Autobahn DX

Upgrading Autobahn DX Server

 

Upgrading to a newer version of Autobahn DX Server

is relatively straight forward.

The following steps will guide you through the process.

 

Ensure you have the following before upgrading:

The latest installer for your Operating system, the installer can be downloaded from our download page.
License key, our license keys are version and machine specific so a new license key will be required.
You can request […]

Converting Postscript (.ps) files to PDF using Autobahn DX Server

The following steps will enable you to convert postscript (.ps) files to searchable PDF using Autobahn DX.

Download and install the relevant version of GSview using the following links gsv50w64.exe  gsv50w32.exe
Once installed change your .ps file to open with gsview, to do this:

Right click on a post script file and select properties.
Click on the change button.
Select either C:\Program Files\Ghostgum\gsview\gsview64.exe or gsview32.exe

 

 

Open the easyPDF […]

This short blog provides information on how Autobahn DX Server converts office type documents to PDF and what is required from your environment to successfully achieve this.

Autobahn DX uses the Autobahn and BCL easyPDF x Loader services to control the execution of both scheduled jobs and ad-hoc jobs whether submitted via the Autobahn Manager or via the Autobahn Job API.

The […]

Converting .MSG files to PDF

This short blog provides information on how to configure your environment in order for Autobahn DX to successfully convert .MSG files to PDF.

Autobahn DX uses the Autobahn and BCL easyPDF x Loader services which control the execution of both scheduled jobs and ad-hoc jobs whether submitted via the Autobahn Manager or via the Autobahn Job API.

The conversion is done by […]

Multi-Core Module for Autobahn DX Server

The Business Problem:

At Aquaforest we are often contacted by prospect and current Autobahn DX Server customers who have a core requirement of converting thousands if not millions of documents in a small window of time.

The Solution:

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Aquaforest Multi-Core module for Autobahn DX Server.  The Multi-Core module bolts directly onto your instance of Autobahn DX Server increasing your throughput rates significantly […]

Aquaforest OCR products are designed with a number of time out settings. These time out settings are designed to enable the system to abort a specific step of the OCR process on a single page.  This enables the OCR process to continue with the remainder of the pages/document(s) which need to be processed rather than wait indefinitely.

The following time out […]

Kraftwerk Autobahn

 
Wir fahr’n fahr’n fahr’n auf der Autobahn
Over the years, I have had many conversations with developers and consultants from all over the world about Aquaforest’s PDF & OCR technology. Naturally, the mainstay of these discussions has been focussed on document processing, OCR conversion and optimising performance. However, there is one question that pops up on a regular basis to which […]

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This blog has been created to illustrate the effects pre-processing settings can have on a document.  There are a number of pre-processing options available from the GUI which can be used to increase recognition in the OCR process.  The pre-processing settings are only used to better prepare your image before it is passed to the OCR engine in order to achieve the best possible […]

Printer Issue whilst installing Autobahn DX or PDF Junction

The following blog illustrates how to rectify “Printer already exists” issue when attempting to install Autobahn DX or PDF Junction:

Below is a screen shot which is presented to users who are installing Autobahn DX or PDF Junction.

 

 

This issue occurs when the previous version of Autobahn DX or PDF Junction was un-installed but failed to remove the ‘easyPDF SDK 6’ printer.  The failure […]

Microsoft Outlook Setup for Autobahn DX and PDF Junction

This blog illustrates how to make Microsoft Outlook ready for Autobahn DX Server and PDF Junction.

As mentioned in one of the previous blogs, one of the core reason for the failure of the conversion process ‘Convert any document to PDF’ in Autobahn and PDF Junction is caused by pop-up dialogs being displayed from Office products during the PDF conversion.  This blog […]