FREE HOSTED SERVICEConverted PDF files are automatically stored on our servers and made available for immediate access without charge for a limited period, or with long-term hosting for service subscribers. Corporate-level and Enterprise-level subscribers can arrange for converted files to be accessed indirectly from their own sites via embedding using iframes
PUBLIC OR PRIVATE ACCESSFree and Public service access is provided without user access control so such files can be viewed by anyone who has been provided with the link to the converted and secured document. Private access is enabled using our User Management infrastructure, with username/password login controls, on-screen personalized watermarking, and detailed usage tracking. Private access can also be enabled via own-hosted implementations
EMBED ON OWN SITE OPTIONAll document display can be embedded on your own site using a simple iframe - documents appear to be on your website. Auto-redirection on your own site is also an option, without without auto-login
FAST, ACCURATE DISPLAYConverted PDF files are accurately reproduced in html5 with matching fonts, layout and graphics. Document display is scalable and fast owing to our pre-converted optimized content management and distribution platform
WEB BROWSER SUPPORT  Firefox     Chrome     Safari     Opera    Edge    ... and more! No plugins or addins required. All modern html5-compliant browsers with javascript enabled are supported. The HTML5Test website page lists the level of HTML5 support of the main web browsers for desktops, tablets and mobiles and other devices (e.g. games consoles)
MOBILE AND DESKTOP DEVICESExcellent quality of display and speed on all desktop, laptop, tablet and mobile platforms. Content optimized for iOS (iPAD and iPhone) and Android mobile devices.
USER MANAGEMENT CONSOLEUsers can be added, amended, tracked and deleted via our web-based user management facility. Users can be assigned to User Groups and can have expiry dates per user. Access to specific documents is controlled by username/password login and by Group membership and/or static IPAddress
FILE MANAGEMENT CONSOLEUploaded files can be managed via our web-based file management facility. Files can be assigned to one or more User Groups for controlling access rights (Private access to specific documents is controlled by username/password login and by Group membership). The File management console also provides details of the files uploaded, storage used per file and overall storage, plus options to delete files and to view files
PERFECT SCALABLE FONT RENDITIONPixel perfect font rendition, fully scalable, so no jagged edges or fuzzy text, whatever the device or zoom level
NAVIGATION OPTIONSFast Navigation available using Thumbnail view and Contents list (also known as Bookmarks, Outlines or Navigation tree) - all formats except Slide
FULL TEXT SEARCHInstant text search for entire document available - all formats except Slide
AUTOMATIC RECOGNITION OF HYPERLINKSExplicit hyperlinks are automatically recognized for both internal and external links. Implicit links (text that simply displays a link without the associated control data) should be converted to explicit links prior to uploading. This can be done in the source application or automatically using Adobe Acrobat - ask us for advice and assistance if necessary
MEDIA ASSET PROTECTIONLinked media assets, such as MP4 videos, can be made available without providing direct access to the assets from the web. This is a bespoke service arrangement and assets will contribute towards total storage allocations. Alternatively publishers can embed video material via secure streaming provision using services from providers such as Vimeo
ZOOMING OPTIONSFit height, Fit width, Fit page, Percentage zoom, Actual size, Full screen - all formats except Slide
TOOLBAR TAILORINGBespoke toolbar elements, Home page link, Logout link and more. Bespoke option for Enterprise subscribers
ENCRYPTED PAGESAccess page encryption. Right mouse click and print disabled, select/copy disabled with no PDF downloading
CONTINUOUS (SCROLLING) FORMATContinuous format provides smoothly scrolling pages, and for standard PDFs is the recommended format. Two display variants are provided - Clean (for a simple, tidy and fast display) or Complete (includes additional navigation features)
MAGAZINE (FLIPBOOK) FORMATOptional Magazine format provides two-page display with flip-style page turning. Side-tabs and audio feedback are optional additions
SLIDE FORMATOptional Slide format provides side-scrolling slide display - for a fully interactive PowerPoint version of a sample PPT file using encrypted HTML5 please click here
TEXT COPY DISABLEDText copy is not permitted; right click select/copy disabled on all conversion options
DOWNLOAD DISABLEDUploaded PDF files are deleted immediately after conversion, so there is no risk of the source PDF being downloaded. Special arrangements can be made for separate PDF download if required
PRINTING DISABLEDPrinting of the displayed document is always disabled. Special arrangements can be made for PDF printing if required (our offline Drumlin DRM-based security using our special Javelin PDF readers is recommended in this case). A Print icon with Print request email or immediate print can be enabled using bespoke templates
USER-SPECIFIC WATERMARKINGWatermark overlayed on all page views, with user's name, date/time and IP address as default elements. Special watermarking can be added if required (private access services only) - e.g. your preferred text, multiple watermarks, different size/font/angle, opacity
USER ACCESS TRACKINGUser access is tracked and logged for every document and major event (e.g. login, logout, attempted login etc) by event type, detail, ip address, date/time (private access services only)
MANUAL or AUTOLOGINUsers can be logged in automatically via extra URL elements, including passing a user name through from your own website if required. Manual login (username/password) is always provided also (private access services only). Encrypted autologin links can be provided on request. Autologin/logout from specified static IPAddresses is available as an option.
PRE-REGISTERED USERNAMESUsername/Password details can be pre-registered for your organization, or you can upload a list of usernames/passwords/user details via the Import facility in the User Management Console (private access services only)
SELF-REGISTERED USERNAMESWith access to the User Management Console the Corporate and Enterprise subscriber manager can register and manage their own users, singly or via file upload (private access services only)
USER GROUPSUsers are assigned to USER GROUPS in order to provide additional access control. For free and Public access access is automatically "open" with no user access controls. For Corporate and Enterprise subscribers pre-allocated or definable Groups are provided in order to enable users to be restricted in their access to their own subsets of documents - e.g. course modules, conference procedings or departmental documents
UNIQUE or CONCURRENT LOGINSConcurrent logins is the default setting, which means that the same username/password combination can be used by multiple people at the same time if these details are made available (e.g. for corporate-wide access, for autologins etc.) with added optional concurrency controls. Unique login can be enabled for Enterprise customers with dedicated server solutions
BRANDED/BESPOKE PAGES OPTIONBespoke branding of access pages and additional on-page elements, diagonal watermarks etc can be provided on request
GUEST ACCESS OPTIONGuest access can be provided, with time-limited access and selected document access