Welcome to the PDF/E Competence Center!

The new Chairman of the PDF/E Competence Center discusses the origin of the new organization in support of engineering applications for PDF technology. [...]

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What you may be missing when you search PDF documents

PDF files can be hard to search with confidence. Here’s why it matters, how it happens, and what you can do about it. [...]

Peter Wyatt

Meet Peter Wyatt, your new ISO 32000 Project Leader

An R&D engineer at heart and an active PDF software developer, Peter brings new energy to the Project Leader role. [...]


PDF Association publishes PDF/VT Application Notes showcasing the benefits for variable data print streams

PDF/VT Application Notes available [...]

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Announcing the Structure Elements Best Practice Guide 0.1.1

Download the first public draft of the PDF Structure Elements Best Practice Guide today! [...]

Estimate: 2.5 trillion PDF files

PDF in 2016: Broader, deeper, richer

The coming year means more PDF files, more PDF creators supporting PDF/UA and leveraging PDF/A-3. The space continues to grow, and it’s going to grow even faster with PDF 2.0. [...]

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Video recordings from the PDF Technical Conference 2015

These videos total over 20 hours of high-quality technical education and perspective, from panel sessions to technical deep-dives. [...]


Save the Date – PDF Days Europe 2016 in Berlin

The popular PDF Days Europe will be even more attractive. It’s not just the new location in the metropolis of Berlin, it’s also owing to the enhanced event concept. [...]

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Publish your products or events on pdfa.org – the easy way!

Use our new express form to publish your posts on pdfa.org. [...]


TWAIN Working Group and PDF Association Announce Partnership

The TWAIN Working Group (TWG) announced its partnership with the PDF Association. [...]