iRead PDF, by the Developers of iAnnotate, Released Free for iPad

Chicago, Illinois – Aji, LLC has just released iRead PDF, an elegant PDF reader that offers annotation viewing on the iPad, entirely free. Based on iAnnotate, the developer’s powerful PDF annotation tool, iRead is a full-featured PDF reader that supports tabbed reading, bookmarking, comprehensive library search, and gesture-supported browsing for PDFs. In addition, iRead provides support for viewing notes, highlights, underlines, or drawings added to documents using iAnnotate or other standard annotation tools like Adobe Reader or Preview.

iRead PDF shares iAnnotate’s advanced interface, dynamic file-transfer features, and simple organizational tools. Users can transfer PDFs via email, from other apps, via iTunes sync or even by clicking any PDF web link in the integrated web browser. Reading and sharing PDFs couldn’t be easier!

The intuitive drag and drop interface offers customizable toolbars, easy to access contextual menus, and tabbed document browsing. Users can search their entire library by keywords, add bookmarks and view which documents are “new”, “unread”, recently viewed, or “annotated”.

“While annotation has always been our core focus, we’ve also built up a top-notch PDF reading app along the way. So we’ve decided to release that independently, especially due to the lack of annotation support in other iPad PDF readers.” says Jim Brink, Founder of Aji. “We already have a ton of users who love iAnnotate’s UI, custom toolbars, and functionality, so we feel we’re in the optimal place to offer the perfect free PDF reader that also brings annotation viewing to everyone.”

Use iRead to carry your entire PDF library or access documents from mail and the web on the go. Anyone who works with PDFs will love it!


* Full-featured PDF reader:
Continuous-scrolling page display with all standard scroll/zoom gestures supported, and full screen reading mode.

* Easy transfer of PDFs:
Send and receive PDFs via email, through iTunes sync, and by browsing to any PDF link.

* Tabbed PDF Reading:
Quickly switch between multiple open documents. Tab setup and page locations are always remembered, whether switching tabs or quitting and returning to the app.

* Document and full-library search:
Search your entire PDF library to instantly find all documents with any keyword. Tabs sort new, unread, and annotated documents.

* Fully Customizable Toolbars:
Reposition and resize toolbars, and drag-and-drop to configure tools.

* Comprehensive PDF support:
View existing PDF annotations, internal and URL links, and PDF outline/bookmarks support. View fully integrated, standard annotations, just like Preview or Adobe Reader.

* APS (Aji PDF Service):
Free companion desktop application for easy sync with your existing desktop PDF collection. Recommended for large libraries of documents.

Device Requirements:
* Compatible with iPad
* Requires iOS 3.2 or later
* 5.1 MB

Pricing and Availability:
iRead PDF 1.1.2 is free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Productivity category.

iRead PDF 1.1.2
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At Aji, we’re creating a new kind of company. Our central purpose is to design and create innovative new software to meet (and exceed!) the changing demands of users and technology. We focus on ideas instead of markets: we are constantly evaluating new ideas and new technologies, and then using our experience to quickly translate those ideas into real, working products. If we have success in a market, we’re not going to put all of our resources into raising our market share – we’re going to polish our product, make it the best solution available, and then focus on the next great idea. Copyright (C) 2010 Aji LLC, All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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