Glyph & Cog Announces PDF Viewer Component for Windows

San Jose, CA - November 4, 2002 - Glyph & Cog, LLC is pleased to announce Version 2.00 of the Xpdf family of PDF extraction and viewer software. This release marks the debut of XpdfViewer™, a PDF file viewer component for Windows.

XpdfViewer is targeted at Windows developers who need to add PDF viewing functionality to their applications. Many applications can benefit from embedding a PDF viewer directly into their GUI. XpdfViewer provides the developer with full control over the PDF viewer -- XpdfViewer fits into your GUI, not the other way around.

XpdfViewer is a fully featured PDF viewer. Features include:

The XpdfViewer is available immediately as a DLL. The XpdfViewer ActiveX control will be available in early 2003.

The Xpdf 2.00 release also includes new versions of the XpdfInfo™ library, for PDF metadata extraction, and the XpdfText™ library, for text extraction from PDF files.

For more information about all of the Xpdf libraries and components, see our web site,, or send email to

About Glyph & Cog

Glyph & Cog develops software for manipulating electronic documents. The company was formed in 2002 to support and commercialize the Xpdf project. Glyph & Cog is dedicated to continuing the open source Xpdf project, as well as providing commercially licensed software. Current offerings include software libraries, components, and consulting services related to reading, viewing, and converting PDF files.