novaPDF Professional Desktop is a program for creating PDF documents. It supports most of the typical advanced functions of PDF creation, like preserving hyperlinks, cross-references, and bookmarks, embedding fonts, creating secure documents using encryption, editing the meta data of a PDF, adding watermarks, and including digital signatures. novaPDF Professional Desktop can be launched directly from Office applications like Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, which is useful if you want to generate PDFs from those applications. It includes many different configurations for PDF production, and these configurations can be stored in different profile settings. For example, maybe you would like to have a "reduced file size" setting. Overall, novaPDF Professional Desktop is an advanced tool for PDF creation that goes beyond most free applications that require third party programs like GhostScript.