ReMarksPDF v1.00 B256 README.TXT

(c) ReMarksPDF Pty Ltd. United States patent US  7,930, 300 B2, Australia No 2006 319731, New Zealand No 568561,  further patents pending. All rights reserved.

Updated October 30, 2012 by the ReMarksPDF Team.

Please send all feedback, comments, or problems to support(at)remarkspdf(dot)com




ReMarks PDF is a Java PDF editor for Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7, and OS X 10.4 or later.

The software is designed to enable users to insert annotations into PDF documents.




ReMarks PDF is designed to run on:

Microsoft Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7

Apple OS X 10.4 or later




ReMarks PDF is built in Java 1.6. ReMarks PDF requires Java 1.6.0_20 or later.

Administrator rights are required to install ReMarks PDF.

Separate installers have been providers for Microsoft and Apple.





To update the version of ReMarks PDF on the Windows operating system you must first delete

the old version of ReMarks PDF. Please follow this sequence of actions:

(i)            Start > Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs

(ii)           Select ReMarks PDF > Remove

(iii)          Close Add or Remove Programs and the Control Panel


(i)            Start > All Programs > <ReMarksPDF Installation Folder>

(ii)           Select Uninstall



To update the version of ReMarks PDF on the Apple OS X operating system you must first delete

the old version of ReMarks PDF. Please follow this sequence of actions:

(i)            Go to Users\<your_user>\Application

(ii)    Select previous installation of Remarks PDF then delete it (Move to Trash)


Having removed the old version, you can now install the new version of ReMarks PDF using its installer.

Auto Comments, Auto Sounds, Stamps, Marks and Criteria used in the earlier installation of ReMarks PDF will be

preserved and available in the later installation. More detailed information concerning installation can be found in the ReMarks PDF Manual.




The default language of products created by Java is English.

The Current version of ReMarks PDF supports English (International), English (US), Modern Chinese, French, and Arabic.




ReMarks, ReMarks XML, ReMarks PDF and associated logos are registered trademarks of ReMarks PDF Pty Limited.

Postscript is a registered trademark of Adobe Systems Incorporated. Windows, Office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint are registered trademarks of Microsoft Inc. Turnitin is a registered trademark of iParadigms Inc. Urkund is a registered trademark of PrioInfo AB. ReMarksPDF Pty Ltd has no business association with Adobe Systems Incorporated, Microsoft Inc, iParadigms Inc. or PrioInfo AB. Users who want to use Turnitin or Urkund will need to buy licenses from their respective vendors. Artifex and the Artifex logo are registered trademarks of Artifex Software, Inc.




-   Components of the Big Faceless Organisation PDF library are included in this product under license.

-   The JBig2 decoder is used under license from Artifex. Portions Copyright 2001/2009 Artifex Software Inc. All Rights Reserved.

-   The unmodified appframework-1.0.3.jar,swing-layout-1.0.3.jar, jdic.jar and all the stub files under jdic folder,

    jfreechart.jar, jcommon.jar, swing-worker-1.2.jar, jpen-2.jar, jpen-2.dll, jpen-2-64.dll are used in this product

    under the terms of the LGPL License <>.

-   The commons-codec-1.3.jar,  log4j-1.2.15.jar, jakarta-oro-2.0.8.jar, and commons-validator-1.3.1.jar

    are used in this product under the terms of the Apache 2.0 License <>.

-   The Java Advanced Imaging Image I/O Tools API are included in this product under

    the terms of the Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD) License <>.




Key features of ReMarks PDF include:

-   Annotate

    Associate grades with annotations, highlight colours with designated meanings,

    create, import, export and apply comments from predefined comment sheets, and record or import sound into a PDF.

-   Communicate

    Produce individual and comparative grading reports and embed them into a PDF

    for return to students via email.


Other features of ReMarks PDF include:

-   View, modify and print PDF documents

    Open, view and print any PDF document. Append, split, merge, insert, extract, replace, reorder,

    and delete PDF pages.

    Easily navigate through PDF documents with modified page views, thumbnails, bookmarks,

    hyperlinks, comments, and search features.

-   Security

    Add passwords and permissions to a PDF document with 40 or 128-bit RC4 encryption.

    Set or remove permissions from printing, text or image copying, document assembly, annotations, grading,

    and disability access.

-   Multilingual

    ReMarks PDF is built on a language lookup table enabling one-click dynamic switching of user interface language.

-   Platform and third-party software independent

    ReMarks PDF runs on Windows and Apple. Adobe Reader or other software is not required.