March 21, 2011 in Utilities (E)
[prMac.com] Sidney, BC, Canada - Corporate Smalltalk Consulting, Ltd. today is pleased to announce Fax Reader 1.6.7 for iOS, an update to their document viewer/handler app that allows the user to view the TIF files generated by standard office fax machines. As faxes are increasingly emailed to save on paper costs, Fax Reader works by circumventing the existing document display logic found in iOS, which will display the first page of a fax but not allow access to subsequent pages. The app includes Dropbox connectivity, and functions as a document handler with "Open in..." functionality.
Fax Reader enables viewing of multi-page faxes by first importing the entire file into its storage area. Once imported, the file undergoes one-time pre-rendering that ensures the fax is re-scaled to be optically correct and to provide the fastest possible rendering when viewing a multi-page document. The user can copy documents into Fax Reader by using iTunes to copy files into, delete, or copy them out of the app. Users can also ask Fax Reader to open documents from other apps, like Mail. Fax Reader does not need to be running to open documents from other apps. The app launches with the following file import locations displayed: Local Storage, Dropbox Storage, iOS Photo Library, iOS Clipboard.
* Accelerated multi-page TIFF/TIF fax file reading
* Uses proprietary Can Opener technology to import, store, and pre-render documents
* Pre-rendering allows smooth scrolling and display
* This update features a re-written TIFF Handler
* Dropbox file download compatibility
* App can never alter or delete user files from Dropbox
* Responsive H/V scrolling and zooming through large documents
* Sophisticated Cache Manager
* Supports multi-tasking, allowing pre-processing to be done in the background
"Fax machines are a legacy technology, straddling the 20th and 21st centuries," stated company President John McIntosh. "Until they become extinct, Fax Reader offers an easy, integrated solution for easily viewing multi-page, and highly-detailed faxes on any iOS device."
* iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
* iOS 4.0 or later
* 7.9 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Fax Reader 1.6.7 is $5.99 (USD) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Utilities category. Review copies are available upon request.
Corporate Smalltalk Consulting, Ltd in British Columbia, Canada, is a company known for its Smalltalk expertise, but is now also becoming expert in the field of building large, complex, iOS-based applications. Copyright (C) 2009-2011. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPad and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.