The maintenance release PDFlib 8.0.4 is available for all users with a valid
PDFlib 8.0.x license. Updating to 8.0.4 is recommended for all users of PDFlib,
PDFlib+PDI, and PPS 8.0.x. All 8.0.4 binaries accept valid 8.0.x license keys.
PDFlib 8.0.4 includes the following new features:
support for iOS, Android and embedded Linux
Objective-C language binding for Mac OS X and iOS
support for PHP 5.4
object-oriented interface for the Python language binding
PDI page cache reduces output file size for applications which
re-open imported pages that are used more than once
support for PostScript XObjects for certain prepress workflows
layers in PDF/X-4:2010 can be used without layer variants
improved date handling for file attachments
license key can be set with PDF_set_option()
PDFlib 8.0.4 includes a variety of bug fixes and enhancements,
including the following:
reduced memory requirements for imported PDI pages by 35%
further reduced memory requirements of PDFlib for documents with
tens of thousands of pages
updated the internal list of standard output intents for PDF/X
to reflect the Characterization Data collection at www.color.org
fix for 16-bit TIFF images with a palette
fix for 16-bit PNG images with a soft mask
accelerated loading of fonts with a very large number of kerning pairs
various bug fixes in the Textflow and Table formatters as well as
other functional areas
The full list of changes can be found in the change log which is
included in all packages, and is also available on the download page.
The PDFlib Block plugin has been updated to version 4.4. It includes
a number of user interface bug fixes on Windows and Mac OS X, including
several crash situations.
The new packages are immediately available for download here.