Release Notes, FLIP2PDF

Version 1.4.0 (July 7, 2020)


  • SF#43060 – Adds Unicode support for better foreign language display and processing.
  • Adds password options to the online help description.
  • Accepts HTML headers with XML namespace.

Version 1.3.0 (April 14, 2020)


  • FLIP2PDF now includes the ability to convert HTML to PDF from a local file or URL. The HTML conversion process supports setting:
      • Output page size
      • Output page orientation
      • Output page margin size
      • Web layout view (affects layout of page before conversion)
      • Image downsampling
      • Image compression
  • Adds support for opening password protected Office files
  • Adds support for encrypting PDF documents generated from Office files
  • Updates LibreOffice to version

Version 1.2.0 (April 23, 2019)

Problem Corrections:

  • Resolves issue where license extensions could fail if the user did not have administrator access to the installation directory.
  • Reduces the frequency of remote license validation to once every 24 hours.
  • Updates software to prompt for a new activation key when the current license is expired or not valid.

Version 1.1.0 (February 27, 2019)


  • FLIP2PDF is now offered as Pro and Premium versions.
  • A new Software Development Kit (SDK) has been added to the product, with an API and a sample program.

Problem Corrections:

  • Updates the code to detect and remove LibreOffice log files so that FLIP2PDF always starts successfully.
  • Updates the MakeFile to make sure that the sample application can find required resources.

Version 1.0.4 (January 21, 2019)

Problem Corrections:

  • Corrects an issue where input and output files could not be specified as relative paths for Office file conversion.

Version 1.0.3 (January 16, 2019)

Problem Corrections:

  • Corrects an issue with activating license keys on Windows.

Version 1.0.2 (January 7, 2019)

Problem Corrections:

  • Corrects a problem where the Linux version of the software would fail when converting PNG files to PDF documents.
  • PDF/X output restricted to PDF/X-3 files.

Version 1.0.1 (December 18, 2018)

  • Initial release of new scriptable server tool that converts PostScript, Encapsulated PostScript, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, TIFF, JPEG, BMP, and PNG files to PDF files. Settings can be configured using a JSON profile file.