GroupDocs Newsletter October 2013: Introducing GroupDocs Sync

To help you stay always up-to-date, we've developed GroupDocs Sync. It's a low-impact application that syncs files between a GroupDocs account and one or more computers, so that you and your colleagues always have the latest versions of files. Work offline safe in the knowledge that when you go online again, the files are synced. To give you complete control, GroupDocs Sync allows you to sync automatically or manually. Try it now.

This month, we're also proud to share a blog post that shows how to create a GroupDocs Viewer web part for SharePoint. Read the post.

New apps aren't all we've been working on in the last month, we've also updated the web apps, SDK examples and released a number of CMS plugins.


  • Auto-complete when searching a document makes entering search terms quicker.
  • Content indexing for Microsoft Visio and Project documents for faster searches
  • Concatenate (combine) PDF files from the dashboard.


  • User interface improvements and fixes.

 

  • Improved change navigation.
  • Improvements to the embedded viewer.

  • Support for text searches.
  • Now available localized for Spanish and Portuguese.
  • Various fixes and performance tweaks improve speed and reliability.

 

 

 

 


 

Expect these exciting features soon:

  • GroupDocs Viewer for Java: Makes GroupDocs Viewer's features available to Java developers as so that they can integrate them into their own applications.
  • GroupDocs Signature for .NET: The first release of GroupDocs Signature for.NET.
  • GroupDocs Comparison for .NET: The first release of GroupDocs Comparison for .NET.

  • Signers will be able to add comments or notes when signing.
  • Owners and signers will be able to chat when looking at the same envelope.

  • GroupDocs Viewer plugin for dotCMS
  • GroupDocs Viewer plugin for Mendix
  • GroupDocs Viewer plugin for TinyMCE

  • GroupDocs Assembly plugin for dotCMS
  • GroupDocs Assembly plugin for Salesforce
  • GroupDocs Assembly plugin for TinyMCE

  • GroupDocs Annotation plugin for dotCMS
  • GroupDocs Annotation plugin for Joomla!
  • GroupDocs Annotation plugin for TinyMCE

  • GroupDocs Signature plugin for dotCMS
  • GroupDocs Signature plugin for Joomla!
  • GroupDocs Signature plugin for TinyMCE

  • GroupDocs Comparison plugin for concrete5
  • GroupDocs Comparison plugin for dotCMS
  • GroupDocs Comparison plugin for Moodle
  • GroupDocs Comparison plugin for Plone
  • GroupDocs Comparison plugin for TinyMCE

Here is some recent community activity:

Here are a couple of blog posts that we published in September:

Thank you for choosing GroupDocs.

The GroupDocs Team

GroupDocs Newsletter August 2013 – Enhancements to All GroupDocs Document Management Apps

The GroupDocs' team has implemented lots of app enhancements in July. We've added many new features to GroupDocs' apps. We’ve also integrated GroupDocs with many different platforms.

Notable enhancements and integrations include:

Stay tuned for:

  • GroupDocs File Sync: a file synchronization app, keep your GroupDocs files synced across your various computers and our cloud service.
  • GroupDocs Annotation for .NET: ASP.NET DLL version with similar functionality as GroupDocs' online annotation app.
  • GroupDocs Signature for .NET. ASP.NET DLL version with similar functionality as GroupDocs' online signature app.

This month, we've enhanced the GroupDocs apps, launched various plugins for several CMSs and updated our GroupDocs SDKs.

  • HTML5 document viewer prototype.
  • New document type support - Microsoft Visio and Microsoft Outlook.

  • Icons and color customization.

  • Desktop notifications in Version 2 of GroupDocs Signature.
  • Automatic status update to envelopes in the dashboard.
  • Notification to logged-in recipient about the new incoming envelopes: if you're logged in, and receive an envelope for signing, an instant desktop notification message is displayed.
  • Create signatures in multiple colours.
  • Rename a document within an envelope.
  • Cancel an envelope.
  • In-person and direct signing.
  • Notification email to the owner of an electronic signature form: you create a form, publish it, and then share the form link with multiple signers. As soon as the signers sign the shared form, you'll receive a status notification email.
  • The signed document is attached in the notification email to the form owner.

  • Mail merge for PowerPoint documents.

  • Ability to open or stream a document from a URL

  • Published GroupDocs add-on for CloudControl.

  • Various bug fixes and app enhancements.

 

 

 

 

 

Expect these exciting features soon:

  • GroupDocs App Sync: a new real-time synchronization application that lets you synchronize files or folders from your computer with your GroupDocs account. You can also access documents within your GroupDocs account from your computer. The GroupDocs Sync app installer will be available for Windows, Linux and Mac.
  • GroupDocs Annotation for .NET (early adopter version): The ASP.NET Library (DLL) version of GroupDocs Annotation with similar functionality as our GroupDocs' online annotation app.
  • GroupDocs Signature for .NET (early adopter version): The ASP.NET Library (DLL) version of GroupDocs Signature with similar functionality as our GroupDocs' online signature app.

  • Using already prepared envelope with different documents.
  • Comments/notes from signers during the electronic signature execution.
  • Real-time chat between owner and signers while reviewing the same envelope.

  • GroupDocs Viewer plugin for dotCMS
  • GroupDocs Viewer plugin for Mendix

  • GroupDocs Assembly plugin for dotCMS
  • GroupDocs Assembly plugin for Salesforce

  • GroupDocs Annotation plugin for dotCMS
  • GroupDocs Annotation plugin for Joomla

  • GroupDocs Signature plugin for Joomla
  • GroupDocs Signature plugin for dotCMS

  • GroupDocs Comparison plugin for concrete5
  • GroupDocs Comparison plugin for Plone
  • GroupDocs Comparison plugin for dotCMS
  • GroupDocs Comparison plugin for Typo3 CMS

Here is the recent community activity:

The following are the blog highlights from July:

Thank you for choosing GroupDocs.

The GroupDocs Team

GroupDocs Newsletter July 2013: GroupDocs Viewer for .NET Official Release

The ASP.NET HTML5 DLL version of our online document viewer, GroupDocs Viewer for .NET, has been released and is now available for download. Download and try the evaluation version of GroupDocs' online document viewer to improve your apps user experience. This ASP.NET DLL library version makes sure that documents stay within your servers and you can deliver first class document viewing capabilities into your applications. This ASP.NET DLL library is ideal for organizations who wish to display sensitive documents within their own applications and infrastructure.

We have enhanced GroupDocs' online signature and document assembly apps. We also integrated GroupDocs apps with multiple CMSs and browsers as popular browser extensions. Plugins for Firefox and Google Chrome are now available for download.

We're close to releasing our GroupDocs Sync app. This app lets you synchronize files or folders from your computer with your GroupDocs account and vice versa. We're also planning to integrate GroupDocs' document management solutions with multiple platforms and CMSs in the coming weeks and months.

This month, we've enhanced the GroupDocs apps, launched various plugins for several CMSs and updated our GroupDocs SDKs.

  • Live updates when signing forms and documents, allowing real-time collaboration.
  • Option to select multiple colors for digital signatures.
  • Check document signature verification within the GroupDocs Signature dashboard .
  • Real-time update of envelope status in the dashboard without refresh.
  • Receive instant updates upon envelope reception.
  • Support for left, center, and right alignment of the text in fields.
  • Enhanced audit log.
  • Creation of a template from an envelope.
  • Improved information for recipient status in envelopes dashboard.
  • Enhanced desktop notifications.
  • Option to rename a document in an envelope when preparing it for online signature.

  • Document assembly with regions/nested templates.
  • Document assembly for PowerPoint documents.

 

Expect these exciting features soon:

We're proud to announce that GroupDocs will be introducing of a new, efficient synchronization application in the coming weeks named the GroupDocs Sync App. This efficient synchronization application  lets you synchronize files or folders from your computer with your GroupDocs account. You can also access documents on your GroupDocs account from within your computer. We're planning to make GroupDocs Synch app installer available for popular OSs like Windows, Linux and Mac.

  • Document assembly conditional logic.

  • Enhanced performance in online signature app.
  • Using already prepared envelope with different documents.
  • Comments/notes from a signers during the online signature execution.
  • Real-time chat between owner and signers when reviewing the same envelope.

  • GroupDocs Viewer plugin for dotCMS
  • GroupDocs Viewer plugin for Typo3 CMS

  • GroupDocs Assembly plugin for dotCMS
  • GroupDocs Assembly plugin for Typo3 CMS

  • GroupDocs Annotation plugin for dotCMS
  • GroupDocs Annotation plugin for Typo3 CMS

  • GroupDocs Signature plugin for Moodle
  • GroupDocs Signature plugin for Kentico
  • GroupDocs Signature plugin for Umbraco
  • GroupDocs Signature plugin for dotCMS
  • GroupDocs Signature plugin for Typo3 CMS

  • GroupDocs Comparison plugin for concrete5
  • GroupDocs Comparison plugin for DotNetNuke
  • GroupDocs Comparison plugin for Plone
  • GroupDocs Comparison plugin for Kentico
  • GroupDocs Comparison plugin for Umbraco
  • GroupDocs Comparison plugin for Orchard
  • GroupDocs Comparison plugin for dotCMS
  • GroupDocs Comparison plugin for Typo3 CMS

Here is the recent community activity:

  • GroupDocs Viewer listed in the "Top 5 Alternatives to Google Reader" article on RaviSaive.

The following are some blog highlights during the month of May:

Thank you for choosing GroupDocs.

The GroupDocs Team

GroupDocs Newsletter March 2013: Integration of Signature App to More Platforms

Last month, we extended the reach of GroupDocs' powerful e-signature app to many more platforms. Now, no matter what platform you use, you can integrate GroupDocs' online signature app plugin into websites and collect digital signatures by embedding documents as digital forms. Apart from this, we've introduced a GroupDocs Annotation plugin for Moodle and a GroupDocs Viewer plugin for Moodle Version 2.4. Also, we've created several samples for our API SDKs.

In addition to plugin releases, we've many more enhancements planned for the coming month. Most important of all is the introduction of separate EU-based storage and processing, which will be a boon to European enterprise customers. It will ensure that your sensitive files stay within EU borders. Moreover, GroupDocs for Salesforce Alpha as well as GroupDocs Signature plugins for many more platforms are in the pipeline. We've lots more coming up, so stay tuned!

New Features

This month, we've launched various plugins for multiple CMSs as well as updates to the GroupDocs SDKs.

Viewer iconGroupDocs Viewer Integration

Annotation iconGroupDocs Annotation Integration

GroupDocs Signature iconGroupDocs Signature Integration

  SDK API Sample Updates

Coming Soon

Expect these exciting features pretty soon:

  • Enterprise and above plans: EU-based storage and processing to ensure sensitive files do not exit EU borders.
  • GroupDocs Viewer for .NET locally installable viewer component.
  • Assembly v2.0 Beta: Enhancements to support WYSIWYG formatted text insertion, logic blocks.
  • Signature v2.0 Beta: Enhancements to fields screen, and signature execution.
  • GroupDocs for Salesforce Alpha: View office documents within Salesforce from within your browser.
  • New version of the GroupDocs Viewer plugin for FireFox with new, improved design.
  • New version of the GroupDocs Viewer plugin for Google Chrome with new, improved design.
  • GroupDocs Signature plugin for Gmail / Chrome.
  • GroupDocs Signature plugin for Firefox.
  • GroupDocs Signature plugin for Pligg.
  • GroupDocs Signature plugin for SugarCRM.
  • GroupDocs Signature plugin for Concrete5.
  • GroupDocs Signature plugin for Moodle.
  • GroupDocs Signature plugin for ExpressionEngine.
  • GroupDocs Signature plugin for CMSMS.

Community Buzz

Here is the recent community activity:

Featured Blogpost

Good news for the document management world! You now have all required document management apps available under a single roof. Yes, I’m talking about GroupDocs: a one-stop-shop for all your document management requirements.

The history of modern document management system began with the development of a set of computer apps, which were used to store and monitor electronic documents. With the advancement of technology, new branches were formed in the system. Now, document management is not just storing or monitoring your electronic documents, but it’s a system that lets you manipulate your documents as per your preference. Read More...

Thank you for choosing GroupDocs.

The GroupDocs Team

GroupDocs January, 2013 Newsletter – 2012: A Year of Key Innovations and Great Achievements

First of all, we'd like to wish you all a happy & prosperous New Year.

For GroupDocs, 2012 was a significant year marked by milestones; we're proud and grateful to end a busy year with great achievements. With constant enhancements, we were able to prove that we're an integral part of the document management world. In 2012, we have introduced enhanced versions of our apps with added features from time to time; created a variety of plugins for multiple platforms; integrated many different storage options with GroupDocs; introduced flexible API SDKs to help you integrate our apps to your existing applications; and were able build a strong base of valuable customers, ranging from small to mid to enterprise level; amongst many others.
Reflecting on the previous year, we're happy that we hit all the milestones that we set for 2012. We acknowledge your encouragement and support behind our success. We will continue to grow our operation, provide excellent customer support, and proceed with innovations to maintain and continue this kind of success in 2013 too.

In the month of December, we've continued to release various new plugins for GroupDocs Viewer, GroupDocs Annotation and GroupDocs Assembly. On top of that, we've introduced new beta versions of our online document annotation and document assembly apps. We'll be launching more plugins as well as releasing updated final versions of GroupDocs Signature and GroupDocs Annotation in the coming weeks/months.

New Features

This month, we've launched numerous plugins for multiple CMSs as well as updates to the GroupDocs SDKs.

GroupDocs Viewer Integration

GroupDocs Annotation Integration

GroupDocs Assembly Integration

SDK API Sample Updates

Apart from plugin integrations, we've released updated beta versions of our efficient apps:

GroupDocs Annotation V2.0 Beta Release 2

In this new beta version, we've added new features that lets you annotate documents quickly and easily. The new V2.0 version includes:

  • New annotation types
  • Typewriter feature that lets you add text to a document and export
  • Watermark feature that lets you add watermark to all pages of a document and export

GroupDocs Assembly V2.0 Beta Release 2

In this new beta version, we've added new features that lets you perform document automation and document assembly in a jiffy. A new streamlined work flow, export data functionality as well as other improvements in UI takes your document assembly experience to new heights.

coming soon

Expect these exciting features pretty soon:

GroupDocs Signature V2.0

New updated version of GroupDocs Signature, with a new dashboard as well as enhanced Signature workflow and wizard.

GroupDocs Annotation V2.0

New presentation mode, allowing real-time broadcast of a mouse, scroll and zoom events for 100% synchronized presentation.

GroupDocs Viewer Plugin Integration

GroupDocs Viewer plugin allows you to embed documents, complete with GroupDocs' efficient online document viewer, to your CMSs. As we've finished Viewer plugin integration for the current list of CMSs, we're going to add support for a new list of CMSs in the coming weeks/months.

GroupDocs Annotation Plugin Integration

GroupDocs Annotation plugin allows you to embed documents, complete with GroupDocs' efficient online document annotation app, to your CMSs. You can now easily annotate documents and perform document collaboration from with your websites. As we've finished Annotation plugin integration for the current list of CMSs, we're going to add support for a new list of CMSs in the coming weeks/months.

GroupDocs Assembly Plugin Integration

GroupDocs Assembly plugin allows you to add document automation and document assembly functionality to your CMS. We're planning to integrate GroupDocs Assembly with DotNetNuke, Orchard, Kentico, and many more platforms over the coming weeks/months.

Community buzz

We've had a bit of press in the last month. Here are some recent community activities:

Featured blogpost

Great news for all reviewers! We’ve introduced the new GroupDocs Annotation user interface to make your document annotation process easier and faster. With these new enhanced UI and features, you are now able to annotate and collaborate on documents quickly. Read More.

Thank you for choosing GroupDocs.

The GroupDocs Team

GroupDocs October, 2012 Newsletter – Integration with More CMSs, and GroupDocs Signature Enhancements

We are excited to announce that we continued to integrate with 3rd party platforms in the month of September. For the coming month, we’re working on application enhancements like a new app interface design for document annotation and enhanced dashboard functionality for document assembly. We’ll also continue to extend our app integration to more 3rd party platforms.

New Featues Title

We're always enhancing the GroupDocs user experience with new features. Here is a list of some features that we’ve added recently. Log in to your GroupDocs account and try out the improvement

  • GroupDocs integration:
    • Integration with Radiant: A GroupDocs Viewer plugin for Radiant CMS is now available for download from the GroupDocs Marketplace.  You can use this efficient plugin to embed GroupDocs' high-fidelity online document viewer as well as multi-format documents to Radiant websites. GroupDocs' online document viewer offers smooth rendering so as to retain the same quality and style of the original document. Install and use this plugin to enjoy GroupDocs' all-in-one viewer as a Word viewer (DOC or DOCX viewer), a PDF viewer, or a spreadsheet viewer.
    • Integration with Moodle: A GroupDocs Viewer plugin for Moodle CMS is now available for download from the GroupDocs Marketplace. With this plugin installed, you can embed GroupDocs' efficient online document viewer and documents to Moodle websites. You can view documents online in the exact quality as they originally appear. GroupDocs Viewer supports all common business formats. Simply install and use this plugin to embed and use our online document viewer as a Word viewer, PDF viewer, or a spreadsheet viewer, and many others.
  • GroupDocs Signature enhancement:
    • Added new My Forms functionality, which lets you configure forms for signing, allowing you to prepare a form template and then just share a link.
    • Instant notifications for the owner for any action taken on an envelope.
    • Flexible options to restart or delete the expired envelope.
    • Handy Create Form button in templates explorer.

Coming Soon Title

Expect these exciting features in the near future:

  • GroupDocs Annotation V2.0: GroupDocs Annotation V2.0 will include a new improved interface. With this, all comments are now made available in a side panel for easy, uncluttered viewing experience.
  • GroupDocs Assembly v2.0: GroupDocs Assembly V2.0 will contain a new dashboard, allowing you to manage the document assembly process more intuitively. The new dashboard lets you configure different ways of collecting responses. This will allow document assembly to be embedded into third-party websites and web applications.
  • Google Docs Edit Integration: we've integrated Google Docs' features for editing Word documents so that you can now edit documents without leaving GroupDocs.
  • GroupDocs Integration: GroupDocs Viewer plugins for ExpressionEngine, Magento, eZ Publish, and many more CMSs in addition to GroupDocs Annotation plugins for a variety of platforms.

Community Buzz Title

Featured Blogpost Title

We're happy to announce that Amazon Web Service (AWS) has been integrated with GroupDocs , which allows us to offer you a new storage provision. You can now choose Amazon S3 as your default storage provider in GroupDocs. With this provision, you can store your files in your Amazon S3 bucket directly. Flexible storage provision is a key factor to consider when selecting document management solutions. With this integration, we  make your document management process more flexible. Importantly, it puts you in charge of what storage provider you choose. Read more

Thank you for choosing GroupDocs.

The GroupDocs Team

GroupDocs September, 2012 Newsletter – Integration with Windows Azure and Other 3rd-Party Platforms

We are happy to announce that we've integrated GroupDocs with several 3rd party platforms in the last month. An important integration was with Windows Azure, which gives our users another storage service option for their documents. In September, a few more integrations are in the pipeline, including the GroupDocs Viewer plugins for Concrete5, Moodle 1.9, Moodle 2.x, SugarCRM, and TinyMCE. We're also working on a number of application enhancements.

We're always enhancing the GroupDocs user experience with new features. Here is a list of some features that we’ve added recently. Log in to your GroupDocs account and try out the improvements!

  • GroupDocs integration:
    • Integration with Windows Azure: We've integrated Windows Azure for storage provisions. GroupDocs users can now configure Windows Azure as their default storage service provider from within their GroupDocs account.
    • Integration with Umbraco: We've released a new GroupDocs Viewer plugin for Umbraco users. They can now easily embed documents along with our high-fidelity viewer in Umbraco pages. It's really easy to upload and install the GroupDocs Viewer plugin with Umbraco. With this plugin installed, Umbraco users can embed and use GroupDocs Viewer as a Word viewer, PDF viewer, a Spreadsheet viewer, etc. All common file formats are supported.
    • Integration with Orchard: Orchard users can now download and install the new GroupDocs viewer plugin for Orchard. Install our viewer plugin to embed a variety of documents as well as our all-in-one viewer into your Orchard pages. Straightforward installation makes things easier for you. All common file formats are supported, so website visitors can simply click and read your documents without installing any additional software or add-on.
    • Integration with DotNetNuke We've introduced a new GroupDocs Viewer plugin for DotNetNuke. Simply install this plugin and embed multiple files along with our high-fidelity viewer into your DotNetNuke pages. The embedded documents retain the same quality and style as the original document.
    • Integration with Kentico: The introduction of a new plugin for Kentico lets users of the Kentico CMS embed our high-fidelity viewer along with a document into their Kentico pages. Visitors to your webiste simply click and view documents online with ease. Enjoy all GroupDocs Viewer's features on your site exactly as you do in GroupDocs.
    • Integration with Tumblr: Good news to Tumblr blog users. You can now simply embed GroupDocs Viewer with a document into your Tumblr pages. You can embed our document in two ways: iframe embedding or theme customization. iframe embedding can be done by simply pasting the GroupDocs Viewer iframe code to the HTML editor in your Tumblr page. Another option is to configure the viewer theme in the Tumblr theme editor. Your Tumblr blog visitors can now simply view documents online using our efficient document viewer.
  • GroupDocs dashboard enhancement:
    • New Grid View that allows easy organization of your files
    • Group operations on the dashboard (multi-selection for copy, move, delete, etc.)
    • Minor file breadcrumbs enhancements

Expect these exciting features in the near future:

  • GroupDocs Viewer:
    • GroupDocs Viewer v2.0 - this will include multiple viewing options to support a wide range of devices.
    • Page flipping effects and side scrolling using HTML5.
  • GroupDocs Signature:
    • New “My Forms” functionality, which will let users configure forms for signing, allowing them to prepare a form template and then just share a link.
  • GroupDocs Dashboard:
    • Thumbnails displayed in the new grid view.
  • GroupDocs integrations:
    • GroupDocs Annotation plugin for multiple platforms, including WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, Umbraco, DotNetNuke and many more.

Good news from GroupDocs to all Dropbox users. We've integrated Dropbox with GroupDocs, so you can now access all your Dropbox files and folders from your GroupDocs account. Accessing your Dropbox folders and files is so simple. Use the Integration area in your profile management page to log in to your Dropbox account. Once logged in, you can access your Dropbox files and folder using the Dropbox shortcut folder in the files/folder area of GroupDocs' main dashboard. Read More

Thank you for choosing GroupDocs.

The GroupDocs Team

GroupDocs August, 2012 Newsletter – Integration with AWS, WordPress & Dropbox, Introducing GroupDocs Conversion

We are excited to share that we've successfully integrated GroupDocs with several 3rd party platforms in the last month. We’ve also introduced a brand new app to the GroupDocs suite, GroupDocs Conversion. Please subscribe to our blog for details. In the upcoming month, we'll be adding support for Microsoft Azure as a default storage provider as well as rolling out a number of integrations, including GroupDocs Embedded Viewer plugins for Kentico, Umbraco and Orchard CMSs.

We're proud to announce the introduction of a new, efficient application to our GroupDocs suite, GroupDocs Conversion. GroupDocs Conversion is an online document conversion app that lets you perform online document conversion using your browser. The GroupDocs Conversion app is so intuitive that you can simply convert your documents to your preferred format in a jiffy; the original look and layout of the documents are retained as such. You can convert all common file formats: DOC to DOCX, DOCX to PDF, DOC to PDF, PDF to JPEG, JPEG to PNG are some common examples.

We're always enhancing the GroupDocs user experience with new features. Here is a list of some features that we’ve added recently. Log in to your GroupDocs account and try out the improvements!

  • Integration with Amazon Web Service (AWS): we joined hands with AWS to offer you another storage service provision (Amazon S3). You now have the option to set Amazon S3 as your default storage service provider from within the GroupDocs. This opens up the possibility of uploading large volumes of files for use as input to the various GroupDocs applications, amongst other things.
  • Integration with WordPress: we've introduced null. We’ve had some great feedback on the first version of the plugin and have now released version 1.2.2 with improved functionality. The installation and activation of our GroupDocs Viewer plugin is super simple. With GroupDocs Viewer plugin installed, you can easily embed and view a variety of files (DOC, DOCX, PDF, XLS, XLSX, PPT, PPTX and other formats) in your WordPress pages using GroupDocs' high-fidelity viewer.
  • Integration with Atlassian Confluence: we've introduced the GroupDocs Viewer plugin (version 1.0) for Confluence users. It's really simple to install and activate this plugin in your Atlassian Confluence editor. Now, you can embed multiple files into your Confluence editor pages using GroupDoc's high-fidelity viewer, which allows inline viewing and optional file download. Two options are available: simple file embedding where you just select a file for viewing, or embed a folder from GroupDocs where you can view the page to browse within a GroupDocs folder, and then select a file for viewing.

Expect these exciting features soon:

  • Updated design for GroupDocs Viewer, featuring enhancements for iPad viewing.
  • Updated document assembly wizard.
  • Integration with Windows Azure Storage.
  • Updated main dashboard view options (thumbnails, types).
  • GroupDocs embedded viewer plugins: integration with Drupal, Concrete5, Umbraco, Moodle and more.

We've had a bit of press in the last month. Here is some recent community activity:

GroupDocs was listed on chatsala.com - see GroupDocs on chatsala.com.

Good news from GroupDocs to all WordPress users! We proudly announce the release of the GroupDocs Viewer plugin for WordPress.

GroupDocs Viewer is an online document viewer, which allows you to view documents online in your browser, regardless of the document format you use. GroupDocs Viewer lets you view different word processing documents (DOC, DOCX, TXT, RTF, ODT), spreadsheets (XLS, XLSX), image files (JPG, BMP, GIF, TIFF), presentations (PPT, PPTX), and portable files (PDF), all with high-fidelity rendering. Formatting and layout are retained, so the documents you view online look exactly like the original. Read More

Thank you for choosing GroupDocs.

The GroupDocs Team

GroupDocs July, 2012 Newsletter – New Pricing Plan and Features

We're pleased with the positive feedback on the new UI that we've received in the last few weeks. In June, we launched our pricing plans, with flexible options that will suit companies large and small. You can read all about them in our blog. In the next month, we're working on various storage integration options and other improvement.

Here is a list of features that we’ve added recently to enhance the user experience. Log on to your GroupDocs account and try out the improvements!

  • A new design for the embedded viewer.

  • Integration with Google; retrieve your Google contacts.
  • Signature saving option makes the signing process easier when dealing with multi-paged documents.
  • Option to select your preferred font for typed signatures.
  • Added back button to navigate form fields, signing and signed screens.
  • Completion list is shown in Add Recipient dialog box when typing the user info.

  • Integration with Google Picker lets you upload documents directly from your Google Drive account.
  • Option to export all types of annotations to PDF.

These exciting features are coming in the near future:

  • GroupDocs Comparison: authorize changes and download functionality.
  • GroupDocs Signature: new field options, such as check box and initial.
  • Enhanced DropBox integration: use files from your DropBox account with all GroupDocs apps.
  • Amazon S3 configuration: configure Amazon S3 Storage from within the account admin page.

We've had a bit of press in the last month. Here is some recent community activity:

We've introduced a set of new pricing plans recently. Our objective is to make GroupDocs apps appealing to all types of users or groups, regardless of their size. We have launched these new plans after testing and collecting valuable feedback from our customers. Read more.

Thank you for choosing GroupDocs.

The GroupDocs Team

GroupDocs June 2012 Newsletter – New UI and Features

In our last newsletter, we shared we were busy re-designing the whole GroupDocs UI and experience. We're very excited to share that these changes have been made: GroupDocs has a host of updated features and a new, vastly improved look & feel. We hope you like it. We've successfully implemented the user feedback we've received to date and look forward to hearing what you think of the changes: we're always listening to your requests.

GroupDocs New Features

Here are some of the changes we've introduced recently to our application UIs. We've highlighted some of these changes below. Log in to your account to see it in action!

GroupDocs Viewer heading

  • Easier to access tools and actions - send your documents to other GroupDocs apps for processing.
  • New thumbnail view to allow easier document navigation, or find a page quickly in a range.

GroupDocs Signature heading

  • A brand new, super simple Signature Dashboard that allows really easy management of your signature process.
  • Simply drag and drop documents onto the dashboard to start creating a new envelope.
  • New simple workflow walks you through the entire digital signature process.

GroupDocs Annotation heading

  • Add comments that appear as markers - collaborate really easily with your colleagues.
  • Now, new familiar tools are available for document annotation. You can include a shape to highlight a particular area, draw freehand, highlight or strike out text, add new text sections, and so on.
  • Annotate images as well as text documents.

GroupDocs Comparison heading

  • Easier to access tools and actions, a simplified and overhauled UI process.
  • New thumbnail view to move from one page to another, or find a page in a range.
  • Navigate differences really easily, use our next and previous buttons to see each change within a document.
  • Now, we also support comparison of PDF, XLS, and PPT files (BETA) . Here are the details:
  • PowerPoint - 'PPT', 'PPTX' Comparison support
    Excel - 'XLS', 'XLSX', 'XLSM', 'XLSB', 'CSV' Comparison support
    Adobe Acrobat - 'PDF' Comparison support
    'HTM', 'HTML' Comparison support

GroupDocs Assembly heading

  • New easy-to-follow workflow steps you through every step of the document assembly process.
  • Setting questions is now incredibly easy. All variables are available in a list view: simply enter a question for every variable.
  • Drag and drop templates directly into the app to upload them instantly.

GroupDocs Other Features heading

  • Share and manage document and folder sharing options directly from the GroupDocs Dashboard.
  • View, filter and sort documents based on their last modification, size, file format and name.
  • Fast, simple and powerful document conversion - all available in two clicks.
  • Drag and drop your documents into the appropriate folders for great document management.

Coming soon heading

You can expect some exciting new features in the near future:

  • Full Dropbox integration: Integrate Dropbox into your GroupDocs account. You can then sign, annotate, view, assemble and compare documents in your Dropbox account from within GroupDocs.
  • Team plans, and user admin functionality: Team plans let more than one user be added to a plan. Each user will have their own private space, and have a shared "My GroupDocs Team Folder" that is shared by the team.

We've had a bit of press in the last month. Here is some recent community activity:

Featured Blogpost heading

Document assembly (also known as document automation) is a complex topic. At GroupDocs we aim to make complex topics easier to get to grips with. Below is a link to a GroupDocs blog post that explains how to use GroupDocs Assembly for your document assembly needs: What is GroupDocs Assembly?

Thank you for choosing GroupDocs.

The GroupDocs Team

 


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