Following the recent major upgrade to version 7.0 (see “Smile Releases PDFpen 7 and PDFpenPro 7,” 16 January 2015), Smile has released version 7.0.1 of PDFpen and PDFpenPro with a number of fixes and improvements for the PDF editing apps. Both editions add bullet-proofing capabilities to several editing components, fix a bug that caused text boxes to default to black, fix handling of OCR of a locked document, resolve an issue with the Combine PDFs script, stop defaulting to the user’s Documents folder as the Export To location, and correct various unspecified localization issues. As of this writing, the Mac App Store editions of PDFpen and PDFpenPro had yet to be updated to version 7.0.1. ($74.95/$124.95 new with a 20 percent discount for TidBITS members, $30 upgrade from version 6 from Smile Web site, free updates from version 7.0, 51.5/52.2 MB, release notes, 10.7+)
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- Smile Releases PDFpen 7 and PDFpenPro 7 (16 Jan 15)