PDF iFilter Test, with SharePoint 2010

[update Adobe PDF iFilter result]  Recently Foxit updated their PDF iFilter 2.0. An interesting improvement is “optimized for multi-core processor”. It claims that you can get 3 times better performance compared with its own version 1.0. Let’s see how my test result goes. Machine: Dell 2950 (I bought this two years ago) 2 x quad…

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Index and Search PDF Files in SharePoint Server 2010

Like Office SharePoint Server 2007, there’s no OOTB PDF iFilter in SharePoint Server 2010. If you add PDF as a file type for SharePoint Search, you will get the following result: You can see that only the file attributes are indexed. You need to install a x64 PDF iFilter for this. There’re three PDF iFilter…

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PDF iFilter Battle, second round

If you still remember the last round of our PDF iFilter battle, FoxIT won it. Now in this round, we bring in another challenger: TET PDF iFIlter. It is also avaliable on x86 and x64, free for non-commercial desktop use, will need a license for Server installation. So here’s the new result for file set…

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PDF iFilter Battle! FoxIT vs.. Adobe, 64bit version

After so long a time Adobe finally released its 64bit version of PDF iFilter! http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/detail.jsp?ftpID=4025 “In response to customer requests, Adobe is releasing Adobe PDF iFilter 9 for 64-bit platforms, which will allow searching PDF files on Microsoft® Windows® 64-bit platforms for applications such as Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, and…

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