Other free PDF creators pale by comparison. Here are just a few of the flaws found in lesser PDF Creators. In all these cases, the free
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Correct character encoding is important so that you can:
While all of the above special characters display correctly in Acrobat Reader, copy and paste of the characters reveals that Solid PDF Creator has correctly coded the special characters in the PDF output while CutePDF and PDF995 have not. Notice that the correctly encoded PDF from Solid PDF Creator is significantly smaller than the bloated low quality files from the other products.
Inferior PDF creators use simplistic strategies for image compression like simply Jpeg-ing all images. Solid PDF Creator uses appropriate image compression depending on the type of image. Unlike competitors, Solid PDF Creator is also highly configurable when it comes to image optimization options.
When it comes to e-mail attachments and downloads, size still matters. For lesser PDF creators, achieving small PDF file sizes comes at the expense of quality. Solid PDF Creator makes the smallest files possible while still retaining a very high level of quality.
No other free PDF creators are capable of creating PDF/A-1b (ISO 19005-1) compliant archive files. The list goes on. Who are you going to trust with the quality of your archived PDF files?