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The IceViewer Pro allows users to view, print, OCR, annotate, search (and redact highlighted search matches) documents, scan, batch scan, email, and edit TIFF images, Faxes, medical Faxes through the standalone user interface. The IceViewer Pro can display Microsoft Office Document Imaging (MODI) annotations, OCR data, and WANG annotations.

The IceViewer Pro includes PDF functionality that allows users to View, Print, Merge PDF, Split, Fill PDF forms, OCR, and Search vector/editable PDF files.

Along with the Standalone application, the IceViewer Pro includes a Browser Extension and a Web Application for Google Chrome/Microsoft Edge.



    The IceViewer Pro Server is ideal for viewing, editing, and printing TIFF, Vector PDF, Image PDF, and various additional image types. The IceViewer Pro is commonly used for processing medical data, medical faxes, eFax, browsing the USPTO website and viewing patent documents as well turning scanned documents into editable, searchable PDF.

    Besides the standalone version, the IceViewer Pro also includes a Browser Extension and a Web Application for Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge.

    Open eFax and PDF documents in IceViewer Pro

    The Black Ice IceViewer Pro comes with advanced PDF reading capabilities, allowing users to open eFax and Image or Vector/editable PDF documents. The IceViewer Pro is a seamless solution to open Image PDF documents from eFax or other online fax providers, and directly view, annotate, print, or email the faxes!

    Why use the Black Ice IceViewer Pro?


    15-Day Free Evaluation

    The evaluation copy is fully functional for 15 days. Once the demo period is over you may purchase IceViewer TIFF, IceViewer PDF or IceViewer Pro edition or switch to the limited free edition. Order multiple copies or a site license at a discount, visit the Black Ice Online Store for details.

    Update the IceViewer more easily while preserving the user settings

    The update feature allows Administrators to seamlessly upgrade the IceViewer Pro to the latest version on every computer while preserving the user settings such as View Modes, File Associations, Annotation, Stamp configurations, etc...

    Supported Operating Systems

    Client

    Windows 11 64 bit

    Windows 10 32/64 bit

    Windows 8.1 32/64 bit

    Windows 7 32/64 bit



    For Windows Server version, please see IceViewer Pro Server.

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    View, Edit & Print

    Page View Modes

    The IceViewer Pro offers a variety of view modes including multipage, fit-to-window, fit-to-width views, and more...

    Zoom

    Zoom in or out with ease to see every detail of the document.

    Magnifying Glass

    Focus on specific areas of your document with a simple click using the Magnifying Glass feature.

    Rotate or Flip Page(s)

    Fix page orientation within your document with the page rotation and flipping tools.

    Text Search

    Use the fast Text Search function to search through Searchable/Vector PDF documents.

    Fill PDF Forms

    Fill out PDF forms quickly and effortlessly.

    Print

    Print PDF documents and utilize advanced printing options.

    Print Preview

    Inspect documents before printing.

    Merge or Split

    Merge Documents

    Combine multiple TIFF images and PDF documents easily with the IceViewer Pro.

    Merge Different File Formats

    Combine PDF documents and TIFF images seamlessly. Added pages or documents will be converted to match the file format of the target document.

    Split Documents

    Split documents at any point in your document with the Split function.

    Extract Page(s)

    Extract specific pages from existing documents and create a new file with the extracted pages.

    Organize

    Reorder Pages

    Keep your document organized, with the Move Tool or by moving the page thumbnails in the Thumbnail Sidebar.

    Insert Page(s)

    Insert pages before or after a specific page in your document with the Insert Page feature.

    Copy, Cut, and Paste Page(s)

    Effortlessly copy/cut and paste pages within and across documents.

    Delete Page(s)

    Remove unnecessary pages from your document with the Delete Pages feature.

    OCR

    Text Recognition (OCR)

    Convert images and scanned documents to searchable text with IceViewer's powerful OCR technology. Learn more...

    Search

    Search through TIFF, FAX, or Image PDF doucments using the OCR Search feature or use the more faster Text Search function on Searchable PDF documents.

    Redact/Highlight Search Matches

    Once a search process is complete, one can redact or highlight the current or all search matches. Learn more...

    Save images into Editable PDF

    Convert TIFF, JPEG, PNG, or other image-based documents to searchable PDF file format.

    Annotate

    Sign

    Add Initials or Signature to PDF and TIFF documents.

    Highlight

    Emphasize specific parts of the document with the Highlight annotation.

    Redact

    Protect sensitive information with the easy-to-use Redact feature.

    Text, Comment, Note Annotation

    Add customized comments and notes to your documents with the intuitive annotation tools.
    Learn more...

    Shape Annotations

    Add customizable shapes (such as Rectangle, Ellipse, Arrow, and more...) to your documents.

    Pencil

    Freehand drawing on to documents.

    Add Stamp or Watermark

    Add Timestamp, Rubber Stamp, or custom Stamps/Watermarks to documents.

    Security

    Password protect PDF documents

    Enhance document security PDF encryption.

    Flatten

    PDF documents with interactive elements (e.g. forms) will be no longer editable after saving.

    Scan

    Scan

    Scan, batch scan documents for easy distribution and storage.

    Document Cleanup

    Remove punch holes, black borders, black lines or black pixels from scanned documents or photos easily.

    Deskew

    Deskew scanned photos or documents automatically or by using a custom angle.

    Share

    Email

    Share your documents quickly, by sending them as email attachments directly from the IceViewer.

    SharePoint

    Upload documents to a SharePoint server with a single click directly from the IceViewer.

    Convert

    Save images into Editable PDF

    Convert TIFF, JPEG, PNG, or other image-based documents to searchable PDF file format.

    Compress TIFF

    Reduce the exported TIFF file size with CCITT G4, CCITT G3 1D No EOL, CCITT G3 1D EOL, CCITT G3 2D, Pack Bits, or LZW compressions.

    Convert To FAX

    Convert PDF or TIFF documents to Dialogic, GammaLink, Bicom/NMS FAX format.

    Convert To JPEG

    Convert PDF or TIFF documents to JPEG file format.

    Convert To PNG

    Convert PDF and TIFF documents to PNG file format.

    Convert To BMP

    Convert PDF and TIFF documents to BMP file format.



    IceViewer Pro is an annual subscription. A single license is valid for a single PC on Windows 11/10/8/7 operating systems for one year. For multiple users on the same PC, no additional licenses are required. For installations on different PCs, you will need enough licenses to cover the total number of PCs.*

    Black Ice Software offer different licensing models for corporate users and End Users. For more information, please visit the What license do I need? page.

    IceViewer Pro Server is also an annual subscription licensed per Server on Windows Terminal Server and Citrix environments. Please see the IceViewer Pro Server pricing.

    IceViewer Pro Licenses Subscription Price (Renewed Annually)
    IceViewer Pro (Single License)
    IceViewer Pro (5 Licenses)
    IceViewer Pro (10 Licenses)
    IceViewer Pro (25 Licenses)
    IceViewer Pro (50 Licenses)
    IceViewer Pro (100 Licenses)
    Corporate License Please Call


    * Prices subject to change without notice

    ** Subscription fee includes a support subscription.

    *** Please see End User License Agreement for legal definition of the licensing terms

    Black Ice Software, LLC
    950 Peninsula Corp Circle Suite 2017
    Boca Raton, FL 33487
    Tel: 561-757-4107
    Fax: 561-757-4109
    E-Mail: sales@blackice.com

    MSI Installer for large scale deployment

    The MSI installer for IceViewer Pro is designed for large-scale deployment in Active Directory environments. With the IceViewer Pro MSI installer System Administrators can create custom configurations for every User on the system and register or activate the IceViewer Pro. The MSI installer will greatly simplify mess deployment and eliminates the need for customers to build custom installations.

    The MSI installer is compatible with Microsoft SMS/SCCM, Zenworks, and Marimba.

    The MSI install has the following installation features:

    • Automatic silent installation
    • Automatic register/activate the IceViewer Pro with a serial number
    • Upgrade the IceViewer Pro while preserving the user settings using the MSI installer
    • Install the IceViewer Pro for evaluation
    • Configure installation target directory
    • Install IceViewer Pro with a transformation file
    • Configure the registration of the IceViewer Pro with Black Ice license server:
      • 443 port with SSL (default)
      • 80 port without SSL
      • 3500 port without SSL
      • 15000 port without SSL
    • Configure the connection to the license server with proxy server
      • Not using proxy server (default)
      • Attempt to discover automatic proxy
      • Use HTTP proxy
      • Use SOCKS proxy
    • Enables or Disables the Browser Plug-in for all users
    • Install the IceViewer Browser Extension for Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge
    • Pre-configure the IceViewer Pro with configuration INI file during installation

    The following features of the IceViewer Pro can be pre-configured:

    • File association
      • Tiff, Dialogic, GammaLink, Bicom/NMS (TIFF and TIF)
      • Fax
      • JPG
      • Bitmap (BMP)
      • PNG
      • Cals
      • ASCII (TXT)
      • PDF
    • Viewer settings
      • First Start
      • Auto Rotate
    • General settings
      • File extension dialog.
      • Display mode.
      • Controls the getting started dialog.
      • Enable the Thumbnail View for multi-page documents.
      • Enable Save View Setting feature.
      • Enable Auto Save feature.
      • Enable Show Annotation Color Lost feature.
      • Enable File Navigation feature.
      • Enable Thumbnail Browser feature.
      • Specifies the dithering method of monochrome (black and white) documents.
      • Enable Send documents in Email feature.
      • Enable Upload documents to SharePoint feature.
      • Enable OCR (Optical Character Recognition feature.
      • Configures the Enable loading annotation file automatically option in the IceViewer Pro General options.
      • Enable or disable saving.
      • Enable or disable memory file.
      • Enable or disable "Burn annotation into the image when saving the document" option.
      • Redirect saving.
      • Save directory.
      • Tools ribbon tab.
      • Annotation
      • Document cleanup.
      • Options
    • Annotation settings
      • Shows or hides all annotations
      • Selects the stamp type for the Default Stamp button on the Home ribbon.
      • Selects the stamp type for the Rubber Stamp button on the Annotation ribbon.
      • Shows or hides the date on the Timestamp.
      • Sets the date format for the Timestamp.
      • Shows or hides the time on the Timestamp.
      • Sets the time format for the Timestamp.
      • Shows or hides the minutes on the Timestamp.
      • Shows or hides the seconds on the Timestamp.
      • Shows or hides the time zone on the Timestamp.
      • Specifies the text of the Timestamp.
      • Specifies the position of text on the Timestamp.
      • Specifies the alignment of the timestamp text relative to the date and time on the Timestamp.
    • OCR configuration:
      • The absolute path of the application to open OCR documents.
      • The language of the OCR.
      • The absolute path of the directory to save the OCR files.
    • Printing configuration:
      • Enables or Disables the Center the Image Vertically option on the Print dialog of IceViewer Pro.
      • Enables or Disables the Center the Image Horizontally option on the Print dialog of IceViewer Pro.
      • Enables or Disables the Scale to Fit Page Proportionally option on the Print dialog of IceViewer Pro.
      • Enables or Disables the Use Image DPI option on the Print dialog of IceViewer Pro.
      • Enables or Disables the Stretch to Fit Page option on the Print dialog of IceViewer Pro.
      • Enables or Disables the Print annotations option on the Print dialog of IceViewer Pro.
    • Browser plug-in viewer settings:
      • This option configures the default View Mode of the Browser Plug-In.
    • Browser Plug-in printer settings:
      • Enables or Disables the Stretched to Fit Page option in IceViewer Browser Plug-In.
      • Enables or Disables the Center on Page option in IceViewer Browser Plug-In.
      • Configures the Default Printing Mode in IceViewer Browser Plug-In.
    • Scanning configuration:
      • When this option is 1, the IceViewer Pro will always remember and use the previously used batch scan directory.
      • Specifies the default scan directory where the batch scanned documents will be saved.
      • Twain data source manager selection allows users to select which data source manager version must be used for scanning.

      For example:
      msiexec /i "[PATH]\IceViewer64BitSetup.msi" /q TARGETDIR="C:\Black Ice\IceViewer" CUSTOMINI="[PATH]\IceViewer.ini" REGNUM=xxxxx-xxxxxxxx-xxxxxxxxxx

      MSI

      Supported Installation methods using Group Policy Deployment;

      • Assign to Computer (silent install)
      • Assign to User (silent install)
      • Publish

      Additional supported installation method;

      • Installation from command line (cmd.exe)

      Installing the IceViewer on VDI

      The IceViewer can be installed on Azure VDI, AWS VDI, VMware VDI, or any VDI system from the master image.
      The base requirement for licensing of the IceViewer is the IceViewer Special Installer with the licensing mechanism designed for VDI.
      The MSI or Interactive IceViewer Special Installer can be requested from Black Ice Software Sales sales@blackice.com.

      The Interactive or MSI IceViewer Special Installer for VDI is not available for a single license and is not available from the online store only directly from Black Ice Software sales.


      Installing Black Ice products on Citrix VDI for Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops

      Installing Black Ice products on Azure Windows Virtual Desktop

      Requirement

      • .NET framework 4.0 or higher

      For MSI Installer availability, contact sales@blackice.com.

    Web Solutions

    The number of cloud and web applications is more than ever. As more and more businesses are moving to the cloud, the need for a reliable and flexible web document viewer solution rises.
    Black Ice IceViewer Pro offers different solutions for viewing documents in a web browser.

    IceViewer Core

    Lightweight and Flexible Solutions

    In most cases, we recommend our IceViewer Core Web Application, which is a lightweight and flexible solution with a rich feature set for viewing and editing documents in the browser.

    Chrome / Edge Extension

    Chromium-based Solutions

    Ideal solution for viewing multi-page TIFF and PDF files from the web in Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge browsers.

    IE Browser Plug-In

    Legacy Internet Explorer Solutions

    For legacy applications and environments, we offer our Browser Plug-In for viewing multi-page documents using MS Internet Explorer or MS Edge in compatibility mode.

    Which web solution should I choose?

    While our solutions for the web offer a similar feature set, there are significant differences between installation and integration. Please see the most important differences below:

    IceViewer Core Chrome / Edge extension IE Browser Plug-In
    Browser Support Chrome, Edge Chrome, Edge Internet Explorer
    File Support TIFF, PDF, JPG, BMP, PNG, TEXT, ICA, ZIP TIFF, PDF, JPG, BMP, PNG, TEXT, ICA, ZIP TIFF, PDF, JPEG, TEXT, ICA
    Easy Integration (IFRAME) Support YES YES YES
    URL Parameter support for Easy Integration YES YES NO
    Support Multi-Page Documents YES YES YES
    OCR and Search YES YES NO
    AI Assistant YES NO NO
    Annotation Support Full Support for Viewing and Editing Full Support for Viewing and Editing Only Viewing
    Open Files on New Tab YES YES NO
    Open Files on New Window YES YES NO
    Internet Connection Not Required Required Not Required
    Installation Easy – Installs with IceViewer Intermediate – Installs with IceViewer, but users may have to enable it manually in the browser. Easy – Installs with IceViewer
    Update to a new version Updates with IceViewer Partially updates with IceViewer, and partially from the Chrome Web Store automatically Updates with IceViewer
    Large-Scale Deployment Easy – MSI Installers and parameters Intermediate – MSI Installers and parameters, and Group Policy settings for the extension installation Easy – MSI Installers and parameters
    Uninstallation Easy – Uninstalls with IceViewer Intermediate – Uninstalls with IceViewer, but Chrome and Edge browsers must be closed and reopened to complete. Easy – Uninstalls with IceViewer
    Technology The latest ASP.NET Core Web Application Chrome Browser Extension Legacy IE ActiveX Plugin
    Environment Self-Running Application Inside Chrome / Edge Inside Internet Explorer