3-Heights™ Document Converter

PDF Tools AG

The 3-Heights™ Document Converter is a company-wide solution for converting all popular file formats to PDF, PDF/A and TIFF. It addresses various requirements in the field of conversion, in particular:

  • Making documents archivable (especially MS Office documents)
  • Migrating existing archives
  • Exchanging documents
  • Fulfilling standards (ISO) and security requirements
  • Archiving websites
  • Archiving email
  • Standardizing the variety of formats across the corporation

Product Variants

Enterprise Edition:
The Enterprise Edition of the 3-Heights™ Document Converters not only offers the conversion of the common work documents, such as Office documents, to PDF, but also the conversion of entire websites and emails.
This makes it especially suitable for processing incoming mail and for archiving emails with attachments and Office documents in the long term. Additional formats can be added thanks to its plug-in architecture. The Enterprise Edition features an API and a web-service, which allows a simple and quick integration in existing environments. Due to its high speed, availability and scalability it can be implemented as a ready-to-use solution in companies of any size.

SME Edition:
The Small-Medium Enterprise Edition offers all essential feature that are required for the document conversion to PDF/A or TIFF by small and medium companies, which do not maintain their own IT department. Besides Office documents, all common image formats can be converted and there is an option to integrate an OCR engine. This variety of formats enables secure incoming and downstream processing as well as long-term archiving in PDF or PDF/A format. The optional digital signature functionality guarantees document authenticity and integrity. The SME Edition does not require Terminal Server and allows an interactive monitoring and operating of the service.

Areas of Use

Incoming Mail:
Incoming file scans and emails are received by the 3-Heights™ Document Converter inbox. Email messages and all the attachments are merged to form one single document. Optionally, it can recognize text via OCR, supplement metadata, add digital signatures, compress files and condition them for further processing within the company.

Outgoing Mail:
The 3-Heights™ Document Converter employed in email dispatch converts digital documents to PDF/A or PDF prior to sending.

Archiving:
The archive module of the 3-Heights™ Document Converter processes digital documents from all areas of the company. These can be emails, websites, Office documents or other documents. It converts them to a standard format, completes metadata and checks the result for compliance with the standard. As a gatekeeper it ensures that only compliant documents are transferred to the long-term archive.

Other Areas of Use:

  • Archive migration
  • Online conversion service
  • Company-wide conversion portal

See also the Whitepaper “3-Heights™ Document Converter – Basics and Applications”

Producer: PDF Tools AG

More information: http://www.pdf-tools.com/pdf/document-converter-service-office-pdf-pdfa.aspx

About PDF Tools AG

PDF Tools AG counts more than 4,000 companies and organizations in 60 countries among its customers, making it one of the world’s leading producers of software solutions and programming components for PDF and PDF/A products.