October 08, 2009 12:03 ET

Nitro PDF Software Introduces All-New Version of PrimoPDF, the World's #1 Free PDF Creator

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - October 8, 2009) - Nitro PDF Software, the company that revolutionized the PDF software space with the introduction of the first true alternative to Adobe® Acrobat®, Nitro PDF Professional, today announced the release of Version 5 of PrimoPDF, the world's most popular free PDF creator enjoyed by millions of user globally. With a range of exciting new features, this release represents the most significant evolution for PrimoPDF since its inception in 2004. New features in version 5 include:

--  Drag-and-drop PDF creation
--  Improved file append and overwrite functionality
--  Faster loading and conversion speeds
--  Windows 7 compatibility
--  Improved user-interface
    

"The latest iteration of Primo, more than anything, represents an enormous enhancement in the overall user experience," said CTO Chris Dahl. "Drag-and-drop PDF creation reduces what is typically a 6- or 8-step process to a single click -- simply drag any supported file onto the Primo icon on your desktop, and convert it straight to PDF. We're proud to say that Primo is the only free PDF creator out there to offer this creation option. Dahl continued, "We've also made the user interface much more intuitive and Primo is now even faster. The response during the beta period was overwhelmingly positive, and we look forward to our existing users and many more enjoying these exciting new features."

The new version is available for immediate download at www.primopdf.com.

View the new drag-and-drop feature here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Ml1E9UA-io.

About PrimoPDF

A permanent fixture of CNET's Download.com Top 30, PrimoPDF is a free tool for high-quality PDF creation, comprising a user-friendly interface that enables printing to PDF from virtually any Windows® application. Since its launch in February 2004, PrimoPDF has rapidly become the world's most widely-used tool for free, basic conversion to PDF with millions of users to date, and is consistently ranked as the #1 most popular Business & Productivity software download on CNET's Download.com. PrimoPDF is a cornerstone of Nitro's free PDF software suite which currently has a base of over 25 million users and comprises the world's #1 free PDF web browser extension, PDF Download; the #1 free online PDF creation service, PrimoOnline; and the #1 free online PDF editor, PDF Hammer. PrimoPDF is available for free download at: www.primopdf.com.

About Nitro PDF Software

Nitro PDF Software is one of the world's leading PDF software vendors and the company behind Nitro PDF Professional, the first true alternative to Adobe Acrobat. Headquartered in San Francisco, Nitro PDF Software has operations spanning North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. Competitively priced, Nitro PDF Professional provides users full control over PDF documents, including commenting, form-filling and authoring, digital signatures, text editing, one-click creation from Microsoft® Office and more. Nitro PDF Software products have won multiple "Product of the Year" and "Top Buy" awards, are seen in retail stores around the globe, and are used by millions of people worldwide including a significant number of Fortune 500 organizations.

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