Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums

Windows 8 OpenXPS, the Latest PDF Killer

  1. #1

    Posts : 476
    WCP / Win.7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1.

    Windows 8 OpenXPS, the Latest PDF Killer

    Only time will tell whether OpenXPS will succeed where the plain vanilla XPS document format has failed, namely to erode the domination of Adobeís Portable Document Format (PDF).

    The Open XML Paper Specification, or OpenXPS for short, is a new document file format supported in Windows 8 Developer Preview Build 8102 Milestone 3 (M3).

    I think itís rather safe to assume that the RTM Build of Windows 8, or whatever it will be called after the platform goes gold, will also play nice by default with OpenXPS.
    Windows 8 OpenXPS, the Latest PDF Killer - Softpedia

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2

    That sounds good, but will take some time until it reaches the popularity of PDF.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3

    Posts : 584
    Windows 8 Dev Preview x64

    I have been using XPS documents for a few years now. They are fantastic. ​Better than PDF in my opinion. They're native to Windows and easily usable just about anywhere.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Windows 8 OpenXPS, the Latest PDF Killer
Related Threads
I'm currently in the market for a new Win7 theme or two (free, hah), and know there are quite a few custom developers doing their thing. My systems are already patched, so I can use any. Any recommendations? I'm going to head on over to DeviantArt right now and see if I can come up with...
My game (housefly killer) in Free Developer Programs and Projects
Hi, i've created simple game. I want to share it with you. Just give me some feedback. I want to upgrade my game soon. Link do download: Housefly app for Windows in the Windows Store
The best metro killer, restores the original windows 7 explorer. Windows 7 explorer for Windows 8 9589
Windows 8 is no iphone killer in General Support
I think investors are being a little cautious - perhaps the phone won't do brilliantly - perhaps desktop users won't flock to it either - but I think it could do ok in tablets - as long as it is priced right.
Hi all In this whole PC vs Tablet nonsense I can't understand why MS doesn't make the following piece of hardware A fully functioning Stand alone tablet which can plug in to a standard PC case as a detachable screen so the tablet would then function when required as a perfectly "Bog Standard"...
Win 8 killer feature in General Support
Many have commented on the shortcut in the notification area - brings no new functions. Iso mounting - I suppose it's convenient to have it included - but you could already do that and a lot more with free apps. like 7zip, free versions poweriso, etc. How about something you could not do...
Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook