Artifex Q4 2016 Newsletter

Our engineering team is continuously working to enhance our range of products, adding new features as well as continuing our regular release schedule. Latest news on the technology front includes the following.

SmartOffice to support MS Word “Track Changes”
Artifex is proud to announce SmartOffice, its leading mobile office productivity app will be adding a significant new feature: Track Changes for Word documents. This highly valued feature is used by lawyers, contract administrators, work teams across many industries and organizations to share edits, comments, and changes on Word documents. SmartOffice becomes the first major mobile app other than MS Office to include this significant feature.

The company will have enterprise versions of this feature enhanced SmartOffice available by January 2017, in both SmartOffice branded and SDK customizable versions, with app store versions to come later. Interested customers can secure a trial version of SmartOffice for evaluation right now by contact Artifex VP of Marketing Ted Simon at

Ghostscript Update Release
Artifex proudly released its fourteenth full release in the Ghostscript and GhostPDL 9.xx series. While version 9.20 primarily addressed a variety of bug fixes, this release includes a new release of the base 35 Postscript fonts. This font release includes the extended Cyrillic and Greek glyph sets originally released for only 3 “core” typefaces, now included in all the typefaces in the base 35 fonts set.

Customers interested in evaluating this latest Ghostscript release can do so by visiting our Ghostscript download web site. Those interested licensing the commercial version of Ghostscript should contact us at

Artifex is pleased to announce the following new OEM partners and customers to our growing roster.


  • Google: Chrome Books
  • Printronix Auto Technology
  • Medal inc./Caribou
  • Pen Generations
  • Spiegel & Cahill


  • Loredge AB


  • U.S. Air Force (via partnership with BlackBerry)
  • BlackBerry – core document viewer
  • Excitor
  • Team Drive
  • Autotask
  • Mitel