Version 8.4 of VintaSoft Imaging .NET SDK has been released.

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Version 8.4 of VintaSoft Imaging .NET SDK has been released.

Post by Alex » Fri Sep 23, 2016 6:36 pm

We are proud to announce the release of new major version 8.4 of VintaSoft Imaging .NET SDK and the related Annotation, PDF,
JBIG2, JPEG2000, Document Cleanup, OCR, DICOM, and Forms Processing Plug-ins.


What's new in v8.4 of VintaSoft Imaging .NET SDK
  • Web image viewers:
    • Created the web services for rendering images and thumbnails in ASP.NET:
      • Created the Web API controller for rendering images and thumbnails in ASP.NET MVC.
      • Created the HTTP handler for rendering images and thumbnails in ASP.NET.
      • Created the WCF service for rendering images and thumbnails in ASP.NET.
    • Created the HTML5 controls, which are written in JavaScript, for viewing images and thumbnails in HTML5.
    • Created SVG controls, which are written in JavaScript, for viewing images and thumbnails in HTML.
    • Removed the ASP.NET web controls. HMTL5 or SVG controls must be used instead of removed ASP.NET web controls.
    • Added the ability to apply the ortogonal rotation to the image in web image viewer.
    • Added the ability to apply the ortogonal rotation to the thumbnail in web thumbnail viewer.
    • Added the ability to add captions for thumbnails in web thumbnail viewer.
    • Added the ability to view images and thumbnails without caching of images on server.
  • Process images in ASP.NET:
    • Created the web services for processing of images in ASP.NET:
      • Created the Web API controller for processing of images in ASP.NET MVC.
      • Created the HTTP handler for processing of images in ASP.NET.
      • Created the WCF service for processing of images in ASP.NET.
    • Created a set of JavaScript classes to simplify work with web services.
  • Print images in ASP.NET:
    • Created the JavaScript classes for printing images and PDF documents in ASP.NET.
  • Demo applications:
    • Created the AspNetDemos project, which includes all ASP.NET WebForms demos.
    • Created the AspNetMvcDemos project, which includes all ASP.NET MVC demos.
  • A lot of minor fixes and improvements.
  • The detailed information about API changes: https://www.vintasoft.com/docs/vsimagin ... aging.html

What's new in v8.4 of VintaSoft Annotation .NET Plug-in
  • Annotate images and PDF documents in ASP.NET:
    • Added new functionality into the Web API controller that annotates images. For example, added the ability to rotate an image with annotations.
    • Added new functionality into the HTTP handler that annotates images. For example, added the ability to rotate an image with annotations.
    • Created the WCF service for annotating images in ASP.NET.
  • Web image viewers with ability to annotate images:
    • Created the HTML5 controls, which are written in JavaScript, for viewing images and thumbnails with annotations in HTML5.
    • Created the SVG controls, which are written in JavaScript, for viewing images and thumbnails with annotations in HTML.
    • Removed the ASP.NET web controls. HMTL5 or SVG controls must be used instead of removed ASP.NET web controls.
    • Added the ability to apply the ortogonal rotation to the image with annotations in annotated web image viewer.
    • Added the ability to apply the ortogonal rotation to the thumbnail with annotations in annotated web thumbnail viewer.
  • Print images with annotations: Added the ability to print annotations in vector form using AnnotatedPdfPrintDocument class in WinForms.
    • Improved the code of AnnotationVintasoftXmpFormatter class.
  • Fixed some minor bugs.
  • The detailed information about API changes: https://www.vintasoft.com/docs/vsimagin ... ation.html


What's new in v5.4 of VintaSoft PDF .NET Plug-in
  • Visual interaction with PDF document:
    • Created a visual tool - PdfAnnotationTool, which allows to interact with PDF annotations and interactive form fields of PDF document. The visual tool:
      • In View mode allows to view PDF annotations and fill out the fields of PDF interactive form.
      • In Markup mode allows to edit PDF markup annotations and fill out the fields of PDF interactive form.
      • In Edit mode allows to:
        • resize and relocate PDF annotations and interactive fields
        • change the appearance of PDF annotations and interactive fields
        • create/delete/copy/paste PDF annotations and interactive fields
        • select at once several PDF annotations and interactive fields.
      • Allows to assign actions to the triggers of PDF annotations and interactive fields.
      • Allows to display the name of interactive field above the field.
      • Allows to highlight the interactive fields, which can be filled in.
      • Allows to highlight only those interactive fields, which are mandatory to fill in.
      • Allows to highlight the PDF annotations and interactive fields in Edit mode.
      • Supports the performing of the following actions: JavaScript action, Annotation hide action, Goto action, Launch action, Named action, URI action, Import form data action, Reset form action, Submit form action.
      • Allows to configure the visual appearance of interactive zones: color, transparency, size, size of the zone.
    • Added the ability to use the JavaScript interpreter and support for performing of JavaScript actions.
    • Added the support for common actions of user interface (copy, cut, paste, remove, select all) for the following visual tools: PdfAnnotationTool, PdfContentEditorTool, PdfTextSelectionTool, PdfImageExtractionTool, PdfRemoveContentool.
  • Working with PDF annotations:
    • Created the appearance generators of common PDF annotations.
  • Working with PDF interactive fields:
    • Added the ability to import values of interactive form from XFDF format.
    • Added the ability to export values of interactive form to XFDF format.
  • Printing of PDF document:
    • Increased the overall print performance and reduced the memory usage while printing PDF documents in WinForms, this was made possible because the new PdfPrintDocument class prints the PDF documents in vector form.
  • Working with fonts of PDF document:
    • Added the support for composite fonts with variable code length.
    • Added the support for predefined CMap-encodings for composite fonts.
    • Added the support for TrueType font collections (.ttc files).
    • Added the ability to create a subset for font, which is based on a Type1 program.
    • Created a new version of FontProgramsController-s with improved and simplified algorithms of font search and substitution.
    • Added the ability to substitute the program for 14 standard fonts.
    • Added the ability to pack Type1 and Type3 fonts.
    • Added the ability to embed and pack fonts based on TTC program.
    • Added the ability to obfuscate text for Type3 fonts, fonts based on Type1 and CFF program.
    • Added the ability to view progress and get a detailed information about font obfuscation, font packing, content removal.
    • Fixed some bugs in parser of Type1 fonts.
    • Fixed some bugs in parser of CFF fonts.
  • Render PDF document:
    • Added the rendering support for vertically aligned text.
    • Added the ability to control the drawing of PDF annotations using the PdfContentRenderer class.
    • Added the support for extended management of PDF annotations rendering using rendering settings of PDF document.
  • Work with a low-level tree of PDF document:
    • Added the ability to view and change the tree of basic objects of PDF document.
    • Added the ability to store the user data in any node of PDF document.
  • Demo applications:
    • PdfEditorDemo has been fully revised:
      • Added the independent panels for:
        • text selection, text extraction and text search
        • filling out the interactive form fields of PDF document
        • annotating of PDF document
        • creation of the interactive form fields of PDF document
        • extracting of images from PDF page
        • adding graphics to a PDF page
        • removing content from PDF page.
      • Added the ability to annotate PDF documents.
      • Added the ability to fill out the interactive fields of PDF document.
      • Added the ability to create PDF documents with interactive forms.
      • Added the ability to export/import fields of PDF interactive form in XFDF format.
      • Added the ability to export the interactive form fields to PDF format.
      • Added the ability to assign any action to any trigger of PDF annotations and interactive fields.
      • Added the ability to assign any action to the PDF event handlers.
      • Added the ability to trigger all supported PDF actions (incl. JavaScript actions).
      • Added the ability to invert the region of the (hyper) link when activated. Also is possible to configure a custom effect.
      • Added the ability to test and debug the JavaScript code.
      • Added the ability to determine the order of calculation of computed interactive fields.
      • Added the ability to burn vector PDF annotations on PDF page.
    • PdfReaderDemo has been fully revised:
      • Added the independent panels for:
        • text selection, text extraction and text search
        • filling out the interactive form fields of PDF document
        • extracting of images from PDF page.
      • Added the ability to fill out the interactive fields of PDF document.
    • Added the ability to view the low-level tree of PDF document in PdfStructureEditorDemo.
    • Added an example that demonstrates how to create and perform PDF Actions in PdfReportGeneratorDemo.
  • Added many major and minor fixes.


What's new in v3.4 of VintaSoft Document Cleanup .NET Plug-in
  • Created the web services for processing of document images:
    • Created the Web API controller for processing of document images in ASP.NET MVC.
    • Created the HTTP handler for processing of document images in ASP.NET.
    • Created the WCF service for processing of document images in ASP.NET.
  • Created a set of JavaScript classes to simplify work with web services.


What's new in v3.4 of VintaSoft OCR .NET Plug-in
  • Added the ability to specify the ortogonal rotation of text region before the text recognition. In previous versions all text was recognized as non-rotated.


What's new in v1.4 of VintaSoft OCR .NET Plug-in
  • Added the ability to edit and save metadata of DICOM file.
  • Added the ability to annotate DICOM images: Created DicomAnnotationCodec, which allows to load/save annotations from/to a Presentation State file.
    • Added support for the following DICOM annotations: Point, Polyline, Interpolated, Ellipse, Multiline, Rangeline, Arrow, Rectangle, Text.
    • Created a visual tool - DicomAnnotationTool, which allows to annotate DICOM images in WinForms image viewer.
    • Created a visual tool - WpfDicomAnnotationTool, which allows to annotate DICOM images in WPF image viewer.
  • Demo applications:
    • Now the DicomViewerDemo application allows to annotate DICOM files.
    • Created new demo application - WpfDicomViewerDemo.

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Version 8.4.1.1 of VintaSoft Imaging .NET SDK has been released.

Post by Alex » Wed Oct 05, 2016 9:50 am

Version 8.4.1.1 of VintaSoft Imaging .NET SDK has been released.

What's new in this version of VintaSoft Imaging .NET SDK:
  • In the image codecs fixed the bug, which may occur when image is changed and saved back to the source file.
  • Fixed the bug in the VintasoftImage.HasBitmapData property.
  • Fixed the bug in IconEditorDemo.

What's new in this version of VintaSoft PDF .NET Plug-in:
  • Fixed the bug in encoder of TrueType fonts.
  • Fixed the bug in the algorithm that generates appearance of Link annotations.
  • Fixed the bug in parser of PDF fonts.

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Version 8.4.2.1 of VintaSoft Imaging .NET SDK has been released.

Post by Alex » Thu Oct 20, 2016 12:39 pm

Version 8.4.2.1 of VintaSoft Imaging .NET SDK has been released.

What's new in this version of VintaSoft Imaging .NET SDK:
  • Fixed some minor bugs in decoder of RAW files.
  • Fixed some minor bugs in web image viewers.
  • Fixed some minor bugs in web demos.

What's new in this version of VintaSoft PDF .NET Plug-in:
  • Added the ability to extract words from PDF page.
  • Fixed the bug in renderer of PDF page.
  • Fixed the bug in the JavaScript interpreter.

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Version 8.4.4.1 of VintaSoft Imaging .NET SDK has been released.

Post by Alex » Mon Oct 31, 2016 11:51 am

Version 8.4.4.1 of VintaSoft Imaging .NET SDK has been released.

What's new in this version of VintaSoft Imaging .NET SDK:
  • Improved the rendering performance of small images.

What's new in this version of VintaSoft PDF .NET Plug-in:
  • Improved the algorithm that extracts text from PDF page.
  • Increased the rendering performance of image-masks.
  • Fixed the bug in PDF document generator. The generated PDF documents were incompatible with some PDF applications. Bug is present since version 8.4.0.1.

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Version 8.4.5.1 of VintaSoft Imaging .NET SDK has been released.

Post by Alex » Wed Nov 09, 2016 10:26 am

Version 8.4.5.1 of VintaSoft Imaging .NET SDK has been released.

What's new in this version of VintaSoft Imaging .NET SDK:
  • Now the HTML5 image viewer does not flick when switching between images.

What's new in this version of VintaSoft PDF .NET Plug-in:
  • Increased the performance of PDF page rendering algorithm.

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Version 8.4.6.1 of VintaSoft Imaging .NET SDK has been released.

Post by Alex » Mon Nov 14, 2016 11:29 am

Version 8.4.6.1 of VintaSoft Imaging .NET SDK has been released.

What's new in this version of VintaSoft PDF .NET Plug-in:
  • Fixed the minor bug in the PdfContentRenderer class.

What's new in this version of VintaSoft DICOM .NET Plug-in:
  • Fixed the bug in encoder of DICOM files.
  • Added the ability to get icon of DICOM file.

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Version 8.4.7.1 of VintaSoft Imaging .NET SDK has been released.

Post by Alex » Fri Nov 18, 2016 11:38 am

Version 8.4.7.1 of VintaSoft Imaging .NET SDK has been released.

What's new in this version of VintaSoft PDF .NET Plug-in:
  • Improved the PDF document packing algorithm for correct work with documents, which have not correct links to objects in document structure.
  • Improved the PDF page renderer.

What's new in this version of VintaSoft OCR .NET Plug-in:
  • Tesseract OCR is updated to version 3.04:
    • Since version 8.4.7.1 it is necessary to use version 3.0 of files Tesseract3.Vintasoft.x86.dll and Tesseract3.Vintasoft.x64.dll
    • Also it is necessary to use new dictionary files: eng.traineddata, ...
  • Added the ability to import/export the text recognition result into HOCR format.
  • Added the ability to set a type of recognition region.
  • New automatic mode (RecognitionRegionType.Auto ) greatly improves the recognition speed and quality for documents with mixed content (text with images).
  • Added the ability to set the priority for text recognition: Quality or Speed.

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Version 8.4.8.1 of VintaSoft Imaging .NET SDK has been released.

Post by Alex » Wed Nov 30, 2016 4:01 pm

Version 8.4.8.1 of VintaSoft Imaging .NET SDK has been released.

What's new in this version of VintaSoft Imaging .NET SDK:
  • Minor improvements in HTML5 and SVG web viewers, which display image with annotations.

What's new in this version of VintaSoft PDF .NET Plug-in:
  • Added the ability to specify the text rendering mode when text is added to a PDF page.
  • Optimized the PDF page rendering.
  • Fixed a minor bug in calculation of the TextRegionSymbol.FontSize property value. The bug occured for certain fonts only.

What's new in this version of VintaSoft OCR .NET Plug-in:
  • Decreased the peak memory usage during the text recognition in non-black-white images.

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Version 8.4.9.1 of VintaSoft Imaging .NET SDK has been released.

Post by Alex » Mon Dec 12, 2016 5:39 pm

Version 8.4.9.1 of VintaSoft Imaging .NET SDK has been released.

What's new in this version of VintaSoft Imaging .NET SDK:
  • In image viewer improved the rendering of black-white images in Normal mode.

What's new in this version of VintaSoft PDF .NET Plug-in:
  • Improved the algorithm that restores damaged PDF documents.
  • Fixed a minor bug in algorithm that renders text in Stroke mode.

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Version 8.4.10.1 of VintaSoft Imaging .NET SDK has been released.

Post by Alex » Wed Dec 28, 2016 11:27 am

Version 8.4.10.1 of VintaSoft Imaging .NET SDK has been released.

What's new in this version of VintaSoft Imaging .NET SDK:
  • Improved the rendering performance of TIFF images with JPEG compression in image viewer and thumbnail viewer.
  • Fixed not critical memory leak in algorithm that decodes TIFF files with JPEG2000 compression.

What's new in this version of VintaSoft PDF .NET Plug-in:
  • Added the PdfPage.Crop() method, which allows to crop a PDF page.
  • Added the PdfFormXObjectResource.Crop() method, which allows to crop a PDF form.
  • Added the PdfFormXObjectResource.CreateFormPageRegion() method, which allows to create a PDF form from content, which is located in the specified rectangle of the specified PDF page.
  • Added the ability to remove vector content from PDF form.
  • Added the ability to remove text content from PDF form.
  • Added the PdfFormXObjectResource.CreateCopy() method, which allows to create a copy of PDF form.
  • Increased the performance of algorithm that renders PatchMesh pattern.
  • Increased the performance of algorithm that renders PDF forms.
  • Fixed the bug in algorithm that draws symbols in Stroke mode.

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