academia and make frequent speeches and presentations before groups, and FinePrint saves me money by not having to print so much, but when I do, its layout is attractive, readable, and able to be copied.

PS: It’s truly great you keep an open line to your users’ wishes and share your environmental concern with donations from profits. That’s a nice touch and sets a good example to save as many trees as possible.