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The next PDF Standards meeting is in Sydney, Australia, so naturally, it’s a great place and time for PDF Day Australia!

PDF Days Europe 2016 in June was a great success! Videos from Berlin are now available!

The new PDF/E Competence Center started with its first meeting on September 8, 2016.

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The Portable Document Format

The Portable Document Format (PDF) was born on 15 June, 1993 when Adobe Systems shipped Adobe Acrobat 1.0.

23 years and hundreds of billions of files later, PDF is the world’s chosen electronic document format; a universal choice for the fixed-layout, self-contained documents so vital to businesses across the globe.

The PDF Association delivers vital information about implementing PDF technology to software developers and IT decision makers.

The PDF Association helps document management and ECM implementers understand and leverage ISO-standardized PDF technology.

PDF Association members benefit from technical information, a developer community and direct access to the standards development process.

Enterprise systems implementers and end-users benefit from standardized PDF technology.

Recent member news
PSPDFKit GmbH
PSPDFKit released their app “PDF Viewer”

After more than 5 years of providing the industry leading PDF framework for companies such as Dropbox, Evernote, Box, IBM, and United Airlines, PSPDFKit made their technology available to everyone with their new free app, PDF Viewer, now available for iOS and Android. PDF Viewer will sustainably raise the bar for everyone as to what a great PDF viewing and editing experience is, which will in turn promote the high quality PSPDFKit SDKs.


GRAHL software design
Lecturing brought up-to-date: PDF Annotator 6.1 is now taking off in universities worldwide

PDF Annotator 6.1, the PDF markup tool for Windows, has just been released. The application comes with a completely revamped full screen mode, perfect for PDF presentations in schools and universities.


XKEY GmbH
PDFmdx – new Version available

With reference to the content and conditions, documents can be identified, shared and metadata are read out. The documents can be reassembled based on criteria. Stationery can underlaid content controlled. The documents can be printed or sent via email.


PDF Tools AG
Improved render quality in the healthcare industry with the 3-Heights™ PDF to Image Converter

The modern image and diagnostic report management system JiveX was developed by VISUS for all fields of medicine. It has evolved from a picture archiving and communication system for radiological images into a medical archive for all clinically relevant documents and images.


PrePress Consulting
PDFX-ready Online Tools released

PDFX-ready in Switzerland has annonced the immediate availability of the PDFX-ready Online Tools. This is a new innovative service for the members of PDFX-ready and also (in a limited version) for non-members.


Recent articles
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Postscript took off like a rocket, but PDF took its time. Many people wondered “What’s it for?” In this video, Professor Brailsford recounts his 1996 experience with one such person – a US immigration officer…

November 14, 2016
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PDF/E Competence Center promote awareness of the ISO standard for engineering supporting the secure creation, exchange and use of engineering documents.

September 27, 2016
Reproduction of a bison of the cave of Altamira

Reproduction of a bison of the cave of Altamira Throughout Time… Humans have put their thoughts to media with the idea of capturing these in time – that is, creating documents – for many millennia. Needless to say, readers’ expectations have changed …

September 23, 2016
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This educational event is designed to help CIOs, document management experts and electronic content policy-makers come to grips with ISO-standardized PDF technology. With special focus on archiving and accessibility, PDF Day Australia is a unique oppor …

September 9, 2016
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The successful PDF Days Europe will be held in Berlin again. Across two days, you’ll be able to choose from German- and English- language presentations, user reports and workshops in order to assemble your own personal package of PDF knowledge.

September 6, 2016
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ECM needs a common portable container to move information management to the next level.

August 15, 2016
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You missed the PDF Days Europe 2016? Never mind!

August 14, 2016
Recent videos
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PDF Association Board Member Hans-Joachim Hübner and Managing Director Thomas Zellmann presented the keynote speech “PDF / A-3 as preservation format”.

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You missed the PDF Days Europe 2015? Never mind! Overview of the video recordings of the PDF Days Europe 2015

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A single session was dedicated at each PDF Day to giving each sponsor no more than 4 minutes to introduce themselves and their organizations, and talk about what makes them different.

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21 videos covering the sessions at PDF Day in December, 2014. Subjects range from accessibility to NARA’s transfer guidance, collaboration, and more.

PDFTOOLBOX APP ICON+VERSION_4

On June 18 David van Driessche held an English webinar focusing on how to use pdfToolbox Server in more advanced ways – knowing how pdfToolbox Server works with hot folders is a prerequisite. It might be a good idea to watch these former webinars about …

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