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Author Topic: A-PDF: 90% off!  (Read 2009 times)

Curt

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A-PDF: 90% off!
« on: December 09, 2010, 06:45:55 AM »
You may prefer a huge powerful all-in-one, but A-PDF is the opposite: Many small specialists. Really many: 52!! $199 is of course a hole bunch of dollar notes, but at the same time the offer seems really good.

http://a-pdf.com/xmas2010/

Quote from: A-PDF
2010 Christmas is coming, I wish that you would like our holiday offer, XMAS PACKAGE 2010, which includes almost all of our PDF products and cost only $199. That means, you will get 90% OFF! Take advantage of it Today because the offer will be expired at 2010/12/26.
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Quote from: A-PDF Product list
A-PDF Merger    $27
A-PDF Split    $27
A-PDF Size Splitter    $49
A-PDF Content Splitter    $59
A-PDF Scan and Split    $49
A-PDF Page Size Split    $49
A-PDF Manual Split    $27
A-PDF Image Extractor    $27
A-PDF Password Security    $27
A-PDF Password Security Service    $99
A-PDF Image to PDF    $27
A-PDF Deskew    $27
A-PDF to Black/White    $27
A-PDF Image Downsample    $27
A-PDF Word to PDF    $39
A-PDF Excel to PDF    $39
A-PDF PPT to PDF    $39
A-PDF Office to PDF    $49
A-PDF Publisher to PDF    $39
A-PDF Infopath to PDF    $39
A-PDF Visio to PDF    $39
A-PDF DjVu to PDF    $39
A-PDF AutoCAD to PDF    $39
A-PDF HTML to PDF    $39
A-PDF Watermark    $27
A-PDF Page Master    $27
A-PDF Batch Print    $27
A-PDF Rename    $27
A-PDF Text Replace    $27
A-PDF Page Cut    $27
A-PDF Data Extractor    $27
A-PDF Form Data Extractor    $27
A-PDF Scan Optimizer    $39
A-PDF Creator    $27
A-PDF Page Crop    $27
A-PDF Thumbnailer    $27
A-PDF Label    $27
A-PDF N-up Page    $27
A-PDF to Excel    $39
A-PDF Explorer    $27
A-PDF Number Pro    $27
A-PDF AutoMail    $49
A-PDF Scan Paper    $39
A-PDF to Image    $27
Flip PDF    $79
A-PDF Mailer    $49
A-PDF Preview and Rename    $27
A-PDF Filler    $27
A-PDF TIFF Merge and Split    $27
A-PDF Content Splitter Service    $99
A-PDF to Video    $39
A-PDF Restrictions Remover    $9.99
http://a-pdf.com/xmas2010/

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Re: A-PDF: 90% off!
« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2010, 06:55:56 AM »
[edit] maybe I was overly hasty in my criticism - I see the tools are often more complex than I thought [/edit]

at first I thought 199 was the full price and we were going to get 90% off of that, but no...

I came across them before - they make an expensive programme out of what other programmes would have as an option -
Tiff merge and split for $27 :huh:
Scan and Split for $49 :o sorry, that's ridiculous

I dont mess around with PDF's usually so maybe some of the 'options' are worthwhile?

I'd say keep your money though, check out dc for alternative methods
Tom
« Last Edit: December 09, 2010, 08:28:14 AM by tomos »

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Re: A-PDF: 90% off!
« Reply #2 on: December 09, 2010, 07:06:48 AM »
hehe.. i thought the same too, that it was 90% off $199. the programs seem to be marked-up to cater for this promotion. nevertheless, i do use two of their freeware tools, PDFInfo and PDFNumber.

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Re: A-PDF: 90% off!
« Reply #3 on: December 09, 2010, 08:28:50 AM »
on a closer look maybe I was overly critical:

[edit] maybe I was overly hasty in my criticism - I see the tools are often more complex than I thought [/edit]
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Re: A-PDF: 90% off!
« Reply #4 on: December 09, 2010, 09:23:27 AM »
Is it my imagination or does their website seem to be abnormally quiet about WHO they are and WHERE they're located?

I have a real problem with internet-based business that don't furnish things like

  • Legal name of business
  • Street address
  • Phone number
  • Years in business
  • Names of company officers

A whois query of their URL indicates it's a private registration. Talk about stealth! I could understand if they were an investigative blogger trying to retain a small degree of anonymity. But a business?

Anytime somebody wants to do business business with me, I want to know exactly who I'm dealing with. Which is only fair considering they can find out anything they want to know about me the minute I give them a credit card number.

Sorry for the mini-rant.  I know many other web businesses are also guilty of not providing company information so they're not alone in this. But this is one of my pet peeves.

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Re: A-PDF: 90% off!
« Reply #5 on: December 09, 2010, 10:57:42 AM »
A-Pdf and Boxoft seems to be two parts of one and the same company.

Boxoft:

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<Company_Info>
<Company_Name>Boxoft.com</Company_Name>
<Address_1>DaGuanNanLu Tian He Area GuangZhou</Address_1>
<Address_2/>
<City_Town>Guang Zhou</City_Town>
<State_Province>Guang Dong</State_Province>
<Zip_Postal_Code>510000</Zip_Postal_Code>
<Country>China</Country>
<Company_WebSite_URL>http://www.boxoft.com</Company_WebSite_URL>

<Contact_Info>
<Contact_First_Name>Alice</Contact_First_Name>
<Contact_Last_Name>Li</Contact_Last_Name>
<Contact_Email>dl@boxoft.com</Contact_Email>

<Author_First_Name>Alice</Author_First_Name>
<Author_Last_Name>Li</Author_Last_Name>
<Author_Email>dl@boxoft.com</Author_Email>
</Contact_Info>


There are of course many Alice Lis, but I would be surprised if any of them actually turned out to be this Alice Li.