Photos: ScanSoft's revamped PDF converter

PDF Create Assistant, which is also included in the PDF Converter Professional suite, enables people to merge multiple formats into one PDF file.

Users can create WAV files from PDF documents using a new text-to-speech feature.

As with the previous version, ScanSoft's Form Typer feature will convert any static PDF form into an editable PDF form that users can fill in.

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