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Re: Making Accessible PDF's Without Using Adobe Pro


From: Jonathan Avila
Date: Mar 29, 2019 6:11PM

One of the nuance PDF apps has for many years supported tagging. PDF Creator Pro previously did -- but as Karen mentioned the support is more limited to what Acrobat provides. Several years ago when I checked it did not have the table editor capabilities, etc.

Here is a link to a Nuance page that talks about some of the features.


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On 2019-03-29 16:34, Karlen Communications wrote:
> I've purchased Nuance's PowerPDF Advanced and it has tools similar to Acrobat and an add in to Microsoft Office. I can create an accessible PDF from my Accessible Word document.

Hey Karen, I guess I didn't read your response very carefully and I
mushed together your comments about Nuance's PowerPDF Advanced and about
Foxit Phantom Pro.

So Nuance's PowerPDF Advanced can serve as (more or less) a full
replacement for Acrobat? It can do all the tag editing and scanning and
whatnot that you might need to do with a completely untagged PDF from
some random source? It's not easy to uncover that info from their website.

I haven't looked into this software at all, and am kinda curious now!

Nuance PowerPDF Advanced:


Philip Kiff
D4K Communications