Crawford Technologies Version 4.0 Upgrade Offers Exciting New Features

New features and enhancements in PRO Suite of document re-engineering and transform products ensure that CrawfordTech’s customer base remains miles ahead of the competition

January 10, 2012, Toronto, ON – Crawford Technologies is pleased to announce the release of the Version 4.0 upgrade to its PRO Suite of document re-engineering and transform products. This new upgrade is part of the continued development by CrawfordTech to keep its products on the cutting-edge of technology and exceed the needs of all current and potential customers.

The new upgrades offer users more functionality, including:

  • Creation of linearized PDF files which allows the first page of large multi-page PDFs to appear faster for a better end-user experience.
  • Double byte character support enables the input and output of Chinese, Japanese and Korean languages from AFP DBCS, Outline, World Type and True Type fonts.
  • New AFP object container support supports the receipt of PDF, TIFF and PNG objects within AFP files, and the conversion to other print and display formats.
  • Support for Maxicode, Code 93, Japan and Australia Postal barcodes.
  • Support for Record Mode line data in PRO AFP.

The PRO Suite is used by 700 organizations around the world for many different purposes. PRO Transforms are used to convert print files from one format to another. The PRO Document Enhancer series of products are used to enhance print files with new barcodes, the addition of Transpromo messaging and other document re-engineering tasks.

“With the added benefits of the Version 4.0 upgrade, Crawford Technologies will continue to offer industry leading capabilities such as extended font support and PDF object container support,” said Ernie Crawford, President of Crawford Technologies.

“All of the new features as well as 200 enhancements, fixes and performance improvements keep our products fast and efficient, while delivering the best possible output for the customer.”

For more information about the new upgrades or to learn how to implement them, please contact your CrawfordTech account manager at

Or join one of our informative webinars January 18, 2012 that will discuss our recently announced PRO Viewer product and the Version 4 upgrades. To join, visit:

About Crawford Technologies 

Since 1995, Crawford Technologies’ award-winning solutions have helped over 700 companies around the world reduce costs associated with communications’ processes by delivering bills, statements and other mission-critical transactional communications to their customers in the format they need, when they need it. This includes alternate format documents in Braille, Large Print, Audio and E-text for visually impaired and print-disabled customers.

With CrawfordTech’s range of unique software products and services, our clients simplify, automate and extend document delivery cost effectively – irrespective of current, legacy or future standards in infrastructure or document output. These clients, including four of the top five US banks, four of the top five US insurance companies and four of the world’s top five car manufacturers, are realizing high-value results as costs associated with document processes are minimized through automation, new opportunities for savings across critical communications are realized and they react quickly to changes in regulations, policies, business requirements and technical infrastructure.

CrawfordTech’s quality software, expert support and transactional document business knowledge help clients to meet operational, service, marketing, legal and compliance requirements and automate the delivery of billions of communications to their customers annually. Simply put, companies look to Crawford Technologies for a platform-independent approach, leading system performance and superior output fidelity. Please visit to find out more about CrawfordTech’s clients, people, partners and solutions.

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