StarForce PDF Copy Protection with Online Activation
StarForce Content PDF provides
|PDF copy protection DRM: you can grant, limit and revoke access to a document||No screenshotting|
|No copying and editing. Local notes are available in a protected PDF document||Printing is limited according to your needs|
StarForce PDF Copy Protection better suits for
|Publishers and research agencies||Trainers and coaches including corporate eLearning||Project Management Teams|
|For books and other PDF documents for external distribution we offer ‘pay once use forever’ approach. The copy protection technology can be integrated into the online store through API.||Flexible access management system including an option to revoke access together with ‘pay once use forever’ approach can be very useful for private and corporate education sphere.||Reliable copy protection solution for PDF documents that need to be shared among the project team members for the project period. People can work in different offices all over the world.|
Copy protection for documents in different file formats
The solution provides protection against copying, leakage and piracy for PDF, XLS/XLSX, DOC/DOCX, RTF, JPG/JPEG, PNG, GIF by converting these documents into SFPDF or PCDOC.
Why StarForce PDF Copy Protection
|Easy to start and use|
|API and SDK to integrate document copy protection in your infrastructure|
|Support of Windows, macOS, Android, and iOS|
|‘Pay once use forever’ price policy for PDF copy protection|
|Constant improving and development|
|Besides PDF, we can protect video, software application and other types of digital content|
How StarForce PDF Copy Protection with online activation works
|Converting the file into
a special SFPDF format
|Access code generation||Binding to the physical parameters of a device||Distribution and
|Converting the confidential documents into the format that can be opened with a special viewer program, protected from analysis and reverse engineering||Unique access codes to manage rights to view and print protected documents||The documents can be viewed only on authorized devices||Document tracking in real time over the Internet|
What you need to know about StarForce Content PDF
To provide reliable PDF copy protection we created a special program – StarForce Reader to view protected PDF files. It works as a usual PDF viewer but prevents editing, copying, screenshotting. We do not offer document viewing through a browser because it is not secure.
Clients and Cases
Sun InBev Public Corporation is a part of Anheuser-Busch InBev, the international brewing company that is the largest beer producer in the world, with annual revenue of more than €8.5 billion.
To increase the efficiency of the operations, the company developed a book of sales standards the hard copies of which were distributed among the employees. Because the book is the company’s intellectual property and contains a trade secret, the company management decided that it was necessary to protect the document.
StarForce PDF copy protection provided Sun InBev with a reliable solution to protect confidential electronic documents. The Department of Sales Technologies can distribute protected materials quickly and securely among the company employees from different cities and countries. Besides, the StarForce solution helps improve the environment and reduce the costs for printing and delivering the documents, because hard copies are not used anymore.
M-Logos is an education center and a famous publisher which offers law eBooks on its online store.
To decrease the risk of revenue losing from the illegal distribution of books. The PDF copy protection system is expected to work in automated mode after integration in the online store.
All the books are distributed in a special SFPDF format, which provides the publisher with the assurance that sold books will not be leaked online immediately after purchasing. The books are easy to open on any devices running on Windows, macOS, iOS, and Android using a special cross-platform application StarForce Reader, which significantly improves the readability of protected files for readers compared to solutions of other services. Serial numbers are generated automatically after the book purchasing. Especially for the publisher we added the Notes option to StarForce Reader for the users to write comments and leave bookmarks. The use of StarForce PDF copy protection solution helps to secure up to 50% of the publisher’s revenue.
Deloitte provides industry-leading audit, consulting, tax, and advisory services to many of the world's most admired brands.
To increase revenue by offering additional options based on number of users. To protect the company’s intellectual property.
StarForce PDF copy protection allows to limit number of users for protected documents and to control access with the periodic license confirmation option. StarForce Reader is customized according to the customer’s demands and has a branded design. The copy protection system is used as a part of the office infrastructure where employees have different roles: to create a protected document, to generate an access key, to manage the system. After the system deployment the company could increase its revenue and during the first year ROI was 145%.
The Scientific and Technical Information Center for Standardization, Metrology and Conformity Assessment provides producers and consumers with an up-to-date documentary base in the field of standardization, as well as to provide all interested parties with printed publications and electronic copies of documents from the Federal Information Fund.
To control distribution of periodicals in digital format to prevent piracy and unauthorized sharing.
The customer uses the subscription mechanism of the StarForce PDF copy protection system. Serial numbers can have a limited lifetime and when a user buys a 3 month or 6 month subscription, after this period expiration PDF files will not be available for reading. But the publisher can easily fix it after the subscription prolongation. The way STANDARTINFORM stimulates its clients to buy the subscription and prevent losses from pirate content distribution.