SOURCE: activePDF, Inc.

May 26, 2005 18:54 ET

activePDF Toolkit™ 4.0 Recognized With Prestigious Codie Award

MISSION VIEJO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 26, 2005 -- activePDF Inc., a leading provider of PDF creation, conversion and development tools for Windows, today announced that activePDF Toolkit has been honored with the 2005 Codie Award for Best Software Component. The award was presented last night by the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) at the Annual Codie Awards black-tie gala held at Universal Studios' Globe Theatre, Universal City, California.

Established in 1986, the Codie Awards is the longest-running awards program in the software and information industry that acknowledges the industry's most innovative products and services through a combination of journalist and peer review. Over 800 companies submitted more than 1,000 nominations. This award comes hot on the heels of yet another accolade for activePDF Toolkit -- a highly coveted Visual Studio Magazine's Reader's Choice award.

"The 20th Annual Codie Awards continues SIIA's tradition of celebrating the best products in the software and information industry." said Ken Wasch, President of SIIA, "Being chosen as the winning company from among so many fine nominees is a tremendous achievement and activePDF has proven the strength of its product in this industry."

"We are extremely honored to be selected by a panel of industry experts and our peers in the software industry for this award," said Tim Sullivan, activePDF's CEO. "Such recognition provides further validation that activePDF continues to provide best-of-breed software components to streamline the development of custom PDF applications."

About activePDF Toolkit

activePDF Toolkit is a scalable, programmable COM object that allows users to dynamically create and manipulate PDF files. With Toolkit's robust API, the automation of virtually any PDF manipulation task becomes possible -- users can form-fill, append, stamp, merge, add watermarks and bookmarks, set form fields, incorporate headers and footers, secure PDFs and much more with this affordable, server-based tool.

About activePDF

activePDF is a leading provider of PDF creation, conversion and development tools, catering to the increasing demand for automated document management practices within today's key vertical enterprise markets. Founded in January 2000, activePDF has since built a substantial market presence with over 13,000 customers and approximately 38,000 server licenses worldwide. activePDF clients consist of almost 40% of Fortune and Global 500 organizations, with customers spanning every industry -- including IBM, NASA, Harvard University, Citibank, and Procter & Gamble.

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