PDF Explorer

PDF Explorer

PDF file manager and image and text extractor

PDF Explorer is a nice, free Windows program, that belongs to the category Business software with subcategory PDF. View full description

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PDF Explorer is a nice, free Windows program, that belongs to the category Business software with subcategory PDF.

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About the download, PDF Explorer is a slick software that will require less storage space than many software in the section Business software. It's very heavily used in India, Poland, and Bangladesh.

Since the program was added to our catalog in 2007, it has reached 49,876 downloads, and last week it had 13 downloads.

The program version is and it has been updated on 7/26/2007. It's available for users with the operating system Windows 95 and previous versions, and it is available in English.


  • Task Automation Folders- A sequence of user configurable tasks are executed on PDF files created on the monitored folders.
  • Check for online updates with download and install features.
  • File rename assistant to assist in the manual rename of files.
  • Accept Drag and Drop of shell files and folders.
  • The Web Interface is now Multilingual. Web interface clients can choose from the available idioms.
  • Possibility to export web interface search results into csv file.
  • Web interface info fields shown, selector.
  • Added possibility to edit the custom fields screen name without the need to create custom screen layouts.
  • Delete file to recycle bin or permanent, as in shell, functionality.
  • Improved database optimize routine.
  • Multiple instances possible using command line option.
  • This release fixes also many bugs of previous releases.

With PDF Explorer you can display the internal structure of a PDF file and explore its contents in an interface resembling Windows Explorer. PDF Explorer is a plug-in for use with Adobe Acrobat Exchange or Adobe Acrobat Reader. It allows you to explore the contents and internal structure of a PDF document. This plug-in is ideal for looking at resources used within a PDF file, such as fonts, bounding boxes, etc.

It would be of use to developers working with PDF files, or anyone who has an interest in the internal structure of such files. Before you can use PDF Explorer you must first open the PDF document whose contents and structure you wish to explore using this plug-in. Then select the PDF Explorer option from Exchange's Plug-Ins menu. Detailed information concerning the open PDF file is shown in the displayed dialog box.

The PDF Explorer dialog is split into two halves. On the left-hand side a tree view of all the low-level (COS) objects found within your PDF file is given. Initially this simply shows one entry, Document. Click on the plus sign next to this entry to expand the details. Keep clicking on the plus signs next to the items you are interested in until you reach the level of information you require.

PDF Explorer


PDF Explorer