Javelin secure PDF reader app for iPAD
|Available as a Free App on the iPAD App Store: Javelin for iPAD provides PDF reading and secure PDF reading facilities on the iPAD. The latest version of the app is now available for free download from the appstore (standard version - see further below for bespoke apps). PDF documents (books, training materials, technical manuals, legal documents etc.) can be read directly, or may be converted into secure PDFs using our free Drumlin PDF reader/publisher in a format specifically developed for use with the iPAD (.DRMZ). The files can be made available via a web download, sent via email or distributed on media such as CDs or flash disks as with other secure PDFs created using Drumlin.
Security facilities match those provided for other platforms, i.e. controls over printing (currently always disabled), viewing, copying, date expiry etc. In addition Javelin for iPAD is able to store and download pre-built catalogs (e.g. book catalogs) with cover images and embedded links to the files that can be downloaded - bespoke projects are priced by individual quotation, particularly where a client-specific app is required. Secured PDF files are only readable following authorization, which is achieved by entering a valid authorization code when the file is first opened.
TheJavelin PDF for iPAD User Guidein PDF format is now available. In addition to the standard facilities for security and PDF reading, the app includes advanced features such as markup, bookmarks and annotation (notes).
Publishers: Pleasecontact usif you require technical support, advice and/or a quotation for delivery of your publications to the iPAD
Taxbooks secure PDF reader app for iPAD
|Available now on the iTunes appstore: Taxbooks is a customer-specific free app for iPAD produced for, and in cooperation with,Taxbooks GmbH, in German and to their design requirements. The Taxbooks app provides secure PDF reading facilities for a Catalog of books on Taxation rules in Switzerland with DRM authorization via the Drumlin DRM server in the UK. The ebooks themselves are simply PDF files that have been secured using Drumlin and saved as a new iPAD-specific secure file format, .DRMZ. The files are hosted on our UK website, together with the updatable catalog that holds the metadata associated with each book.|
The Taxbooks app includes a built in, updatable catalog of books that can be downloaded and authorized simply by touching the screen. In this application the PDF reader supports the display and navigation of very large documents (2000+ pages) with highly complex navigation. To try out the app simply download it from the appstore and select the catalog. An initial Demo PDF ebook is provided together with a free 9 digit authorization code (123456789) that can be used to access the document. Use the Inhalt (Contents) button to navigate via the built-in Contents tree. Note the on-screen intelligent watermark that protects against screen capture. Printing, copying and emailing are disabled in this app.
Jeenius secure PDF reader app for iPAD
|Available on the iTunes appstore: Jeenius is a customer-specific free app for iPAD produced for, and in cooperation with,Jee Ltd, UK. The Jee app provides secure PDF reading facilities for a Library of Jee's Courseware materials with access authorization via the Drumlin DRM server in the UK. The courseware notes and other materials are simply PDF files that have been secured using Drumlin and saved as a new iPAD-specific secure file format, .DRMZ. The files are hosted on our UK website, together with the updatable catalog that holds the metadata associated with each PDF.|
PDF readers - Common Features summary
|Reader facilities: Single page in portrait or landscape mode; internal and external hyperlink support; multi-level navigation tree support (via "contents" facility); pre-loaded PDFs and/or Catalogs of documents; downloadable catalogs; downloadable PDFs and secure PDFs (drmz files); bookmarking, highlighting markup, and annotation (as named notes)|
|Catalog facilities: Multiple documents with cover shots, description, page length, download URL, author, publisher, date, price of printed version etc|
|File handling facilities: File downloading via (a) Catalog URL; (b) explicit URL in file download facility; (c) File sharing via iTunes. File types accepted: PDF, DRMZ (iPAD specific secured PDF), XML (catalog structure)|
|Folders: Multi-level file folder facility; special File sharing folder for file synch with iTunes|
|Requirements: iPAD1 or iPAD2 or iPAD3 iOS5 or later preferred, plus WiFi or G3 connectivity for file downloading and authorization|
|The following screenshot shows a typical PDF displayed within the Javelin reader, with highlighting and notes|