Incorporated in 1997 in the UK to develop Imaging and PDF format related software, Tracker Software Products has offices in Canada and the UK, with additional development offices in the USA and Ukraine. Our corporate headquarters relocated to Vancouver Island, Canada in 2008. The main thrust of our products are Document / Imaging related applications and developer toolkits.
PDF specification conformity and compatibility assured...
Our PDF products fully conform to the PDF specifications as originally defined and extended by Adobe and now maintained and set by the International Standards Organization (ISO) - any PDF file created or manipulated by any of our products is fully compatible with any application that also conforms to the official PDF specification and generates equally compatible files as defined by these standards and vice versa!
In addition, you will find our best selling PDF-XChange, TIFF-XChange, Raster-XChange and Image-XChange software at the heart of 1000's of other software products from other Software Publishers world wide - providing PDF, Imaging and TIFF file generation and output - we license our technology to many 1000's of other software developers, large and small, including ABBYY, Hewlett Packard, Mindjet, Sage and many many more.
We are proud to number amongst our Clients some of the worlds largest companies - but rest assured all of our clients both large and small are equally important to us. Please observe the list of our existing Clients here.
Why you should consider using our software products in preference to any other?
- You need to Create, Modify or Manipulate PDF or Image files
- You need a PDF software application to open/print/annotate a PDF file
- You want to use the same reliable, 'Industrial' strength PDF/Imaging technologies relied upon by 1000's of Software Companies worldwide - not open source products created and/or maintained by non professionals and amateur enthusiasts.
- You need a FREE PDF viewer with advanced functionality and speed - but developed and supported by industry professionals!
- You need prompt and reliable support - free of charge to all users - both paying and users of our free products.
- You are a software developer looking for comprehensive PDF or Imaging solutions without excessive Royalty Fee's and from a supplier who will include you in future development options.
As with our award winning PDF-XChange PDF software, the latest addition to our product range installs onto your system as a 'Virtual' printer allowing you to 'print' your document/Image from any Windows application to any of the industry standard Raster format's supported (see below) - rather than paper.
For example from MS Word - simply create your document, select 'File -> Print -> Select Raster-XChange' printer and adjust the printer options to the desired output format etc (i.e. TIFF) and print - your document will be saved to a fully compatible industry standard CCIT grp 3/4 compressed multi page TIFF file if that is your need, or any other availble supported output flavour and format. Raster-XChange is available as a Local or Server Edition, see features below for details.
offers users the ability to output any document or file that
can be printed through a Windows application to any of the
supported image formats - i.e. save your MS Office, PDF,
AutoCAD files etc to an image file - just click and print to
TIFF a file for example, using the
Raster-XChange printer !
offers the same functionality as the 'Local' version -
however may be installed locally or as a shared 'Server'
device without any installation required on any client PC -
simply attached to the shared printer on the server.
Requires 'per user' or Corporate
site licensing etc.
the following features:
- Works as a Printer
Driver and may be used by any Windows program that
generates printed output.
- Supports both 32-bit
(W2K/XP) and 64-bit Windows (XP64/Vista).
- May be installed as a
Local or Server Printer.
- May be used either as a
stand-alone printer or tied to a developer's specific
- Supports both Standard
Paper Sizes and also Custom Form sizes.
- Supports Macro File
Naming for generating image file names at run time.
- Supports Post-Generation
application support for handling the image file after
- Supports sending
generated image files by Email. The file can be sent
"raw" or automatically archived in a ZIP file.
- Supports creation of Job
Profiles that automatically set all parameters for
standard, repeatable jobs. Profiles may be exported as
RXP files and imported by other users so all may share
the same Job Profiles.
- Output Mono, Grayscale
or full Colour - as required.
- Supports output to
the following standard image types:
BMP - Windows Bitmap
PNG - Portable Network Graphics
GIF - Compuserve Graphics Interchange Format
PBM - Portable Bitmap
PGM - Portable Graymap
PPM - Portable Pixel Map
JBIG2 - Joint Bi-level Imaging Group 2
JPEG - Joint Photographic Expert Group
JPEG2000 - JPEG 2000
JNG - JPEG Network Graphics
PCX - PC Paintbrush File Format
DCX - Multipage PCX
TGA - Truevision Targa
TIFF - Tag Image File Format
WBMP - Wireless Mono Bitmap
Raster-XChange supports all Windows (32/64 bit) operating systems from Windows XP** and later.
Version 1: Microsoft/Citrix Terminal Server compatible*.
* Note: Though many users have virtualized some of our component products such as the PDF-XChange Viewer and PDF-Tools application using XenApp, we do not support this at this time. Particularly the printer drivers are not designed to work in a virtualized environment.
Limitations to product support for
To experience the best performance of our products on all Windows operating systems, the onus is on users to ensure that they have all the latest available Microsoft Windows Service Packs & Updates installed.