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What Software Program Was Used To Create This PDF File?

Discussion in 'Products & Tools' started by gregdavidson, Mar 30, 2015.

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    gregdavidson, Mar 30, 2015 IP
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  2. digitalpoint

    digitalpoint Overlord of no one Staff

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    PDF files have a meta header that tells you exactly what created it. In the case of that file, it was:

    Adobe InDesign CS4 (6.0.6)
     
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    Thanks! Are there are any free PDF editors that are capable of creating that drop shadow effect around each page?
     
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    No clue... you really just need to stop thinking "PDF editor" probably. InDesign isn't a "PDF editor" specifically. It's a layout application for making things like brochures. Any program can output it's results to PDF just like any program can print to a printer.
     
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    Oh, okay. Thanks. I'll search Google for an open source alternative to Adobe InDesign. Maybe I'll get lucky and find what I'm looking for.
     
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    Try to use PDF creator an open source software
     
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    Thanks! I'll give PDF Creator a try.
     
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