Save PDFs with Forever

RT16_mizen_Page_21Forever now supports preservation of PDF files.  This change allows photo books created with Artisan to be preserved as a single file, eliminating any chance that the pages will be come separated or lost. Now I can preserve my photos with all of the stories that makes them meaningful. Over the past few years, I have created 15 photo books, and I have uploaded all of them to Forever’s guaranteed storage.

There is only one trick that is required. Artisan saves the cover and pages of a photo book as separate files and you must merge these files to create a single photo book file. Combining these files requires either the $449 full version of Adobe Acrobat or a third party software package such as  PDFSoda, which includes a free create module that will merge PDF files. Photo book files are generally too large for web sites that merge files online.

Other documents, spreadsheets, emails, and web sites can also frequently be stored as PDF files, making the ability to preserve these files on Forever even more useful.



About Mark Mizen

I have over twenty years professional experience in all aspects of photography and digital imaging. I am Chair of the ISO WG5 TG2 committee responsible for physical properties and durability of imaging material and am currently with HID Global working on systems for security printing for IDs, licenses, and credit cards. Previously, I was Director of Digital Development at Creative Memories from 2009 to 2012 and was responsible for the Creative Memories digital products and services. I also established and directed the Creative Memories Technology Center, which evaluated new products prior to product introduction, assisted with production difficulties, and provided technical information to support product sales.
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1 Response to Save PDFs with Forever

  1. Carolyn says:

    Does Forever offer Multi Factor Authentication on accounts?

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