Free PDFUnlock! web service allows to remove limitations from PDF files [@PDFUnlock]

Reference material plays a very important part in most translation projects. We often receive reference files from our clients, and sometimes we have to find them ourselves through web searches or by browsing the client’s website. The management and usage of reference files is one aspect that has been introduced in memoQ’s LiveDocs feature, which […]

Another online PDF to Word conversion service — this time with OCR included

After the not-so great results I obtained with free online OCR services for PDF files (the main problem being that most services do not do OCR but just convert editable PDF text to Word and do not process embedded text graphics), I may have found a service that actually delivers on this promise: From […]

High-quality, free PDF to Word conversion

Using PDF files as the source for a translation is always challenging, especially with documents that have a non-linear text flow like brochures and presentations. Our standard policy is to ask our clients to send the original file that was used to produce the PDF file that they want us to translate. This is usually […]